Andrew Cash
MP for Davenport

Your MP in the community

Andrew’s Statement on Vandalism at a Mosque in Thornhill – July 21 2014

on July 21, 2014

NDP Multiculturalism critic and Toronto Caucus Chair Andrew Cash (Davenport) released the following statement today condemning the disturbing acts of vandalism at a Mosque in Thornhill: “We are deeply saddened and disturbed by what happened last night in Thornhill. Bigotry in any form has no place in Canada. While it is important that the people [...]

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Congratulations to the 2014 BIG on Bloor Award Recipients!

on July 14, 2014

Each year at BIG on Bloor, I have the privilege of honouring people and groups that help make our Bloordale community and the entire city the great place that it is to live. As part of the lead up to this year’s festival, I present to you our BIG Award recipients for 2014. Please join [...]

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Statement on Canadian Multiculturalism Day – June 27, 2014

on June 27, 2014

The NDP’s Multiculturalism critic Andrew Cash (Davenport) made the following statement on Canadian Multiculturalism Day: “Multiculturalism is a fundamental Canadian value and on this Canadian Multiculturalism Day, the New Democratic Party is proud to celebrate our nation’s rich diversity. “The values of tolerance, compassion and commitment to equality are shared by all Canadians and allow [...]

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Andrew’s Letter to Minister Raitt regarding Rail Safety in Davenport

on April 8, 2014

Last summer, Andrew joined Davenport residents for walkabout of the CP rail line that runs through Davenport. He heard concerns about the deteriorated state of tracks and sent a letter to Minister Raitt regarding this issue. Please find it below: Dear Minister Raitt, Canadians deserve to live in safe neighbourhoods. And part of that means [...]

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Andrew Writes to Parliamentary Secretary for Natural Resources Kelly Block about GE-Hitachi Facility at 1025 Lansdowne

on April 8, 2014

Parliamentary Secretary and Minister for Natural Resources Kelly Block responded to Andrew’s petition regarding the lack of public information surrounding the GE-Hitachi Facility at 1025 Lansdowne Ave. You can find her response here: http://www.nuclearsafety.gc.ca/eng/pdfs/commission/Response-to-petition-eng.pdf. Please find below Andrew’s response to her: February 24, 2014 Re: Response to Petition 412-0614 – Public Hearing on GE-Hitachi Facility [...]

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Audio from Telephone Townhall Meeting – March 11, 2014

on March 26, 2014

On March 11, 2014, MPP Jonah Schein and I hosted a telephone townhall with Davenport residents to hear about your priorities and to chat about some of the work we’ve done as your Davenport representatives. Jonah and I have been working hard to bring your concerns to both the House of Commons and the Ontario [...]

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Andrew Slams Government Inaction to Crack Down on the Misuse of Unpaid Interns

on February 27, 2014

Mr. Andrew Cash (Davenport, NDP): Mr. Speaker, yesterday in Toronto, a group of students made their voices heard around the issue of unpaid internships, and I would like to applaud their engagement and courage. Their intervention underlines a disturbing reality for many young people across the country. These days, the chips are stacked against them. [...]

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Immigration Town Hall – February 13th, 2014

on February 13, 2014

On February 13th, I co-hosted a town hall on immigration and citizenship with NDP MP colleagues, Peggy Nash (Parkdale-High Park) and Mike Sullivan (York South-Weston). Over 150 people attended, along with 15 community-based immigration service providers who came to discuss their services with attendees. We had presentations from community organizations, who discussed some of the [...]

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Join me for a Town Hall on Immigration and Citizenship!

on February 6, 2014

As the MP for Davenport and Multiculturalism Critic for the Official Opposition, I have heard from many constituents and from folks across the country that the Harper government is failing Canada’s immigrant communities. In particular, recent changes to our immigration system have created longer wait times for citizenship and family reunification. Some of the concerns [...]

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Andrew on the Cuts to Canada Post – January 29th 2014

on January 29, 2014

On December 11, 2013, Canada Post announced major service cuts that will affect how Canadians send and receive their mail. These cuts include eliminating home delivery, reducing rural post office hours, drastically increasing postage rates, and killing thousands of good quality jobs. Three days later, on December 14 I was out with other concerned members [...]

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