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NDP MP for Vancouver Kingsway (B.C.)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 50.10% of the vote.

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter "@GregoryEleanor: @DonDavies wish I was still in your riding because you've been a great MP." Thanks so much!

Posted on Twitter CONGRATS to @RachelNotley on winning the leadership of the #NDP. Smart, practical, progressive leadership...great future for #Alberta!

Posted on Twitter Great door-knocking in #VanKingsway talking about #NDP #childcare plan. Huge enthusiasm and support!! #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter Great resource fair at St. Margaret’s Church w/ PLEA, Salvation Army, John Howard, Cedar Cottage NH. Serving our community well! #ndp

Posted on Twitter W/ fantastic volunteers serving breakfast to needy community members at @CNH...part of Homelessness Awareness Week http://t.co/5JDEYHLZp2

This week

Posted on Twitter So proud @ThomasMulcair announced #NDP govt will create affordable nat'l #childcare. Great for our kids, parents and economy!

Mentioned by DigitalJournal.com Op-Ed: FIPA undermines sovereignty of Canada, First Nations – Don Davies ... Vancouver - Don Davies, Canadian Member of Parliament for the NDP representing the riding of Vancouver Kingsway, discusses the approval of the Canada-China Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (FIPA) and its future impact on ...

A week ago

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Bill C-41, An Act to implement the Free Trade Agreement between Canada ... Mr. Chairman, both amendments have to do with the snap-back provision, the first one for the auto sector and the second one for the Canadian steel ...

Voted Yes on Vote #253 on Bill C-247 Expand the mandate of Service Canada in respect of the death of a Canadian citizen ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Bill C-41, An Act to implement the Free Trade Agreement between Canada ... Fair enough. Thank you. My second question to you is, could you give us an estimate of the percentage of unionization in the Canadian agrifood industry? ...

Voted No on Vote #252 That this House (i) recognise that the leadership of the terrorist group known as the Islamic State of ...

Voted Yes on Vote #251 That Government Business No. 13 be amended: ( a) by replacing clause (iii) with the following: “(iii) accept ...

Voted No on Vote #250 That, in relation to the consideration of Government Business No. 13, the debate not be further adjourned.

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have a petition signed by 2,000 residents of Montreal, principally in the riding of LaSalle—Émard, asking the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration to ...

Voted No on Vote #249 on Bill C-36 Amend the Criminal Code in response to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Attorney ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Positive Effects for Canada of the Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement and Bill ... Thank you, Mr. Chairman, and thank you to both witnesses for being with us. Mr. Stanford, you raised the issue, as have others, about the increased ...

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, that does not say anything about whether Germany will ratify the deal. What Canadians want is an explanation of why taxpayers' dollars were blown ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Election of Chair First of all, Mr. Chairman, I'd like to congratulate you on behalf of the official opposition. We look forward to an experienced, judicious, and fair hand ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Positive Effects for Canada of the Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement Okay. Thank you. Right now, as we all know, there is a significant trade deficit between Canada and Korea. I think we did about $11 billion ...

Spoke in the House on Canada-Korea Economic Growth and Prosperity Act Mr. Speaker, I rise on a point of order. The hon. member went on and on about the New Democrats not standing in this place and ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Canada-Korea Economic Growth and Prosperity Act Mr. Speaker, as the official opposition critic for international trade, I am pleased to stand to speak on behalf of the New Democratic Party on Bill ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, the government ratified the Canada-China FIPA on a Friday afternoon when Parliament was not sitting when it thought no one would notice. Canadians did ...

Mentioned by News1130 Federal NDP promises national transit strategy, if elected VANCOUVER (NEWS1130) – A SkyTrain along the Broadway corridor could be closer to a reality if the federal opposition takes over office in Ottawa next year. Vancouver-Kingsway NDP MP Don Davies says Canada is the only country in the G8 that does not ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by The Province Vancouver MP calls for affordable housing, park space on plot of federally ... A prime chunk of land on Vancouver's pricey west side is apparently coming up for sale and New Democrat MP Don Davies called Thursday for the 8.5-hectare Fairmont Complex property to be used for affordable housing and park space. Davies, whose ...

Mentioned by TheTyee.ca Vancouver's Old RCMP Lands Should Remain Public Space, MP Says That is what Don Davies, Vancouver Kingsway NDP MP, wants to know. The 21-acre complex across four city blocks from 33rd to 37th Avenues is to be transferred from Public Works and Government Services Canada to Canada Lands Company, the agency ...

Mentioned by MetroNews Canada NDP MP Don Davies calls for affordable housing at former B.C. RCMP ... New Democrat MP Don Davies is lobbying Ottawa to make affordable housing and park space a priority on a prime piece of unused, federally owned real estate in Vancouver. Davies, who represents Vancouver Kingsway, told reporters Thursday that he ...

Mentioned by 24 Hours Vancouver Protect old RCMP HQ, says MP The potential sale of a $300-million property in Vancouver has NDP MP Don Davies calling on the federal government to include all stakeholders in the redevelopment process. He's concerned the sale of the federally owned Fairmont Complex property, the ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, New Democrats understand the importance of trade to Canada's economy and believe we must expand and diversify our trade relationships around the world. That ...

Spoke in the House on Prohibiting Cluster Munitions Act Mr. Speaker, it is an honour to stand in this House and speak on Bill C-6, an act to implement the Convention on Cluster Munitions. We ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, there was no unparliamentary language used whatsoever. I used the word “hypocrisy” in the House and if I did use the word “hypocrite”, I ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and Positive Effects of ... Thank you. Now, Minister, of course Canada is in a competitive world, and many other countries are seeking to tap the very same markets that we ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-602 An Act to amend the Food and Drugs Act (sugar content labelling)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-601 An Act respecting a Government Awareness Day

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Positive Effects of the Global Markets Action Plan Thank you. Picking up on the dilemma the chair mentioned, we have a bit of a dilemma in that we recognize that some developing countries have ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Thursday, April 10th Thank you. I happen to agree with you. I think drawing a causal line between trade and the kinds of benefits that the Conservative government often ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-455 An Act to amend the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (electronic products recycling program)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-450 An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act (voting hours)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-415 An Act to amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (appeals)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-405 An Act to amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (appeal process for temporary resident visa applicants)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-404 An Act to amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations (denial of temporary resident visa application)