La Connaissance Qui Compte

Ted Hsu

Cher(ère) concitoyen(enne), Il existe nombreux arguments valables en faveur de la prise de décision éclairée par des éléments probants mais, pour que le peuple y croie, je pense qu’il nous faut plus d’histoires. Avez-vous une histoire? Est-ce que vous ou…

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Knowing Counts

Ted Hsu

Dear fellow citizen, There are a lot of good arguments for evidence-informed decision making, but for people to really believe in it, I think we need more stories. Do you have a story? Could you or your organization contribute some…

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Knowing Counts / La Connaissance Qui Compte

Ted Hsu

English Témoignages de la Valeur Issue du Recensement dans la Vie Quotidienne LA PLACE ACCORDÉE AUX ÉLÉMENTS PROBANTS DANS LE DÉBAT PUBLIC On dit que nous sommes dans l’ère post-vérité, marquée par sa grande complexité, et sa société où règne…

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Price increases and shortages are usually connected. What about pharmaceuticals?

Ted Hsu

The notorious case of the “Pharma Bro”, Martin Shkreli, who bought an old drug, Daraprim, and quickly raised its price by 50 times, caused a considerable stir in the United States, becoming an election issue. Quebec-based company Valeant has also come…

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My thoughts on the new Chief Science Officer of Canada

Ted Hsu

I was recently asked to give a talk on my thoughts about the Chief Science Officer position promised by the new Trudeau government’s election platform. I thought I would upload a copy of my slides for anyone interested. It will…

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A Family Friendly House of Commons: Why and what does it mean?

Ted Hsu

The House Leader of the new Liberal Government, Dominic Leblanc, has said that the House of Commons standing committee on Procedure and House affairs will be tasked with, amongst other reforms, coming up with ways to make the House more…

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Congratulations to Art McDonald and Canada's Solar Neutrino Observatory

Ted Hsu

With only a few days left as MP for Kingston and the Islands, I would like to recognize today a scientist in my riding of Kingston and the Islands, a former colleague and great Canadian who has been awarded the…

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