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Podcast
Jun 5, 2018
Image: Modified from an image used with permission of the organizers of the the Future is Public conference.

From anti-privatization to pro-public

Talking Radical Radio
David McDonald speaks about an upcoming conference that will help us move from the defensive politics of anti-privatization towards building an agenda-setting pro-public movement.
Blog
Jun 23, 2017
"Marea Blanca" protest against health privatization in Spain. Photo: Adolfo Lujan/flickr

The reversal of privatization and an urban coming of age

David A. McDonald
Privatization has been given ample chance to succeed and has come up short. Evidence is building that people are able to reclaim public services and usher in a new generation of public ownership.
Blog
Dec 22, 2016
Photo: Mark Round/flickr

The year as we saw it: Ten charts that defined Ontario in 2016

Trish Hennessy
Manisha Aggarwal-Schifellite
The experts at the CCPA have been tracking economic developments in Ontario throughout the year. Here are 10 charts that helped define the state of income, work, and the role of government in 2016.
Blog
Apr 14, 2016
Photo: rick/flickr

Publicly owned liquor stores work for Manitoba

Cheryl Lysy
Keeping the Manitoba Liquor Control Commission public benefits not only employees and customers, but those accessing different health-care and addiction programs in Manitoba.
Blog
Mar 31, 2016
Photo: Dave Shaver/flickr

New investments bring ray of hope for Winnipeg Transit

Lynne Fernandez
With the beginning of investment in maintenance trades staff and Winnipeg's bus fleet, there's reason to be cautiously optimistic that Winnipeg Transit's fortunes are slowly changing.

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