This is serious

CBC News – Calgary – Police recruiting axed amid uncertain budget.

The city that has come to Winnipeg for the last several years to poach potential candidates for their police force is having some financial problems.

Is it a game of chicken between the city and the CPD?

What’s happening in Calgary — a city that was only until recently flooded with cash — that a pre-approved budget motion is suddenly rescinded?

The three-year, $800-million police budget represents the single largest chunk of the city’s spending.”

Sound familiar?