PSAC National President Chris Aylward delivered the following remarks to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance on July 21.
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.
July 30, 2020
July 2, 2020
PSAC is alarmed by the government’s unexpected decision to outsource administration of the CSSG program to the WE Charity.
June 26, 2020
PSAC has been one of several unions participating in the Canadian Labour Congress’ Task Force on New Forms of Privatization.
March 10, 2020
Covering the vast geography of Canada’s three northern territories, PSAC represents more workers than any other union in the region, and more than 30% of the employed population across the north. Members work for all three levels of government - federal, territorial and municipal - from tiny fly-in hamlets to the large cities of Iqaluit, Yellowknife and Whitehorse.
March 6, 2020
Following a Public Interest Commission (PIC) report that backs the union’s demand for crucial wage adjustments, the P
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.