Andrew Cash
MP for Davenport

Upcoming Events

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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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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CNSC confirms that soil around GE-Hitachi facility is safe

on October 25, 2013

The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission recently tested the soil samples taken from around the GE-Hitachi nuclear facility to conduct their own tests. The CNSC have determined that the results show no potential health and safety risks to the community, confirming the findings of the Ontario Ministry of the Environment. The full report for the CNSC [...]

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GE-Hitachi Public Meeting Date Announced!

on October 24, 2013

The CNSC has set the date for their Toronto Meeting for December 10 and 11th! You may remember, in August, MPP Jonah Schein and I wrote to the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC), asking them to move their annual commission meeting to discuss the performance of nuclear fuel facilities to Toronto. This meeting is to [...]

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on September 5, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 5, 2013 NDP MP ANDREW CASH CONDEMNS PLAN TO CHARGE SMALL MUSIC VENUES Over 100,000 have signed a petition against Conservatives’ latest attack on the arts and culture sector OTTAWA – Thousands of Canadians who have expressed their outrage over the Conservatives’ attack on Canada’s vibrant live music scene will have [...]

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Press Conference at the Lula Lounge to Support Small Music Venues

on September 4, 2013

Recently, the Conservative Government announced that they are going to start charging small music venues unreasonably high fees when they schedule performances by international musicians. This fee amounts to $425 per band and crew member. This new fee will irreparably harm our arts and culture sector and can be the difference between a club or [...]

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Nominate someone for the 2013 BIG on Bloor awards!

on May 16, 2013

Know someone who makes our community great? Do you know anyone who makes our community a great place to live, work and play? I will be presenting 10 exceptional community members an award as part of the BIG on Bloor festival on July 20th! Do you know a creative, caring and dedicated volunteer, advocate, business [...]

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Urban Worker Strategy Campaign Launch! Thursday May 23rd at 7pm

on May 8, 2013

It used to be that when you started your working career you could work the same job until you retired, usually with a workplace pension. Today’s reality of work has fundamentally changed yet our policies, especially Employment Insurance and Pensions, remain stuck in the past. Nearly 50% of Torontonians can’t find permanent, full-time jobs that [...]

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Urban Worker Townhall Recording – March 24, 2013

on April 25, 2013

Andrew Cash, NDP Member of Parliament for Davenport, and Jonah Schein, NDP MPP for Davenport, hosted a telephone townhall on March 24, 2013 on the issues facing urban workers – self-employed, contract, and freelance workers. This is the recording of that conversation. Click the play button below to listen! Urban Worker Townhall Recording by Andrew [...]

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