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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 Club silent: Joseph Boyden @atribecalledred tell the part of our story Harper Government wants not to be told #MMIWG http://t.co/eNhtqG7US1

Posted on Twitter "This is a call to our country. This is a call to our government. It's time!" Joseph Boyden lists the names of some #MMIWG #BasementReview

Posted on Twitter The first several acts at this years's #BasementReview has set the tone and focus on the tragedy and outrage of #MMIWG

Posted on Twitter Audrey Huntley talks about No More Silence sounding alarm on murdered and missing aboriginal women at Basement Review http://t.co/JWpbsrwSqd

Posted on Twitter Great canvas in Perth/Dupont tonight on #urbanworker #unpaidinterns #childcare. Thx huge to volunteers and residents. It was a chilly one!

Posted on Twitter One of the season's high points--the DPNC Christmas party! http://t.co/uF4iNXCGN7

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Citizenship and Immigration Mr. Speaker, yesterday 28 countries made new commitments to resettle Syrian refugees, but to our shame, if not surprise, Canada was not one of them. The ...

Voted Yes on Vote #310 on Bill C-603 Amend the Motor Vehicle Safety Act (vehicle side guards)

Voted No on Vote #309 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Voted Yes on Vote #308 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Voted Yes on Vote #307 on Bill S-211 Establish a national day to promote health and fitness for all Canadians

Voted Yes on Vote #306 on Bill C-524 Amend the Canada Elections Act (election advertising)

Spoke in the House on Motor Vehicle Safety Act Mr. Speaker, those who are listening to this debate may be surprised to see the government doubting the research, the evidence, and the very credible voices ...

Spoke in the House on Citizenship and Immigration Mr. Speaker, we are talking about the worst humanitarian crisis the world has seen in decades. Yet, despite pleas from the United Nations, calls from Canadians, ...

Spoke in the House on Rail Transportation Mr. Speaker, for years I have fought alongside west-end Toronto residents to get the provincial and federal governments to listen to concerns about using dirty diesel ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Portuguese Community in Canada Mr. Speaker, tonight Casa dos Acores of Ontario will host a very special visit from His Excellency Dr. Vasco Cordeiro, President of the government of Azores ...

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, when we had officials from Citizenship and Immigration Canada before committee on the measure in the BIA that would allow provinces to implement residency ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, about 50% of all workers in Toronto cannot access a full-time, stable job. What does that mean? They are working part time, they are ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, about half of all workers in the GTA cannot access a full-time permanent job. This is particularly difficult for young workers. Currently, the unemployment ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Subject Matter of Clauses 172, 173 (Federal-Provincial Fiscal Arrangements Act), 183 and ... Thank you, Chair. I just want to get right into it but before we do I think it's important to say that this process is flawed. ...

Two months 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

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