News Releases

VANCOUVER —A federal wealth tax could provide ongoing revenue for much-needed investments in public programs and help rein in extreme economic inequality, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives...
May 9, 2023 | BC Office
For Immediate Release (Winnipeg, Treaty One): A new report published by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives is being launched at a press conference:   Tired of Waiting: Rectifying Manitoba’s...
April 26, 2023 | Manitoba Office
VANCOUVER - A study released today by the Understanding Precarity in BC partnership reveals a polarized labour market in which precarious work is far more pervasive than many assume and includes much...
April 13, 2023 |
  Halifax/Kjipuktuk -The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives-Nova Scotia (CCPA-NS) released the Nova Scotia Alternative Budget 2023: Leave No On Behind. The Nova Scotia Alternative Budget is a...
March 15, 2023 | Nova Scotia Office
Halifax/Kjipuktuk -The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives-Nova Scotia (CCPA-NS) released the 2022 Report Card on Child and Family Poverty in Nova Scotia: Kids Can’t Wait. Findings based on 2020...
March 8, 2023 | Nova Scotia Office
March 7, 2023   For Immediate Release (Winnipeg, Treaty One Territory): CCPA Senior Researcher and Errol Black Chair in Labour Issues Niall Harney and CCPA Manitoba director Molly McCracken will be...
March 7, 2023 | Manitoba Office
March 6, 2023 For Immediate Release Winnipeg (Treaty One): True North Real Estate purchase option goes against the community vision for Portage Place land and mall.  In 2021, the Canadian Centre for...
March 6, 2023 | Manitoba Office
Vancouver, unceded Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) homelands – A coalition of more than 125 leading BC organizations, academics, and advocates are...
March 2, 2023 | BC Office
Unceded Algonquin Anishinaabe Territories [OTTAWA], 9 February 2023 For Canada to compete in the global clean economy, the federal government must adopt an ambitious investment plan to match the...
February 9, 2023 | National Office, BC 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
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
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