The Harper government has many ears - Macleans.ca

The Harper government has many ears

And it costs $23 million to keep some of those ears working

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Conservative backbenchers might wonder why their names are included in the government’s media monitoring—the Privy Council Office says it’s merely about searching widely—but they could also ask whether $23 million over two years to monitor public media reports is a reasonable and defensible use of public funds.