Conservatives Responsible for Cuts to CBC’s Toronto News

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New Democrats are laying the blame squarely on Conservative shoulders after CBC regional news cuts were announced earlier today. “The budget cuts imposed on the CBC by the Conservative government are preventing our public broadcaster from carrying out its full mandate and deliver local coverage that many Torontonians depend on,”…

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Andrew talks about the future of the CBC with ACTRA

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Andrew had the opportunity to participate in a panel discussion on the future of the CBC at the ACTRA Toronto Fall Member’s Conference. The panel was moderated by Marit Stiles, Director of Public Policy and Communications at ACTRA. Other panelists included Paul Michael Babiak, ACTRA member and University of Toronto…

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CRTC Ruling Important Step to Return Portuguese Programming to OMNI

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NDP MP Andrew Cash (Davenport) praised a recent CRTC decision to protect multi-ethnic programing as an important step in the campaign to return Portuguese daily news programming to OMNI TV. “Access to multilingual local news and information is vital to so many families across Canada,” said Cash, “I’m happy the…

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Andrew Cash’s statement on Music Monday – May 5th, 2014

Mr. Andrew Cash (Davenport, NDP): Mr. Speaker, I was lucky to have had a phenomenal music education when I went to school. I played the clarinet, saxophone, and the classical guitar, and the benefits of this experience have been immeasurable. We know that a music education helps young people to…

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Statement on India Republic Day – 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.…

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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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