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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Speak out against the Trojan Horse Budget Bill!

The Conservative Budget Implementation Act 2012 is a trojan horse bill sneaking in hundreds of pages of harmful new measures that: gut environmental protection threaten fisheries and other resources cut public pensions and job standards reduce democratic accountability undermine public health care The Conservatives rejected our NDP proposal to split…

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Andrew Demands Answers on Housing Reform – May 8, 2012

Mr. Andrew Cash (Davenport, NDP): Mr. Speaker, it is an honour to rise in the House this evening to speak on behalf of the residents in my riding of Davenport in Toronto to issues that are of deep concern to them and issues that they want me to raise in…

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Andrew addresses a National Housing Strategy – May 1, 2012

Mr. Andrew Cash (Davenport, NDP): Mr. Speaker, it is an honour to be here tonight to stand before you and Canadians from coast to coast to coast, especially the members of my riding of Davenport, the men and women who elected me to this place a year ago tomorrow. The…

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Andrew speaks to Conservative inaction in Toronto – February 27, 2012

Mr. Andrew Cash (Davenport, NDP): Madam Speaker, the greater Toronto area is home to 5.5 million people, 17% of the Canadian population, 40% of corporate head offices and one-fifth of Canada’s GDP. In other words, what happens in Toronto and how it happens matters except, it seems, to the Conservative…

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Andrew asks about affordable housing in Toronto – February 6, 2012

Mr. Andrew Cash (Davenport, NDP): Mr. Speaker, while the Minister of Finance lectures Canadians about debt, the Minister of Human Resources tells us that the solution to the rental housing shortage is for Canadians to buy a house and take on more debt. That is not going to help 70,000…

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CONSERVATIVES MUST ACT ON HOUSING CRISIS: TURMEL

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JANUARY 31, 2012 CONSERVATIVES MUST ACT ON HOUSING CRISIS: TURMEL Historic debt loads and rising prices pushing middle class families out of the market OTTAWA – New Democrat leader Nycole Turmel echoed the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) call today for action to improve the stock of…

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