Archive for July, 2013

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Pull Together for Epilepsy

Ted Hsu

On July 21  Kingston’s Epilepsy and Seizure Disorder Resource Centre put on the Pull Together for Epilepsy! Fire Truck Pull in front of City Hall to raise awareness and raise funds. Pull Together for Epilepsy featured nine teams competing to pull…

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Protecting Universities and Hospitals from Downloaded Funding Cuts to CANARIE

Ted Hsu

When Minister of State for Science and Technology Gary Goodyear came to answer questions at the Industry Science and Technology Committee, I was able to get him to commit to avoid downloading, to universities and hospitals, of Conservative cutbacks to the Internet backbone CANARIE….

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My Response: Senate Expense Scandal

Ted Hsu

I have received countless emails, petitions, and letters from constituents who are outraged over the Senate expense scandal. Here is what I have written in response: “Thank you for writing to express your displeasure at the Senate expense scandal and to demand that the Conservatives come clean…

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Government shows little interest in the future of VIA Rail

Ted Hsu

Update (July 20): Lisa Raitt is the new Minister of Transport. Write to Lisa Raitt if you wish to express your opinion about passenger rail transport in Canada.   On June 4 in the House of Commons Bruce Hyer, the…

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Autism Rally

Ted Hsu

In Confederation Park, Kingston mothers with autistic children tell me their stories and go over some statistics on autism in Canada. I also learned that autism support dogs help anchor certain autistic kids who would have a tendency to bolt….

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Public Hearings on Lake Ontario – St.Lawrence River water level regulation proposal

Ted Hsu

Some of my constituents have been telling me about low water levels in Lake Ontario this past year. But the real story is in the upper Great Lakes. Water levels there were recently the lowest ever recorded. This impacts the…

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