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Public-Private Partnership Backgrounders, Fact Sheets & Briefing Notes

 

RELEASE & BACKGROUNDER: Province Ignored Repeated Warnings and Evidence Leading to Yesterday’s Declaration of “State of Emergency” in Brampton Hospital, Similar Issues Apply Across Ontario

(January 24, 2020) Following the city’s declaration of a health care emergency in Brampton, on the heels of CBC’s release of new hospital overcrowding data, the Ontario Health Coalition revealed repeated warnings and reports from the District Health Council, thousands of Brampton residents, the Ontario Health Coalition and other groups showing that the community’s hospital […]

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FACT SHEET: What’s Happening to Brampton’s Hospital?

(December 9, 2007) Information on the crisis at Brampton’s P3 hospital. Click here for Fact Sheet (December 9, 2007)

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UPDATE: OHC Hospital P3 Tracker

(April 1, 2007) Detailed information on the status of the P3 projects.

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CHART: OHC Hospital P3 Tracker

(January 31, 2006) McGuinty plans private hospitals across Ontario.

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FACT SHEET: Say NO to privatized hospitals: McGuinty plans private hospitals across Ontario

(January 1, 2006)

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REPORT: “Truth Serum”

(August 26, 2005) $3.3 billion in hospital projects privatized by the McGuinty government.

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FACT SHEET: Privatized P3 Hospitals: Premier McGuinty is breaking his promise

(May 1, 2005)

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FACT SHEET: A Closer Look – Nurses and P3s: North Durham Hospital Case Study

(June 11, 2004) How Public Private Partnership hospitals in Britain have had to cut nursing staff by 12%. FACT SHEET

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RELEASE/BACKGROUNDER: Shoddy Corporate Records behind Bid-Winners of Private Hospital Projects Planned Across Country

(February 24, 2004) The Ontario Health Coalition issued a warning about the corporations who are winning bids to privatize hospital across the country. Spokespeople for the OHC revealed that governments in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario and Quebec are actively planning over fifteen private hospitals. New Brunswick and Newfoundland have flirted with similar plans and may […]

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RELEASE/BRIEFING NOTE: The Fight is on to Protect Our Hospitals from For-Profit Takeover

(November 21, 2003) The Health Coalition vowed to step up our campaign to keep our hospitals public in response to the government’s announcements about the P3 hospitals in Brampton and Ottawa today. Click here for Media Release Click here for Briefing Note

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BRIEFING NOTE: P3 Corporations, Lobbying Activities and Donations to PC Party Ontario

(July 11, 2003) An examination of the personal and financial connections between P3s and the Eves government. Click here for Briefing Note

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FACT SHEET: P3 Hospitals – Importing a British Failure

(May 11, 2003) Here is a closer look at Britain’s P3 hospitals that are the inspiration and model for Tony Clement’s announced Ontario P3 hospitals in Ottawa, Brampton and Markham-Stouffville. FACT SHEET

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FACT SHEET: Myth Buster: P3 Hospitals – A Closer Look

(Spring 2003) Contrary to myth, P3s are more expensive, way more expensive, not a partnership, just privatization, inefficient and often a disaster where they’ve been tried. FACT SHEET

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RELEASE: Reveal Secret Information on For-Profit Hospital: Health Coalition Challenges Eves/Clement

(April 22, 2003) The Ontario & Brampton Health Coalitions co-sponsored a press conference today to challenge Health Minister Tony Clement & Premier Ernie Eves to come clean about the corporations bidding to own the Conservatives’ planned for-profit hospital in Brampton. The coalition called for public consultation and debate about the planned P3. Click here for […]

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UPDATE: Pre-Election Liberal Criticisms of P3 Hospitals & Commitments to Publicly Financed and Owned Hospitals Compared to Post-Election Stances

(January 11, 2003) On January 11, 2003, the OHC held a media conference on the McGuinty government’s flip-flop on P3s. Materials prepared for the event included an “on the record” backgrounder featuring pre-election Liberal positions critical on P3s and a table comparing the post-election Liberal P3 plan with Tory P3 plan and the public model. […]

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FACT SHEET: Public Private Partnerships or Profit over Patients?

(September 2002) The truth about P3s. FACT SHEET

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FACT SHEET: Medicare’s Critics: Back to the “Good Old Days”?

(January 2002) Public Private Partnerships and other Myths. FACT SHEET

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