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The greater your experience with privatization, the less your support for more of it. Thats the conclusion of a poll conducted for CUPE by EKOS Research.

Whatever the National Post might have you believe, its clear that Canadians have little appetite for increased privatization of public services. In fact, in most provinces, those who think weve seen too much privatization outnumber those who would support more by a margin of more than two to one. And the Canadians that have the greatest exposure to privatization are the strongest in their opposition.

In Ontario, 40 per cent of respondents indicate there is too much privatization in Canada. In Alberta, the margin of those concerned about the level of privatization is three to one over those who would welcome more.