Privatization

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

October 3, 2022

The FB bargaining team raised several priority issues for discussion — including telework, job protections, and being assigned to work hours in another location — when they met with Treasury Board and the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) September 27-29 to continue talks for a new collective agreement. 

June 20, 2022

The Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) and the Union of Veterans’ Affairs Employees (UVAE) have launched a campaign calling for the federal government to stop contracting out services to veterans and hire more permanent case managers.

May 20, 2022

Over the past five years, PSAC has expressed concern over the wasteful and ineffective Canada Infrastructure Bank

March 23, 2022

A new transaction between private long-term care providers Revera and Extendicare merely shuffles the board rather than solving the crisis in private long-term care homes that has led to thousands

October 15, 2021

After a successful fight-back campaign against contracting out call centre jobs at Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), the Agency has brought these jobs back into the federal public service. 

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.