Posts Tagged "Vic Toews"

Minister Toews, I am reminded of this passage from the Gospels: "In truth I tell you, this poor widow has put more in than all who have contributed to the treasury"

Ted Hsu

A story today from the CBC sheds some light on a recent story in the Kingston Whig Standard about inmates at Collins Bay Institution who, with their warden’s permission, donated their own money to the local food bank in a…

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The Devil is in the Details

Ted Hsu

In a time when it seems that politics is polarized beyond belief, I’m happy to say that I actually do share a few key beliefs with small “c” conservatives. I believe in spending money wisely and frugally.

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The REAL Numbers Behind Closing KP and RTC?

Ted Hsu

 After my initial press release questioning the cost-rationale for closing Kingston Penitentiary and the Regional Treatment Centre, Public Safety Minister Vic Toews responded in the Kingston Whig-Standard showing surprise at the numbers. Today in the Whig-Standard, I explained exactly where…

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Kingston Correction Institutions Amongst Cheapest to Operate and Maintain

Ted Hsu

This is my original press release in response to the government’s claim that Kingston Penitentiary is being closed in part as a cost savings measure. Vic Toews has issued a response today in the Kingston Whig Standard, which I will follow…

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What are the true net savings of closing the Kingston Pen, Regional Treatment Centre, and LeClerc Institution?

Ted Hsu

At the press conference on April 19, 2012, where Public Safety Minister Vic Toews announced the closure of  Kingston Penitentiary, the Regional Treatment Centre and Leclerc institution, he said that this action would result in savings of $120 million per…

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