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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
January 20, 2023    For Immediate Release (Winnipeg, Treaty One): Manitobans want the provincial government to keep the money earmarked for the Education Property Tax Rebate and spend it on public...
January 20, 2023 | Manitoba Office
OTTAWA—Of every dollar spent on higher prices in the last two years, 47 cents was converted into corporate profits in four industries, led by mining, oil and gas extraction, explains a new report by...
January 18, 2023 | National Office
Halifax/Kjipuktuk— “I am pleased that the Nova Scotia Minimum Wage Review Committee recommends moving to $15 by October of this year instead of April next year. I urge the government to accept this...
January 5, 2023 | Nova Scotia Office
VANCOUVER — The costs to British Columbia’s economy from last year’s unprecedented heat dome, horrific wildfires, widespread flooding and crippling landslides could be more than $17 billion, making...
November 30, 2022 | BC Office
VANCOUVER - The living wage has gone up to $24.08 an hour in Metro Vancouver for 2022—the highest increase since the living wage was first calculated in 2008 and significantly higher than the rate of...
November 17, 2022 | BC Office
OTTAWA—Canada’s efforts to combat climate change are coming up short because the country lacks a clear industrial policy, according to a new report from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (...
October 25, 2022 | National Office
VANCOUVER — As municipal and provincial leaders gather for the Union of BC Municipalities convention this week, housing affordability is a key issue on the agenda. Increasing the overall supply of...
September 14, 2022 | BC Office
  Halifax/Kjipuktuk—The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives-Nova Scotia released its annual living wage update. The new wages are: $22.40 for the Annapolis Valley, $20.00 for Cape Breton, $23.50...
September 7, 2022 | Nova Scotia Office
(Vancouver) Health authority contracts with for-profit surgical and diagnostic imaging clinics topped $393 million between 2015/16 and 2020/21 – with total annual payments increasing by 57 per cent...
August 24, 2022 | BC Office
 August 18, 2022   For Immediate Release (Winnipeg): The Manitoba government’s minimum wage announcement today will not cover the massive cost of living increases low-income workers face in 2022.  ...
August 18, 2022 | Manitoba Office
OTTAWA—The Bank of Canada has never been successful engineering a “soft landing” from high inflation by rapidly hiking interest rates, according to a new historical analysis released today by the...
July 5, 2022 | National Office
OTTAWA—Inflation is holding back a worker-led pandemic economic recovery, but corporate profits have captured more in this recovery than after any previous recession, according to new analysis by...
June 16, 2022 | National Office
Halifax, NS – Today, in advance of a presentation to the Standing Committee on Public Accounts, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives-Nova Scotia released the written submission titled, The...
June 8, 2022 | Nova Scotia Office

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