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  • His favourite word is trade.

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 At fabulous#EarthDay celebration by @Windermere students. Time to develop a sustainable economy!! #cdnpoli #ndp http://t.co/StXnEGcsK1

Posted on Twitter At fabulous #Earthday celebration by @Winderemere students. Time to develop a sustainable economy!! #cdnpoli #ndp http://t.co/dJdrdhWClU

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Happy Easter! May the ideals of love, hope and redemption inspire us all...

This week

Posted on Twitter @ElizabethMay LOL - although I DO love fruit!!

Posted on Twitter Hi, all - my account has been hacked. Sorry!! Would love to lose some weight, but not selling anything!!

Posted on Twitter Get fit for the summer, I lost 10lbs! http://t.co/SXVP5TBVyI

A week ago

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 ...

Two weeks ago

Voted No on Vote #104 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted No on Vote #103 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #102 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #101 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #100 on Bill C-474 Respecting the promotion of financial transparency, improved accountability and long-term economic sustainability through the public ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Committee Business We have conducted research on Honduras, canvassing a wide array of respected sources, including the U.S. State Department, The Economist, Human Rights Watch, the United Nations, ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I would like to congratulate my hon. friend on a very well-reasoned speech. I listened to the debate this morning, and some numbers were ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Canada-Honduras Economic Growth and Prosperity Act Mr. Speaker, here is the truth. The Conservatives have brought in two motions today to do one thing: to disrupt the testimony of the Chief Electoral ...

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, New Democrats believe in open and progressive trade. We believe in negotiating new market access for our exporters to unlock good jobs here in ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) You mentioned TTIP. I want to get into that because what the European Union is doing with the United States in negotiations now is they put ...

Spoke in the House on Privilege Mr. Speaker, for Canadians watching, what we are dealing with here is the finding from the Speaker that there has been a prima facie case of ...

Spoke in the House on Canada Post Mr. Speaker, I and my colleague from Vancouver East recently hosted a community town hall to hear our constituents' views about Canada Post's plan to end ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) Thank you to all the witnesses for being with us today. Welcome to the committee. Mr. Lewis-Manning, I want to start with you. I actually have ...

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, the minister should apologize for a $62-billion current account deficit in this country. According to the Bank of Canada, poor export performance is a ...

Spoke in the House on Fair Elections Act Mr. Speaker, I am privileged to represent the great riding of Vancouver Kingsway where, after constituents witnessed their elected member cross the floor to sit on ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Benefits for Canada of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Mr. Van Keulen, Mr. Woo, thank you for being with us today. Welcome to the committee, Mr. Woo. First of all, I want to start by ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) Mr. Redlin, I'm going to talk about the investor state. I have the press release from the EU Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht from January 21, ...

Spoke in the House on Combating Counterfeit Products Act Mr. Speaker, it is a privilege to stand today and speak to Bill C-8, An Act to amend the Copyright Act and the Trade-marks Act and ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) Fair enough. I want to turn an issue of the investor-state provision. On January 21, EU trade commissioner Karel De Gucht announced his decision to consult ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) Thank you, Mr. Chairman. Mr. Trew, I want to talk about investor-state provisions. Canada and the European Union nations are all modern democracies with well-functioning judicial ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by Straight.com Vancouver MP and ex-MP contemplate a post–Stephen Harper Canada Although there was little doubt before about Harper being the guy to beat in 2015, persistent questions about his role in the controversy have now raised the prospect that the Conservative leader might not be around for long. Don Davies, who is the New ...

Mentioned by Straight.com Vancouver MP and ex-MP contemplate a post–Stephen Harper Canada Don Davies, who is the New Democrat MP for Vancouver Kings-way, is convinced that the prime minister is toast. “We're all starting to see the beginning of the end for Stephen Harper as leader of the government,” Davies told the Georgia Straight in a phone ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Don Davies, Vancouver MP, Draws Fire For Harper Tweet Vancouver MP Don Davies quickly deleted a tweet he posted Wednesday after the building housing the Prime Minister's Office was evacuated due to the discovery of a suspicious package. But not before the tweet was seen by many on the Hill and drew ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Don Davies, Vancouver MP, Draws Fire For Harper Tweet Vancouver MP Don Davies quickly deleted a tweet he posted Wednesday after the building housing the Prime Minister's Office was evacuated due to the discovery of a suspicious package. But not before the tweet was seen by many on the Hill and drew ...

Mentioned by Burnaby NewsLeader Vancouver MP Don Davies criticized for 'suspicious package' Tweet Vancouver-Kingsway MP Don Davies is the owner of the "worst Tweet in Canadian politics today", according to critics who blasted the NDP member for posting a joke that made light of the evacuation of the Prime Minister's Office. On Wednesday, the PMO ...

Mentioned by TheTyee.ca (blog) 'It's the time to reach higher': Dix to supporters Flanked by his wife, Renée Saklikar (right) and Vancouver-Kingsway MP Don Davies, Dix waded into a cheering crowd in his constituency last night, as he bade farewell. Photo by David P. Ball. Hundreds of supporters and constituents crammed into a ...

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)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-368 An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act (voting age)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-369 An Act to amend the Excise Tax Act (no GST on batteries for medical and assistive devices)