In Canada, the federal government is primarily responsible for defence. The provincial governments are primarily responsible for health care and highways. The municipal governments are primarily responsible for transit, roads, sewers, water, police, fire, regulating construction, homeless people… Oddly, the federal government has nearly all the money and the municipal governments have the least. The feds sometimes make gifts to the other governments for politically popular projects. Because they are awash in cash, the feds tend to spend rather frivolously, for example:
~ Roedy (1948-02-04 age:69)
- Stealth aircraft not suitable for use in Canada’s cold winters, that are intended for middle east aggressive wars from air craft carriers which Canada does not own.
- Day care for teenagers and children of stay-at-home mothers.
- Propaganda for the war of 1812.
- Tax cuts for the richest citizens.