03 Dec '11, 6am

Canadian Defense Minister Spends $70K+ for a Photo Op | Care2 Causes

According to Stephen Namer of Postmedia news, all McKay had to do to get to where he needed to be to announce the contract was get up a few hours earlier and enjoy a nice bracing trip up the river in the boat to where he could have caught the plane from Gander to London, Ont. and he could have saved Canada $70,000! What is really astounding about this to me is that this helicopter he used was taken from the Gander rescue base where crews stand ready to haul fishermen off sinking boats in the treacherous N. Atlantic. Oh well, small detail for politicans who feel entitled. Maybe McKay should donate the 70 thousand to the Canadian Red Cross who are right now trying to deal with a First Nations Community living in extreme poverty. But he'd probably use taxpayer money to do that! At least it would be going to help Canadians in extreme need. After Colonel Ploughmen from the 1st ...

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