Category Archive for "General"

Daycares need good data

Ted Hsu

I recently reached out to the City Manager’s Office at the City of Toronto to try to get a better understanding of how they use census data. Toronto is the most populous city in the country, and my hope was…

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Lifelong pension option for injured veterans instead of lump sum payments: reduces risk

Ted Hsu

Throughout the last Parliament, my Liberal Party colleagues and I have been advocating for the proper treatment of veterans, who have put themselves in harm’s way in the service of Canada. This is now continued with the Liberal Party’s promises…

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Conservatives Decrease Funding for Pesticide Regulation and Safety

Ted Hsu

The issue of neonicotinoid pesticides, which have been shown to adversely affect bees and other pollinators essential to agriculture and the ecosystem, has been in the forefront in recent years. It is an economic issue and an environmental issue. Many…

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Energy Retrofits: Instead of the Conservative plan to renovate million dollar homes, we could make old homes more affordable

Ted Hsu

Prime Minister Harper recently made an election promise to establish a home renovation tax credit. It has been rightly criticized for spending lots of money on people who are already well housed without government help. People who own million dollar…

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Why did Stephen Harper choose to keep the jail term for not filling out the census?

Ted Hsu

  Contrary to their election promise in 2011, Stephen Harper’s government chose to keep the threat of jail time for not filling out the census. “Our government committed to removing the jail-time penalties for Canadians who refused to participate in…

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VOTING IN THE 2015 FEDERAL ELECTION IS EASY!

Ted Hsu

. Here’s what you need to do: As a result of Bill C-23, the Fair Elections Act, voters at polling stations need to show: PROOF OF IDENTITY (ID) and PROOF OF ADDRESS   When you go to cast your vote—whether…

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Federal funding to help revitalize the Wolfe Island Community Hall

Ted Hsu

I am very pleased that the Township of Frontenac Islands will be receiving federal funding for a project to restore and modernize the historic Wolfe Island Community Hall. Before the final decision was announced, I  had the opportunity to speak with Minister…

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Ted Hsu

    Make sure you are registered to vote! Visit www.elections.ca or call 1-800- 463-6868   As a result of Bill C-23, the Fair Elections Act, voters at polling stations need to show:   PROOF OF IDENTITY (ID) and PROOF OF…

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MP Ted Hsu's Constituency Office to close on October 9, 2015

Ted Hsu

  MP Ted Hsu’s constituency office at 14-303 Bagot Street in Kingston will officially close on Friday, October 9. REGARDING PASSPORTS – Constituents may continue to submit their passport applications with us until Friday, October 2. After this date, we encourage you to utilize the passport…

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2015 Public vs. 2008 non-Public Caretaker Government documents – a comparison

Ted Hsu

As you might know, since 2011 I have been calling (motivated by the work of scholars and other experts) on the government to make public the guidelines for the behaviour of the caretaker government, during periods when Parliament is dissolved…

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