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  • His favourite word is deal.

NDP MP for Vancouver Kingsway (B.C.)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Listening to @ThomasMulcair in Van; reducing inequality, building a better Canada, getting results #ndp #cdnpoli http://t.co/KeR4EF4lWC

Posted on Twitter Pacquiao!!!! http://t.co/2w0JA5KYHA

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Watching fabulous Filipino champ Manny Pacquiao at St Patrick's Church w/ many fans...#quickknockout http://t.co/o2dX1GAYNz

Posted on Twitter At #CedarCottageNH celebrating 150 Neighbourhood Grant projects w/ @andreareimer & @JennyKwanBC. Creative, energetic community!! #ndp

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Quebec Liberals lied to voters in last year's election about preserving affordable daycare - & now say they can't afford it #cdnpoli #shame

This week

Posted on Twitter HarperCon Michael Sona is now a...con. He's the 1st Cdn to go to jail for violating the Elections Act, committing an "affront to democracy".

Didn't vote on Vote #283 on Bill C-608 Respecting a National Day of the Midwife

Didn't vote on Vote #282 That the First Report of the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food, presented on Thursday, March 27, 2014, ...

Didn't vote on Vote #281 That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word "That" and substituting the following: ...

Didn't vote on Vote #280 That the amendment be amended by adding after the word "negociated" the following: "and the Committee only report ...

Didn't vote on Vote #279 on Bill C-18 Amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and agri-food

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Ethics Mr. Speaker, spending $120,000 on a last-minute reception is simply unjustifiable. This royal treatment for Europeans cost Canadians $34,000 on food and hotels, $13,000 on drinks, ...

Spoke in the House on Interparliamentary Delegations Mr. Speaker, pursuant to Standing Order 34(1), I have the honour to present to the House, in both official languages, the report of the Canadian delegation ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by News1130 Vancouver MP concerned about possible exploitation of a foreign worker VANCOUVER (NEWS1130) – A Vancouver MP is concerned a man who came to work in a hair salon from Taiwan may be a victim of fraud. Don Davies says Lucas Wu came to work at Mentor Hair Salon in Metrotown Mall, but it was arranged for him to attend ...

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 ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on The Budget Mr. Speaker, when it comes to attacking vulnerable refugees, it appears the Conservatives have no sense of shame. First they appealed the Federal Court ruling that ...

Spoke in the House on Canada-Korea Economic Growth and Prosperity Act Mr. Speaker, it is a privilege to stand in the House to speak on behalf of the official opposition New Democratic Party on Bill C-41, which ...

Spoke in the House on Canada-China Relations Mr. Speaker, the Prime Minister is set to visit China in November. This is an important moment for Canada. It is a time for us to ...

Mentioned by The Province Video: 'It was a moving experience in the House,' MP Davies says New democrat MP Don Davies speaks to reporter Ian Austin about the mood in ottawa after Wednesday's fatal shootings. E-mail this Video Link; Share this Video. Local Flyer Deals · Save On Kids' Apparel & FootwearSears · Great Savings on Top Footwear!

Mentioned by The Province Video: 'It was a moving experience in the House,' MP Davies says New democrat MP Don Davies speaks to reporter Ian Austin about the mood in ottawa after Wednesday's fatal shootings. E-mail this Video Link; Share this Video. Local Flyer Deals · Save On Kids' Apparel & FootwearSears · Great Savings on Art Supplies!

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have a number of petitions to introduce today. The first petition is signed by hundreds of Canadians who represent the Canadian Kurdish population ...

Mentioned by Vancouver Courier Vancouver Kingsway MP Don Davies recounts attack aftermath NDP Vancouver Kingsway MP Don Davies told the Courier he was in the weekly caucus meeting near the Hall of Honour in a lineup to speak at a microphone. He suddenly heard what sounded like “a very large metal trolley ramming into our door. Then five ...

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca 'People immediately hit the floor': MP speaks from inside Parliament about ... VANCOUVER – MP for Vancouver Kingsway, Don Davies, said everyone inside Centre Block in Parliament Hill in Ottawa is just trying to stay calm while they remain under lockdown. A Canadian soldier was shot and killed and a male suspect is dead ...

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 ...

Two months 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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

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)