From the Winnipeg Sun:
But a spokesman for the Canadian Taxpayers Federation said "it's pretty clear the government of Manitoba just flushed $500,000 down the toilet."
"I think it would be common sense that a local firm could have done the exact same thing for a quarter of the price," said spokesman David MacLean. "It's bureaucrats that are out of their league. They should focus on running the province, and leave the marketing to the private sector."