P3 deals are like using a credit card to pay for our public QEII hospitals and health care

Credit card Nova Scotia taxpayers

CUPE Nova Scotia firmly believes that the so-called “public-private partnership” (P3) being used for the QEII hospitals is not in the best interest of taxpayers, workers, families or our communities. On the contrary, we can count on public financing to be accountable, transparent, locally-controlled and a wise investment of tax dollars. “Privatizing the hospital redevelopment will keep … Read more…

Ontario auditor finds major problems with hospital privatization

The 2017 annual report of Ontario’s Auditor General once again points to major problems with privatization and lack of capacity in the health care system. Auditor General Bonnie Lysyk continues to criticize systemic problems with Ontario’s public-private partnership (P3) program, and identifies six key problems with the maintenance of Ontario’s 16 P3 hospitals. There are long-term ongoing disputes with privatized P3 contractors over the … Read more…