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Union report documents privatization failures as warning for Halifax

Provides details of projects that left local taxpayers holding the bag.

Aerial view of Halifax.by CUPE.ca

May 2, 2008 — A new research report from the union representing outside workers with the Halifax Regional Municipality shows that P3 arenas and rec. centres are fraught with financial risks for taxpayers.

CUPE Local 108 President David Carr says, "This report should raise the red flag for HRM Council. It provides details of several municipal arenas and recreational facilities that have failed, leaving local taxpayers holding the bag, sometimes to the tune of millions of dollars."

Among the report's findings:...

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  CUPE report has P3 lessons for Halifax, by CUPE.ca, May 2, 2008

Posted: May 08, 2008

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