News Releases

OTTAWA— D’après un nouveau rapport du Centre canadien de politiques alternatives (CCPA), les pratiques salariales du secteur public contribuent à réduire les écarts de rémunération entre les sexes et...
February 28, 2024 | National Office
OTTAWA—Pay practices in the public sector are helping to narrow Canada’s gender and immigration pay gap, which is key to reducing income inequality, says a new report by the Canadian Centre for...
February 26, 2024 | National Office
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Unceded Squamish, Tsleil-Waututh and Musqueam territories — Burnaby, BC) Within the next decade, British Columbia’s local transit systems could be united into an upgraded...
February 16, 2024 | BC Office
VANCOUVER — Canada faces daunting—but not insurmountable—challenges to meet its net-zero commitments, but government policies and incentives must match the severity of the issue in order to...
February 8, 2024 | BC Office
Halifax/Kjipuktuk -The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives-Nova Scotia (CCPA-NS) released the 2023 Report Card on Child and Family Poverty in Nova Scotia, which records a historic single-year...
January 30, 2024 | Nova Scotia Office
VANCOUVER - While BC’s accommodations and food services sector received over a billion dollars in government COVID-19 subsidies, women workers—predominantly racialized and immigrants—either lost...
January 24, 2024 | BC Office
OTTAWA—The federal government’s new national public dental care plan is the most significant expansion of public health care in decades, but it’s not funded enough to include everyone who needs...
January 17, 2024 | National Office
Read the full report online here. OTTAWA—Canada’s 100 highest-paid CEOs again broke every compensation record on the books in 2022, according to a new report by the Canadian Centre for Policy...
January 2, 2024 | National Office
OTTAWA—Ruby River Capital’s $20 billion USD NAFTA challenge to Quebec’s decision to deny the firm’s controversial liquefied natural gas (LNG) project exposes the dire threat that investor-state...
December 14, 2023 | National Office
  Living Wage rising due to high costs of food rent - 2023 Update released today.   December 12, 2023 For Immediate Release (Winnipeg, Treaty One):  The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives -...
December 12, 2023 | Manitoba Office
Today, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives-Nova Scotia released the first province-wide calculation for regionally-sensitive living wages in Newfoundland and Labrador. The living wage rates...
December 11, 2023 | Nova Scotia 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