Scathing report means Wynne must stop Hydro One sale before it becomes next Liberal scandal

TORONTO, ON – Today’s report by the province’s financial accountability officer should be the final nail in the coffin of the ill-conceived sell-off of Hydro One, said Fred Hahn, president of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Ontario. “This privatization plan has been a mistake from day one. Now the financial accountability officer has…

Conservatives defy democracy, pass Bill C-377

In their zeal to silence the voices of working people, the federal Conservatives trampled the democratic process to force an unconstitutional anti-union bill through the Senate. “We will be working through our National Union with all Canadian Labour Congress affiliates and some provincial governments to defeat this unjust law through legal action,” said CUPE Ontario…

Public control, oversight of Hydro One ends with Bill 91, sale unlikely to produce promised revenue, legal experts say

  TORONTO, ON – If the Liberal government passes its budget omnibus bill, Hydro One will no longer be public and we won’t even be able to learn details of its sale, according to two prominent legal experts. In fact, the sale won’t even produce promised revenue for infrastructure. “In short, Bill 91 doesn’t do…