Stranger things have happened, I suppose:
For months, while she worked at Industry Canada helping small businesses, Marie-France Marquis harbored a dream of running a small business of her own.
When Treasury Board President Tony Clement’s workforce adjustment program began pushing public servants out the door, Marquis saw her chance.
After 13 years in the federal public service, Marquis alternated with another employee facing a job loss, left Industry Canada in November and embarked on a new career as an entrepreneur.
Only a few hundred thousand more to go...