Spent $326K Before Midnight

The Treasury Board in a “March madness” spending spree burned through a third of a million to mark the end of the fiscal year, according to Access To Information records. The annual ritual sees managers spend unused budgets for fear of losing their parliamentary appropriation: “You spend money you have rather than let it lapse even if you don’t absolutely need the money.”

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