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NDP MP for Vancouver East (B.C.)

Won her last election, in 2011, with 62.80% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Wonderful to be at 10th Ann @jersvision & see so many amazing youth who work for #diversity #lgbtq http://t.co/xPU90VSQPh

Mentioned by The Province Video: Vancouver East MP recounts Ottawa shootings Vancouver East MP Libby Davies speaks to reporter Ian Austin about Wednesday shootings in Ottawa and her experience being trapped inside the House of Commons. E-mail this Video Link; Share this Video ...

Mentioned by The Province Video: Vancouver East MP recounts Ottawa shootings Vancouver East MP Libby Davies speaks to reporter Ian Austin about Wednesday shootings in Ottawa and her experience being trapped inside the House of Commons. October 23, 2014. Tweet. Comment. 0. Photos ( 1 ); Video ( 1 ). Ottawa Shooting ...

Mentioned by The Province Vancouver MPs say shock of Parliament gunfire 'still vivid' (with video) Veteran Vancouver East MP Libby Davies has seen a lot in her 17 years on Parliament Hill. But nothing could have prepared her for Wednesday, when dozens of NDP MPs hit the floor as a gunman ran loose in the halls of Parliament. “It's still pretty vivid in my ...

Mentioned by The Province Video: Vancouver MP on Ottawa Vancouver East MP Libby Davies speaks to reporter Ian Austin about Wednesday shootings in Ottawa and her experience being trapped inside the House of Commons. Vancouver East MP Libby Davies speaks to reporter Ian Austin about Wednesday ...

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Justice for Animals in Service Act (Quanto's Law) Mr. Speaker, first, I am very happy to rise in the House today to speak to Bill C-35. It is ironic and timely that we are ...

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, Canadians are also very concerned about the chikungunya virus, which is affecting hundreds of thousands of people in the Caribbean. The outbreak has led ...

Voted No on Vote #256 Notice of a Ways and Means motion to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on ...

Posted on Twitter Speeches in #hoc @ThomasMulcair evokes people's weekly yoga at noon on lawn of parl as value we stand by in open democratic society

Posted on Twitter A dignified and heroic #Sargeantatarms as he hears many minutes of sincere applause and gratitude from MP's http://t.co/WybpZukJys

Posted on Twitter Back in #HOC waiting for the House to begin daily business - anticipation 2 see brave #Sargeantatarms who will bring in Mace as always

Mentioned by Vancouver Courier Libby Davies recalls gunfire and uncertainty Long-time Vancouver East NDP MP Libby Davies said she heard as many as 20 shots fired during the attack on Parliament Hill Wednesday morning. Davies spoke to the Courier at about 2:20 p.m. Vancouver time while still in lockdown in an undisclosed ...

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Finally back home in ottawa. Relieved 10hr #lockdown is over. Thankyou for all the good messages. Thinking of #eastvan - keeps us strong

Posted on Twitter Oh dear I meant #lockdown. Tired that's all.

This week

Mentioned by London Free Press NDP, Liberals say health committee report on pot flawed and biased 0 "Look at the name of the study — it says it all," committee vice-chair and NDP health critic Libby Davies said. She called the majority report "biased" and "disturbing." Liberal and NDP members of the committee rejected the official recommendations and wrote ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I am very pleased to participate in the debate today as the health critic for the NDP. I would like to thank my colleague ...

Voted No on Vote #255 on Bill C-13 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act, the Competition Act and the Mutual Legal ...

Voted Yes on Vote #254 That, in the opinion of the House, the proposed Port of Gros-Cacouna oil terminal, which will be used ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on International Development Mr. Speaker, there is more Canada could be doing now to help the Ebola response, but the government has not even delivered on its earlier promises. ...

Didn't vote on Vote #253 on Bill C-247 Expand the mandate of Service Canada in respect of the death of a Canadian citizen ...

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

Spoke at the Finance committee on Pre-Budget Consultations 2014 Thank you to the witnesses for coming today. I'm the health care critic for the NDP and usually I'm at the health committee and not at ...

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, Canadians are facing escalating prescription drug costs. One in 10 cannot even afford to fill their medication prescriptions. Canada has the second-highest spending per ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, the parliamentary secretary and the government have not been clear at all. They keep passing the buck to the WHO, which is not the ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, it is a pleasure to rise in the House today to present a petition that is signed by a number of people in Vancouver. ...

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, I can say that Canadians expect their government to be proactive, not sitting around waiting. Let us look at drug safety. While the U.S. ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Health committee on Bill C-17, An Act to amend the Food and Drugs Act Mr. Chair, this amendment deals with disclosure. It's a subject that's come up quite a few times, both in terms of this bill and in our ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Bill C-17, An Act to amend the Food and Drugs Act Thank you very much, Chairperson, and thank you to all of the witnesses for being here today. You're clearly experts in the field and it's much ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Bill C-17, An Act to amend the Food and Drugs Act Thank you. I guess we can take it that the government House leader, who controls the House agenda, for whatever reason made a decision to wait ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Bill C-442, An Act respecting a National Lyme Disease Strategy Thank you very much, Chairperson, and thank you to both of our witnesses for being here today. It's very heartening to hear about the research under ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Bill C-442, An Act respecting a National Lyme Disease Strategy Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Thank you, Ms. May, for coming today. I think your bill is very important. This has been a long-standing issue. ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Marijuana: Health Risks and Harms Thank you very much to the witnesses for coming today. I'd like to pick up on a couple of things you said, but I have a ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Marijuana: Health Risks and Harms Thank you very much, Chairperson, and thank you to all of our presenters for being here today. I particularly appreciated hearing the comments that Dr. Tony ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-545 An Act respecting the provision of continuing care to Canadians

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-460 An Act respecting the implementation of the Sodium Reduction Strategy for Canada

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-445 An Act to amend the Canadian Human Rights Act (genetic characteristics)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-374 An Act to amend the Bills of Exchange Act (rights of bill holders)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-296 An Act to amend the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act and the Textile Labelling Act (animal fur or skin)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-295 An Act to amend the Canada Pension Plan (designation of survivor)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-263 An Act to amend the Canadian Human Rights Act (social condition)