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The private sector does a lot of things well. What it doesn’t do well is finance and deliver public services.

There are consequences when we hand management of water and sewage systems, roads and bridges, and hospital services and recreation facilities over to private, for-profit companies.

We lose control over those resources, we sacrifice transparency and often wind up paying much more. 

If you're concerned about contracting out in your workplace, we can help you understand how privatization works and how to fight it.

You can also contact the Anti-Privatization Coordinator to help Keep it Public!

Here are some resources that can help you in your fight against privatization.

September 19, 2013

Local governments call for review of recycling regulation changes

VANCOUVER – Local government officials are calling for the Provincial government to step in and re-examine Multi-Materials British Columbia’s (MMBC) recycling plan for the province. In addition to asking the Province to reconsider MMBC’s stewardship plan, local governments are also asking for 90 additional days to clarify and further consider the three options they were given by MMBC in regards to their recycling programs. “Local governments are being asked to make a big decision that will ...

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