Spent $19M To “Save” $17M

The Department of Public Works spent $19 million to save $17 million under a failed scheme to abolish paper cheques, say Access To Information records. Costs included $189,000 to produce videos urging Canadians to hand over their bank information: “The federal government is no longer committed to making direct deposit mandatory.”

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