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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

Posted on Twitter Luso Canadian Charitable Society receiving financial support from the Academia do Bacalhau for the great work they do http://t.co/MkaccCpPBJ

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Citizenship and Immigration Mr. Speaker, talk about responsibility. The UN has called the flood of refugees in Syria “a mega crisis”. Just to put it in perspective, if Canada ...

Voted Yes on Vote #283 on Bill C-608 Respecting a National Day of the Midwife

Voted No on Vote #282 That the First Report of the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food, presented on Thursday, March 27, 2014, ...

Voted No on Vote #281 That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word "That" and substituting the following: ...

Voted Yes on Vote #280 That the amendment be amended by adding after the word "negociated" the following: "and the Committee only report ...

Voted No on Vote #279 on Bill C-18 Amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and agri-food

Posted on Twitter A stronger Canada starts with strong hometowns. Join our campaign. http://t.co/MymFrrBdwH http://t.co/1RmRfjFsr9

Posted on Twitter .@RosaneDL's bill to recognize the national day of the #midwife comes just in time 4 midwife #NDP hockey game next week! #cdnpoli

This week

Spoke in the House on Citizenship and Immigration Mr. Speaker, we know the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration does not like refugees, but yesterday he demonstrated his utter contempt for all Canadians. Instead of ...

Spoke in the House on Protection of Canada from Terrorists Act Mr. Speaker, it is an honour to rise in this place on behalf of the good people of Davenport in the great city of Toronto. The ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I could see the disappointment on your face when you came to the realization that I have only six minutes to speak on this ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, across the country there is a patchwork of rules governing unpaid internships. Provinces have different regulations. Some provinces have none, and there are no ...

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Great night of music and dancing tonight with the folklore group of Arsenal do Minho http://t.co/W8sUa3VE4q

Posted on Twitter Sao Martinho Celebration happening now! http://t.co/GhHyYu9q7l

Posted on Twitter Great tribute to Rocco Fama who at 90 is closing his wonderful pizza shop in #davenport. http://t.co/jU15NqwVNZ

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Citizenship and Immigration Mr. Speaker, standing up for basic Canadian values is never a scandalous thing to do in this Parliament. Because of his reckless, inhumane policy, a refugee ...

Spoke in the House on Labour Mr. Speaker, onto another story. Stories of abuse of unpaid interns continue to pile up in this country. In fact, unpaid interns in federally regulated industries ...

Spoke in the House on Citizenship and Immigration Mr. Speaker, that minister's disdain for some of the most vulnerable people in our society is on full view today and it is not a pretty ...

A month ago

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 ...

More than 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.

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