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Joe Comartin's straight-talk express

The NDP MP does not sound particularly enthused about the government’s EI legislation.

Windsor-Tecumseh MP Joe Comartin says an Employment Insurance bill tabled by the Conservative government Wednesday doesn’t live up to the way it was characterized by the human resources minister. “I guess my initial reaction is what’s not in it,” said Comartin of the bill, which was tabled in the House of Commons at around 3:30 p.m. after parliament was disrupted by an anti-seal hunt protest. “We just don’t see how they claim it will cost $900 million and benefit 190,000 people.”

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