You Should Have Stayed Home Reception – November 20th, 2013

On November 20, I had the honour of participating in a fantastic stage show about the events of the 2010 G20 summit in Toronto, put together by local company Praxis Theatre. “You Should Have Stayed Home”, the staged adaptation of Tommy Taylor’s viral Facebook note “How I Got Arrested and…

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Andrew demands an apology for the G20 Summit

Mr. Andrew Cash (Davenport, NDP): Mr. Speaker, a G20 planning document by the Canadian Forces listed a number of potential security threats, among them, embarrassment to the Government of Canada. It is too bad it did not listen because that is exactly what happened. It cannot plan the largest civil…

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Andrew calls for an inquiry into the G20 Summit – November 2, 2011

Mr. Andrew Cash (Davenport, NDP): Mr. Speaker, Canadians saw for the first time today disturbing images from inside the notorious G20 detention centre. These makeshift cages held almost 900 people in crowded conditions with very little food, water or even a door on the toilet. This was the largest mass…

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Andrew Asks About Toronto G20 Business Compensation – June 20, 2011

Mr. Andrew Cash (Davenport, NDP): Mr. Speaker, the government hopes that if it keeps piling on the paperwork, Toronto businesses will eventually forget about seeking G20 compensation and just quietly go away. Toronto businesses inside and around the G20 zone suffered millions in damages and they are not going away.…

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Andrew Asks About Toronto G20 Business Compensation – June 15, 2011

Mr. Andrew Cash (Davenport, NDP): Mr. Speaker, a year later and Toronto is still waiting for the government to accept full responsibility for the fallout of the G20 mess. Some Toronto councillors are pushing for long-term solutions, but the immediate financial needs still require action. Last week, New Democrats met,…

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Andrew Asks About Toronto G20 Business Compensation – June 9, 2011

Mr. Andrew Cash (Davenport, NDP): Mr. Speaker, when it came to spending $14,000 for glow sticks, Conservatives said, full steam ahead; $300,000 on bug spray, a green light, but for close to $50 million, what did Toronto get? Broken glass, a fake lake and the biggest mass arrest in Canadian…

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