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Privatization Watch - October 2009

Public services a great investment - Moist

Oct 6, 2009 09:26 AM Investing in the public sector makes great economic sense, says CUPE National President Paul Moist in an opinion piece in the Montreal Gazette.

Quebec, SK privatization offices close

Oct 28, 2009 01:30 PM Privatization agencies in both Quebec and Saskatchewan closed up shop this month, although neither province has abandoned P3s altogether.

What is PPP Canada Inc.?

Oct 14, 2009 02:58 PM PPP Canada Inc. was established in March 2007. Other federal funding programs also encourage privatization through Public-Private Partnerships (P3s), but this new corporation takes it to a new level.

Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA): A Plan for Privatization of Public Services

Oct 14, 2009 02:47 PM Canada is negotiating a new trade deal with the European Union. The proposed deal poses a serious threat to local democracy and public services across this country.

New guide on collective bargaining and privatization

Our best line of defence  Taking on privatization at the bargaining table

Oct 28, 2009 02:47 PM CUPE has produced a new resource to help locals fight privatization through their collective agreements.

Register today for water summit


Sep 16, 2009 01:33 PM CUPE members can now register for the Blue Summit -- a national meeting that will energize the campaign for public water.