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Wednesday, March 21, 2012

The Harper Government’s “Friends With Benefits” [$1.38 billion a year in subsidies]

The Harper Government’s “Friends With Benefits”

by Christine, 350 or Bust, March 21, 2012

In September 2009, at the G20 summit, Prime Minister Stephen Harper joined world leaders in committing to end government handouts to climate polluters. But the Harper government is still paying Canadian taxpayer’s money to the richest corporations in the world, at the rate of $1.38 BILLION per YEAR, which works out to $3.78 MILLION per DAY, $157 THOUSAND per HOUR. I can think of better things to do with my hard-earned dollars, how about you?
Go to we should be to learn more, and to send Mr. Harper a message about ending Big Oil subsidies. Make sure you click on the link to the Stephen Harper Timeline for an illuminating look at our Prime Minister’s list of friends in oily places.

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