A mere 87 families in Canada have the same wealth as Canada's 12 million lowest earners combined. On average they have 4,448 times more wealth than the average family.
“The study released today reinforces what our members, including pilots, nurses and other frontline staff have been telling us: privatizing this essential service will either increase costs or put Manitobans at risk." — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
"The courts have accomplished something the Liberal government promised but didn't deliver, ending the politically motivated Harper-era audits on progressive charities." — Larry Brown, NUPGE President
[This] announcement, while flashy, has left more questions than answers. There is one thing for certain, every community in Nova Scotia must now be asking themselves: are we next?" — Jason MacLean, NSGEU President
"We know that AFSME, and public sector workers across the United States, will defend themselves and the services they provide against this political attack on workers' rights. We are with them in this fight, today, and in the coming days. Our work continues." — Larry Brown, NUPGE President
Response times, compliance records and financial statements don't sound like intellectual property, but it is information New Brunswickers should be able to access. This way, they can understand if the service is being run properly.
As a reward for stepping up to this challenge, NUPGE will be increasing the prize value to $1,500!
"Why does this government insist on making cuts that hurt Manitobans? Instead of making it easier to get a post-secondary education, they are making it harder and more expensive.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
“In our view, the value-for-money analyses were of little use to decision makers because they contained many flaws favouring the P3 model.” – Office of the Auditor General of Canada