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NDP MP for Vancouver East (B.C.)

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

This week

Posted on Twitter MT suppt change 100%"@girlsCANorg Why not change sexist nat anthem lyrics? Tradition #LameExcuse @kady http://t.co/u0cyIz3NGO @LibbyDavies"

Posted on Twitter Thnx for being so open to share"@SueWagnerWhite: Cutting carrots with no arms due to thalidomide Susan Wagner-White http://t.co/Z4APkQ67H8"

Posted on Twitter Hope @MinRonaAmbrose sees it"@SueWagnerWhite: Cutting carrots with no arms due to thalidomide Susan Wagner-White http://t.co/Z4APkQ67H8"

Posted on Twitter Thanks so much "@EleanorSibbert: A very Happy Birthday to @LibbyDavies ! #ndp”

Posted on Twitter I always loved watching him! One of a kind! "@aimeenancygrace: @LibbyDavies can you please send a nice shout out to Spock today? :(”

Posted on Twitter Thanks SO much! Just lovely! "@GambierConserv: @tweettothehan @LibbyDavies Happy birthday, Libby, from your friends on #GambierIsland!"

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Respect for Communities Act Mr. Speaker, this is the 89th time that the government has put closure on debate on a bill. It really is a very shameful record. It ...

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

Voted No (against her party) on Vote #341 on Bill C-586 Amend the Canada Elections Act and the Parliament of Canada Act (candidacy and caucus reforms)

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I will be sharing my time with the member for Timmins—James Bay. I am very pleased to participate in this debate today. I want ...

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

Spoke in the House on National Anthem Act Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank the member for Ottawa—Vanier for bring forward this important bill. He made wonderful comments in support of the bill, ...

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 ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise in the House, as I have on many occasions, to present more petitions concerning the fact that every year hundreds of thousands ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Varkey GEMS Foundation Global Teacher Prize Mr. Speaker, I rise today to pay tribute to a very special teacher in Vancouver East. Vancouver Technical Secondary School teacher Mark Reid is in the ...

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, they did not give us an answer as to why the Prime Minister is refusing to show up. The first ministers are also going ...

Spoke in the House on Intergovernmental Affairs Mr. Speaker, first ministers are gathering a stone's throw from Parliament Hill to discuss the most pressing issues facing our country. They will discuss critical issues ...

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, the government is still not responding to the question. Why is the Prime Minister refusing to show up at the meetings with the premiers? ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Bill C-608, An Act respecting a National Day of the Midwife and ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chairperson. First of all, to Madam Doré Lefebvre, thank you so much for appearing today. It's just a delight to have ...

Mentioned by MetroNews Canada Jenny Kwan announces run for federal NDP seat in Vancouver East ... three local First Nations and the Chinese community at the Aboriginal Friendship Centre on Sunday afternoon, Kwan announced that she wants to graduate from her position as Vancouver-Mount Pleasant MLA and fill former NDP MP Libby Davies' shoes.

Mentioned by CBC.ca MLA Jenny Kwan to seek federal NDP nomination in Vancouver East NDP MLA Jenny Kwan announced Sunday she will seek the federal NDP nomination in the Vancouver East riding long held by veteran MP Libby Davies. Davies, who has been the MP in Vancouver East since 1997, announced in December she will not run ...

Mentioned by Castanet.net NDP's Kwan to seek federal seat The seat is coming open because high-profile New Democrat MP Libby Davies announced last month she will not run again. Kwan is a former city councillor who has represented Vancouver-Mount Pleasant for the New Democrats in the legislature since 1996 ...

Mentioned by News1130 Jenny Kwan to run for federal NDP seat in Vancouver East The seat is coming open because high-profile New Democrat MP Libby Davies announced last month she will not run again. Kwan is a former city councillor who has represented Vancouver-Mount Pleasant for the New Democrats in the legislature since 1996 ...

Mentioned by Bay Today BC politician Jenny Kwan to run for federal NDP seat in Vancouver East The seat is coming open because high-profile New Democrat MP Libby Davies announced last month she will not run again. Kwan is a former city councillor who has represented Vancouver-Mount Pleasant for the New Democrats in the legislature since 1996 ...

Mentioned by BCLocalNews Victoria MP takes over health critic's role Victoria MP Murray Rankin got a pat on the back and a new job from NDP Leader Tom Mulcair on Friday. Rankin was named the NDP's health critic – a plum job within caucus. He replaces Vancouver MP Libby Davies, who is retiring. “It's a big deal and I'm ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Health committee on E-cigarettes Thank you to the witnesses for coming today. I appreciate your being so specific. It's very helpful. I certainly would agree with the observation being made ...

Spoke at the Health committee on E-cigarettes Thank you very much, Chairperson. Thank you, witnesses, for being here today. I think the presentations that you made were very interesting and articulate. I have ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Health committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2014-15: Votes 1b and 5b under CANADIAN FOOD INSPECTION ... Thank you very much, Chairperson. Thank you to Minister Ambrose for appearing before our committee today as we deal with the estimates. Thank you to the ...

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 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 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 ...

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)