Archive for October, 2013

Statement of MP Ted Hsu on the Retirement of the Hon. John Gerretsen, MPP for Kingston and the Islands

Ted Hsu

I wish to express my heartfelt appreciation to the Honourable John Gerretsen for his dedicated service, stretching over four decades, to the people of Kingston and the Islands and to the people of Ontario as an elected representative. There are…

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Looking for answers on FATCA

Ted Hsu

Working with MP Irwin Cotler, the Liberal Party critic for Rights and Freedoms, I’ve submitted a written Order Paper Question (Q-121) on the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA). Written Order Paper Questions are one way that MPs can ask the government detailed…

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Harper government to MPs: first pass the law, then we'll tell you what it means

Ted Hsu

“I am waiting for this legislation to pass and then details will come forward” Treasury Board President, MP Tony Clement, to the CBC I am privileged to represent the people of Kingston and the Islands in the House of Commons….

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The Big Chill

Ted Hsu

Yesterday the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada (PIPSC) released The Big Chill, a survey posed to their 15,398 science-based members, including federal scientists, researchers and engineers. The survey looked at the scale and impact of “muzzling” federal scientists, and…

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