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Privatization Watch - April 2008

CUPE report has P3 lessons for Halifax

A new research report from the union representing outside workers with the Halifax Regional Municipality shows that P3 arenas and rec. centres are fraught with financial risks for taxpayers.

May 2, 2008 11:07 AM CUPE 108 has a new research report which warns the Halifax Regional Municipality that P3 arenas and rec. centres are fraught with financial risks.

P3 for Québec City hospital going nowhere

Apr 28, 2008 04:08 PM The administration at a Québec City hospital is calling on the province to drop efforts to rebuild a facility as a public private partnership.

Public works best for Edmonton rec centre

Possible arena. Now to be publicly financed.

Apr 11, 2008 03:51 PM City of Edmonton staff are advising council to scrap plans for a P3 and keep a new recreation centre public.

Federal investment key to building strong communities

Apr 15, 2008 02:34 PM A new poll confirms the federal government is out of touch with Canadians’ priorities for their communities, says Paul Moist.

CUPE crew visits New Orleans' Lower 9th

Fire hydrant damaged and buried during hurricane. Water has not been reconnected three years later.  But it is freshly painted.

Apr 22, 2008 10:34 AM CUPE delegates toured New Orleans' lower 9th ward as part of the SPP People’s Summit to see not only the damage, but also the absence of a public sector response.