Speaking Up Fall 2022: Why Politicians and Big Business Love P3s, but the Rest of Us Shouldn’t with Simon Enoch

Online free event. Registration required. Proponents of Public Private Partnerships (P3s) like to paint a very rosy picture of what the model can deliver. It’s a way for cash-strapped governments to deliver public infrastructure it otherwise couldn’t afford; it delivers projects on-time and on-budget; it harnesses private innovation to deliver cost effective and efficient building methods. Yet, governments that rely heavily on the P3s for public infrastructure are now awash in debt, and preside over crumbling schools, hospitals, roads and water plants. How P3s promise so much and deliver so little? Simon Enoch is the Director of the Saskatchewan Office of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives

Speaking Up Fall 2022

Thursday October 13, 7pm – 8:15 pm online Why Politicians and Big Business Love P3s, but the Rest of Us Shouldn’t, with Simon Enoch Zoom Registration here Proponents of Public Private Partnerships (P3s) like to paint a very rosy …

Speaking Up Winter 2022

Speaking UP 2021

Join us for a series of online events on the second Thursday of each month from 7 pm – 8:15 pm on Zoom. Read more for details on each event and click on blue dates to register!