OSFI has authorized CMHC to commence web-based social-networking campaign to booster public image.
As one contributor to our comments section noted, a closer inspection of the OFSI logo was in order:
Umm... "Office of Starfleet Intelligence?"
The Twitter homepage for the account states they are:
Official Twitter page of OSFI. Bureau de L'étoile de la Flotte de Renseignement
Ottawa, OntarioClever. Because "Bureau de L'étoile de la Flotte de Renseignement" is french for 'The Office of Star Fleet Intelligence'.
The real CMHC did launch a new twitter account titled @CMHC_ca, which you can see here:
But the @OFSI_ca account, which was set up a mere hours after the CMHC account, is that of an individual portraying themselves as a civilian watchdog.
It doesn't detract from the media campaign we profiled yesterday by CAAMP (the Canadian Association of Accredited Mortgage Professionals), but the OFSI did not create a twitter account in response.
Ya gotta admire the creativity of the faux twitter account tho... made me laugh.
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