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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 "SH isn't even a good administrator; he can't deliver a jet; he can't deliver grain; heck, he can't even deliver the mail!" @ThomasMulcair

Posted on Twitter A very warm welcome for @thomasmulcair in vancouver - and big shout out for #childcare #ndp http://t.co/7DcIYhQXfK

Posted on Twitter Met many good friends speaking at BC Council @UniforTheUnion and good buddy Jim Sinclair

Posted on Twitter The fight of their lives: After years of neglect, Canadian Thalidomide survivors make a plea for help http://t.co/zAsRFILMwB

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, this week The Lancet published evidence that NewLink has never made a vaccine, owns no manufacturing plan, and has never commercialized any drug. It ...

Posted on Twitter 4 keys to economic wellbeing *good min wage *progressive taxes * higher eductn *strong unions... Robert Reich #progressgala @broadbent ent

Posted on Twitter "Income inequality is not matter of economics, it's matter of political will" Robert Reich #progressgala @Broadbent http://t.co/kuCFBn9ohU

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #283 on Bill C-608 Respecting a National Day of the Midwife

Voted No on Vote #282 That the First Report of the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food, presented on Thursday, March 27, 2014, ...

Voted No on Vote #281 That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word "That" and substituting the following: ...

Voted Yes on Vote #280 That the amendment be amended by adding after the word "negociated" the following: "and the Committee only report ...

Voted No on Vote #279 on Bill C-18 Amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and agri-food

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Bill C-2, An Act to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act Thank you. I certainly don't support this bill. It has been a travesty in terms of both process and substance. One of the organizations that wanted ...

Spoke in the House on Social Development Mr. Speaker, they are offering nothing and a generation of young Canadians are paying the price. Child care is another pressing economic issue. Families are now ...

Spoke at the Health committee on E-cigarettes First, to the witnesses, thank you for coming and also for waiting while we were dealing with committee business. I think you all made excellent presentations. ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Bill C-2, An Act to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act I do think that Mr. Falk is correct in one point, and that is we are here debating Bill C-2 and whether or not this bill ...

Spoke in the House on Citizenship and Immigration Mr. Speaker, it is not just in the field of publishing that the Conservatives seem to be ignoring scientific process. Last week, the Conservatives announced a ...

Spoke in the House on Science and Technology Mr. Speaker, it still does not answer the question. Instead of using a reputable publisher for its research, Health Canada is paying nearly $1,500 per article ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, the parliamentary secretary has to be kidding. This multibillion-dollar scheme will leave the majority of Canadians falling further behind. Who will not get any ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Bill C-2, An Act to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act Thank you very much, Mr. Chairman. Thank you to our witnesses for being here today. I just want to begin by saying that when the process ...

Spoke at the Health committee on E-cigarettes Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. First of all, Mr. Selby, thank you so much. You really had a jam-packed presentation there. I was madly taking ...

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, I appreciate the minister's words, but we also come back to the business at hand before the House. The Arar commission concluded in 2006 ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Bill C-2, An Act to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act Thank you very much, Mr. Chairperson. Thank you to the ministers for being here today, and the officials. I'd like to begin by just noting that ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, we are all relieved to welcome the public back to the gallery today. Members of Canada's military services are still coming to terms with ...

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, as we consider how to respond to these events and the attack in St. Jean-sur-Richelieu, we need to proceed in a serious and thoughtful ...

A month ago

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 ...

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 ...

Spoke at the Health committee on E-cigarettes Thank you very much, Chairperson. Thank you to the officials for coming today. This of course is our first meeting of looking at this issue, so ...

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 ...

Two months ago

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 ...

More than three months ago

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)