News Releases

 OTTAWA—A national survey of Canadian workers who received the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) during the pandemic lockdown say the income support not only gave them peace of mind, it helped...
June 13, 2023 | National Office
OTTAWA—Canada’s 100 highest-paid CEOs broke every compensation record on the books in 2021, according to a new report by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA). In Breakfast of Champions...
January 3, 2023 | National Office
OTTAWA—Despite doomsday predictions that the pandemic would hit Canada’s already financially strapped provinces with an even greater blow, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) is...
November 2, 2022 | National Office
Media Advisory: Release of Living Wage 2023 Update on December 12th at 10:30 am  December 8, 2023  For Immediate Release (Winnipeg, Treaty One): The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, Manitoba...
December 8, 2023 | Manitoba Office
More than 20,000 committed child care spaces not yet delivered Manitoba far from meeting its child care promises   Families still struggle to find affordable child care announces the Child Care...
November 30, 2023 | Manitoba Office
TORONTO — The government of Ontario should double its funding to public universities in the province, a new report from the Ontario office of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives says. Click...
November 30, 2023 | Ontario Office
VANCOUVER — As the cost of essentials continues to balloon, particularly for housing and food, Metro Vancouver's living wage has climbed to $25.68 per hour for 2023, marking an increase of 6.6 per...
November 8, 2023 | BC Office
Click here to view the full report TORONTO — The Ontario government’s plan to expand the use of for-profit corporations to provide surgeries and diagnostic procedures won’t reduce wait times and is...
November 2, 2023 | Ontario Office
Click here to read the letter. Ottawa and London—Canada faces “huge financial risk” of lawsuits from British fossil fuel companies if the United Kingdom joins the Comprehensive and Progressive...
October 24, 2023 | National Office
VANCOUVER - The BC government failed to act decisively when told that dikes in one of the cities hit hardest by the November 2021 floods were at risk of failing due to years of neglect, new research...
September 13, 2023 | BC Office
Halifax/Kjipuktuk—The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives-Nova Scotia has released its annual living wage update for Nova Scotia. The new wages for two adults working full-time (35 hours a week)...
September 6, 2023 | Nova Scotia Office
VANCOUVER - The explosion of housing prices has become a massive source of inequality in BC, which can be addressed with progressive property tax reform, new research from the Canadian Centre for...
August 30, 2023 | BC Office
VANCOUVER — Amid the rapid surge of BC's gig or "platform-based" economy, 61 leading experts in labour law, policy and economics are urgently calling on the provincial government to enforce stronger...
June 20, 2023 | BC Office
[HALIFAX/ Kjipuktuk, 6 juin 2023]:  Bien que l'Est du Canada soit fortement investi dans la production pétrolière et gazière, cette région est souvent omise des discussions sur la politique...
June 5, 2023 | Nova Scotia Office
[HALIFAX/ Kjipuktuk, June 6, 2023] - Despite Eastern Canada being highly invested in oil and gas production, the region is often left out of energy policy discussions typically focused on Western...
June 5, 2023 | Nova Scotia Office

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