P3 Alert - November 2007
Nov 26, 2007 01:15 PM The latest poll from a pro-privatization lobby group shows support for P3s is lowest where there are the most P3s.
Nov 20, 2007 11:58 AM It’s no surprise that Stephen Harper chose a privatization hotspot to launch his government’s “Building Canada” infrastructure fund earlier this month.
Nov 20, 2007 03:14 PM Danger Ahead: The coming collapse of Canada’s municipal infrastructure is the title of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities report that was released today.
Nov 30, 2007 10:35 AM CUPE BC wants Victoria-area municipal officials to be on their toes when they get a pro-privatization consultant's report on sewage treatment options.
Nov 25, 2007 08:31 PM BC-based CUPE researcher Blair Redlin's presentation to a Canadian Institute conference on public private partnerships held Nov. 19, 2007. Redlin examines and counters the top five arguments used to push P3s. (Only available in English, as a Power Point file).
Nov 26, 2007 10:48 AM Toronto Mayor David Miller says the built-in “ideology” of the federal Conservatives’ infrastructure plan is delaying the extension of a key subway line.
Nov 29, 2007 03:02 PM Despite the legacy of a failed P3 school scheme, the Nova Scotia government used its recent throne speech to announce it would be bringing P3s back. The pushback began right away.
Nov 20, 2007 03:06 PM The first plant in Halifax’s new sewage treatment system is up and running, and the project is on track and under budget.
Nov 16, 2007 02:13 PM CUPE is active in a new coalition that’s taking on Ottawa Mayor Larry O’Brien’s bid to cut and privatize community services.