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.
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.
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.
December 14, 2017
In a recent report to Parliament, the House of Commons Finance Committee has told the federal government not to privatize Canada’s airports.
November 21, 2017
The government continues to pay private consultants to look into the possibility of airport sales and the amount of revenue they could generate.
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.