Andrew Cash is the NDP Member of Parliament for the riding of Davenport, in Toronto.
Prior to his election in May 2011, Andrew worked as a musician and journalist. He is a Juno award winning singer/songwriter, performer and producer who has released a dozen records over the last twenty-five years. He worked as a journalist for fifteen years for NOW magazine covering a wide range of urban political issues.
Since his election, Andrew has been working hard to bring arts, culture and urban issues to the House of Commons. Through his National Urban Worker Strategy bill he is standing up for the rights of self-employed, freelance, contract, part-time employees and unpaid interns. He is working to make life more affordable through initiatives such as his campaign to stop Pay-to-Pay fees. And he is fighting for a cleaner environment and more accessible public transit in the GTA through his campaign to stop the dirty diesel trains from running between Union Station and Pearson Airport and advocating for clean, electric trains.
Andrew was voted the Best Toronto MP in 2013 by the readers of Now Magazine.
Andrew Cash chairs the Toronto Caucus of the NDP and is the Official Opposition Critic for Multiculturalism.