I'm sorry ... what's the word for when the government shovels money in the direction of people just because they need it?
Drilling incentives to be extended in Alberta to encourage exploration
EDMONTON - Alberta has announced a one-year extension to two incentive programs designed to breathe life into a sagging natural gas drilling sector that has been ravaged by low commodity prices.
The move means the province would pony up as much as $3 billion between now and March 2011, Energy Minister Mel Knight told reporters Thursday.
In other news, welfare is sometimes bad. I heard that somewhere.