From time to time, Hill Dispatches will scan the horizon to see what is happening now and what is coming soon. As the Conservatives try to re-make Canada in their own image, it is taking many individual stories to form the big, and sometimes quite scary, story.
The Public Service Alliance of Canada has started to publish what the government calls "workforce adjustment" information.
The union is reporting on the numbers of members in different job categories who have received notices saying they could lose their jobs. That number is now over 12,000 in total, with the largest number in the National Capital Region.
Cuts to Parks Canada of 1,689 jobs have been well publicized.
But there are many others