Andrew’s Canada Day & World Cup BBQ – July 1, 2014

I am looking forward to celebrating Canada Day with all of you at my annual BBQ! We will have lots of food, some live music, activities for kids, and the final game of the Round of 16 of the World Cup. It will be a great chance to catch up…

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Day of Action: Canada Post and the Unfair Elections Act

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Last month I wrote in this space about the devastating cuts that the Harper Conservatives are making to Canada Post, which will result in the loss of 8,000 jobs and the elimination of door-to-door mail delivery in our neighbourhood. These cuts will see our current home delivery replaced with so-called…

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Audio from Telephone Townhall Meeting – March 11, 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…

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Join me for a Town Hall on Immigration and Citizenship!

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…

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2013 Coming to a Close: Pay-to-Pay Win and GE-Hitachi

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This month I am thrilled to announce two huge wins for our community: a commitment from the government to end the unfair “pay-to-pay” fees on our paper bills, and a public meeting in Toronto on the GE-Hitachi nuclear fuel facility at 1025 Lansdowne Ave, hosted by the Canadian Nuclear Safety…

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CNSC confirms that soil around GE-Hitachi facility is safe

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…

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GE-Hitachi Public Meeting Date Announced!

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…

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NDP MP ANDREW CASH CONDEMNS PLAN TO CHARGE SMALL MUSIC VENUES // DEPUTADO ANDREW CASH CONDENA PLANO QUE COBRA TAXAS EM CASAS PARA CONCERTOS

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…

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Press Conference at the Lula Lounge to Support Small Music Venues

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…

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