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Privatization Watch - May/June 2008

CUPE PEI fights P3 nursing homes


Jun 24, 2008 11:37 AM PEI health care workers are leading the fight against privatized nursing homes.

Québec City hospital must stay public

Québec City’s Hôtel Dieu

Jun 17, 2008 11:52 AM Québec City hospital administrators must resist pressure to privatize a major redevelopment project.

Moist on P3s: Design-Build-Stop

Jun 24, 2008 01:17 PM The private sector has an important role designing and building public infrastructure – but that’s where it must end, argues Paul Moist.

Fort McMurray community P3 must be stopped

Jun 27, 2008 02:56 PM The Alberta government's plan to privatize a Fort McMurray subdivision through a public private 'partnership' capitalizes on a community in crisis to promote a flawed solution.Technorati Profile

Port Moody to contract-in solid waste

Port Moody from the air. It looks cleaner already.

Jun 25, 2008 10:20 AM CUPE 825 members will once again be looking after recycling and solid waste in Port Moody BC.

BC privatizes seniors’ care, HEU members lose jobs

Jun 23, 2008 02:43 PM More than 250 HEU members on Vancouver Island will lose their jobs when the VIHA closes 350 long-term care beds over the summer.

Poll: Canada wants public services

City of Toronto Cleaner, Leroy Perlidicue

May 29, 2008 07:15 AM A new national study shows a majority of Canadians trust their municipal government more than private corporations to deliver public services.

Studies say: don't sell Toronto Hydro Telecom

May 12, 2008 02:49 PM The city and Toronto Hydro should keep Toronto Hydro Telecom and put it work for the city and its residents, three expert reports say.

Toronto Hydro Telecom sale is lost opportunity

Jun 16, 2008 12:42 PM Toronto Hydro breached the public trust and lost an opportunity for the city and its residents when it decided to sell Toronto Hydro Telecom to Cogeco.

Activists score St. John's bottled water ban

Jun 27, 2008 10:05 AM CUPE and its Newfoundland and Labrador allies have won a victory for public water.

Stopping P3s, one domino at a time

Privatization can be like dominoes

Jun 26, 2008 10:31 AM Privatization can be like dominos. Knock over one public service and they all fall. But solidarity works like that too. One victory can bring the whole sell-off to a halt.

New anti-P3 tools

Jun 25, 2008 01:33 PM There’s fresh information available for members fighting P3s.