Ontario rents 61-foot floating duck to celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary, for some reason

Ontario rents 61-foot floating duck to celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary, for some reason
Canada's sesquicentennial spirit animal proceeds majestically along the Ottawa River in 2017. (Image via Am. Thinker)

Government bureaucrats in Canada’s dominant province of Ontario (who now have the power to remove children from parents who object to their choice of a non-biological gender identity for them) were charged with celebrating Canada’s 150th anniversary this summer, and demonstrated exactly how stupidly they can squander taxpayers’ money. The Brockville (Ontario) Recorder reports:

A giant rubber duck coming to Brockville this summer as part of the Ontario government’s celebrations of Canada’s 150th anniversary has taxpayers taking a bath, says a provincial politician.

Ontario PC MPP Vic Fedeli said the $200,000 duck tour – more than half of it covered by Ontario – is a sure sign of a government with “messed up” priorities.

“I cannot imagine what the rubber duck’s connection is to the 150th,” Fedeli said.

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