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NDP MP for Davenport (Ontario)

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

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I too am proud to rise on behalf of the people of Davenport in the great city of Toronto who are among thousands who ...

Voted No on Vote #104 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted No on Vote #103 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #102 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #101 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #100 on Bill C-474 Respecting the promotion of financial transparency, improved accountability and long-term economic sustainability through the public ...

Posted on Twitter Thank you @Toronto_Fire for incredible bravery today fighting fire on Perth. We wish the injured speedy recovery. http://t.co/y9xi9E0viN

Spoke in the House on Employment Mr. Speaker, dozens of workers have lost their jobs at Pearson International Airport and have been replaced by temporary contract workers. Gate Gourmet is responsible for ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have three petitions to present on behalf of my constituents. The first petition centres around the GE Hitachi plant on Lansdowne Avenue. The ...

Posted on Twitter My #qp today about why #cpc gov isn't out there fightning to protect good stable fulltime jobs http://t.co/Rk4RGXldns #cdnpoli #urbanworker

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Citizenship and Immigration Mr. Speaker, the role of the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration should be to protect families, not to break them up, yet that is exactly what ...

Posted on Twitter Proud to be working with #davenport MPP @jonahschein . His #FairRent petition is crucial for #urbanworkers Pls sign!! http://t.co/7lovflckpX

Posted on Twitter Hey @cbcasithappens here is my #qp on Oscar Vigil. Let's keep families together, not break them up! http://t.co/HH1fWJKf18 #cdnpoli

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am proud to rise on behalf of the residents of Toronto to present three different petitions. Given the widespread opposition to the government's ...

Posted on Twitter Universal public health care is our proudest national successes. It must be protected. It's why we always must #holler4healthcare ! #NDP

Three weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Totally joyous performance from @teganandsara with Choir Choir Choir at #JUNOS2014 http://t.co/fwtckV0NKt

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 in the House on Offshore Health and Safety Act Mr. Speaker, we see with this agreement a progressive and comprehensive collaboration between the federal government and provincial jurisdictions. We see the results when the federal ...

Spoke in the House on Citizenship and Immigration Mr. Speaker, notwithstanding what the minister said, Syrian refugees are facing a humanitarian crisis and the government has failed to live up to its promises. The ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Internships Mr. Speaker, yesterday in Toronto, a group of students made their voices heard around the issue of unpaid internships, and I would like to applaud their ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by Canada.com Music video by MP Angus calls out our Indigenous genocide NDP MPs Charlie Angus, Megan Leslie and Andrew Cash are joined by fellow NDP MPs performing a Stompin' Tom song in the foyer of the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Thursday March 7, 2013. Photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean ...

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 ...

Mentioned by Ottawa Citizen Video: Questions raised about PM's circle in wake of Ford video Toronto-area members of Parliament are reacting to news police have a video of Mayor Rob Ford allegedly smoking crack cocaine. NDP MP Andrew Cash says Prime Minister Stephen Harper should evaluate who he chooses to be friendly with. October 31 ...

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 ...

Mentioned by rabble.ca National Urban Worker Strategy aims to close the precarious gap When NDP MP Andrew Cash talks about precarious work, he's not just talking the talk -- he used to walk the walk. Before turning politician with his election to the House of Commons in 2011, he worked as a journalist and musician in his home riding, ...

Mentioned by insideTORONTO.com Home News MP Andrew Cash tables strategy to help give... Davenport MP Andrew Cash is working to bring stability and financial security to the lives of his constituents Shields, Ludovico and Manful and those like them in Canada with a National Urban Worker Strategy he was set to introduce in the House of Commons ...

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

Mentioned by Canada.com Unpaid internships targeted by NDP 'Urban Worker' initiative Toronto NDP MP Andrew Cash introduced a bill in the House of Commons Monday to address the plight of what the NDP are calling “urban,” precarious employment. The National Urban Worker Strategy addresses part-time, freelance and contract workers as ...

Mentioned by 680 News Toronto MP to introduce private member's bill addressing unpaid internships TORONTO, Ont. – A Toronto MP is introducing a private member's bill in the House of Commons, Monday, to address the issue of unpaid internships. Andrew Cash, who represents the Davenport riding, says if his National Urban Worker Strategy bill is passed ...

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