Posts Tagged "privatization"

Trade Deal with Colombia is Bad Business

I met with sister Maria Fernanda Bolanos yesterday. Maria is a union activist from Colombia. She spent some time at BCGEU HQ and we had the opportunity to learn a little about the life of a union leader in Colombia.
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Digital Democracy + Net Neutrality

We hear about activists in countries like China who have their websites shut down and we recoil in shock and anger. How undemocratic. Never in North America. Never?
In the US, there are major threats against net neutrality (an open and…

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Privatization and Risks to Privacy

President George Heyman has called for a review of the Campbell Liberals’ plan to privatize the government’s IT (information technology) hosting services and hand over an enormous amount of highly sensitive personal and government data to a private for-profit contractor.
I…

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Victoria Day in “The Great White North”

On this Victoria Day weekend, it was great to have the sun and to spend some time with family. I met with some of my aunts, uncles and cousins from Victoria, Kamloops, Penticton, Cariboo, and Seattle. It was nice to…

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Our Public Health Care Under Threat – Stop Bill 21

Our public health care is under constant threat from Gordon Campbell and the Liberals. This time, it’s Bill 21. The Campbell Liberals are trying to push through this bill under the guise of health care sustainability. We’ve seen their scare…

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