Privatization

Protect good jobs at Canadian Forces Bases

Canadian Forces Bases in Greenwood and Kingston are letting go of cleaning staff who have provided high-quality, dependable service to the base for decades. Please urge the Canadian Forces to reconsider privatizing its cleaning services and support good, stable jobs.

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

September 20, 2018

Plans to contract out cleaning services to private companies at Canadian Forces Bases (CFB) in Greenwood and Kingston have been shelved and the Department of National Defense (DND) has committed to creating a new process for future reviews.

August 20, 2018

A year has passed. Another hard winter is approaching quickly. The rail line is still not fixed. The community is still without necessary goods and services. Enough is enough. It is time to use federal government resources to fix that rail line immediately.

May 24, 2018

The ongoing crisis in Churchill, Manitoba is a painful reminder that the privatization of public infrastructure and services is never in the best interests of Canadians

May 22, 2018

The Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) is warning against the recent proposal by Montreal Airport Authority CEO Philippe Rainville, to partially privatize the city’s airport.

April 27, 2018

The Public Service Alliance of Canada, and its component, the Union of Canadian Transportation Employees (UCTE) are cautiously celebrating the successful outcome of our campaign to protect airports from privatization.

Most of Canada’s airports are non-profits. But if they’re “profitized”, airports will need to make bigger and bigger profits – all for private investors. And travelers will pay the price.

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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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