Quebec AM | Apr 4, 2013 | 10:34

New panel created by PQ government criticized

The Parti Québécois government's new National Review Commission aims to find out how Ottawa's employment insurance reforms will affect Quebecers. Many say it is a waste of money, and would rather see it invested elsewhere.

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