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Privatization in Canada
Documentary
 Kristin Schwartz  Contact Contributor
A five-part radio documentary series about the disastrous effects of privatization in Canada and internationally.

First aired May 2004.
Written and researched by Asad Ismi
Produced by Kristin Schwartz
Executive Producer Producer: Asad Ismi
Narrated by Kristin Schwartz and Asad Ismi
Production assistance by Kristiana Clemens
Sounds by Wing Hong Tse
1. Globalization and Privatization
With Connie Sorio, Bayan (Philippines); Jorge Garcia-Orgales, Central Trabajadores de Argentinos (Argentina); Jeff Rudin, South African Municipal Workers Union (South Africa); Bea Edwards, Public Services International; Deborah Bourque, Canadian Union of Public Employees; Edgar Godoy, Canadian Union of Public Emplloyees; and Ed Finn and Scott Sinclair, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.

2. Electricity and Privatization
With Paul Kahnert, Ontario Electricity Coalition; Myron Gordon, University of Toronto; Peter Marsden, Canadian Union of Public Employees; Marjorie Griffin-Cohen, Simon Fraser University; and Marc Cooper, Consumer Federation of America.

3. Education and Privatization
With Earl Manners, Ontario Secondary School Teachers Federation; Jeff Hexer, Ontario English Catholic Teachers Association; Larry Kuehn, British Colombia Teachers Federation; Joel Duff, Canadian Federation of Students; and Jim Turk, Canadian Association of University Teachers.

4. Health Care and Privatization
With Kathleen Connors, Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions; Christine Burdett, Friends of Medicare (Alberta); Barbara Wahl, Ontario Nurses Association; and Nelson Garcia, Deputy, National Assembly of El Salvador.

5. Water and Privatization
With Tony Clarke and Karen Cocq, Polaris Institute, and John Cartwright, Toronto and York Region Labour Counci.

"Conning the People" was funded by:
Canadian Labour Congress
Canadian Union of Public Employees
Canadian Union of Postal Workers
Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada
Ontario Secondary School Teachers Federation
Ontario English Catholic Teachers Association

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