Tag Archives: MP Ted Hsu

Long-form census allows planners to invest in services that best serve the community

I recently reached out to the City Manager’s Office at the City of Toronto to try to get a better understanding of how they use census data. Toronto is the most populous city in the country, and my hope was … Continue reading

Posted in Federal News, General | Tagged , , , , , , , ,

Parkinson: How Canadian Census data improved my research of the early British and American Settlers of Rawdon Township, Lower Canada

As I work to mobilize support for Bill C-626, my private member’s bill to reinstate the mandatory long-form census, I have been asking Canadians how the elimination of the mandatory long-form census has affected their lives and their work. Daniel … Continue reading

Posted in Federal News, General | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Bad data means $$$ for education, day care, transportation, and health care sent to wrong places

I recently reached out to the City Manager’s Office at the City of Toronto to try to get a better understanding of how they use census data. Toronto is the most populous city in the country, and my hope was … Continue reading

Posted in Federal News, General | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

APHEO: “Good governance requires good information”

As I work to mobilize support for Bill C-626, my private member’s bill to reinstate the mandatory long-form census, I have been asking Canadians how the elimination of the mandatory long-form census has affected their lives and their work. Cameron … Continue reading

Posted in Federal News, General | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Government refuses to answer questions about closing the EI processing office

This fall, I used a written Order Paper Question to ask the government for information about the decision to cut jobs at the Kingston Employment Insurance processing office while they were being increased at North Bay. That office provides an important service for Canadians who … Continue reading

Posted in Federal News, General, Kingston News | Tagged , , , , , , , ,

Cynthia Levine-Rasky: “Without data, a problem suddenly disappears”

As I work to mobilize support for Bill C-626, my private member’s bill to reinstate the mandatory long-form census, I have been asking Canadians how the elimination of the mandatory long-form census has affected their lives and their work. Dr. … Continue reading

Posted in Federal News, General | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Tom Mulcair misrepresents my Bill C-626

Tom Mulcair, leader of the NDP, should have let the NDP critics, MP Kennedy Stewart and MP Lauren Liu, handle the response to my private member’s bill. Since I first started working on my Bill C-626, to bring back the mandatory … Continue reading

Posted in Federal News, General | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Santa Claus Parade

I look forward to the the Santa Claus Parade every year. It’s a great way to kick off the holiday season!

Posted in Ted About Town | Tagged , , ,

My speech on Bill C-626

Earlier this month, I had the chance to speak to my private member’s bill to reinstate the mandatory long-form census, Bill C-626, during the first hour of debate in the House of Commons.   Et voici mon discours en français: … Continue reading

Posted in Federal News, General | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Canadian Public Health Association supports Bill C-626

The Canadian Public Health Association recognizes that the reduced response rate of the National Household Survey, compared to the mandatory long-form census, “calls into question the validity of the data.” The organization knows that this will “affect public health decision-making … Continue reading

Posted in Federal News, General | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , ,