Using charities or non-profit groups to privatize public services doesn’t generate the same reaction as when for-profit companies take them over, but the problems associated with privatization are still there.
The current COVID-19 pandemic has made the need to ban this practice, both in New Brunswick and nationwide, even more apparent.
Brown urges Kenney to oppose the bill that would repeal the Voluntary Blood Donations Act.
The report is particularly timely, given how the COVID-19 pandemic has shown both the benefits of quality public services, and the huge price we pay when services are privatized.
“Their decision to move forward with privatizing lab services in Alberta is asinine and will lead to worst outcomes for future outbreaks.” ― Mike Parker, HSAA President
“The fact that your government felt it necessary to create the CERB is a damning statement on the damage done by the restrictions on EI coverage and benefits that have been introduced over the years” Larry Brown, NUPGE President
"Profit should not be the motive when it comes to how we care for our seniors." — Jagmeet Singh, NDP Leader
The evidence has never been clearer that for-profit homes are a risk to the lives of the residents.
When work was contracted out, the number of sick days for workers was reduced from 10 to 3.
Comments on the Exposure Draft of Section PS 3160, Public Private Partnerships