The Canadian video industry got a shot in the arm today when the Harper government announced it would allocate taxpayer funds so that all Conservative MPs can make their own videos to promote the government.
The Harper spokesperson who made the surprise announcement anonymously applauded Canada’s film community for their enthusiastic response, adding that, “It means we’ll never again have to pay those greedy public servants double time to do this work.”
Previously, only Harper and his cabinet got money to produce videos touting Conservative accomplishments. The move comes amidst rumors that Conservative MPs had protested an earlier plan that would only allow them to produce trailers.
Meanwhile, the Canadian video industry is said to be ecstatic. Continue reading
Treasury Hoard Canada, Ottawa
Dear Public Servant
Don’t you know how lucky you are to have a job! For God’s sake, quit whining & get back to work.
Stop being so selfish! If you were a truly dedicated civil servant (emphasis on “servant”), you would help the Harper government & the Canadian taxpayer save money, not hold us back with demands for a livable wage. What a nerve! Continue reading