Private hospitals? Contracting out of health services? Last week, Mr. Harris flirted with the unthinkable: “If we’re going to have a universal system, we should not be afraid to say, ‘Can the private sector run this hospital better? Can they provide this service better? If they can, why should we fear that?’ “
The winds of change are beginning to buffet public education in Canada. In Alberta, charter schools receive operating funding from government, but are free to run their own affairs absent the dead hand of bureaucracy.
In Stockholm healthcare consumers can go online to compare waiting lists and choose between private and public providers.
A discussion of the digital economy’s impacts on the Manitoba economy.
Over the past two decades, various countries have established policies to shift the production of transit services into a competitive environment.
Teachers have immunized themselves from traditional incentives for rewarding professionalism and excellence.
Government on-line is a futuristic concept that can increase choice and lower costs.