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Privatization Watch - December 2008

PEI nursing homes stay public

Dec 1, 2008 11:50 AM The PEI government has scrapped its plans to privatize new nursing homes.

Auditor slams Brampton hospital

An Ontario’s Auditor General’s report criticizes Brampton Civic Hospital, a public-private partnership that could have been built for millions less.

Dec 9, 2008 10:17 AM An Ontario's Auditor General's report [PDF] criticizes Brampton Civic Hospital, a public-private partnership that could have been built for millions less.

ABC collapse highlights need for public child care

Dec 11, 2008 02:57 PM The child care multinational that was trying to expand into Canada has collapsed. But the fight to protect Canada from privatized early learning and care services is not over.

Poll finds strong opposition to health care privatization, P3s

Dec 8, 2008 06:16 AM The majority of Saskatchewan residents do not want the government to privatize health services like medical labs and food services. And they are strongly opposed to the use of public private partnerships to finance and operate schools, hospitals and highways, a new Viewpoints Research poll has found.

CUPE airs anti-privatization TV ad

Dec 18, 2008 02:09 PM Holiday channel surfers will be hearing from CUPE about privatization in the next month. CUPE has developed a 30-second advertisement, using the anti-privatization dominoes video. The ad will be running on TV listings channels over the holidays and early in 2009.