News Releases

TORONTO— La décision de l'Ontario en 2018 d'augmenter le salaire minimum a permis de réduire l'écart salarial racialisé, en particulier pour les femmes, parallèlement à une croissance de l'emploi,...
April 5, 2022 | Ontario Office
Halifax, NS – The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives-NS is concerned that even more people will be left behind because of holes in our safety net that the Nova Scotia budget 2022-23 does not fix...
March 29, 2022 | Nova Scotia Office
This week, Canada and Indonesia, the largest palm oil producer and exporter in the world, are completing the first round of negotiations on a proposed Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (...
March 17, 2022 | National Office
OTTAWA—Provincial deficits are on track to disappear much faster than initially predicted despite unprecedented spending to fight COVID-19, according to a new report from the Canadian Centre for...
March 10, 2022 | National Office
VANCOUVER—The BC government made some needed investments in its 2021 budget for COVID-19 recovery, but there is scarce new funding for major priorities like child care, housing and climate action...
February 22, 2022 | BC Office
VANCOUVER — The company operating the world’s largest wood-fired thermal electricity plant has too much control of British Columbia’s wood pellet industry and must be ordered to divest of some of its...
February 16, 2022 | BC Office
VANCOUVER — Metro Vancouver needs more housing—specifically “missing middle” housing between the extremes of detached homes and large condo towers—to address twin crises of housing affordability and...
February 10, 2022 | BC Office
The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives - Manitoba office is pleased to announce the appointment of Niall Harney as the Errol Black Chair of Labour Issues. Niall brings a strong blend of...
February 7, 2022 | Manitoba Office
TORONTO—The Ontario government must boost annual education funding by $4.3 billion a year to help elementary and secondary school students recover from two years of pandemic disruptions to their...
February 3, 2022 | Ontario Office
OTTAWA—Planned tuition fee hikes and funding cuts at Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN) will erode the school’s ability to attract students and download a disproportionate amount of the...
January 18, 2022 | National Office
OTTAWA—Canada’s 100 highest-paid CEOs from the S&P/TSX Composite recorded their second best year ever for compensation in 2020 despite the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new report by the...
January 4, 2022 | National Office
OTTAWA—Today’s fall economic statement shows that the federal government still has significant room to spend in the fight against COVID-19 and move ambitiously toward a public-led recovery for all...
December 14, 2021 | National Office
Ottawa – A new report by the Council of Canadians and the BC and Saskatchewan offices of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives exposes the far-reaching power of large multinational foreign oil...
December 8, 2021 | BC Office, Saskatchewan Office
TORONTO—Throughout the pandemic, a larger share of racialized and Indigenous workers have been in jobs that put them in close proximity to others, increasing their risk of COVID-19 infection, says a...
December 7, 2021 | Ontario Office
TORONTO—Selon un nouveau rapport du Centre canadien de politiques alternatives (CCPA), les travailleurs autochtones et racialisés ont été plus nombreux, tout au long de la pandémie, à occuper des...
December 7, 2021 | Ontario Office