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April 12, 2018

UPDATE: Doug Ford believes Liberal government claims about Hydro One Governance Agreement

October 26, 2017

“Right now, we’re losing millions upon millions of dollars to privatization,” she said. “If we invested that money instead in our health care, our schools, and our social services, imagine the kind of community we could have.” — Sara Labelle, OPSEU Region 3 Vice-President

July 26, 2017

“As expected, privatization means that protecting the environment takes a back seat to maximizing profits.”   — Elisabeth Ballermann, NUPGE Secretary-Treasurer

September 13, 2016

“Kathleen Wynne’s sudden interest in the needs of everyday Ontarians is all about her political survival, nothing more." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas.

April 5, 2016

“Individuals and companies profiting from privatization know that donations to parties that support privatization will be rewarded in the form of more and larger privatization deals.” — James Clancy, NUPGE National President

March 31, 2016

“When the Liberals sold off 15 per cent of Hydro One, they removed it from the Sunshine List. Schmidt’s annual salary is $4.6 million — four times what his predecessor made. That’s the price of privatization, I guess." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

February 10, 2016

"Kathleen Wynne supported Justin Trudeau when he said he’d sell $15 billion in arms to Saudi Arabia. Now Trudeau is supporting Wynne as she sells off the jewel in Ontario’s crown. They’re both responsible. They’re both answerable." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

February 3, 2016

“Ontarians want their government to properly fund health care and not privatize Hydro One. So what is this government doing? It’s starving public health care and privatizing Hydro One.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

December 7, 2015

"Like other privatization schemes, Hydro One privatization will mean we lose control over the service, even though we’re still getting the bill."— James Clancy, NUPGE National President

November 2, 2015

"Ontarians now know the Hydro One privatization will cost them hundreds of millions a year. If they had that information last spring, you can be sure that the attempt to privatize Hydro One would have been dead in the water." — James Clancy, NUPGE National President