Your Tax Dollars at work:
On behalf of Minister of State (Sport) Bal Gosal,Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors), today announced the Government of Canada will provide the Canadian Fencing Federation with $50,000 through Sport Canada’s Hosting Program. Funds will support the organization’s hosting of the 2014 Vancouver Men’s Epee Grand Prix, which will be held in Richmond on March 22 and 23, 2014.
But then there's more:
"We are pleased to support the Canadian Fencing Federation's hosting of the 2014 Vancouver Men’s Epee Grand Prix, which provides world-class competition for our elite athletes, in addition to promoting the benefits of a healthy lifestyle to the local community
– Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport)
Tell me, Minster Gosal, how many people in Vancouver fence?