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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

Voted No on Vote #311 on Bill C-40 Respecting the Rouge National Urban Park

Posted on Twitter Reliable data is a health issue. Tx to Assn of Local Public Health Agencies for supporting Bill C-626 http://t.co/8SoCHyUoEF #ItMakesCensus

Posted on Twitter Pleased to have the support of the Assn of Cdn Archivists for Bill C-626 to bring back the census http://t.co/mid2lJeH3X #ItMakesCensus

Posted on Twitter Census data is critical for genealogists: http://t.co/gQOt6uraLU

This week

Posted on Twitter Representation matters. Eliminating the long-form census means local politicians know less about their constituents http://t.co/CBkOwi8l2z

Posted on Twitter Many infrastructure-related concerns of SW Ontario economy are shared by Kingston #ygk

A week ago

Posted on Twitter OSPE is Ontario Society of Professional Engineers

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by CKWS Kingston's Political Agenda Inmates have long moved out … and instead of housing criminals, MP Ted Hsu says the old building will be used to store government documents until 2017. But before that year approaches, one of his goals is to fast-track the decommissioning process– to ...

Mentioned by Queen's Journal Mark Gerretsen earns Liberal nomination Current MP Ted Hsu has served as the riding's MP since 2011, but announced in August that he wouldn't run again in 2015. Former House of Commons Speaker Peter Milliken served as Liberal MP for Kingston and the Islands from 1988 to 2011. In a riding ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Infrastructure Mr. Speaker, let us picture ourselves stuck in traffic again, wasting time. In Ontario, we remember how the Prime Minister will not meet with our Premier ...

Spoke in the House on Rouge National Urban Park Act Mr. Speaker, I appreciate the opportunity to comment on my hon. colleague's speech. I would say that she is right that it is important to have ...

Voted Yes on Vote #310 on Bill C-603 Amend the Motor Vehicle Safety Act (vehicle side guards)

Voted No on Vote #309 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Voted Yes on Vote #308 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Voted Yes on Vote #307 on Bill S-211 Establish a national day to promote health and fitness for all Canadians

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Subject-matter of the Supplementary Estimates (B) 2014-15: Vote 5b under OFFICES OF ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. My first question, Madame Legault, is about the delays in your office because of the lack of officers with top secret security ...

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, since we are about to impose time allocation on report stage debate in the House, I have a couple of questions that I would ...

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, it is at this point in the legislative process that the House of Commons examines the work of the finance committee. I was at ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Bill S-211, An Act to establish a national day to promote health ... Mr. French, I remember attending a Canadian Tire Jumpstart event at the Boys and Girls Club in Kingston, which was quite well attended, and I think ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-43, A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget ... Division 28 represents a step in the right direction, although it could have been stronger and more effective. The Liberal Party has put forward six amendments ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper With regard to Correctional Service Canada's (CSC) terminated Prison Farm Program: (a) has CSC studied the possibility of re-opening a prison farm program; (b) what studies, ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by Hamilton Spectator Canada needs long form census Liberal MP Ted Hsu's private member's bill before the House of Commons (Bill C-626) asks the government to reintroduce the mandatory long form census. The replacement of the long form census with the voluntary National Household Survey has had a ...

Spoke in the House on An Act to amend the Statistics Act (appointment of Chief Statistician and long-form census) moved that Bill C-626, An Act to amend the Statistics Act (appointment of Chief Statistician and long-form census), be read the second time and referred to ...

Spoke in the House on Statistics Canada Mr. Speaker, I would like to be able to measure long-term trends. Bill C-626 will be debated later today, a bill to restore the mandatory long-form ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to government funding, for each fiscal year since 2007-2008 inclusive: (a) what are the details of all grants, contributions, and loans to any organization, ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on M-428, Electronic Petitions My second question is also related to previous questions. It's about sponsorship. I've always had this policy. I wrote it down pretty soon after I got ...

Mentioned by Winnipeg Free Press MPs to debate bill to bring back long-form census axed by Conservatives OTTAWA - The Commons will debate a private member's bill to bring back the long-form census, the mandatory questionnaire axed by the Conservative government in 2010. Liberal MP Ted Hsu's proposal would amend the Statistics Act to make the long-form ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) House of Commons to debate bill that would bring back long-form census The Commons will debate a private member's bill to bring back the long-form census, the mandatory questionnaire axed by the Conservative government in 2010. Liberal MP Ted Hsu's proposal would amend the Statistics Act to make the long-form census a ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Long-Form Census: Ted Hsu's Bill To Bring Back Questionnaire Set For Debate OTTAWA - The Commons will debate a private member's bill to bring back the long-form census, the mandatory questionnaire axed by the Conservative government in 2010. Liberal MP Ted Hsu's proposal would amend the Statistics Act to make the long-form ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Pre-Budget Consultations 2014 Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. I'd like to start with a question for Mr. Gill. You mentioned in your presentation that inadequate transportation infrastructure is ...

More than three months ago

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-626 An Act to amend the Statistics Act (appointment of Chief Statistician and long-form census)

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, ...

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 ...

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

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