Posts Tagged "Ted Hsu"

An unexpected difference in voting between the NDP and Liberals: re-naming a national park

Ted Hsu

Private Member’s Bill C-370 proposes to rename St. Lawrence Islands National Park to Thousand Islands National Park. The rationale for this is that Thousand Islands is a much more recognized international brand which would attract more tourism business to the…

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2013Apr9-AlfalfaDayFEATURE

Day of Action to Stop GM Alfalfa

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Day of Israeli Independence

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Pitch-In Kingston 2013

Ted Hsu

Thanks to all who joined me and my team on April 26 as we worked at Shannon Park during this year’s Pitch-In Kingston event.

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Dear Mr. Harper, Please support my Bill C-562.

Ted Hsu

Dear Mr. Harper, “You can’t manage what you can’t measure,” You said those words, and I could not agree more. In May 2014, you committed Canada to spend $3.5 billion over five years, starting in 2015, to improve the health of…

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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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Long-form census and healthy cities

Ted Hsu

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…

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Daycares need good data

Ted Hsu

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…

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Energy Retrofits: Instead of the Conservative plan to renovate million dollar homes, we could make old homes more affordable

Ted Hsu

Prime Minister Harper recently made an election promise to establish a home renovation tax credit. It has been rightly criticized for spending lots of money on people who are already well housed without government help. People who own million dollar…

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Why did Stephen Harper choose to keep the jail term for not filling out the census?

Ted Hsu

  Contrary to their election promise in 2011, Stephen Harper’s government chose to keep the threat of jail time for not filling out the census. “Our government committed to removing the jail-time penalties for Canadians who refused to participate in…

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