P3 Alert - September 2007
Sep 6, 2007 01:27 PM The Federation of Canadian Municipalities has released a research report which asks many questions of those pushing public-private partnerships.
Sep 26, 2007 11:34 AM CUPE BC was front and center at a major municipal conference this week, opposing privatization and promoting public services. CUPE BC President Barry O’Neill says the public-private debate is at a “critical juncture”, given the intensified push for P3s federally and provincially.
Aug 22, 2007 01:58 PM Starting Jan. 1 2008, Montréal's municipality of Westmount will maintain its own water and sewer systems.
Sep 27, 2007 12:05 PM Cleaning will continue to be publicly delivered at two British Columbia hospitals, even though the construction, finance and maintenance of facility expansion projects will be privatized.
Sep 17, 2007 10:54 AM Montreal transit workers made a special stop yesterday outside the Liberal party’s general council. The workers are protesting plans to rewrite their collective agreements and privatize public transit.
Aug 30, 2007 03:05 PM CUPE will be in a New Brunswick court Nov. 13 to argue that Sackville town council's decision to privatize its water treatment facility violates the province's municipalities law.
Sep 21, 2007 11:24 AM National President Paul Moist spoke about the dangers of public-private partnerships (P3s) to an overflow crowd of CUPE leaders, labour representatives, municipal and provincial politicians in Cornwall on Sept. 20.
Sep 11, 2007 09:08 AM When City Water, a British consortium, won the contract to provide public water to Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, Africa, expectations ran high. But the private firm didn’t deliver on its promises and water prices went sky high when the company wasn’t realizing the expected profits.