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RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson apologized Monday for using eight on-duty constables in a ceremonial role Wedding Pics, Diy Wedding, Dream Wedding, Wedding Ideas, Canadian Things, Jack And Elizabeth, Hallmark Channel, Fantasy Wedding, Marie

RCMP commissioner apologizes for use of on-duty constables at his wedding

RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson apologized Monday for using eight on-duty constables in a ceremonial role

Dallas Police Association President Ron Pinkston wishes citizens would stop filming officers. The statements occurred after a Dallas police officer was filmed during a traffic stop by an unidentified woman associated with Cop Block. Dallas Police Officers, Weird News, End Of The World, Canoe, Citizen, Mouth Open, Swat, Hard Work

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Read the latest Canada & World News, top stories & breaking news. Canoe offers a variety of content, articles, videos, photos about sports, entertainment, weird news.

Federal budget Taking aim at public service sick leave Budget 2015 Canada Civil Service, Public Service, Don Cherry, Order Of Canada, Government Spending, Federal Budget, Lost Job, Atlantic Canada, Budgeting

Civil servants share $6B 'severance' without losing jobs | CBC News

The Harper government is in the process of handing out a jaw-dropping $6 billion in special "severance" cheques — plus a pay raise — to hundreds of thousands of federal workers who aren't losing their jobs or even changing desks.

Roberto Luongo’s World Series of Poker Las Vegas fee picked up by B. World Series Of Poker, Vancouver Canucks, Las Vegas, 10 Years, Money, Watch, Sports, Clock, Last Vegas

Roberto Luongo’s World Series of Poker Las Vegas fee picked up by B.C. Lottery Corp.

The B.C. Lottery Corp. is paying Vancouver Canucks goalie Roberto Luongo's $10,000 entry fee into next

The number of people at the  Insurance Corporation of B.C. making over $200,000 has increased by 315 per cent in just the last five years.    ICBC has also handed out lavish signing bonuses of up to $40,000, has handed out up to $18,500 in annual perks for senior managers and paid one manager $4,500 per month in temporary accommodation when moving.

ICBC CEO Jon Schubert resigning

Jon Schubert has agreed to leave his position as CEO of ICBC, the corporation announced Thursday. Schubert's

Taxpayers charged $150,000 to answer a question from an MP

Expensive questions: It cost taxpayers $150,000 to answer a single query from a Liberal MP

The $1.2-million figure came in response to a written question from Tory backbencher Brian Jean. His query itself cost the government $5,669

Mayor Jason Carter says councillors and the village administrator drink at the village office after public meetings with booze paid by taxpayers. New Brunswick, Alcohol, Public, Age, Money, Drink, Watch, News, Business

Charlo mayor resigns over councillors drinking alcohol | CBC News

The newly-elected mayor of the Village of Charlo has resigned over a disagreement with councillors regarding the consumption of alcohol while discussing village business.

The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) released documents today showing the cost of negotiating dams in northern Manitoba has now skyrocketed to $220 million ($223,600,000 including Bipole III).    In the past, whistleblowers raised concerns about some of the funds being used to pay people to attend meetings and door prizes such as Xboxes, TVs and deepfreezes.

The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) released documents today showing the cost of negotiating dams in northern Manitoba has now skyrocketed to $220 million ($223,600,000 including Bipole III). In the past, whistleblowers raised concerns about some of the funds being used to pay people to attend meetings and door prizes such as Xboxes, TVs and deepfreezes.

The B.C. Government didn't just blow a $40 million BC Place Stadium renaming deal with Telus--they spent $263,000 of taxpayer money before realizing they didn't want to sell the naming rights in the first place!

The B.C. Government didn't just blow a $40 million BC Place Stadium renaming deal with Telus--they spent $263,000 of taxpayer money before realizing they didn't want to sell the naming rights in the first place!

Public Safety Minister Vic Toews appears less concerned about the quality of spells cast from behind bars than he is about a backlash from taxpayers, cancelling a Corrections Canada tender for a priest to nurture the spiritual needs of witches in prison.  Earlier this week, the federal prison agency put out a request for a proposal for a Wiccan chaplain in British Columbia who would provide about 17 hours of service a month.

Public Safety Minister Vic Toews appears less concerned about the quality of spells cast from behind bars than he is about a backlash from taxpayers, cancelling a Corrections Canada tender for a priest to nurture the spiritual needs of witches in prison. Earlier this week, the federal prison agency put out a request for a proposal for a Wiccan chaplain in British Columbia who would provide about 17 hours of service a month.

An Ontario meat processing company recently won the sausage lottery with an $826,000 investment from federal taxpayers to develop a resilient banger. Government Spending, Ontario, Sausage, Investing, Money, Meat, Watch, Federal, Beef

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An Ontario meat processing company recently won the sausage lottery with an $826,000 investment from federal taxpayers to develop a resilient banger.

An Ontario meat processing company recently won the sausage lottery with an $826,000 investment from federal taxpayers to develop a resilient banger. Government Spending, Ontario, Sausage, Investing, Money, Meat, Watch, Federal, Beef

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An Ontario meat processing company recently won the sausage lottery with an $826,000 investment from federal taxpayers to develop a resilient banger.

City councillors voted 6-1 March 15 to spend approximately $74,000 to purchase the propeller from Van Heyghen Recycling in Belgium.

City councillors voted 6-1 March 15 to spend approximately $74,000 to purchase the propeller from Van Heyghen Recycling in Belgium.

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Workweek May Be Best For Those Over 40 - Simplemost Work Week, Day Work, 40 Hours A Week, Working Too Much, Three Day Weekend, Over 40, Quitting Your Job, Private Sector, Sounds Good

On any given day, 19,000 public servants are booked off work on some kind of sick leave. Federal employees were absent 12.5 days last year – twice the average rate of the employees in the private sector. Sick leave climbed steadily over the past decade and the value of banked sick leave is said to be more than $5,000,000,000.

A penny for your thoughts on the penny? More like 5.6 million of them.    The federal government and Royal Canadian Mint spent about $56,000 to have Finance Minister Jim Flaherty stamp the final Canadian penny produced for circulation during a news conference in May at the Mint in Winnipeg. Canadian Penny, Government Spending, Conference, Finance, Mint, Stamp, Thoughts, Watch, Federal

A penny for your thoughts on the penny? More like 5.6 million of them. The federal government and Royal Canadian Mint spent about $56,000 to have Finance Minister Jim Flaherty stamp the final Canadian penny produced for circulation during a news conference in May at the Mint in Winnipeg.

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