“Advertising costs for the Economic Action Plan were one-time only costs in the context of the global economic crisis, during which the [government of Canada] deemed it important to communicate with Canadians about the programs and services available to them to counter tough economic times,” the Department of Public Works and Government Services Canada said in a statement.
What a crock of shit. These clowns in the Conservative government are making the sponsorship deal look like a mere drop in the bucket with their sign scam wasting taxpayers dollars to promote themselves.
At least the Liberals were promoting Canada and unity in the sponsorship deal. These jokers in Harper's government are using it to promote themselves. Don't believe me? Every sign has actionplan.gc.ca printed on it. Have a look at the site and you tell me if it's non partisan or a use of taxpayer's dollars to promote the Conservative Party of Canada.