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  • His favourite word is vancouver.

NDP MP for Vancouver Kingsway (B.C.)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 46% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter True. https://t.co/rYubBfV0UF

Posted on Twitter A picture's worth a thousand words... https://t.co/UfpeDaaOEa

This week

Posted on Twitter It's time. https://t.co/Yds7cKdUva

Posted on Twitter Enjoying Saturday morning at Trout Lake @VanMarkets Farmers Market https://t.co/XfdmVW705y

Posted on Twitter Fantastic! After Liberals froze rates for 10 years, #NDP gets to work helping neediest citizens. Progressive, compa… https://t.co/hlQLCFfarK

A week ago

Posted on Twitter This is a short-sighted and irresponsible idea. Selling taxpayer assets to pay current bills is foolish economics.… https://t.co/qjpo3f3D21

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Meet NDP MP Don Davies, the MP with the most private members' bills introduced in the House and zero chance of ... PARLIAMENT HILL—NDP MP Don Davies has so far tabled 16 private members' bills in this Parliament, the most of any MP in the House. It's a title he's defending from the last Parliament too, but right now he has about zero chance of advancing any one of ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by Yahoo News Canada (blog) Canadian flag bigger than CFL football field on display at Stanley Park So he called his Member of Parliament, Don Davies, who arranged something different. Davies got in touch with the Park Board, which gave permission to lay out the flag at Brockton Oval in Stanley Park, where it will remain for Canada Day. "It certainly ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Massive Canadian Flag Unveiled In Vancouver's Stanley Park Vancouver area MP Don Davies with a huge Canadian flag made by one of his constituents. The flag is on display in Stanley Park on Canada Day. ADVERTISEMENT. What's 140 metres long, weighs more than a ton and has a lot of patriotism? No, it's not ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Massive Canadian Flag Unveiled In Vancouver's Stanley Park Ron Nurwisah Audience Development Manager, Social and Video for HuffPost Canada. Don Davies/Twitter. Vancouver area MP Don Davies with a huge Canadian flag made by one of his constituents. The flag is on display in Stanley Park on Canada Day.

Mentioned by Voiceonline.com Vancouver to mark Canada 150 with giant, record-breaking flag When it became a challenge to find a venue suitable for displaying such a large flag, local MP Don Davies stepped in and worked with the Vancouver Park Board to secure the Brockton Oval to display it. “Canada Day is a time to reflect on our shared ...

Mentioned by News1130 Massive maple leaf takes over Stanley Park field Vancouver-Kingsway MP Don Davies says those measurements made it difficult to find a home for it. “We wanted to try and get it up at the cut on Grouse Mountain so that all Canadians in Vancouver and the Lower Mainland could see it, that didn't work out.

A month ago

Didn't vote on Vote #342 on Bill C-311 Amend the Holidays Act (Remembrance Day)

Didn't vote on Vote #349 on Bill C-23 Respecting the preclearance of persons and goods in Canada and the United States

Didn't vote on Vote #348 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Didn't vote on Vote #347 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Didn't vote on Vote #346 on Bill S-3 Amend the Indian Act (elimination of sex-based inequities in registration)

Spoke at the Health committee on Antimicrobial Resistance —should really be looking at edibles as a subject. I think we should look at whether or not it should be covered. Finally, medicinal marijuana is ...

Spoke in the House on Points of Order Mr. Speaker, it is said that it is one of the foremost responsibilities of parliamentarians to scrutinize government spending. Twice now the Minister of Health has ...

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, I have in front of me the department's spending documents that prove there is not a single dime in extra funding for the federal ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Investment Mr. Speaker, the Liberals have approved the foreign takeover of the major B.C. provider of seniors care by Anbang, a huge Chinese conglomerate. They did so ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Antimicrobial Resistance Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thanks to all the witnesses for being here today. Dr. Ouellette, I want to begin with you. In the 2015 spring report ...

Spoke in the House on Indian Act Mr. Speaker, I am somewhat disturbed by what I just heard the hon. member say. He is worried about moving too quickly. Frankly, we are talking ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I would like to congratulate my hon. colleague on a thoughtful and extremely rational approach to appointments. Canadians have watched government after government at ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on French Immersion Mr. Speaker, Canada's 150th anniversary is an important opportunity to celebrate Canada's linguistic duality as a key aspect of our collective identity and as a gift ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Federal Framework on Lyme disease I would hope that we could carry this conversation over a little bit into the next meeting, so we could have a chance to absorb the ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Federal Framework on Lyme disease Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'd like to first thank all the witnesses for being here, and in particular Ms. Faber and Ms. Kravis for sharing your ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Public Health Effects of Online Violent and Degrading Sexually Explicit Material on ... I think that's a sensitive comment, but to be honest, these committee hearings are public. It's just the means of communicating, so any testimony they give, ...

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Thank you, Madam Speaker. I hear the groans of disappointment from my colleagues across the House. Canada's New Democrats have long stood for effective measures to ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have two petitions to introduce today. First, as health critic, it gives me a great deal of pleasure to introduce e-petition 733. Citizens ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-356 An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (donations to food banks)

Spoke at the Health committee on Bill C-211 and Thalidomide Survivors Contribution Program Yes, first responders who are military personnel, as well as firefighters and corrections officers.... We've also heard evidence, of course, that PTSD can occur from episodic ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Bill C-211 Dr. Sareen, I want to pick up on that. I think everybody around this table is very supportive of this bill. What is becoming somewhat clear ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Health committee on Thalidomide Survivors Contribution Program I did move it, but—I don't think there's such a thing as standing it down—I'm happy to just have a conversation. I think the point is ...

More than three months ago

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-298 An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act (voting hours — Pacific time zone)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-297 An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act (voting hours)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-296 An Act respecting a Government Awareness Day

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-293 An Act to amend the Department of Health Act (Advisory Committee)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-284 An Act respecting a national strategy for the development of renewable energy sources

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-283 An Act to amend the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (electronic products recycling program)