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Emma Lui | This week, Indigenous lawyer Caleb Behn, Dr. Kathleen Nolan and Emma Lui presented to members of Parliament and senators urging meaningful action from the federal government on fracking.
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Tori Ball | On December 10, Colchester County approved Atlantic Industrial Services' (AIS) application to dispose of 28 million litres of fracking wastewater into the Debert Sewage Treatment plant.
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Emma Lui | Communities in Atlantic Canada are currently dealing with the fallout of fracking projects that occurred prior to New Brunswick and Nova Scotia's moratoriums. Where is the federal government?
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Emma Lui | Last month, Liberal Party Leader Justin Trudeau gave a speech to the Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships where he promoted P3s as a solution to infrastructure needs.
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Daniel Cayley-Daoust | Water and wastewater services have long been considered an essential public service in Canada. Why then is the federal government allowing the private sector to operate private-public partnerships?
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Scott Harris | When Front Porch calls you for its last scheduled round of data collection, hang up!
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Toby Sanger | The City of Regina is engaged in a controversial debate about a proposed public-private partnership (P3) for the city's wastewater plant.
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Photo: The public forum. Photo by Archana Rampure.
Brent Patterson | 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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Erin Weir | Voting "Yes" would give the City of Regina a strong democratic mandate to seek federal funding without P3 strings attached, which is entirely possible within Ottawa's existing fiscal framework.
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Simon Enoch | Perhaps the most ubiquitous justification for the P3 model is the notion of "risk transfer." The City of Regina's argument for the P3 wastewater treatment plant borrows heavily on this argument.
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Simon Enoch | 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.
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Wascana Creek. Photo: Richard Gustin/flickr
Simon Enoch | Perhaps you have noticed a rather curious change in nomenclature in the days immediately after city council approved the referendum for the wastewater treatment plant.