29 January 2009

I'm from the government...

...I'm here to save you...

-- TORONTO -- An economic development agency for beleaguered southern Ontario will do little to create jobs and is likely to become an exercise in "pork-barrel politics," critics said -- Wednesday, despite Premier Dalton McGuinty's enthusiasm about his province's share of the federal budget.

"Regional development amounts to corporate welfare and the government is terrible at picking winners and losers in business," said Kevin Gaudet, Ontario director of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation.