November 17-19, 2017, University of Alberta

Andrew Cash

Andrew Cash is the co-founder of the Urban Worker Project, a national initiative aimed at building a stronger voice and better conditions for freelance, on-contract, self-employed and part-time workers in Canada. As a Member of Parliament he tabled ground-breaking legislation dealing with precarious work which led to first time protections for unpaid interns under federal labour laws.

Prior to politics Andrew worked as a freelance writer covering a broad range of social, political, and environmental issues for Now Magazine. Andrew is a Juno and SOCAN award-winning musician and composer with over a dozen albums to his credit. He lives in Toronto with his wife and four children.