Calgary’s outside workers, is running a campaign asking Calgarians to call 3-1-1 if their parks are not being properly maintained.
People's Health Radio
Just how public is our public health-care system? We look at the trend of increasing health-care privatization in Canada and B.C., and the health impacts on patients and health-care workers.
May 30, 2011 to May 31, 2011
Frances Morrison Library
311-23rd Street EastSaskatoon , SK
Canada52° 7' 46.5528" N, 106° 39' 37.1808" W
Under CETA, large multinational corporations could take over delivery of vital public services -- like water and waste disposal -- whether local governments like it or not.
A close look at the proposal by Toronto Mayor Rob Ford and his infrastructure committee to privatize the city's garbage collectors is like a study in bad civic and economic policies.
Apr 29, 2011 to Apr 30, 2011
Westin Hotel Calgary (Ballroom)
320 4th Avenue SWCalgary , AB
Canada51° 2' 58.38" N, 114° 4' 11.9604" W
A free event discussing the impacts of CETA featuring: Maude Barlow, National Chairperson, Council of Canadians/ Paul Moist, National President, Canadian Union of Public Employees.
David J. Climenhaga
Private companies have a bad history of bidding low to win garbage collection contracts, then raising prices when they get them. When this happens, savings from contracting out are illusory.
Redeye asked John Calvert what's behind the huge increases in the cost of electricity in British Columbia. Calvert is the author of Liquid Gold: Energy Privatization in B.C.
Stephen Lewis speaks about the value of protecting public services and resisting privatization. He tells CUPE workers that they should be proud of their role in building strong communities in Canada.
Stuart Trew of the Council of Canadians tells Redeye that Canadians have a lot to lose if the government signs a free trade agreement with Europe.
Redeye speaks with Lanni Keller about 40 separate applications that add up to a new water collection scheme on the B.C. coast. She's concerned that it's the thin edge of the wedge.