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Liberal MP for Kingston and the Islands (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 39.30% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter The starving of Canadian science | Ottawa Citizen http://t.co/hMlMqIM8vL

Three days ago

Mentioned by Montreal Gazette Liberal MP wants long-form census returned A Liberal MP has put forward a private member's bill to protect the independence of Statistics Canada and reinstate the long-form census. Kingston and the Islands MP Ted Hsu says good data ultimately saves taxpayers from costly government policy mistakes ...

Mentioned by Ottawa Citizen Liberal MP wants long-form census returned A Liberal MP has put forward a private member's bill to protect the independence of Statistics Canada and reinstate the long-form census. Kingston and the Islands MP Ted Hsu says good data ultimately saves taxpayers from costly government policy mistakes ...

Posted on Twitter Thanks to all the staff at Murney Tower Museum for your help in taping "The Local View" today #ygk http://t.co/0eQ6ssLbnE

Posted on Twitter Visit the Murney Tower Museum! I'm holding officer's sword made in London where an Apple store is now located #ygk http://t.co/JoNMfkDYlJ

This week

Posted on Twitter Good night, thx for all comments and retweets

Posted on Twitter .@andrew_leach physicist in me says you need to provide examples, you may have case but I think you tried to claim too much territory

Posted on Twitter .@andrew_leach I'd say, at least ok for fed scientist to say, "Here is a research paper I published. Let me explain it to you..."

Mentioned by Macleans.ca Un-muzzle the scientists?: Critics say "Yes, please" Ted Hsu is the Liberal MP for Kingston and the Islands and the science and technology critic for the party. He first published this response to Leach's post on his blog. I've been .... Responses including myriad tweets, emails, phone calls, and blog posts from formerly-muzzled scientist Dr. Michael Rennie, from Member of Parliament and Liberal science and technology critic Ted Hsu, from Evidence 4 Democracy, and others followed. In most cases, the critical responses cited important, related issues and were not ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by Kingstonist Weekly Poll: Mayor Gerretsen Seeks Federal Nomination weekly poll, Gerretsen, federal election, mayoral election Nearly two weeks ago we learned that Ted Hsu, Member of Parliament for Kingston and the Islands, will not be running for re-election in 2015. We asked our readers how they felt about this decision ...

Mentioned by www.kingstonregion.com/ Home News Mayor or MP? Mark Gerretsen faces questions about... Candidate speculation has been building ever since first-term Kingston and The Islands Liberal MP Ted Hsu recently announced that he won't seek re-election in 2015 in order to spend more time with his young family. Earlier in the week, Gerretsen said that ...

Mentioned by Kingstonist Weekly Poll: Hsu Won't Seek Re-Election Ted Hsu, the highly-respected first-term Member of Parliament for Kingston and the Islands made a surprise announcement last Thursday that he would not seek re-election in 2015. In a statement released on his website, Hsu outlined the reasoning behind ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, visible minorities make up 19% of Canadians, yet in the last six years, only 1.5% of federal judicial appointments were visible minorities. That is ...

Spoke in the House on Red Tape Reduction Act Mr. Speaker, it is great to have an accountant in our caucus to explain issues that consume time and resources for small businesses and explain what ...

Voted No on Vote #224 on Bill C-6 Implement the Convention on Cluster Munitions

Voted No on Vote #223 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Didn't vote on Vote #222 That the debate be now adjourned.

Didn't vote on Vote #221 That the debate be now adjourned.

Three months ago

Didn't vote on Vote #220 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, I am here tonight regarding a question I asked on June 3. On that day, I asked about traffic jams in Toronto and the ...

Spoke in the House on Drug-Free Prisons Act Mr. Speaker, I listened to my colleague's speech. I listened very carefully, in fact. It would be inaccurate to suggest otherwise. I would like to ask ...

Spoke in the House on Democratic Reform Mr. Speaker, the so-called fair elections act needs amending. Yesterday, Liberal supporters from across Ontario received letters from the Ontario Conservatives reminding them to vote, but ...

Spoke in the House on Portugal Day Today is Portugal Day, when Portuguese communities around the world commemorate the death of Luis de Camões, the author of Os Lusíadas, Portugal's national poem celebrating ...

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, I know that Canadians will have listened with interest to the remarks from the member for Saskatoon—Humboldt. However, just to accompany those remarks, I ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, instead of talking about the equivalent of taking cars off the road, why not actually take some cars off the road by investing in ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-31, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. As you mentioned, Liberal amendment LIB-2 is the same as NDP amendment NDP-6. Because this amendment is being moved by the NDP, ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Protection of Children and Youth in Developing Countries Thank you, Mr. Chair. I want to find out a little bit more about a comment that Dr. Nutt made about the need to expand the ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Subject Matter of Bill C-24, An Act to amend the Citizenship Act ... My question is perhaps for Ms. Jackman. The intent to reside requirement could create two classes of citizens: one class of citizens who are natives and ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on New Veterans Charter Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you to all of you for coming today to the committee and to help out with this study. My question is ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Strengthening the Protection of Women in our Immigration System and Supplementary Estimates ... Thank you very much, Chair. I'll add my thanks to the witnesses today. For all of my questions, they are not particularly directed at one witness ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-578 An Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act (removal of waiting period for apprentices)

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Human Rights Situation in Sri Lanka Thank you, Mr. Chair. First of all, I want to apologize for doing what I'm about to do out of the usual order, but I wanted ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-562 An Act to amend the Statistics Act (Chief Statistician and long-form census)

Spoke at the Finance committee on Pre-budget consultations 2013 I have a question about affordable housing and I wanted to thank you for the graphic that you handed out to the committee about the funding ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-4, A second act to implement certain provisions of the budget ... I want to follow up on something which I think is related to one of Mr. Keddy's questions. The minister's fiscal update last week mentioned that ...