- December 21, 2012 - 13:19
In response to Al Berta's comment of 'welfare provinces' - I guess he/she doesn't read much, because NL is a have-province as opposed to Ontario's have-not status. Atlantic provinces don't need money 'pumped' into the provinces, rather the country's money should be distributed fairly among all, unlike what has been done in the past by Harper's govenment.
- Al Berta
- December 21, 2012 - 12:38
Yep, let's pump more money into the welfare provinces.
- December 21, 2012 - 11:30
ACOA is a political pork barrel slush fund. Always has been. It is completely ineffective in producing economic or commercially viable results, but 100% effective, and even relatively cheap, in getting individual politicians re-elected and seats bought and paid for....so it just depends on your point of view. From my own, it's the posterboy and epitome of politics in Atlantic Canada...and the "smoking gun" evidence of why Harper was 100% correct.