Sent: Wednesday, February 13, 2013 4:27 PM
Subject: Requesting a National Moment of Silence for the Massacre of a Billion+ Tax Dollars

Written by: Raffi Nacachian [Ontario]

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

At a time when financial austerity is of paramount importance, I find it extremely discouraging to see the current government continuing to make the same mistakes of its Liberal predecessors.

When it comes to protecting the public, the NHP regulations are greater demolition of taxpayer money than the “wasteful and ineffective” (to quote you) failed $2.7 billion long gun registry – which was originally promised to protect taxpayers from gun violence at a mere $2 million cost. Unlike guns, NHP’s have an impeccable safety record. It begs the question: Why is government continuing to waste taxpayer money on suffocating regulations for products that receive no drug style government consumption or marketing subsidies? Further, recognizing NHP’s provide relief to Canada’s overburdened public health care system – why is the government not marketing them in the same fashion they over-promote the flu, H1N1 or HPV vaccine?

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