Archive for January, 2014

Government "responds" to my FATCA question

Ted Hsu

Opposition MPs have to ask the government lots of questions: it’s a key part of holding the government to account. MPs are able to ask the government written questions, called Order Paper Questions, and the government has to respond in…

Read More

Let's Have Parliamentary Science Interns

Ted Hsu

Members of Parliament and Senators regularly receive interns to work in their  Parliament Hill offices — from their home ridings, from across Canada and even from foreign countries. Interns bring a fresh perspective and energy to parliamentarians’ offices and carry…

Read More

Liberals call for a study of the propane shortage

Ted Hsu

Liberals call for a study of the propane shortage OTTAWA – Liberal Natural Resources critic Geoff Regan and MP Ted Hsu are asking the Standing Committee on Natural Resources to address the propane shortage affecting many Eastern Ontario residents. For…

Read More

Closing Science Libraries?

Ted Hsu

I’m worried about recent news stories on the closure of science libraries. Last year, the Conservative government decided to “consolidate” the 11 Department of Fisheries and Oceans libraries into only four. The government claims that this is a “modernizing” practice…

Read More