News Releases

VANCOUVER — The minimum wage may be going up on Saturday, but one third of employed British Columbians are not earning a living wage, show new statistics released by the Canadian Centre for Policy...
May 30, 2024 | BC Office
OTTAWA—The Canadian government shouldn't be passive in the upcoming Canada-U.S.-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA) review process; it should strive to make the trade agreement more worker- and climate-friendly...
May 30, 2024 | National Office
OTTAWA— The COVID-19 pandemic wiped out 35 years of women’s economic gains in two short months, and a significant number of women in the workforce today have not yet recovered, says a new report from...
May 8, 2024 | National Office
April 30 2024, 10:00 AM CST For Immediate Release (Winnipeg, Treaty One):  A new survey released today finds that most Manitobans support extending employment rights held by employees to gig workers...
April 30, 2024 | Manitoba Office
OTTAWA—While most Canadians think the country has a progressive tax system due to income tax brackets, when all taxes are considered, the tax system is flat for most Canadians and regressive for the...
April 30, 2024 | National Office
Halifax/Kjipuktuk - Statistics Canada just released the most recent poverty and food insecurity data for 2022 and Nova Scotia’s rates are alarming. Some of the highlights from the data (using the...
April 29, 2024 | Nova Scotia Office
VANCOUVER — The federal government is considering ways for employees to have more ownership and control in their workplace by tabling legislation to create a new Employee Ownership Trust legal...
April 18, 2024 | BC Office
OTTAWA—Giant loopholes in Ontario’s rent control system mean tenants are paying average rent increases that are three times those allowed under the provincial rent increase guideline, a new report...
April 11, 2024 | Ontario Office
April 2, 2024   For Immediate Release (Winnipeg, Treaty One Territory):   The Manitoba Budget released today makes progress on reversing previous cuts to healthcare however does not go far enough to...
April 2, 2024 | Manitoba Office
Halifax/Kjipuktuk - Today, with the Migrant Workers in the Canadian Maritimes Partnership, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives-Nova Scotia (CCPA-NS) released the new report Falling Short:...
March 27, 2024 | Nova Scotia Office
OTTAWA—Canadian cities straining under the weight of greater demand for improved public services without adequate support from senior levels of government should be given another option: local income...
March 26, 2024 | National Office
  March 8, 2024  For Immediate Release (Winnipeg Treaty One).   On International Women’s Day and with a new Manitoba budget set to be released on April 2, 2024, the Canadian Centre for Policy...
March 8, 2024 | Manitoba Office

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