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Posted: 1/28/2002 7:32:40 PM EDT
Link Posted: 1/28/2002 7:33:10 PM EDT
Link Posted: 1/28/2002 9:01:44 PM EDT
Couldn't be that much, the Minister responsible for bringing the scheme in swore it would only cost $80 million tops.... Ya suppose he lied???
Link Posted: 1/28/2002 9:23:25 PM EDT
Originally Posted By Striker: Treasury Board officials told a Senate committee last November the program cost $541 million from 1995 to last year. With a further $148 million expected to be spent by the end of March this year, the total is $689 million over the first seven years of the program. During the same time, the government collected $44 million in licence fees, the officials told the committee.
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$689 million what is that; $57.83 US? $689 million - $44 ---------- $645 / 7 = 92.4 x 15 = $1.38 billion Why would anyone in the private sector jump at the chance to lose $1.4 billion over the next 15 years? BTW it is spelled center [:D]
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