I know I'm a day early, but I couldn't resist given that the (Canadian) Federal budget drops today. If you are a federal public servant you may want to consider following 8 simple rules of Budget Time:
1ST RULE: You do not talk about the budget.
2ND RULE: You DO NOT talk about the budget.
3RDRULE: If someone you don't know asks you about the budget, the conversation is over.
4TH RULE: Only two types of estimates matter; main estimates and supplementary estimates.
5TH RULE: One of the Annexes has the information you are looking for.
6TH RULE: No tweeting, no Facebooking.
7TH RULE: This will go on as long as it has to.
8THRULE: If this is your first Budget, you can find it here.
(Note: all of the above is clearly aimed at providing some much needed levity.)
Note that while we work as public servants this is entirely our own initiative and what we post here does not necessarily reflect the view of the government, our offices or our positions there in.
Notez bien que nous travaillons commes functionnaires, ceci est entièrement notre propre initiative et ce que nous publions sur ce site ne reflète pas nécessairement le point de vue du gouvernement, de nos organisations ou de nos postes.