Posts Tagged "budget"

Conservative Sci-Tech and R&D funding claims don't hold up

Ted Hsu

The Conservative government often claims to have spent $11 billion in new investments in science and technology since taking office in 2006. This is the standard answer when the government is pressured about muzzling scientists, closing important research facilities or…

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Science Infrastructure Needs Operational Funding: The James Clerk Maxwell Telescope

Ted Hsu

UPDATE:I had a chance to  rise in the House and ask the Minister of Industry to provide this important operational funding:   Science requires an investment in infrastructure to build research facilities, but it also requires ongoing operational funding for those…

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City budget burdened by expiring Federal support for affordable housing

Ted Hsu

It’s the time of year for City Councillors to do the difficult but critical job of setting priorities and determining the municipal budget and possible property tax increases. The federal government’s lack of attention to affordable housing is making this…

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My Response: Free the CBC of Political Interference

Ted Hsu

Over the past few weeks, hundreds of constituents have written me emails and signed online petitions to show their support for the CBC. Here is what I have been saying to them about Bill C-60 and the need to keep the…

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