Sunday, August 8, 2010

Harper's Pork Barrelling in Quebec Was a Big Oink

The Canadian Press has learned that the Reformers targeted stimulus spending to key Quebec ridings to buy seats with our money.
Two Conservative ridings were the biggest Quebec beneficiaries of a federal stimulus program set aside for rural areas, while other Tory-held areas received a considerable share of funds reserved for the province.

Numbers compiled by The Canadian Press reveal that in the initial wave of stimulus spending under the Community Adjustment Fund — a program that exists across the country — the two Quebec ridings that received the most were key electoral battlegrounds held by the Tories.

But where did it get him? He should know by now that Quebecers can't be bought.

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