Privatization

August 15, 2016

New report prepared by legal experts and published by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives find that the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) seriously undermines the future of Canada's public post office.

August 8, 2016

Last month’s announcement that Nova Scotia will be paying another $12.9 million for two schools built through P3 privatization schemes is likely to just be the start.

August 3, 2016

It’s about community safety, and it’s about good jobs. Privatization is an attack on both of those. — OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas

July 27, 2016

"If this government thinks they can slide this attempt at privatization through the back door quickly and easily, I can assure them that they are sadly mistaken." — Jerry Earle, NAPE President

July 25, 2016

“We have no way of knowing exactly how much money makes it to patient care. How can we ensure improved service provision if we can’t even answer that question?” — Lucy Morton, OPSEU Chair, Community Health Care Professionals Division

July 22, 2016

The Ontario government's introduction of the Social Asisstance Managment System has created a serious health crisis among workers, report shows.

July 14, 2016

The winner of the Privatization Scam of the Year was announced at the NUPGE Triennial Convention in Ottawa. 

June 29, 2016

Delegates to the 2016 NUPGE Convention overwhelmingly agreed to undertake NUPGE’s twin-track strategy to fight privatization.

June 27, 2016

“This entire situation is a glimpse into one of the major pitfalls of privatization of public services — a lack of transparency and accountability." — Jerry Earle, NAPE President

June 2, 2016

“There’s a huge disconnect between what the people want and what the government does." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President