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NDP MP for Vancouver East (B.C.)

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

Today

Posted on Twitter MT thanks! & for all you do! "@FirstUnitedDTES: pleasure to see @LibbyDavies @FirstUnitedDTES this pm! gr8 to be able to say thank you! ^HF"

Yesterday

Mentioned by The Globe and Mail Jenny Kwan considers federal NDP run for Libby Davies's seat in Vancouver East The departure of high-profile NDP MP Libby Davies has opened up the key riding of Vancouver East, prompting provincial party stalwart Jenny Kwan to consider a switch to federal politics to replace Ms. Davies. Ms. Kwan, B.C.'s first Chinese-Canadian ...

Mentioned by Vancouver Sun NDP MLA Jenny Kwan mulls federal run in Vancouver East VANCOUVER -- Provincial NDP MLA Jenny Kwan says she's “seriously considering” switching to federal politics and taking a run for Vancouver East, following the departure of longtime NDP MP Libby Davies. Kwan said she has received numerous calls from ...

Mentioned by Vancouver Sun NDP MLA Jenny Kwan mulls federal run in Vancouver East VANCOUVER -- Provincial NDP MLA Jenny Kwan says she's “seriously considering” switching to federal politics and taking a run for Vancouver East, following the departure of longtime NDP MP Libby Davies. Kwan said she has received numerous calls from ...

Mentioned by Vancouver Sun NDP MLA Jenny Kwan mulls federal run in Vancouver East VANCOUVER - Provincial NDP MLA Jenny Kwan says she's "seriously considering" switching to federal politics and taking a run for Vancouver East, following the departure of longtime NDP MP Libby Davies. Kwan said she has received numerous calls from ...

Mentioned by The Province (blog) PODCAST: In Depth with Ian Austin — NDP MP Libby Davies on retirement Vancouver East MP Libby Davies shocked Parliament Hill this week, announcing her retirement after 40 years in the political game. A proud advocate for those who usually have no defenders — sex workers, drug addicts, the poor — Davies will step down ...

Mentioned by The Globe and Mail Jenny Kwan considers federal run for Libby Davies's seat in Vancouver East The departure of high-profile NDP MP Libby Davies has opened up the key riding of Vancouver East, prompting provincial party stalwart Jenny Kwan to consider a switch to federal politics to replace Ms. Davies. Ms. Kwan, B.C.'s first Chinese-Canadian ...

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Ahh thnx! "@PeggyNashNDP: Thinking @LibbyDavies &victory thalidomide surviv'rs. So sad Libby won't be running again. http://t.co/UJyaKLRpI6"

Posted on Twitter Gathering at VPL for march/rally #sexwork #rights #dec17 NO! To Bad legislation! http://t.co/fRqZVOsvQ4

This week

Posted on Twitter @oliviachow thankyou so much Olivia - and for me, to work with you and Jack over many years, is a big part of a work I have so loved.

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Still feeling bit overwhelmed by response to announcement today. Thankyou to all amazing people who t'd and sent messages #love

Posted on Twitter @JamesMoore_org Thanks so much James.

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, welcome to parliamentary secretary day. Yesterday, the Prime Minister said that no other country was regulating oil and gas, but a briefing note from ...

Voted Yes on Vote #310 on Bill C-603 Amend the Motor Vehicle Safety Act (vehicle side guards)

Voted No on Vote #309 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Voted Yes on Vote #308 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Voted Yes on Vote #307 on Bill S-211 Establish a national day to promote health and fitness for all Canadians

Voted Yes on Vote #306 on Bill C-524 Amend the Canada Elections Act (election advertising)

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, when it comes to advertising, pharmaceutical companies appear to have free rein. Apparently, the minister believes that these companies should just regulate themselves. A ...

Spoke in the House on Protection of Canada from Terrorists Act Mr. Speaker, I am very happy to rise in the House today to speak to Bill C-44, especially after my colleagues have been speaking very eloquently ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Status of Women Mr. Speaker, the tragic murder of Zahra Abdille and her children shows how our system fails women fleeing violence. Women like Ms. Abdille need support, like ...

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, I heard my colleague talk about the historic health transfer to the provinces from the federal government. As the health critic for the NDP, ...

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, the evidence is very thin on that action. What we do need are serious policy initiatives and programs to support women fleeing violence at ...

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 in the House on World AIDS Day Mr. Speaker, on the occasion of World AIDS Day, we remember the countless victims of the AIDS epidemic, while paying tribute to the many who have ...

Spoke in the House on Respect for Communities Act Mr. Speaker, I feel so disgusted by the parliamentary secretary's completely misleading comments in the House in regard to Bill C-2. We would not be opposing ...

Three weeks ago

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 ...

A month 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 ...

Two months ago

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 ...

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 ...

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)