Andrew Cash
MP for Davenport

Your voice in Ottawa

Statement from the NDP on the attacks in Kessab – March 27, 2014

on March 27, 2014

NDP Foreign Affairs critic Paul Dewar (Ottawa Centre) has issued the following statement regarding the attacks in Kessab: “New Democrats continue to be shocked by the terrible violence of the conflict in Syria, which has killed over 120,000 people and displaced millions of civilians. I am deeply saddened by the recent attacks by extremist militants [...]

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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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Andrew on changes to Citizenship Rules – February 10th, 2014

on February 10, 2014

Mr. Andrew Cash (Davenport, NDP): Mr. Speaker, we do not need a lecture on citizenship from a government that welcomed, with open arms, a convicted felon by the name of Conrad Black. This is the same government that nearly doubled processing time for citizenship applications and family reunification delays get longer and longer. Now it [...]

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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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