P3s | National Union of Public and General Employees


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.

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.

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.

February 29, 2016

 “All that infrastructure will be built using public-private partnerships, which are essentially cash machines for construction companies, corporate lawyers, and Bay Street financiers.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

May 20, 2015

“Under the Wynne Liberals, Ontario has the lowest program spending per capita of any province in Canada. They are starving public services in this province.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

December 11, 2014

“This report shows why NUPGE and its components are fighting for a Five-Point-Plan to protect public services,” said Clancy. “The requirements for openness and transparency in the Plan would make the kind of numbers games that added $8 billion to Ontario’s infrastructure costs impossible.”