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  • His favourite word is vaccine.

NDP MP for Vancouver Kingsway (B.C.)

Won his last election, in 2019, with 49% of the vote.

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on Pharmacare Mr. Speaker, yesterday's budget was an opportunity to strengthen our health care system for people across the country. However, the Liberals, once again, failed to deliver ...

Posted on Twitter Budget 2021 fails to provide funding or action to implement #pharmacare for all Canadians. This glaring omission… https://t.co/TiwaJw5gks

Posted on Twitter Yesterday’s budget was an opportunity to strengthen our health care system for people across the country. While Bu… https://t.co/ELhPMmR472

Posted on Twitter Yesterday’s budget was an opportunity to strengthen our health care system for people across the country. While Bu… https://t.co/G9QoaPhjqt

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, the pandemic third wave is raging and Ontario's health care system is in serious crisis. People are doing their best to stop the spread ...

Voted Yes on Vote #93 on Bill C-15 Respecting the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Posted on Twitter No, you just don’t get irony. But it’s your intellectual dishonesty that’s getting you blocked. Bye. https://t.co/5V4h2XYxgn

Posted on Twitter I guess you don’t do irony.... https://t.co/OyLOvZyB7Q

Posted on Twitter Liberal Finance Minister Freeland on childcare: “THIS time we’re going to do it!” You can’t make this up....

This week

Spoke in the House on United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act Mr. Speaker, we know that UNDRIP was adopted by the UN General Assembly in 2007 and that followed several decades of negotiation. The purpose of it ...

Spoke in the House on Health-based Approach to Substance Use Act moved for leave to introduce Bill C-286, An Act to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and to enact the Expungement of Certain Drug-related Convictions ...

Voted Yes on Vote #91 on Bill C-15 Respecting the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Voted Yes on Vote #92 on Bill C-14 Implement certain provisions of the economic statement tabled in Parliament on November 30, 2020 and ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-286 An Act to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and to enact the Expungement of Certain Drug-related Convictions Act and the National Strategy on Substance Use Act

A week ago

Voted No on Vote #89 on Bill C-224 Amend Authorize the making of certain fiscal payments to provinces, and to authorize the entry ...

Voted Yes on Vote #90 on Bill C-228 Establish a federal framework to reduce recidivism

Spoke in the House on Economic Statement Implementation Act, 2020 Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to speak today to Bill C-14, the economic statement that was introduced last fall. As has been noted by a number ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Emergency Situation Facing Canadians in Light of the Second Wave of the ... Given that we have witnesses here, we probably should defer this conversation to another time. I do, however, believe that we need to have a discussion ...

Spoke in the House on Economic Statement Implementation Act, 2020 Madam Speaker, I would like to congratulate my hon. colleague for his speech. Frankly, I think every single thing he mentioned is core NDP policy as ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Health committee on Meeting Requested by Four Members of the Committee to Discuss Various Urgent ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I would like to speak in favour of the motion and hope that we can pass this motion swiftly, because I think ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Bill C-237 Thank you, yes. At the subcommittee on agenda, all parties had a chance to discuss and—I think I can speak for all of us to say—agree ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Opposition Motion—Plan for Reopening the Economy Mr. Speaker, it is well known in the COVID crisis that one of the main vectors of disease transmission was part-time workers moving between long-term care ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, I would like to start my remarks by outlining a few key principles I think are important for all parliamentarians to keep in mind. ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Supplementary Estimates (C), 2020-21: Votes 1c and 5c under Canadian Food Inspection ... Thank you. Minister, Dr. Quach-Thanh from NACI yesterday very bluntly said that Canada has had to effectively take rationing measures for vaccines, basically because of a ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Emergency Situation Facing Canadians in Light of the Second Wave of the ... No, that's not the case. I read a direct quote where both groups were speaking about efficacy. One was not talking about use and the other ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Emergency Situation Facing Canadians in Light of the Second Wave of the ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you to the witnesses for being here. Ms. Ravon, Oxfam Canada is on record as saying that “Canada should use its ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Health committee on Meeting Requested by Four Members of the Committee to Discuss their Request ... I'm so sorry. Let me start again. I said I think Luc's suggestion is something worthy of consideration. I'm unclear whether or not the committee can ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Emergency Situation Facing Canadians in Light of the Second Wave of the ... That's the problem. You went until September 1. You don't know the answer, and when I put that very question to the NRC chief after September, ...

More than three months ago

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-255 An Act respecting the development of a national employment strategy for persons with disabilities

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-248 An Act to amend the Financial Administration Act (composition of boards of directors)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-246 An Act to amend the Income Tax Act and the Canada Student Financial Assistance Act

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-241 An Act to amend the Parliament of Canada Act (change of political affiliation)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-240 An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act (voting age)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-202 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (assault against a health care worker)

Mentioned by Vancouver Courier Cities like Vancouver should embrace the C word: consultation The evening was organized by local Member of Parliament Don Davies, and the proceedings were organized by staff and volunteers of the NDP MP. Naturally, there was a sign-in sheet to record the community members in attendance. And while this event ...

Mentioned by Hill Times Inequality in system no reason to criminalize paying for fertility services, says Grit MP Housefather NDP MP Don Davies, left, questions if the for-profit sale of bodily fluids is the right path for Canada. Conservative MP Marilyn Gladu, middle, says Conservative MPs will likely have a 'free vote' on Liberal MP Anthony Housefather's, right, private ...

Mentioned by Hill Times 'The risk is there': marijuana legalization unpopular in ridings with high Chinese-Canadian populations, says former ... Conservative MP Bob Saroya, top left, Conservative MP Alice Wong, Liberal MP Jean Yip, Liberal MP Shaun Chen, Small Business Minister Mary Ng, Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan, NDP MP Don Davies, Liberal MP Geng Tan, Liberal MP Majid Jowhari, ...

Mentioned by Straight.com The Vision 5 becomes the Vision 4 after party pulls its endorsement of council candidate Wei Qiao Zhang A well-known Mandarin-language talk-show host, a constituency aide to popular NDP MP Don Davies, and fluent in four languages—English, Mandarin, Cantonese, and German—the former athlete seemed like he had a bright political future in Vancouver.

Mentioned by CTV News Did Canada agree to a 'Trump veto' and costlier drugs in USMCA? NDP MP and health critic Don Davies questioned how the federal government agreeing to this provision aligns with its promise to explore implementing a national pharmacare plan. “We know that Canadians pay among the highest prices for prescription ...

Mentioned by HuffPost Canada Trump Bullied Canada Into Signing Flawed 'War On Drugs' Pledge: NDP MP Don Davies OTTAWA — An NDP MP says U.S. President Donald Trump is using his "bully pulpit" to strong-arm Canada and 129 other countries into committing to a U.S.-led "war on drugs" policy. NDP health critic Don Davies told HuffPost Canada it was "extremely ...