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NDP MP for Vancouver Kingsway (B.C.)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Thank you! https://t.co/q8uRrbuXNe

Posted on Twitter Educating our children well is one of the most important things we can do as a society. I support all of these cand… https://t.co/bomA5sc8zu

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter This is a positive move and much-needed given Trump’s withdrawal of American support. I visited UNRWA schools and p… https://t.co/mgh8YJhGXW

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Despite their rhetoric, the Trudeau government has simply not taken the steps they must to meet our climate change… https://t.co/VFihqGzmYt

Posted on Twitter Useful analysis of the new NAFTA agreement (now called USMCA). Contains info that the Liberals haven’t been talking… https://t.co/MmYfKt9xA3

This week

Posted on Twitter Creative and penetrating video by ⁦@OneCityVan⁩ candidates. Thoughtful, principled and progressive - I’m proud to g… https://t.co/xPGa2EkcSY

A week ago

Spoke at the Health committee on Barriers to access to treatment and drugs for Canadians affected by Rare ... Mr. Chair, welcome back; and thank you to all the witnesses for the excellent testimony. Dr. Coyle, I want to start with you. This committee spent ...

Spoke in the House on Divorce Act Mr. Speaker, there are four stated objectives in this bill. Two promote the interests of children and two combat family violence. The bill states that the ...

Spoke in the House on Sikh Heritage Month Act Mr. Speaker, it gives me a great deal of pleasure to stand in this House to speak in full support of Bill C-376, an act to ...

Voted No on Vote #896 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #895 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #894 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Voted No on Vote #893 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Voted No on Vote #892 Motion to proceed to Orders of the Day

Spoke at the Health committee on Diabetes Strategies in Canada and Abroad Thank you. Ms. Hanson, Diabetes Canada's submission to this committee's study on universal pharmacare said the following: Cost barriers are particularly difficult for chronic disease patients: ...

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, the government just made drugs more expensive. We know that Canadians pay among the highest prices for prescription drugs in the world and that ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Health committee on Barriers to access to treatment and drugs for Canadians affected by Rare ... You mean like a call for federal national coordination or leadership, which leads into my next question, which is for Ms. Wong-Rieger. You said three million ...

Spoke in the House on Housing Mr. Speaker, today New Democrats initiated debate on one of the most pressing issues facing Canadians: the need for decent, secure and affordable housing. Indeed, we ...

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Canada Revenue Agency Act Mr. Speaker, I rise today to speak to Bill C-316, an act to amend the Canada Revenue Agency Act (organ donors). I would like to once ...

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, thousands of Canadian families have lost loved ones to an overdose epidemic the government has failed to stem. Health professionals, Canada's chief public health ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, this summer I met Petra Shulz, an Edmonton mother who lost her son to an opioid overdose. She described the devastating impact this tragedy ...

Spoke in the House on Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership Implementation Act Mr. Speaker, I am privileged to stand in the House and speak to this very important issue. I had the privilege of being the New Democratic ...

A month ago

Mentioned by HuffPost Canada Jagmeet Singh Facing Name Recognition Issues In Burnaby South Riding He Needs To Win Over Vancouver MP Don Davies said his former colleague's riding is a pretty safe bet for the NDP leader. "It is a solid B.C. riding, the issues favour us, you know, Kinder Morgan [pipeline expansion] is very unpopular, Jagmeet has got a great message, and ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by Straight.com Yes Vancouver names its candidates to run with mayoral candidate (and future MP?) Hector Bremner The Liberals would sorely love to defeat veteran New Democratic Party MP Don Davies in Vancouver Kingsway. Davies has done an extraordinary job as a constituency politician. He knows that all politics, even federal politics, are ultimately local. And ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by TheChronicleHerald.ca Only one Nova Scotia MP broke ranks with party votes this year: analysis On Oct. 17, Fisher was one of four Liberal “yeas” in favour of a private members motion introduced by NDP MP Don Davies. In light of a Parliamentary Budget Office report from a month prior that said a national drug program could save Canadians billions ...

Mentioned by TheChronicleHerald.ca Only one Nova Scotia MP broke ranks with party votes this year: analysis On Oct. 17, Fisher was one of four Liberal “yeas” in favour of a private members motion introduced by NDP MP Don Davies. In light of a Parliamentary Budget Office report from a month prior that said a national drug program could save Canadians billions ...

Mentioned by TheChronicleHerald.ca Nova Scotia MPs well whipped On Oct. 17, Fisher was one of four Liberal “yeas” in favour of a private members motion introduced by NDP MP Don Davies. In light of a Parliamentary Budget Office report from a month prior that said a national drug program could save Canadians billions ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-408 An Act to amend the Financial Administration Act (composition of boards of directors)

Spoke at the Health committee on Main Estimates 2018-19: Votes 1 and 5 under Canadian Food Inspection Agency, ... Thank you. I want to move to the issue of opioids, because you made a reference to it. Minister, in British Columbia overdose deaths spiked again ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Diabetes Strategies in Canada and Abroad I think, Dr. Coutinho, that these were your words. If not, maybe they were yours, Ms. Baird. You called diabetes “a systemic disease at pandemic levels”. ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Main Estimates 2018-19: Votes 1 and 5 under Canada Border Services Agency, ... Thank you. I want to turn to the impending cannabis legalization. If you believe the government's statements about July 1, then we're a matter of seven ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Pre-Mixed Drinks Combining High Alcohol, Caffeine, and Sugar Content and Organ Donation Thank you. I'd like to pick up on that latter point. Mr. Stockwell, I'm concerned about the marketing and presentation of these products. This committee reviewed ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Organ Donation I just want to clarify, because we have information from the analysts and from the Library of Parliament. I'll read it to you: In addition, to ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-390 An Act respecting the development of a national employment strategy for persons with disabilities

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-389 An Act respecting the development of a national strategy on student loan debt

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

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