Tag Archives: MP Ted Hsu

Standing up for Science and Academic Freedoms

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 … Continue reading

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Ribfest & Craft Beer Show

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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Princess Street Promenade

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 … Continue reading

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Prison Farms Third Anniversary

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

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 … Continue reading

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Pull Together for Epilepsy

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 … Continue reading

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Protecting Universities and Hospitals from Downloaded Funding Cuts to CANARIE

When Minister of State for Science and Technology Gary Goodyear came to answer questions at the Industry Science and Technology Committee, I was able to get him to commit to avoid downloading, to universities and hospitals, of Conservative cutbacks to the Internet backbone CANARIE. … Continue reading

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My Response: Senate Expense Scandal

I have received countless emails, petitions, and letters from constituents who are outraged over the Senate expense scandal. Here is what I have written in response: “Thank you for writing to express your displeasure at the Senate expense scandal and to demand that the Conservatives come clean … Continue reading

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Government shows little interest in the future of VIA Rail

Update (July 20): Lisa Raitt is the new Minister of Transport. Write to Lisa Raitt if you wish to express your opinion about passenger rail transport in Canada.   On June 4 in the House of Commons Bruce Hyer, the … Continue reading

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Autism Rally

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. … Continue reading

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