Privatization

The Heat Is On

Several government heating plants provide heat through miles and miles of tunnels,  that are under  our feet right now, to nearly 100 buildings in the area.

The federal government wants corporations  that  are only looking to turn a profit – including those with a reputation of corruption and mismanagement  – to take over those heating plants. This is reckless and could  threaten your safety. Sign on to stop it!

Our high quality public services need to stay public

From the threat of airport privatization, to an expensive private Infrastructure Bank, to continued contracting out across federal government departments, our high quality public services are under threat. Join us as we work to restore and expand public services.

Updates

June 10, 2019

Working together, the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) and its component union, the Union of Canadian Transportation Employees (UCTE), have produced a video to highlight the negative outcomes of the full-scale privatization of critical public infrastructure.

May 28, 2019

The leaders of 4 national unions, representing more than 1.2 million workers, are demanding that the Trudeau government step back from the imminent privatization of federal centralized heating and

May 21, 2019

In partnership with the Public Service Alliance of Canada, economist Robin Shaban has released

April 4, 2019

When talking about integrity and ethics, this federal government has said all the right things.

March 29, 2019

With a low GDP to debt ratio, and a manageable deficit, this government had the opportunity to invest in making life better for everyone.

February 20, 2019

The CEO of Aéroports de Montréal (ADM), Philippe Rainville, is threatening layoffs during a period of record airport revenues unless airport workers accept a pay cut of up to 31 percent.

February 13, 2019

Yesterday, workers at the Aéroports de Montréal (ADM) presented their cost-saving proposals to management as part of an effort to stave off the unnecessary and greed-driven layoffs of 93 unionized employees — to be replaced with precarious contractors.

January 28, 2019

The PSAC is today welcoming MPs back to work by turning up the heat against the Liberal government’s plan to privatize five heating and cooling plant operations in the NCR.

October 12, 2018

PSAC is extremely concerned by the position taken by  Assistant Deputy Ministers (ADMs) at Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) towards PSAC members

October 2, 2018

In the lead-up to the development of the annual federal budget, the House of Commons Finance Committee invites recommendations from interested parties and individuals.

The Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) would be located in Toronto and create a one-stop shop for new infrastructure funding, pooling investments from large investors with a small amount of seed funding granted from the Government of Canada. This approach deliberately creates huge returns for private investors, while driving up the cost of public projects and giving up important public control. 

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