Andrew Cash
MP for Davenport

Heritage

Statement on India Republic Day – January 26, 2014

on January 26, 2014

Official Opposition Multiculturalism Critic Andrew Cash (Davenport) made the following statement on India’s Republic Day: “Today, on behalf of all New Democrats and our Leader Tom Mulcair, I would like to extend my best wishes to the Republic of India and all Canadians of Indian heritage on this Republic Day. January 26 marks the day [...]

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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

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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Andrew pushes for answers on the Library and Archives Paywall – June 12, 2013

on June 12, 2013

Mr. Andrew Cash (Davenport, NDP): Mr. Speaker, this week Canadians learned of the Conservative plan to contract out the digitization of content at Library and Archives Canada. This follows layoffs of employees who were responsible for digitizing content. Then there is the online portal where Canadians will now have to pay to access the archive. [...]

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Statement on Portugal Day and Call for a Youth Mobility Agreement // Declaração sobre o Dia de Portugal e um pedido para um Acordo de Mobilidade dos Jovens

on June 10, 2013

Feliz Dia de Portugal! Happy Portugal Day! Today, I was able to make a statement in the House of Commons honouring this special occasion. A video of the presentation and the text of my statement follow below. I also took this opportunity to introduce a motion before Parliament calling on the Government to establish with [...]

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Andrew Cash asks Minister Moore about the Muzzling of Librarians – March 18th 2013

on March 18, 2013

Mr. Andrew Cash (Davenport, NDP): Mr. Speaker, according to the Conservatives, there is a new threat: librarians and their “high risk” activities, activities like teaching and conferences. That is right. The new code of conduct at Library and Archives Canada even extends beyond the workplace to employees’ personal activities. The code even requires duty of [...]

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