Posts Tagged "Prison Farm"

Conservatives closed the prison farms, got it all wrong about the skills deficit in the economy

Ted Hsu

When the Prison Farms were closed in 2010, the Conservative government’s rationale was written down in a letter from Public Safety Minister, Vic Toews, to the House of Commons committee on Public Safety and National Security CSC has been gradually phasing…

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Til the Cows Come Home

Ted Hsu

A few months ago I had a special opportunity to present a policy platform proposal to the Liberal caucus. As much as I would have liked to offer something on energy and climate change, science and technology or higher education, I chose to…

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Finally some answers on the Prison Farms land

Ted Hsu

I asked the government about Correctional Services of Canada’s sale of a parcel of land from the former Prison Farm. After some time I received the answer below.  I thought my constituents might be interested in the response:  

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Pending sale of former prison farm land: no information forthcoming from Correctional Service of Canada

Ted Hsu

Update March 26, 2014: The Government responded to my order paper question in the House of Commons. The purchaser was the Royal Kingston Curling Club. The price was $18,500. The closing date was October 31, 2013. A Notice of Intent…

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