Nova Scotia Office Updates

CCPA-NS has released a study that makes projections for federal public sector job losses in Atlantic Canada and discusses the breadth and depth of their impact in the region.  The report, titled “...
January 14, 2013 | Nova Scotia Office
As the federal government continues to move forward with the Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement (“CETA”) our research finds that the benefits are being oversold while the costs and consequences...
November 1, 2012 | Nova Scotia Office
A Sustainable Vision for our Community: Alternative Municipal Budget for the Halifax Regional Municipality is the culmination of a collaborative effort involving more than 20 individuals from...
August 29, 2012 | Nova Scotia Office
Join CCPA-NS and its community of supporters on October 25th for its 5th annual fund raising gala. World-renown CCPA economist, Armine Yalnizyan, will deliver an address on the current federal...
July 6, 2012 | Nova Scotia Office
While negotiations between Capital Health and its employees continue, health workers' rights are as prescient now as ever before.  Working people have the right to bargain collectively and withdraw...
April 25, 2012 | Nova Scotia Office
As was expected, the provincial budget released by Nova Scotia's ruling New Democratic Party is characterized by a fixation on getting “back to balance”.  With a debt to-GDP ratio of 35%, there is no...
April 5, 2012 | Nova Scotia Office
Today, the provincial government is releasing its budget.  While there has been much talk about getting "back to balance," CCPA-NS has advocated for a budget that more accurately reflects the...
April 3, 2012 | Nova Scotia Office
CCPA-NS brings together academics and community partners to assemble its Alternative Budget for 2012. This document shows Nova Scotians that minor changes in government spending could have a major...
March 22, 2012 | Nova Scotia Office
“Workers in Nova Scotia are worse off economically than they were a quarter century ago.  For the most part, this deterioration in wages happened at the same time that the economy of the province...
March 12, 2012 | Nova Scotia Office
The number of migrant labourers working in Nova Scotia has doubled over the past five years.  While such rapid increases benefit the Canadian economy, they pose difficult questions for policymakers...
March 6, 2012 | Nova Scotia Office
A new study from UNB-SJ economist Roderick Hill and CCPA-NS researcher Jason Edwards outlines why New Brunswick should move toward a more progressive tax structure.  The report, titled New Brunswick...
February 22, 2012 | Nova Scotia Office
Hundreds of students across the province came together on February 1st for the Canadian Federation of Students' Day of Action to protest Nova Scotia’s continuing erosion of funding for higher...
February 2, 2012 | Nova Scotia Office
The direct cost of poverty for the PEI government is an estimated 100 million dollars per year — 7.6% of the 2009/10 PEI government budget.  When the costs to government are added to the broader...
January 26, 2012 | Nova Scotia Office
CCPA-NS, along with our partners, is currently working on the 11th annual Alternative Provincial Budget.  This flagship document demystifies the budgeting process, making provincial finances...
January 24, 2012 | Nova Scotia Office
Our 4th Annual Fundraiser was held on October 6th, 2011 at the Italian Cultural Centre in Halifax. We want to thank everyone who bought tickets and our table sponsors for their generous contributions...
January 12, 2012 | Nova Scotia Office