CUPE Ontario vows to fight Hydro One sell-off

TORONTO, ON – Selling off part of Hydro One is a mistake that will cost generations of Ontarians, warns Fred Hahn, president of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Ontario. “Hydro One generates more than $6 billion in revenue and belongs to the people of Ontario. Selling off revenue-generating assets means future generations of…

Liberals fail to learn: Hydro privatization a boondoggle in the making

TORONTO, ON – Pursuing the Liberal government’s privatization plan for Hydro One’s electrical distribution assets is a costly mistake, cautions Fred Hahn, president of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Ontario. “The auditor general just revealed the Ontario government wasted $8 billion on privatization schemes, and the same week, the government signalled they’re heading…