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Value of Public Services

October 7, 2009

804 people surveyed across the province in mid-September by NRG Research Group.

September 1, 2009

'Replacing the provincial liquor board system with a privatized system of retail alcohol sales will increase alcohol-related problems and carry substantial human, social and economic costs.'

May 21, 2009

'This government thinks profits instead of people and this is toxic to our vibrant Crowns.'' - Wendy Sol, Save Our Saskatchewan Crowns (SOS).

May 13, 2009

What will re-elected Campbell government do with proposal to radically dismantle public services?

May 10, 2009

Abuse of casual workers is the key issue. The LCBO makes more than $200,000 a year per worker ($1.6 billion) yet casual workers earn less than $20,800 a year.

May 6, 2009

Private British Columbia highway contractors rewarded by Liberal government of Premier Gordon Campbell despite repeatedly failing safety inspections.

May 6, 2009

'Opening these new specialty wine stores is just a way of turning liquor sales over to private interests.' - SGEU president Bob Bymoen.

May 5, 2009

BCGEU survey finds 93% of all private store prices higher than government-run stores. None were lower.

May 4, 2009

BCGEU responds to bogus suggestion by Vancouver Province writer on NDP and beer prices.

May 3, 2009

'Why not leave the front line service positions alone and explain the million dollars spent on consultants?' - NBUPPE.