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December 10, 2014

Climate change solutions must place the public good over private profits. 

December 9, 2014

Despite making millions each year in revenue to support the province, the Saskatchewan government wants to privatize liquor sales.

December 8, 2014

"Fighting privatization will not be easy. But as we learned during the International Conference on the New Forms of Privatization, it's a fight that we can and will win," says NUPGE National President James Clancy.

December 4, 2014

Even the seemingly small step of allowing four new private liquor stores to open — two in Regina and two in Saskatoon — will mean lost revenue of approximately $3.5-$7.5 million each year, according to the new report.

December 2, 2014

Backroom dealings will see the CWB (formerly known as the Canadian Wheat Board) either sold off or liquidated without benefit to farmers and setting the stage for possible future foreign takeover.

November 24, 2014

While the closure of a company planning private plasma clinics in Ontario is a victory, more needs to be done to keep them from opening up elsewhere in Canada.

November 18, 2014

The question remains why the Liberal-appointed panel refused to recommend bringing agency stores back into the LCBO as a way to increase revenue.

November 14, 2014

Below you will find information relating to the International Conference on New Forms of Privatization sponsored by the Public Services Foundation of Canada and the National Union of Public and General Employees. The conference was held in Ottawa from October 28 to October 31. You will find links to stories about the conference, as well as the presentations made by the invited speakers. 

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November 14, 2014

Below you will find information relating to the International Conference on New Forms of Privatization sponsored by the Public Services Foundation of Canada and the National Union of Public and General Employees. The conference was held in Ottawa from October 28 to October 31. You will find links to stories about the conference, as well as the presentations made by the invited speakers. 

November 13, 2014

"The real reason we are having this discussion is because we are, around the globe, being told there are scarce government resources. But that hasn't happened by accident. This is a government-created consequence of self-imposed tax cuts." — Larry Brown, NUPGE Secretary-Treasurer