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Privatization Watch - February 2009

New tools help build ‘Blue Communities’


Feb 25, 2009 03:27 PM CUPE and the Council of Canadians are working together to protect and promote public water through a new “Blue Communities" project.

P3s feeling global credit crunch

Feb 13, 2009 12:57 PM A new global snapshot shows the financial crisis has hit P3s hard.

Oxfam to World Bank: stop pushing privatized health care

Feb 27, 2009 01:55 PM Rich country donors and the World Bank are wasting money and risking lives by pushing private health care programs in poor countries, says Oxfam International.

CUPE launches ‘Pay more – Get less’ province-wide radio ad campaign on P3s

Feb 3, 2009 09:51 AM Nova Scotians are hearing CUPE radio ads that take dead aim at the MacDonald government’s plans to go back down the road of P3s.

Halifax must re-evaluate use of private contractors

Feb 12, 2009 01:46 PM The union representing Halifax Regional Municipality’s outside workers says it’s time to re-evaluate the increased reliance on private contractors in the winter months.

Is Winnipeg’s water being privatized?

Feb 4, 2009 10:40 AM Over 150 people attended recent meeting to learn more about City Council decisions that could lead to privatization of city water treatment.