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Running government like a business failing

In an article published in the Globe and Mail earlier this year, public administration expert Donald Savoie argued that running government like a business has failed. The number of public employees serving the public has dropped, while the number managing processes has increased. He argues the failure reflect the very different role the public and private sectors are expected to play.

Privatization on insurers' agenda

Letter to the Editor, Globe and Mail

re: Infrastructure on insurers' agenda; Industry calls for opportunities to keep funding in Canada, suggests more private-public partnerships

The insurance industry's support for P3 privatization deals should make people very nervous.

Insurance companies are supporting P3 privatization deals because they mean higher profits. And all of us will be paying for those profits.

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