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  • Her favourite word is health.

NDP MP for Vancouver East (B.C.)

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

Today

Posted on Twitter Fair elections act: 7 things you may not know - Politics - CBC News http://t.co/rnyRtIrg8r more reasons to stop "unfair" election act

This week

Posted on Twitter Thanks so much everyone who RT @nikiashton and I re our letter to Health Minister #NBProchoice. We won't give up.

Posted on Twitter @nikiashton & I call on the Health Minister to ensure NB Morgentaler Clinic does not close: http://t.co/7fQbXSJ0QV

Posted on Twitter #NDP statement on Jim Flaherty's passing: http://t.co/rYUgC7ys55 #fb

Posted on Twitter You know we all scrap like hell in #HoC but time like this we grieve together the terrible loss of Jim Flaherty

Posted on Twitter Much sadness. Thoughts are with family of Jim Flaherty. He gave so much to public service in Canada

Didn't vote 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 ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, the Prime Minister would do well to check if seniors really are such strong supporters of his party, because they are pretty upset right ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Best Practices and Federal Barriers: Practice and Training of Healthcare Professionals Thank you very much, Chairperson. First of all, thank you to our presenters for coming today. We've only just started this study, so this panel is ...

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, keeping people safe is the first job of any government, whether it is airlines or drug safety. Why can the Conservatives not understand that? ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Pan-Canadian Palliative and End-of-life Care Strategy Mr. Speaker, I am very pleased to rise in the House today to support my colleague, the member for Timmins—James Bay, and this great motion he ...

Spoke in the House on Health Really, Mr. Speaker? Let us get serious. Let us get past the doublespeak. Eight years in power and Conservatives have failed on every single count. They ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise in the House today to present two petitions. The first has several hundred signatures from both Vancouver and Calgary. ...

Mentioned by The Globe and Mail Portland Hotel Society defenders must answer for the waste The tweets started rolling in during an on-air interview I did with Vancouver East MP Libby Davies on Tuesday. Ms. Davies, defending the Portland Hotel Society, was going around in circles: “The services provided by the Portland Hotel Society are excellent ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper With regard to The Royal Society of Canada (RSC) Expert Panel on Safety Code 6: (a) which department and persons within the government were responsible for ...

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, once, a long time ago, the Conservatives promised Canadians a patient wait times guarantee. However, what Canadians got were longer wait times. I do ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, the minister's assurances ring hollow as she cuts $32 million from the Public Health Agency and eliminates 500 employees across the country. The Public ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Straight.com Could changes to federal election law make Libby Davies more vulnerable in ... On the face of it, it seems absurd to suggest that veteran NDP MP Libby Davies has any reason to worry about her job security. She has won six straight elections in Vancouver East, slaughtering her nearest competitor, Conservative Irene Yatco, by nearly ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Best Practices and Federal Barriers: Practice and Training of Healthcare Professionals Thank you very much, Chairperson, and welcome to our presenters today. As you've heard, we're just beginning our study about best practices, scopes of practice, health ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Health committee on Government's Role in Addressing Prescription Drug Abuse I find it very interesting because when we began this study I remember asking some questions about marketing because it seemed to me that there was ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Government's Role in Addressing Prescription Drug Abuse I'll try to ask a question briefly. First of all, with regard to the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples from 1996 or 1997, one recommendation that ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Government's Role in Addressing Prescription Drug Abuse Thank you to the witnesses for coming today. You made excellent presentations. I have a lot of questions. They are going to take me way over ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Health committee on Government's Role in Addressing Prescription Drug Abuse Thank you very much. Thank you to all the witnesses for being here today, especially to you, Ms. Giudice-Tompson, for reminding us how personal this issue ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Government's Role in Addressing Prescription Drug Abuse Thank you very much, Chairperson. We do have a lot of witnesses today, so thank you for coming. As we get into this subject more and ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Government's Role in Addressing Prescription Drug Abuse Thank you very much, Chairperson. Dr. Meuser, thank you for sharing and using yourself as an example of what can happen with a prescription. It's not ...

Mentioned by Macleans.ca (blog) Talking about drugs, Part One From QP yesterday afternoon, NDP MP Libby Davies questions the government about restricting access to heroin-assisted treatment for a group of addicts (and makes a reference to Rob Ford). Libby Davies: Mr. Speaker, the Minister of Health made a ...

Mentioned by Burnaby NewsLeader Robinson a polarizing politician Svend Robinson is comforted by his partner Max Riveron and Vancouver-East MP Libby Davies as he announces he won't be seeking re-election in his Burnaby-Douglas riding after he admitted to shoplifting a piece of jewellry at an auction house on Good ...

Mentioned by Post NDP presents bill to improve end-of-life care - Regina Leader Libby Davies, the NDP's health critic and MP for Vancouver East, introduced a private member's bill in the House of Commons calling for a co-ordinated, national response to continuing care. The bill was seconded by Charlie Angus, ethics critic and MP for ...

Mentioned by StarPhoenix NDP MPs introduce bill to improve end-of-life care Libby Davies, the NDP's health critic and MP for Vancouver East, introduced a private member's bill in the House of Commons calling for a co-ordinated, national response to continuing care. The bill was seconded by Charlie Angus, ethics critic and MP for ...

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)