Posts Tagged "liability cap"

What if you are not satisfied with the answer you got in Question Period?

Ted Hsu

I am often asked, “Are you frustrated by the non-answers you sometimes get in Question Period?” Well, it turns out that there is actually a time, 30 minutes each day, when MPs can quiz the government for a longer period…

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Reducing taxpayer liability for offshore drilling and nuclear accidents

Ted Hsu

Canadian taxpayers may not realize it, but we are all collectively liable for billions of dollars in damages in the event of a major oil spill or a terrible accident at a nuclear power plant. http://youtu.be/SEqfJQYd5mw (link to video of my…

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Committing to the polluter-pay principle – I applaud Minister Joe Oliver.

Ted Hsu

Last week, the Harper government said that it will be raising the liability cap for offshore oil drilling. This is the maximum amount that a company drilling offshore need be liable for in an accident. (they could be liable for…

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