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NDP MP for Vancouver Kingsway (B.C.)

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

Today

Posted on Twitter Thank you Mr. Martin's Gr. 4 class @ Alexander Mackenzie School 4 having me in to speak today. Bright group! #cdnpoli http://t.co/ke2bpkd2uc

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on Pipeline Safety Act Mr. Speaker, Bill C-46 takes a long overdue first step toward a true polluter pays regime for pipelines in Canada, which has always been an element ...

Spoke in the House on Mount Saint Joseph Hospital Mr. Speaker, Mount Saint Joseph Hospital has an emergency department that is staffed by excellent medical professionals. However, it is severely overcrowded and under strain. The ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have three petitions to introduce today. The first petition is signed by thousands of people across the country who want the Canadian government ...

Voted No on Vote #342 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Posted on Twitter Prov and Feds need to work together to improve ER faclities. http://t.co/50srAfyi8a Watch my #SO31 on Mt. St. Joseph Hospital #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter Cons bring in debate closure motion for the 89th time this Parliament - a record in disrespect for democracy & Parliament. #cdnpoli #ndp

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #341 on Bill C-586 Amend the Canada Elections Act and the Parliament of Canada Act (candidacy and caucus reforms)

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Food Safety Mr. Speaker, when news broke of a BSE case in Alberta, the Minister of Agriculture said that it would not harm exports, but within days, South ...

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

Posted on Twitter My Q to the Minister today: Is there plan to reverse damages caused by latest bans on Cdn beef exports? #cdnpoli #ndp http://t.co/QhK5ZmOhJX

This week

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 ...

Posted on Twitter Now Liberals voting WITH Harper Cons at 2nd Reading to pass #C51 w/ all its defects and w/o oversight. #BlackCatWhitecat #cdnpoli #ndp

Posted on Twitter Liberals join Cons to vote NO to #NDP motion to scrap #C51. I guess criminalizing dissent & sacrificing rights don't bother them. #cdnpoli

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Lunar New Year Mr. Speaker, it is a pleasure to stand on behalf of New Democrats to commemorate the lunar new year. This year, lunar new year falls on ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have two petitions to present today. The first petition was spearheaded by parishioners at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Vancouver and has over ...

Spoke in the House on Canada-China Relations Mr. Speaker, thanks to negotiations between the U.S. and Chinese governments, Americans are now able to get 10-year multiple-entry visas to China, and even though Canada ...

Spoke in the House on Forestry Industry Mr. Speaker, Canada's forestry industry provides good middle-class jobs in communities across the country, but the Conservatives have failed it. Dozens of sawmills have closed, throwing ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Positive Effects of the Global Markets Action Plan Okay. Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you, witnesses. Mr. Gooch, in your remarks you said, if I have it right, that liberalization is generally good, and ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Positive Effects of the Global Markets Action Plan I want to switch to maintenance. We heard some testimony earlier today, Mr. Bruno, about the importance of maintenance, repair, and overhaul as part of the ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Positive Effects of the Global Markets Action Plan We have some great research from our analysts. They've provided us this information that I'm going to put to you. It says: According to a December ...

A month ago

Mentioned by News1130 Local MP pushing for five to 10-year visas for Canadians going to China Don Davies, the NDP MP in Vancouver-Kingsway, introduced a motion today that would allow 10-year visas for Canadians going to China for tourism and business reasons, as well as five-year student visas. The US made a similar deal with China last year.

Mentioned by Vancouver Sun NDP town hall about tankers and pipelines draws large crowd Don Davies, NDP MP for Vancouver Kingsway, described the turnout for a Sunday afternoon town hall in Vancouver as “huge.” He estimated some 250 people listened to NDP MP for Skeena-Bulkley Valley Nathan Cullen talk about his private member's bill to ...

Mentioned by Vancouver Sun NDP town hall about tankers and pipelines draws large crowd Don Davies, NDP MP for Vancouver Kingsway, described the turnout for a Sunday afternoon town hall in Vancouver as “huge.” He estimated some 250 people listened to NDP MP for Skeena-Bulkley Valley Nathan Cullen talk about his private member's bill to ...

Mentioned by Times Colonist NDP town hall about tankers and pipelines draws large crowd Don Davies, NDP MP for Vancouver Kingsway, described the turnout for a Sunday afternoon town hall in Vancouver as “huge.” He estimated some 250 people listened to NDP MP for Skeena-Bulkley Valley Nathan Cullen talk about his private member's bill to ...

Mentioned by Vancouver Sun NDP town hall about tankers and pipelines draws large crowd Don Davies, NDP MP for Vancouver Kingsway, described the turnout for a Sunday afternoon town hall in Vancouver as “huge.” He estimated some 250 people listened to NDP MP for Skeena-Bulkley Valley Nathan Cullen talk about his private member's bill to ...

Mentioned by The Province Pipeline-tanker issues loom larger for many in B.C., say New Democrat MPs Don Davies, NDP MP for Vancouver Kingsway, described the turnout for a Sunday afternoon town hall in Vancouver as “huge.” Davies estimated that 250 people listened to Nathan Cullen, New Democrat MP for Skeena-Bulkley Valley, talk about his private ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Defence of North America Thank you, Mr. Chairman. I'd like to carry on with the theme of the Arctic and the increasing importance it is clearly playing in Canada, not ...

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 ...

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? ...

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 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 ...

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

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)