MLI's Managing Editor, John Robson, takes a strip off the federal government's photo-op tanned hide this morning in his weekly column for the Ottawa Citizen. He starts out:

"By the time you read this I hope to be sitting on my subsidized dock drinking subsidized beer and waiting to pour subsidized maple syrup on my subsidized pancakes. Not because Labour Day lets me pick my employer's pocket by posing as a worker or I was somehow granted preferential access to the trough. What prompts this shimmering vision of subsidies dancing across the wavetops on a sunny afternoon is those dang press releases that keep pouring in about how everything in Canada is subsidized."

And that's just the start.

You can read all of The sickly sweet taste of subsidies here…

Posted by George Young

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