Archive for June, 2012

Risks to service for Canadians who need Employment Insurance – has the Minister thought it through?

Ted Hsu

UPDATE: I’ve been told by Service Canada that, in Kingston and the Islands, two people’s jobs (supporting the Employment Insurance Board of Referees which are being eliminated in favour of a much smaller tribunal) are being eliminated. Another person working…

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Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal Nominees

Ted Hsu

Full videos and biographies of the nominees are available here. I am pleased to announce the names of 30 residents of Kingston and the Islands who will receive the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal. The nominees have been affirmed by His Excellency…

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Possible High School Closure in Kingston

Ted Hsu

Community members have asked me, as the Member of Parliament for Kingston and the Islands, to weigh in on the possible closure of KCVI, LCVI or QECVI. As I understand it, there are a myriad of possible options being considered….

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House of Commons sitting through the night — Here's Why!

Ted Hsu

  Are you concerned that the Conservative majority government is: raising from 65 to 67 years old, the age of eligibility for Old Age Security? Or, integrating Canadian and American maritime police forces? Or, repealing fair wage legislation? Or, eliminating…

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Let's Talk! Local Telephone Town Hall on Massive Budget Bill C-38

Ted Hsu

I am inviting  local constituents to join me on the telephone to discuss budget cuts that are being rushed through the House of Commons and will have a profound effect on the Canada we know.  Constituents will have an opportunity…

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MP Ted Hsu — In Defence of Science

Ted Hsu

Liberals believe that science works better than slogans. Liberals believe that science is powerful because it welcomes criticism. Liberals believe that Canada needs the honest accounting that comes from science, so we can make smart decisions, and compete in the…

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June Episode of The LOCAL View with Ted Hsu: The War of 1812 at Agnes Etherington Art Centre

Ted Hsu

    Settle in for a new episode of The LOCAL View with Ted Hsu,  Tuesday, June 5 at 6pm on Channel 13 TV Cogeco. This episode runs throughout June. Check here for other times. Join me with the following…

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