$18.1 million for a natural gas pipeline in Thetford Mines announced by Harper today. Christian Paradis' riding.
Tony Clement announces a $300 million contribution to an engine development programme in Mississauga today, likely to shore up Conservative MP Bob Dechert's hold on the Mississauga-Erindale riding.
Harper again, on Friday, announced $19 million to dredge Sydney Harbour in N.S., likely to attempt to gain a seat there for Conservative candidate Cecil Clarke:
Harper singled out Cecil Clarke, the Cape Breton North MLA, for praise.Plenty of others to track as well but those are some of the biggies from the past few days, totalling almost $350 million.
"I’d be remiss if I didn’t mention your stellar member of the legislative assembly, Cecil Clarke, who has much to do with why I am here," the prime minister said.
Clarke is moving from provincial to federal politics to run for the Conservatives against Liberal MP Mark Eyking in the Sydney-Victoria riding in the next election.
Christmas is clearly the season for giving.