Sounds like an Air Farce skit

Ontario to collect $347-million payout
Ontario will for the first time collect from a federal program designed to shift wealth to Canada’s poorest regions next year, an unpleasant reminder of the grim economic prospects facing the country’s most populous province. Premier Dalton McGuinty’s government will receive $347-million in the fiscal year starting in March, federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty announced at a meeting Monday with his provincial and territorial counterparts.

Wow.