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July 29, 2015 |
Even though privatization was clearly in the planning stages, the provincial Liberals made no mention of it during the last election.
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| July 28, 2015
July 10, 2015 |
Privatizing is only going to result in more low-paid work for our rural communities, where good jobs are needed now more than ever.

Two remarkable global victories deserve attention in Canada

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Two remarkable developments in the past week that could have a significant impact in many countries are worth a lot more attention in Canada and the United States.

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We need to keep Hydro One in public hands

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Undeniably, climate change is one of the greatest threats facing humanity. And nobody can dispute that Canada, once a leader in the fight to protect our environment, has become a global laughing stock to the ever-growing numbers of people around the world who understand action is needed.

We also know from poll after poll, that solving the climate crisis is a high priority for Canadians. So, why this rift between public will and political action?

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June 24, 2015 |
RBC and Scotiabank will be paid up to $270 million in public funds for selling off 60 per cent of Hydro One.
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| June 17, 2015
June 16, 2015 |
Escalating laundry privatization costs in the Lower Mainland should raise warning flags about a similar scheme being floated in the Interior Health Authority.
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| June 16, 2015
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| June 10, 2015
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