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  • His favourite word is workers.

NDP MP for Davenport (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 53.70% of the vote.

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on Citizenship and Immigration Mr. Speaker, it has been four months since the federal court told the government that its cuts to refugee health care were cruel and unusual. Now ...

Voted No on Vote #266 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Posted on Twitter Inside caucus room when the bullets started flying. My story in @nowtoronto http://t.co/pGC9PNtFxF #cdnpoli http://t.co/sK7U8RuunS

Posted on Twitter With deadline approaching why doesn't @MinChrisA reinstate Interim Federal Health Prgm #cdnpoli #refugeehealth #IFHP http://t.co/MCzuvnWe3s

Posted on Twitter 20 minutes that turned Parliament upside down. My #OttawaShooting story in @nowtoronto http://t.co/pGC9PNtFxF #cndpoli

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #265 on Bill S-211 Establish a national day to promote health and fitness for all Canadians

Voted Yes on Vote #264 on Bill S-221 Amend the Criminal Code (assaults against public transit operators)

Voted No on Vote #263 on Bill C-520 Supporting non-partisan agents of Parliament

Voted No on Vote #262 on Bill C-520 Supporting non-partisan agents of Parliament

Posted on Twitter Wow this music is amazing! @RathikaS tells me it is Hindustani #diwali http://t.co/NJK7lJ2t63

Posted on Twitter Wonderful #diwali event hosted by @MikeSullivanMP w/ @jinnysims with dancers from Nrityakala Mandir http://t.co/4FDmQZrS36

Posted on Twitter Happy #Diwali on Parliament Hill http://t.co/iRE94GkYNU

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on The Budget Mr. Speaker, there is no clear commitment there when it comes to banks. Actually, what they are saying is, “If you are being ripped off by ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Nááts’ihch’oh National Park Reserve Act Mr. Speaker, indeed, as I said at the beginning of my speech, I want to underline some of the problems in this bill in terms of ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise today on behalf of the good people of Davenport and the great city of Toronto on a number of different issues. About ...

Mentioned by Toronto Sun Toronto MPs take to Twitter during Parliament Hill shooting Toronto MP Andrew Cash was at a NDP caucus meeting on Parliament Hill when he heard gunfire next door in a Centre Block hallway. “We heard this 'bang-bang-bang!' and security guard came rushing in and (NDP Leader) Tom (Mulcair) had just finished ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank my colleague from Vancouver East for the work she has done on this issue. She underlines the fact that ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have three petitions to present on behalf of the good people of Davenport in the great city of Toronto. The first petition concerns ...

Spoke in the House on Consumer Protection Mr. Speaker, what Canadians know is that when it comes to protecting small businesses and consumers, the government has a failing record. Take pay-to-pay fees, for ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Housing Mr. Speaker, maybe the Conservatives can start respecting Toronto families. Seventy-seven thousand Toronto families are on affordable housing waiting lists. The Conservative response was 267 units, ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by Castanet.net Death knell sounding for unpaid internships? NDP MP says tide may be turning OTTAWA - Canadian companies large and small are nervously eyeing their unpaid intern programs because of increasing scrutiny about the practice, says a New Democrat MP who's tabled a private member's bill that would regulate unpaid interns. Andrew Cash says he's heard from companies of various sizes in recent months that are rethinking their programs. And an unpaid internship program at Bell Mobility, the so-called Professional Management Program, appears to have been at least temporarily shuttered.

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) NDP MP Andrew Cash optimistic about ending unpaid internships Canadian companies large and small are nervously eyeing their unpaid intern programs because of increasing scrutiny about the practice, says a New Democrat MP who has tabled a private member's bill that would regulate unpaid interns. Andrew Cash ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) NDP MP Andrew Cash optimistic about ending unpaid internships Canadian companies large and small are nervously eyeing their unpaid intern programs because of increasing scrutiny about the practice, says a New Democrat MP who has tabled a private member's bill that would regulate unpaid interns. Andrew Cash ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Unpaid Internships On Their Way Out Thanks To Public Pressure: NDP's Andrew ... OTTAWA - Canadian companies large and small are nervously eyeing their unpaid intern programs because of increasing scrutiny about the practice, says a New Democrat MP who's tabled a private member's bill that would regulate unpaid interns. Andrew Cash says he's heard from companies of various sizes in recent months that are rethinking their programs. And an unpaid internship program at Bell Mobility, the so-called Professional Management Program, appears to have been at least temporarily shuttered.

More than three months ago

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca Canada has done away with international musician fee NDP MP Andrew Cash, a longtime musician who was harshly critical of the move, had faint praise for the Tories on Wednesday. “They corrected something incredibly dumb that they shouldn't have implemented in the first place,” he said. “The music sector ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Youth Employment in Canada Thank you, Mr. Chair. And thank you all for being here. I think this is an incredibly important discussion we're having here and I do want ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Temporary Resident Visas for Visitors Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you all for being here and sharing with us your wealth of knowledge and experience. I have a couple of quick ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2013-14: Votes 1b, 5b and 7b under CITIZENSHIP AND ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'd like to thank the members of your team, Minister, for taking the time out of what is no doubt an incredibly ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Temporary Resident Visas for Visitors Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'd like to thank our guests for taking the time to be here today. I wanted to follow up on a couple ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Temporary Resident Visas for Visitors Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'd like to thank everyone for taking the time to be here today. I'd like to echo my colleague's opening remarks by ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Subject Matter of Clauses 174 and 175 (Criminal Code) and 290 to ... Thank you, Madam Chair. Welcome, Minister. I have a bunch of questions, so forgive me if I appear or seem to be.... I don't mean to ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Committee Business, Election of Chair, and Election of Vice-Chairs Thank you, Mr. Chair. It's an honour for me to be on this committee. I wish to congratulate you and the vice-chairs on your elections. In ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-542 An Act to establish a National Urban Workers Strategy

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Bill C-49, An Act to amend the Museums Act in order to ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. As you know, we've tabled a similar motion. I think it's worth noting that we spent quite a long time studying Canada's ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-514 An Act to designate the month of April as Punjabi Heritage Month