Archive for January, 2012

Pensions: some thoughts

Ted Hsu

If you are worried about what Stephen Harper has been saying about changing Old Age Security (OAS) benefits to make OAS more “sustainable”, know that I and my Liberal Party colleagues will do our best to prevent Stephen Harper from…

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Electro-Motive is in London, Ontario, but next time it could be us

Ted Hsu

I call on the Conservative federal government to try to help the more than 400 workers in London, Ontario, who risk the loss of their jobs unless they agree to give up more than half of their salary. Electro-Motive Canada,…

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St. Lawrence College shows off its strengths

Ted Hsu

St. Lawrence College hosted Bob Rae and me on Bob’s Skills and Trades tour in January 2012. With us in this picture are Don Young, Dean of Applied Science, and Ian Kilborn, Instructor. We’re in a plumbing classroom and Ian’s…

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Let government scientists speak freely about their research

Ted Hsu

In December 2011, the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration handed down an administrative order allowing its scientists to speak freely – to speak freely with the media and the public – even speak freely about policy implications of their…

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Protect Canadians from Drug Shortages

Ted Hsu

The following was published as a Letter to the Editor, in the Kingston Whig Standard, January 14, 2012 Kudos to the Whig-Standard for its front-page story on Jan. 5 (“Shortage of drugs ‘huge problem’ “). The current shortage has affected…

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