Toronto – July 7, 2018 – A recent report by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives reveals that nearly half of Canadian non-school-aged children live in “child care deserts” – communities where there aren’t enough spaces in licensed day cares.
Ottawa – May 23, 2018 – A recent study by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) reveals that child care fees have risen faster than inflation over the last three years – increasing by as much as 20 percent in provinces where maximum fees for child care are not regulated.
Toronto – March 10, 2018 – The latest Consumer Price Index (CPI) from Statistics Canada reveals minor price increases in 2017 for all food items as a result of sharp competition between Canada’s food retailers.
Toronto – February 22, 2018 – A new study details the struggles that many Canadians are faced with due to the high cost of prescription drugs, revealing that nearly one million Canadians spent less on necessities like food and heat to afford their prescriptions in 2016.
Toronto – January 25, 2018 – A new report released by Oxfam International sheds light on the growing income gap between the world’s richest citizens and everyone else, revealing that over 80 percent of the wealth generated globally in the last year went to the wealthiest 1 percent.