Much of the cost of these cancelled deals lies in the privatized structure the government chose to develop public infrastructure.
Maude Barlow is the national chairperson of the Council of Canadians. She was in Vancouver on October 10 to celebrate the launch of the final installment in her trilogy on water, Blue Future.
A petition signed by more than 24,000 people won them the right to vote on municipal plans to build the new waste water plant as a public private partnership. The vote takes place tomorrow.
Canada is now the second biggest market for public-private partnerships (P3s) in the world, as a recent Conference Board report showed.
Close to 500 people gathered this week for a panel discussion on the upcoming public-private partnership (P3) referendum in Regina.
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Jeremy Campbell talks about the efforts by Regina Water Watch to keep a new wastewater facility public -- they have forced a referendum, and they intend to win it.
In the continuing cavalcade of P3 proponents adorning the Leader-Post's opinion page, today's edition comes to us from the champion privatizers at the Fraser Institute.
On July 19, Regina city clerk Joni Swidnicki announced that the Regina Water Watch petition to force a referendum on the City's plan to for a new wastewater treatment had been deemed invalid.
People like the idea of Canada Post making money through financial services, according to a new poll.
Jeffrey Simpson doesn't seem to understand -- or want to understand the pitfalls of private health care delivery. Here's how he gets it wrong, says Steven Shrybman.