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Privatization Watch - May 2012

Jun 12, 2012 05:07 PM

  • CUPE to strengthen connections and communities at municipal conference
  • Saint John voters reject corporate control of drinking water - poll
  • Act hidden in budget bill begins sell-off of Ontario, means more back-room deals
  • CUPE offers public solutions on health care innovation
  • Unusual surprise for housekeeping staff at the Ottawa Hospital
  • CUPE offers support to Quebec student protesters
  • Members rally in Prince Albert to keep jobs in rural Saskatchewan
  • Victoria calls for protection from Canada-EU trade deal
  • New books chart public path for municipal services

Privatization Watch - April 2012

May 4, 2012 02:18 PM

  • North Sask Laundry lays off 29 workers as Saskatoon laundry is shipped to Calgary
  • Saskatchewan government’s new funding model for long-term care “costly mistake”
  • Buyer beware Harper's CETA sales job, says CUPE national president
  • New tool debunks CETA myths
  • Atlantic mayors, B.C. communities join growing CETA opposition
  • Canada-EU trade deal doesn’t protect public health care
  • Public services: This is what democracy looks like

Privatization Watch - March 2012

Apr 16, 2012 02:30 PM

  • New report finds Amicus long-term care deal costly for Saskatchewan taxpayers
  • Plan to contract out medical transcription threatens patient confidentiality – HEU
  • CUPE Saskatchewan calls for referendum on P3s
  • “Keep it Local, Keep it Public” event shows importance of keeping services public
  • Day One at World Water Forum: Fighting privatization and forging alliances
  • World Water Forum wrap up: Water for life, not for profit
  • Municipal opposition grows to Canada-EU trade pact
  • A tale of two CETAs: Dissenting voices tell real story in parliamentary report
  • CBC TV investigates causes of hospital-acquired infections
  • Support public health care: sign the Call to Care!

Privatization Watch - February 2012

Mar 7, 2012 05:00 PM

  • World’s best municipal tap water in Greenwood, B.C.
  • CUPE Nova Scotia concerned about what we don’t know in Shared Services Review
  • CUPE Local 963 applauds no privatization of NB Liquor
  • New reality check on Moncton's privatized water
  • Public Services threatened in Prince George
  • Halifax high school group joins "Turn on the Taps and Ditch the Bottle" coalition
  • Drummond austerity cure: bad medicine for ailing economy
  • OCHU president warns Drummond report is chapter one in a move to privatize Ontario’s health care
  • Rallies in Nanaimo, Shawnigan Lake support health care workers faced with contracting out
  • Poll shows overwhelming support for public solutions to wait times in Saskatchewan
  • FCM forum to help shape long-term infrastructure plan

Privatization Watch - January 2012

Feb 10, 2012 06:01 PM

  • Make your community a bottled water free zone on March 15
  • New Brunswick auditor slams privatized school deal
  • Canada shows EU private firms our water is on offer: Moist and Barlow
  • Briefing note details threat to water services from leaked CETA documents
  • French water corporations face price-fixing probe
  • Oshawa public garbage pick-up remains public
  • CUPE Saskatchewan: public day surgery centre would do far more to expand capacity
  • VIDEO: Regina public surgery centre best way to expand capacity
  • Corporations Out of Health Care: OCHU report
  • Halifax needs to revisit snow removal policies - CUPE 108

Privatization Watch - October/November 2011

Dec 6, 2011 01:04 PM

  • P3 water project sinks in Abbotsford
  • Alberni Valley campaign sinks P3 – keeps water public
  • Abbotsford joins BC lobby to cut P3 strings from federal infrastructure funding
  • Abbotsford packs the hall for public water
  • Citizen takes on Abbotsford City Hall over P3 plan
  • P3 water – Public money used to push private option in Abbotsford
  • Feds get failing grade on drinking water protection
  • Municipalities across Canada raise concerns about CETA
  • CETA 2011 tour wraps up in December with London and Charlottetown dates
  • Health care: 94% of Canadians - including Conservatives - choose public over for-profit solutions
  • Privatization: the wrong direction for patients
  • The truth about health care : Public Medicare is sustainable
  • President of Britain's UNISON tells health care workers: Beware of privatization!
  • Contracted-in NS road work cuts costs in half
  • Regina curbside recycling should be publicly delivered
  • Keep it Public! Our Proposal for Curbside Recycling in Regina
  • Panelists share info and inspire at Child Care Sector meeting

Privatization Watch - September 2011

Oct 5, 2011 05:57 PM

  • B.C. municipalities show strong support for public water
  • Contracted-in Port Moody waste services collect international award
  • Public waste services key to Port Coquitlam award win
  • 89% of NL parents with childcare-age children support a public system – new poll
  • Town of Mission to press Ottawa on public water
  • City of Abbotsford silent on P3 plans
  • Toronto councillors get clear message in massive poll: stop the cuts
  • Eastern Municipal Conference wraps up with successful CETA event
  • More university campuses choose public water
  • Town of Conception Bay South contracts in residential garbage collection
  • Sign the petition to fight federal public service cuts

Privatization Watch - November 2010

Dec 6, 2010 05:02 PM

  • Council for Public Private Partnerships puts privatization plans into high gear
  • P3 white elephant draws a crowd in Penticton
  • CUPE launches national public services survey
  • Alberta Tory documents suggest for profit health coming after next election
  • Register now for CUPE’s National Municipal Sector Meeting
  • Kingston hospital food fight heats up
  • Committee tackles privatization and contracting out of public services
  • CUPE committee tackles growth of for-profit child care

Privatization Watch - May 2010

Jun 2, 2010 02:55 PM

  • The communities we want
  • Bombardier head questions public-private partnerships
  • Conservatives fund risky, expensive privatization deals
  • Seymour-Capilano Filtration Plant opens
  • Summary of Literature Review: The impact of privatization/contracting out on workers with disabilities
  • Wastewater systems Effluent Regulations - Submission to the Deparment of the Environment by CUPE

Privatization Watch - April 2010

May 4, 2010 04:23 PM

  • New report documents Peterborough waste collection victory
  • CETA threatens public services
  • Alberta AG raises questions about P3 schools
  • Powell River to privatize wastewater treatment
  • Keep postal services public
  • NS premier announces bottled water ban
  • Report shows P3 for Halifax convention centre costs more

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