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Richard Raiswell: January 2013 Archives

Richard Raiswell - Changes and Protests to EI

Richard Raiswell EI benefits 3.jpgThe changes to EI have been the topic of much discussion lately. From protests to politicians raising it provincially and federally. So when Marlene Geirsdorf of Montague started her campaign after losing her benefits - she became the posterperson of the issue. She caught the attention of a columnist in Canada's national newspaper - and that caught the attention of Mainstreet's political columnist, Richard Raiswell.

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Richard Raiswell - Election Promises

Richard Raiswell3.jpgJust how much can you promise to do...or not to do during an election campaign? That's the question one group of concerned Islanders is hoping to get a definitive answer to as it prepares to take the Provincial Government to court over plans to bring in the HST April 1st. For his thoughts on this... here's Mainstreet's Political Columnist Richard Raiswell.

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