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University of Guelph
Political Science
POLS 2250
Tim Mau

February 13, 2013 – LECTURE – POLS2250 – T. Mau Accountability Issues (Crown Corporations Continued) - designed to be autonomous, arms-length o perceived strength but proposes challenges that accountability is ultimately maintained - weakened ministerial responsibility - policy direction – power to use directives - appointment/removal of directors o governor and counsel appointments – PM has the ability to appoint this individuals – PM will select individual will ultimately share a particular viewpoint and perspective on how that organization should ultimately be run - funding issues - scrutiny of corporate plans and annual reports Arguments for Privatization - financial reasons o deficit/debt reduction  government built the hwy 407 to decrease congestion - sold the hwy 407 – $3 billion to private company o less efficient o unfair competition o prevents other policy initiatives - ideological preferences – neo-liberalism - crown corporations often represent failing industries - conflicting goals – profit or public purpose? New Public Manage
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