Don't worry, white males, you can still be hired by Canada's Department of Public Works, as long as somebody gets "written permission" to do so.
"They are in effect cutting off a significant portion of the workforce from these opportunities," Macpherson tells the National Post. "It sounds like a pretty extreme measure that they're contemplating."
No kidding. Haven't we heard the same argument before in connection with, you know, discrimination against minorites? Discriminating to promote non-discrimination. Not doublespeak -- doublethink.