What’s going on Canada?: Mistakes in federal budget quietly corrected online, Finance Department blames ‘typing errors’

 

Canada is an ideal neighbor. Polite, conscientious, generally darn tolerant of big loud America to the south. Plus the Canadians send us pretty decent rock stars. But something has been amiss lately.

Still they are concerned about a discrepancy of $2.2 billion. Not chump change. However, in the immediately previous post to this one Open the Books pointed out to us that the US federal government improperly paid out $1.2 TRILLION over the last decade and a half.

(From The National Post)

The Department of Finance has quietly updated the online version of this year’s federal budget after several mistakes were found in the original tabled in Parliament last week — including a discrepancy of $2.2 billion.

The department chalks them up to “typing errors,”…

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