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Liberal MP for Kingston and the Islands (Ontario)

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

Today

Mentioned by Standard Rail safety subject of panel discussion - The Kingston Whig An increase in the amount of oil transported by rail has prompted Kingston and the Islands MP Ted Hsu to host an expert presentation and panel discussion about the practice's safety. Set for 7 p.m. Wednesday at Branch 631 of the Royal Canadian Legion on ...

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Congrats India-Canada Assoc. of Kingston for all the hard work put into another Heritage Day show http://t.co/VlbHOvHy9Z

This week

Spoke in the House on Removal of Imprisonment in Relation to Mandatory Surveys Act Mr. Speaker, it is a pleasure to speak today to Bill C-625. The bill would amend the Statistics Act to protect the privacy of Canadians by ...

Posted on Twitter American policy makers caution against getting rid of the census, use Canada as an example of what not to do http://t.co/RN5CyzQJO4

Posted on Twitter A U.S. writer summarizes the current state of our long-form census story:The Tragedy of Canada's Terrible Census Data http://t.co/oGOhIxuvns

Voted No on Vote #342 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Voted Yes on Vote #341 on Bill C-586 Amend the Canada Elections Act and the Parliament of Canada Act (candidacy and caucus reforms)

Posted on Twitter Like @dgardner, I hope @BillGates and PMSH discuss reinstating the mandatory long-form census today: http://t.co/NlfrltFO49

Posted on Twitter .@BillGates: “I've been struck by how important measurement is to improving human condition" http://t.co/NlfrltFO49 Census as critical tool!

A week ago

Voted Yes on Vote #340 That ( a) the House recognize that (i) the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the prohibition on ...

Voted Yes on Vote #339 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Voted Yes on Vote #338 on Bill C-51 Enact the Security of Canada Information Sharing Act and the Secure Air Travel Act, to ...

Posted on Twitter Kingston celebrates Chinese New Year, thanks to Tallack Martial Arts for performing the Lion dance! http://t.co/7KdYh8tgBP

Mentioned by Post Let's forget long census and move on - Regina Leader I appreciate any effort to strengthen Statistics Canada, but now that Liberal MP Ted Hsu's private member's bill to bring back the long-form census has failed, we should develop the statistics system of the future and stop looking back to the system as it was in ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Exploring the Potential of Social Finance in Canada Thanks to our witnesses for coming in today. I want to understand a little bit better some of the challenges in implementing social finance. In particular, ...

Mentioned by Ottawa Citizen Martin Cooke: We can do better than the long form census In Private Member's Bill 628, Liberal MP Ted Hsu proposed to bring back the long form census. I appreciate any effort to strengthen Statistics Canada but, now that this bill has failed, we should be developing the statistics system of the future and stop looking ...

Mentioned by Post Mayor wants return of long-form census - Regina Leader "I think the more information we have, the better we are," Mayor Don Atchison said. An attempt by Liberal MP Ted Hsu to reinstate the long-form census came to an end last week when his private member's bill was defeated. Like other civic leaders across the ...

Mentioned by Post Mayor wants return of long-form census - Regina Leader "I think the more information we have, the better we are," Mayor Don Atchison said. An attempt by Liberal MP Ted Hsu to reinstate the long-form census came to an end last week when his private member's bill was defeated. Like other civic leaders across the ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by www.kingstonregion.com/ Kingston Passport Services: what you can really... ... A few weeks ago, Service Canada in Kingston announced that they would now be accepting and processing passport applications, but what services are being offered exactly and how do they differ from what was previously (and is still) offered at MP Ted Hsu's office? ... “As a member of parliament I really have to focus on the more complicated cases and legislation and different federal issues that constituents bring up, and the passport services were to the point where they were taking away from that,” he said.

Spoke in the House on Opposition Motion—Job Creation Mr. Speaker, I would like to talk about small businesses, and in particular, about creating new small businesses where the jobs involve work that is highly ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have a petition from people across the country, particularly in Quebec and eastern Canada, asking Parliament to vote in favour of Bill C-626, ...

Spoke in the House on An Act to amend the Statistics Act (appointment of Chief Statistician and long-form census) Mr. Speaker, this year is the 350th anniversary of the first census done in what is now Canada. We have been doing a census for centuries ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, the last petition is from Canadians who are appalled that we spent an extra $22 million on the national household survey to collect data ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to the Agreement Between the Government of Canada and the Government of the United States of America to Improve International Tax Compliance through Enhanced ...

Three 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 ...

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 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 ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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)