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  • His favourite word is democrats.

NDP MP for Vancouver Kingsway (B.C.)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Being briefed by high school student Alex on his letter 2 the gov't 4 funding 4 families affected by down syndrome. https://t.co/ehY4laDT3i

Posted on Twitter Thank you Daryl from #actionhepatitiscanada for meeting me today to update me on issues related to Hepatitis C & the role the gov't can play

Posted on Twitter Thank you Tricia & Sharon of @mssocietycanada for visiting me today in VK to discuss issues facing people diagnosed with MS. #cndpoli #ndp

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Don't get cocky, @acoyne - remember Dewey Beats Truman...!

Posted on Twitter @WestEli @Earnesticecream @batardbakery @batard I stand corrected. Thanks!

Posted on Twitter "@acoyne: @DonDavies See: @dmacpgaz’s Law.". Do I dare?!

This week

Spoke in the House on Privilege Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank the Prime Minister for his apology. It is appropriate for him to be here today and to take full ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I would like to present a petition to the House signed by many residents of Vancouver, with thanks to my hon. colleague from Langley—Aldergrove, ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Health Madam Speaker, before I begin my remarks, I just want to say that, when I was first elected, I got an identification card, as every member ...

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Mr. Speaker, I have great respect for the minister. I am going to ask a serious question, and I hope she has the respect for me ...

Voted No on Vote #63 on Bill C-14 Amend the Criminal Code and to make related amendments to other Acts (medical assistance in ...

Voted No on Vote #62 That the House do now proceed to the Orders of the Day.

Mentioned by CTV News Cost by city: What the average home price buys The thought of Canadians potentially eating genetically-modified salmon without knowing it also doesn't sit well with Vancouver-Kingsway MP Don Davies, the NDP's health critic. MP alarmed by genetically-modified salmon. The federal government recently ...

Didn't vote on Vote #61 That, in the opinion of the House: ( a) it is in the public interest to protect the ...

Voted No on Vote #60 That, in the opinion of the House, given the importance of trade to Canadian jobs and long-term growth, ...

Voted No on Vote #59 on Bill C-10 Amend the Air Canada Public Participation Act and to provide for certain other measures

Mentioned by CTV News Selena Gomez brings 'Revival' to Vancouver fans The thought of Canadians potentially eating genetically-modified salmon without knowing it also doesn't sit well with Vancouver-Kingsway MP Don Davies, the NDP's health critic. MP alarmed by genetically-modified salmon. The federal government recently ...

Mentioned by CTV News $11.88M West Vancouver mansion comes with private boat launch The thought of Canadians potentially eating genetically-modified salmon without knowing it also doesn't sit well with Vancouver-Kingsway MP Don Davies, the NDP's health critic. MP alarmed by genetically-modified salmon. The federal government recently ...

Mentioned by CTV News The Who rocks out, thrills fans in Vancouver The thought of Canadians potentially eating genetically-modified salmon without knowing it also doesn't sit well with Vancouver-Kingsway MP Don Davies, the NDP's health critic. MP alarmed by genetically-modified salmon. The federal government recently ...

Spoke in the House on Excise Tax Act moved for leave to introduce Bill C-271, An Act to amend the Excise Tax Act (batteries for medical or assistive devices). Mr. Speaker, it gives me ...

Spoke in the House on Statistics Act moved for leave to introduce Bill C-272, An Act to amend the Statistics Act (fire and emergency response statistics). Mr. Speaker, once again, I would like ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, I am pleased to split my time with the fabulous, hard-working member for Cowichan—Malahat—Langford. When we talk trade in the House it always strikes ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-272 An Act to amend the Statistics Act (fire and emergency response statistics)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-271 An Act to amend the Excise Tax Act (batteries for medical or assistive devices)

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, opioid overdoses are a growing epidemic across the country. Hundreds of people are dying. British Columbia has declared a public health emergency, yet the ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Development of a National Pharmacare Program Let me have a follow-up to that question. Many of the criticisms I hear today, some that you're hearing actually at this meeting, expressing why a ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by CTV News What $1.4M can actually buy in the Vancouver area The thought of Canadians potentially eating genetically-modified salmon without knowing it also doesn't sit well with Vancouver-Kingsway MP Don Davies, the NDP's health critic. MP alarmed by genetically-modified salmon. The federal government recently ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Development of a National Pharmacare Program The one thing that we haven't really mentioned here. We have talked about the problem, and the reason this committee is studying national pharmacare is that ...

A month ago

Mentioned by CTV News Sir Paul McCartney goes 'One on One' in Vancouver The thought of Canadians potentially eating genetically-modified salmon without knowing it also doesn't sit well with Vancouver-Kingsway MP Don Davies, the NDP's health critic. MP alarmed by genetically-modified salmon. The federal government recently ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Development of a National Pharmacare Program I am going to read a little quote here, again, from “Pharmacare 2020“. It says: In terms of drug prices, Canada’s multi-payer system is among the ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Main Estimates 2016-17: Votes 1 and 5 under Canadian Food Inspection Agency, ... Thank you. Minister, welcome to the committee, and thank you to the officials for being with us here today. I want to start with some of ...

Two months ago

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-257 An Act to amend the Food and Drugs Act (sugar content labelling)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-256 An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (tax credit for dues paid to veterans' organizations)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-255 An Act to amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (appeal process for temporary resident visa applicants)

Spoke at the Health committee on Briefing on the 2015 Canada Health Act Annual Report and the Status ... Thank you. Just to pick up on that, I noticed Ontario hasn't paid a dollar in 20 years in violation of the Canada Health Act. I'm ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Health committee on Briefing on the Zika virus outbreak Thanks, Mr. Chairman. Just to throw another angle on it, I think the committee is master of its own business. We can do whatever we want, ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Committee Business Thank you, Mr. Chairman. When I was brainstorming big topical areas that I thought would be appropriate for the committee, I came up with a number ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Committee Business and Election of Chair What we're doing at this stage is setting the routine motions that will govern the committee business. This is the proposal to establish a subcommittee on ...

More than three months ago

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-214 An Act to amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (appeals)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-213 An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act (voting age)