Category Archive for "Ted About Town"

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Promoting Kingston Tourism

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Travel and tourism are critical to the Kingston and the Islands economy and youth employment. I was pleased to speak at a recent event in Kingston hosted by the Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC) and the Canadian Tourism Commission…

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Standing up for Science and Academic Freedoms

Ted Hsu

Last week, I was honoured to speak at the Stand Up for Science rally in Kingston, as well as to debate the subject of freedom of speech for government scientists with my Parliamentary colleagues on Power and Politics. I am…

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Ribfest & Craft Beer Show

Ted Hsu

Ted enjoyed participating in a new event for Kingston: the Ribfest & Craft Beer Show where he was invited to judge in the BBQ ribs and chicken competition.

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A Hometown Cry

Ted Hsu

Kingston hosted the 2013 World Invitational Town Crier Competition to crown the World Champion Town Crier. As part of the festivisites, I was very happy to be able to deliver the ceremonial Hometown Cry. Click on the photo below to…

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Princess Street Promenade

Ted Hsu

Princess Street was closed for the Annual Princess Street Promenade on August 3rd as downtown businesses and organizations set up stalls on the street. I set up a stall outside of my Constituency Office on the corner of Bagot and Princess to talk…

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Prison Farms Third Anniversary

Ted Hsu

August 2013 marked the three year anniversary of the closing of Prison Farms and I attended a vigil to commemorate the day and reiterate the intention of a future Liberal government to reinstate the prison farms.      

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Community BBQ at Shannon Park

Ted Hsu

On July 28th at Shannon Park I hosted a community MP barbeque for the first time. We had a dedicated group of volunteers who helped with the food, drinks and running various children’s activities. It was a great opportunity for me to talk with constituents face to face and…

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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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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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Skeleton Park Music Festival

Ted Hsu

On June 22, McBurney Park hosted the eighth annual Skeleton Park Music Festival featuring a great mixture of local musicians, activities for kids and booths hosted by artisans and advocacy groups. It was a perfect opportunity for me to enjoy…

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