Privatization

November 3, 2016
On November 1st, Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau released the federal government's Economic and Fiscal Update. PSAC is concerned that the government is promoting the privatization of public services. The plan opens the door to major new projects being financed and operated by the private sector and the privatization of existing federal public infrastructure.
October 3, 2016
On September 21, National President of the PSAC component Union of Postal Communications Employees Francois Paradis appeared before a House of Commons Standing Committee where he testified about our union’s concerns regarding the recently released discussion paper from the Task Force on Canada Post.
September 6, 2016
Parks Canada has officially announced that it will no longer consider privatizing the operations of three of its most iconic attractions: The hot springs in areas around present town sites Banff, Jasper and Radium.
August 22, 2016
Members of the Public Service Alliance of Canada component - the Union of Canadian Transportation Employees (UCTE) - at the Port of Churchill are facing an uncertain economic future after receiving notice that the port will not be handling any grain this season. Approximately 60 members – some of whom were not back at work yet for the season –  were effectively laid off as of Monday, August 8.
October 7, 2015
To commemorate World Day for Decent Work, PSAC is calling on its members and all Canadian workers to mobilize against corporate greed and expose the Harper Conservatives dismal support for workers’ rights.