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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau with former British prime minister David Cameron, November 25, 2015. Photo: Adam Scotti/PMO
Brent Patterson | The Trudeau government is set to announce its "Social Finance Fund" today. Former prime ministers David Cameron and Stephen Harper should be pleased.
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Linda McQuaig | With the help of heavy hitters from Wall Street, Bill Morneau has been designing a radical new bank that will deliver some of Canada's infrastructure into the hands of private investors.
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Duncan Cameron | By 2015, for most Canadians, the Harper government had run out its time. Voters decided to replace it with the Trudeau Liberals. How is that working out?
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Duncan Cameron | How is the Canadian public interest served by bringing in private financiers to make money operating and owning what rightfully belongs to Canadian citizens?
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Stephen Kimber | P3 shell-game deals, which don't show up as government debt, are "typically used to conceal government expenditures and provide guaranteed long-term profits for contractors."
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Lynne Fernandez | The results of the federal election indicate that most Canadians understand the value of publicly provided services. Hopefully this is a lesson all the political parties in Manitoba have absorbed.
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Brent Patterson | Saint John city council is moving ahead with a public-private partnership (P3) for a new 100 million litre per day drinking water treatment plant.
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Keith Reynolds | There is no doubt that pay for the people who direct public services is of interest to the public. But why doesn't the debate extend to executives of private corporations delivering public services?
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Brent Patterson | 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.
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Redeye Collective | Canada is a world leader in the market for public-private partnerships. But when Bonnie Lysyk looked at 74 projects under Infrastructure Ontario, she found a huge cost associated with P3s.
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Keith Reynolds | The B.C. Finance Ministry has produced a report much more critical of Partnerships BC and its activities around public-private partnerships (P3s) than might have been expected.
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Keith Reynolds | For the first time, a Canadian auditor general has questioned the fundamental methodology that justifies public-private partnerships.