Google news makes fun of the Canadian Mint
So this is what Google News showed me today.
There's an article from the Toronto Star pointing out that the mint paid a consultant $2 million dollars to tell them that by firing 100 people they could save almost $8 million dollars.
And right underneath that story, what do we see? A headline that says the mint is spending $2 million dollars to make a giant 100-kilogram gold coin that's worth $1 million dollars.
I know, $2 million worth of gold to make a $1 million dollar coin?
Surely, you see how they could save a million bucks there too... but they're actually selling the coin for $2.25 million dollars, so they'll be making a profit. Too bad about those jobs, though.
Hey, I know a consultant who might like to buy one...