Tag Archives: MP Ted Hsu
Let me begin by saluting the hard work and sacrifices which are made by the volunteer firefighters who protect residents in Kingston and the Islands. Their service and contribution to our community is well appreciated by all. Bill C-504, a … Continue reading
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: July 13, 2014: Here is another reason to do basic science research, to understand the country we live in, so that we’re not lacking crucial information needed to hold our own … 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Committee, we learned that, while Scientific Research and Experimental Development tax credits are already being withdrawn, the direct grants to replace them won’t be rolled out until later next year.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.