Accountability and Transparency for P3 privatization model is not “red tape”, it’s an essential public protection

CUPE MB: Pallister’s proposal to repeal P3 Legislation is a step backwards Basic public consultations, accountability and transparency are needed, not “red tape” Winnipeg – The Canadian Union of Public Employees Manitoba has serious concerns about legislation introduced today by the Pallister government to repeal a law that provides basic measures for accountability and transparency when it comes to public-private partnerships. Section 14 of the Pallister government’s Bill 24- The Read more [...]

Federal budget rewards the rich but fails every day Canadians

via CUPE.ca Ottawa, ON - The Conservative’s 2015 federal budget may balance the books, but it is highly unbalanced in its impact on Canadians.  It puts millions of seniors at risk of poverty, abandons families in need of affordable child care and quality public health care, and doesn’t help Canadians workers who need better jobs, says the Canadian Union of Public Employees. “The Conservatives have chosen irresponsible economic policies that slash revenues to benefit a few corporations Read more [...]