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CUPE 37 members say keep Calgary public!

Apr 14, 2011 10:53 AM CUPE 37 members are concerned that Calgary's Mayor and Council are considering privatizing some of Calgary's parks and irrigation services.

Community says keep Red Deer College bookstore public

A large crowd came out to support the RDC Bookstore and say no to privatization.

Apr 7, 2011 02:58 PM Students, faculty, the public, CUPE members and members from other unions rallied at Red Deer College yesterday in support of the College's bookstore.

Edmonton City Council rejects Mayor’s bid to privatize snow removal

Mar 17, 2011 11:46 AM The president of the union representing Edmonton civic workers is congratulating City Council for rejecting a motion to contract out snow removal services.

Alberta Tory documents suggest for profit health coming after next election

Dec 3, 2010 10:28 AM A leaked government document unveiled plans by the Stelmach government to cut the number of health care services offered through Medicare – after the next election.

Alberta AG raises questions about P3 schools

Apr 19, 2010 01:12 PM Alberta's Auditor General is raising important questions about the process used for building schools using a so called 'public private partnership' model instead of conventional financing.

Union defends public servants against government attack

Oct 19, 2009 01:46 PM CUPE Alberta has launched an ad campaign promoting public services.

Unions in court over EPCOR privatization

Sep 11, 2009 01:51 PM CUPE and its allies were in court last week fighting the privatization of EPCOR’s power generation plants.

CUPE applauds Alberta Government for delivering on Schools

Jul 28, 2009 02:58 PM President of CUPE Alberta urges Government to reconsider P3 elementary-middle school projects.

Alberta cancels P3 high school plans

May 4, 2009 10:49 AM Alberta will pay for four new high schools publicly, cancelling privatized financing and upkeep plans.

Builder of Alberta schools has 'worthless stock'

Jan 26, 2009 04:36 PM Babcock & Brown, the parent company of the group contracted to build and operate nineteen Alberta schools, has declared its stock worthless.

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