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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.

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Wonderful to play a tune tonight with bursary recipient Brittany Fontes @itsbrittles at the @SHINEConcert http://t.co/UmZEQnpGNA

Posted on Twitter #davenport's Ann Ball reading now from the just released Junction Book http://t.co/m7LennaOqX

Posted on Twitter @ThomasMulcair @academy_net with his wife Catherine #CdnScreen15 congrats to all the artists nominated http://t.co/0hDoQnS8mU

Posted on Twitter Super huge turnout for @lindamcquaig #ndp nomination for #torcen. Super proud to have her on our Toronto team http://t.co/hDuFuxoe3c

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Portuguese-Canadian journalist Fernando Cruz Gomes being honored this evening. Parabens http://t.co/M2an869ZXj

Posted on Twitter TDSB Superintendent Curtis Ennis deliver stirring speech-quotes Mandela: education best weapon to change the world http://t.co/6708KpzqYc

This week

Didn't vote on Vote #342 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Didn't vote on Vote #341 on Bill C-586 Amend the Canada Elections Act and the Parliament of Canada Act (candidacy and caucus reforms)

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, last night members of Parliament showed where they stood on protecting Canadians' fundamental freedoms. It is hard to imagine that so-called progressive Liberal members, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #340 That ( a) the House recognize that (i) the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the prohibition on ...

Spoke in the House on Telecommunications Mr. Speaker, now that Telus has decided to implement usage-based billing, middle-class Canadians, who are already paying some of the highest Internet rates in the world, ...

Spoke in the House on Anti-terrorism Act, 2015 Mr. Speaker, many of my NDP colleagues have raised serious and grave concerns, but I think that Canadians who are watching the debate do have to ...

Voted Yes on Vote #339 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Voted No on Vote #338 on Bill C-51 Enact the Security of Canada Information Sharing Act and the Secure Air Travel Act, to ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Intern Protection 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 ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Citizenship and Immigration Mr. Speaker, the Conservatives keep making it harder for skilled workers to immigrate to Canada. As if wait times for family reunification and citizenship were not ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Millennium Kids Mr. Speaker, it is a privilege 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 Citizen Voting 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, instead of building a country where no one gets left behind, the government goes to court to try to ensure that people get left ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Refugee health care fight cost feds $1.4 million in legal fees Last December, Toronto New Democrat MP Andrew Cash filed a written request seeking the total amount spent on legal fees and related costs to date. Refugee health care advocates criticize government inaction · The federal government's court-case losing ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by MetroNews Canada Toronto NDP MP says daughter's illness a lesson in family and political life OTTAWA—Andrew Cash had just arrived home from Ottawa one evening, his children getting ready for bed, when he noticed his toddler looked remarkably different from the last time he had seen her. Cash, the New Democrat MP for the downtown Toronto ...

Mentioned by Toronto Star Toronto NDP MP Andrew Cash says daughter's illness a lesson in family and ... OTTAWA—Andrew Cash had just arrived home from Ottawa one evening, his children getting ready for bed, when he noticed his toddler looked remarkably different from the last time he had seen her. Cash, the New Democrat MP for the downtown Toronto ...

Three months 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. ...

More than three 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 ...

Mentioned by Toronto Sun Canada speeding up Syrian refugee intake NDP MP Andrew Cash asked. "Response by this government has been incredibly slow and it's not commensurate with the tragedy unfolding." Alexander said the system has been improved so that refugees can get to Canada more quickly. "Since 2009 we set ...

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.

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