Even though privatization was clearly in the planning stages, the provincial Liberals made no mention of it during the last election.
Privatizing isn't about delivering better service, providing service more efficiently, or even saving the government money in the long run.
Privatizing is only going to result in more low-paid work for our rural communities, where good jobs are needed now more than ever.
In the past week the IMF released a report admitting strong pro-capitalist policies don't work and a dutch judge sided with citizens to slash carbon emissions.
Has Canada become a global laughing stock to the ever-growing numbers of people around the world who understand climate change requires action? Yep!
RBC and Scotiabank will be paid up to $270 million in public funds for selling off 60 per cent of Hydro One.
Social service schemes announced this week by the Manitoba Progressive Conservatives to encourage private child care and introduce Social Impact Bonds soften the ground towards privatization.
Escalating laundry privatization costs in the Lower Mainland should raise warning flags about a similar scheme being floated in the Interior Health Authority.
The Harper government will be using its $14-billion Building Canada Fund to help it win the October 19 federal election. But let's look more closely at the Building Canada Fund.
At a time when the Ontario Liberal government is planning to privatize Hydro One, it's instructive to look back and see what the impact of earlier privatizations has been.