News Releases

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
VANCOUVER – First Nation, environmental and former union leaders say the BC government must immediately disclose how many millions more old-growth trees are being logged thanks to provincial...
December 2, 2021 | BC Office
VANCOUVER — The BC government was clearly warned over a decade ago that staffing levels at its River Forecast Centre (RFC) were far below those at similar operations in Oregon and Alberta and that...
December 1, 2021 | BC Office
VANCOUVER – Public health, public policy and environmental organizations say the government must expand its current review of the fracking industry’s low natural gas royalty rates to include the...
November 25, 2021 | BC Office
Halifax, NS—The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives-Nova Scotia (CCPA-NS) released the 2021 Report Card on Child and Family Poverty in Nova Scotia: Worst Provincial Performance over 30 Years....
November 24, 2021 | Nova Scotia Office
TORONTO—Half a million Ontario children are growing up in poverty, a new report from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) revealed today. “Newly released data for 2019 show that 500,000...
November 24, 2021 | Ontario Office
TORONTO—Un demi-million d’enfants grandissent en situation de pauvreté en Ontario, révèle un nouveau rapport publié par le Centre canadien de politiques alternatives (CCPA). « Des données de 2019...
November 24, 2021 | Ontario Office
OTTAWA—With a new minority Parliament taking shape in Ottawa, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives’ (CCPA) Alternative Federal Budget (AFB) advances urgent policy priorities that would ensure...
November 9, 2021 | National Office
OTTAWA - Alors qu’un nouveau parlement minoritaire prend forme à Ottawa, le Budget fédéral alternatif (BFA) du Centre canadien de politiques alternatives (CCPA) présente les priorités politiques...
November 9, 2021 | National Office