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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.

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter CRTC reviews pay-to-pay fees, but we're still waiting on ban Feds promised 8 months ago.  @JamesMoore_org? #cdnpoli http://t.co/YXOrENF88D

This week

Posted on Twitter Yesterday a mosque in Thornhill was vandalized. Bigotry has no place in Canada. Here’s my statement: http://t.co/jPoMZf4k8i #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter 3 great events! #bigonbloorfest #brazilfest #salsaonstclair. Congrats and thanks to the organisers and volunteers http://t.co/GeLubbyAhS

Posted on Twitter Despite a downpour they're still salsa-ing on St Clair http://t.co/HcK5IUjrVU

A week ago

Posted on Twitter BIG on Bloor is this weekend! Check out my Bloordale Press article on this year's BIG award winners and make sure... http://t.co/SSNEpfCA7M

Posted on Twitter BIG on Bloor is this weekend! Check out my Bloordale Press article on this year's BIG award winners and make sure... http://t.co/bxjiAnaiSg

A month 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 ...

Voted No on Vote #224 on Bill C-6 Implement the Convention on Cluster Munitions

Voted No on Vote #223 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Voted No on Vote #222 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted No on Vote #221 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted No on Vote #220 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Spoke in the House on Citizenship and Immigration Mr. Speaker, with tragic events in Iraq, the Syrian refugee crisis is getting worse and here we are having a hard time getting straight answers from ...

Spoke in the House on Citizenship and Immigration Mr. Speaker, since the minister brings up the government's record on refugees, let us talk about that then. Three million people have been displaced in Syria, ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have two petitions to table this afternoon. We heard the story today of Andy Ferguson who, as an unpaid intern, worked an incredibly ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Citizenship and Immigration Mr. Speaker, what is clear is that this bill proposes new powers to deport a Canadian-born citizen to a country to which they have no connection. ...

Mentioned by GlobalPost A noteworthy exchange from question period Tuesday in the House of Commons OTTAWA - On Tuesday, New Democrat MP multiculturalism critic Andrew Cash set his sights on Bill C-24, the federal government's proposed changes to the Citizenship Act, squaring off against Immigration Minister Chris Alexander. The bill is expected to face ...

Mentioned by Times Colonist A noteworthy exchange from question period Tuesday in the House of Commons OTTAWA - On Tuesday, New Democrat MP multiculturalism critic Andrew Cash set his sights on Bill C-24, the federal government's proposed changes to the Citizenship Act, squaring off against Immigration Minister Chris Alexander. The bill is expected to face ...

Mentioned by mysask.com A noteworthy exchange from question period Tuesday in the House of Commons OTTAWA - On Tuesday, New Democrat MP multiculturalism critic Andrew Cash set his sights on Bill C-24, the federal government's proposed changes to the Citizenship Act, squaring off against Immigration Minister Chris Alexander. The bill is expected to face ...

Spoke in the House on Citizenship and Immigration Mr. Speaker, how much bad legislation can one government draft? It seems that for these Conservatives, the sky is the limit. Let us enumerate: a Supreme ...

Spoke in the House on Portugal Day Mr. Speaker, today, as Portugal honours its greatest poet, Luís de Camões, it is a privilege for me to honour the Luso Canadian community as we ...

Mentioned by Macleans.ca The QP Clip: Rob Clarke tames the House This afternoon, Tory MP Rob Clarke stood to ask a question from the backbench. He couldn't seem to maintain his colleagues' attention. They were too busy heckling each other after Immigration Minister Chris Alexander and NDP MP Andrew Cash had ...

Spoke in the House on Strengthening Canadian Citizenship 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 to ...

Spoke in the House on Citizenship and Immigration Mr. Speaker, according to the UN, over 2.8 million Syrians are seeking refugee protection. The Canadian Immigration Settlement Sector Alliance has called on the government to ...

Mentioned by VOCM Internship Needs Regulation: MP A Toronto-based MP is calling on the federal government to regulate internships. In a Private Member's Resolution, NDP MP Andrew Cash is trying to eliminate the misuse of internship programs. Currently, a patchwork of rules govern whether jurisdictions ...

More than three months ago

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