Tag Archives: MP Ted Hsu
I was supposed to give a speech about Bill C-23 in the House of Commons. Unfortunately, the Conservative government put a four day time limit on debate, called “time allocation”. Then the NDP compounded the problem by putting forward a … Continue reading
I’m worried about recent news stories on the closure of science libraries. Last year, the Conservative government decided to “consolidate” the 11 Department of Fisheries and Oceans libraries into only four. The government claims that this is a “modernizing” practice … Continue reading
Dropping a Russian flag on the North Pole didn’t make it Russian territory and placing a maple leaf there doesn’t make it Canadian Territory either
Justin Trudeau is on the side of scientists. Update: While Canada makes fanciful claims, Russia acts to secure its position in the Arctic, MATTHEW FISHER, POSTMEDIA NEWS Recently, Liberal leader Justin Trudeau was asked if the North Pole is in … Continue reading
November 7th, in Finance Committee, we learned that, while Scientific Research and Experimental Development tax credits are already being withdrawn, the direct grants to replace them won’t be rolled out until later next year. This is like Canada’s race car … Continue reading
On Monday, September 30, 2013, Kingston Penitentiary will close its doors after 178 years of operation. I have already written about the problems arising from this unexpected closure and I have questioned the Conservative Party’s claims on the costs and … Continue reading
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
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.
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
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.
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