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November 13, 2019

The recent decision not to use P3s for the redevelopment of the two Cape Breton hospitals shows decisions to privatize public services can be reversed.

November 12, 2019

The value-for-money reports that Alberta Infrastructure produced in the past to justify using P3 privatization schemes for schools took secrecy to a new level.

October 3, 2019

The secrecy and manipulation the report describes are all too typical of P3s and other privatization schemes. 

March 7, 2019

It’s a measure of how much secrecy surrounds P3 privatization schemes that councillors weren’t even allowed to know if the companies being awarded contracts had met the minimum technical requirements.

February 28, 2019

As long as the federal government continues to take a hands-off approach to the economy and to use P3s and other privatization schemes, there is a good possibility we will see a repeat of the SNC-Lavalin scandal. What’s needed is a change in direction.

February 8, 2019

In the MUHC P3 case, the secrecy surrounding privatization schemes may have been the getaway car that allows those responsible for paying the bribe to escape.

October 30, 2018

What's being done in Britain will look very familiar to Ontario residents who saw how P3 privatization schemes were rebranded in that province.

August 27, 2018

It’s so common for politicians who privatized public services when in office to be hired by companies that profit from privatization after they retire that it rarely gets questioned.

August 21, 2018

Last month saw the second conviction related to allegations that SNC-Lavalin executives paid $22.5 million in bribes to get the contract for a P3 privatization scheme.

March 20, 2018

What the EU Court of Auditors found was that, even though the public were paying  €1.5 billion for cost overruns, they were also providing investors with returns of up to 14 per cent.