Open Letter on Davenport Diamond “Super Bridge” Project

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Hi folks, I’ve released an open letter to the community regarding the Metrolinx Davenport Diamond super bridge project. I invite you to read it below: There is no question that we must build much more public transit in our city; transit that is affordable, clean and accessible. For too long…

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Letter to Transport Canada About the Davenport Diamond Project

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In light of the ongoing concern from local residents about Metrolinx’s Davenport Diamond super bridge project, today I wrote to the federal Minister of Transportation, Lisa Raitt, to inquire as to the extent of the federal government’s involvement in this process. You’ll find the letter below. I will publish her…

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Statement on the ending of OMNI’s Multicultural Newscasts

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NDP MP and Official Opposition Multiculturalism Critic Andrew Cash (Davenport) made the following statement on the recent decision by Rogers Media to shut down ethnic-language newscasts across its OMNI TV stations. This latest announcement by Rogers not only means that over 100 people are out of work, but that thousands…

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Stop the Expansion of Pay-to-Pay Fees! Sign the Petition!

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Now the Banks want to charge you EXTRA for everyday transactions! (Sign the petition below!) While the NDP was successful in getting rid of pay-to-pay fees on your phone and internet bills, the Conservative government refused to crack down on their friends in the big banks. Now Canada’s most profitable…

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CNSC Releases GE-Hitachi Test Results

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Thanks to our continued community pressure on the need for further environmental testing around the GE-Hitachi uranium processing facility at 1025 Lansdowne Ave, the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC), the federal government body that regulates the nuclear industry, recently implemented an Independent Environmental Monitoring Program (IEMP). As part of the…

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Andrew Speaks out Against Bill C-51

C-51 would grant sweeping new powers to Canada’s security and intelligence forces that will severely erode the fundamental freedoms and liberties of Canadians, while failing to provide any additional public safety. There is no question that Canada faces real threats from terrorism at home and abroad. It is the responsibility…

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CNSC Information Session – April 25, 2015

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The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission, the federal government’s regulator of the nuclear industry, will be holding a public information session at the Wallace Emerson Community Centre to talk about the work they do and how it relates to the GE-Hitachi uranium fuel facility in our community at Dupont and Lansdowne.…

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