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The perils of privatization

In all but the very rarest cases, public services are best delivered by the public sector. It is simply the most reliable way to ensure that the services on which we all depend, and from which we all benefit, are being delivered effectively and efficiently.

Driven by the profit motive and empowered to keep information and decision making behind closed boardroom doors, corporations simply can’t be trusted to act in the best interests of all Canadians. Their needs come first; the rest of us will always rank lower.

Below, you’ll find two shareable videos about the perils of privatization. You can also visit NUPGE’s website for a variety of documents we’ve produced, and for the web articles we’ve written.

  • The Privatization Zombie 

  • Epic Fail: A Short History of Privatization