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Privatization Watch - November 2008

P3s lose further credibility in wake of financial crisis

Nov 24, 2008 02:40 PM In the wake of the financial crisis, it’s clear P3s make even less sense than before.

Saskatchewan cools to P3 schools

CUPE pressure for public schools is paying off in Saskatchewan, where the government appears to be backing away from plans for P3 schools.

Nov 13, 2008 12:39 PM CUPE pressure for public schools is paying off in Saskatchewan, where the government appears to be backing away from plans for P3 schools.

Winnipeg opens door to privatized water

Nov 20, 2008 02:44 PM Winnipeg city council is on the road to privatizing the operation and management of its drinking water and sewage treatment.

Victoria still wants public sewage treatment

Nov 3, 2008 01:08 PM Two years into planning for sewage treatment and Victoria residents still say 'no' to privately operated sewage treatment, a new poll says.

Bus ads demand end to privatized Trent residence

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Nov 24, 2008 12:06 PM A coalition of students and workers has renewed its call for Trent University to stop plans for a privatized residence on campus with a series of ads on buses that run through the campus.

Handing health care lab services to US-owned company a bad idea

Nov 4, 2008 12:21 PM Concerns about privacy and possible trade challenges make the Ontario government’s proposals for restructuring lab services in eastern Ontario a dangerous idea, according to a legal opinion obtained by CUPE.