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NDP MP for Vancouver Kingsway (B.C.)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter If you want to see how long-term care should and can be, watch this: https://t.co/32PEDnAAQx

Posted on Twitter Excited to join my @NDP colleague Matthew Green for his #ParlToThePeople townhall series. Tune in here! https://t.co/E20djTT7Wl

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Canadians were horrified to hear the report yesterday detailing the filth, neglect, abuse and danger our seniors in… https://t.co/i2mIsBsEeA

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Deeply disturbed by the troubling report from Canadian Forces members in Ontario's #LTC facilities. Experts and fr… https://t.co/hXBEdI71MB

Posted on Twitter The long-term care crisis is a national problem. We would never tolerate this in our hospitals. It is time bring L… https://t.co/94pfldezLU

Posted on Twitter Join us at 4 pm PST for a digital town hall on the future of health care and long-term care. Click here to get a r… https://t.co/8zgqHQ5Hj3

A week ago

Spoke at the Health committee on Briefing on the Canadian response to the outbreak of the coronavirus I have a point of privilege to raise before we adjourn, Mr. Chair. I would like to move a motion that this committee inquire into reports ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Briefing on the Canadian response to the outbreak of the coronavirus Dr. Tam, in 2006 you co-authored a report on pandemic preparedness in Canada, titled, timely enough, “The Canadian Pandemic Influenza Plan for the Health Sector”. That ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Health committee on Briefing on the Canadian response to the outbreak of the coronavirus Thank you. Ms. Mackenzie, I'll turn to you on the same subject. You put out a February 20 report that found that the province's for-profit long-term-care ...

Spoke at the COVID-19 Pandemic committee on COVID-19 Pandemic Mr. Chair, Canadians don't want politicians pointing fingers at each other; they want our seniors taken care of. COVID-19 didn't cause the problems; it exposed them. ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Briefing on the Canadian response to the outbreak of the coronavirus Thank you. Dr. Dorian, we've already spoken of deaths because cardiac surgeries weren't performed. Toronto's University Health Network recently estimated that 35 people may have died ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Health committee on Briefing on the Canadian response to the outbreak of the coronavirus Thank you, Mr. Cloutier. I'll move on to another question. You've also written that once COVID-19 is behind us, it is imperative that we complete the ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Briefing on the Canadian response to the outbreak of the coronavirus Thank you. You painted, quite frankly, a shocking picture, which I think is one that Canadians have recently become more aware of. The idea of picturing ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Health committee on Briefing on the Canadian response to the outbreak of the coronavirus Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'd like to speak in support of the motion by Mr. Jeneroux. I endorse all of the reasons that he indicated so ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Canada Elections Act moved for leave to introduce Bill C-240, an act to amend the Canada Elections Act with regard to voting age. Mr. Speaker, I am honoured to ...

Spoke in the House on Opposition Motion—Pharmacare moved: That the House: (a) acknowledge the government’s intention to introduce and implement national pharmacare; (b) call on the government to implement the full recommendations of ...

Spoke in the House on Parliament of Canada Act moved for leave to introduce Bill C-241, an act to amend the Parliament of Canada Act (change of political affiliation). Mr. Speaker, I am honoured to ...

Spoke in the House on Perla de Peralta Mr. Speaker, I rise today to pay tribute to one of the finest Vancouver Kingsway citizens I have had the privilege of knowing and serving, my ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, there has been a lot of talk today about the proper relationship between the federal government and the provinces. Health care is a shared ...

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)

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper With regard to the People’s Republic of China: how many Canadian citizens are currently (i) in detention, (ii) in detention with charge, (iii) in detention without ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to the Tobacco and Vaping Products Act (TVPA), for the period of May 23, 2018, to December 14, 2019: (a) what compliance and enforcement ...

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, Canada's hospitals are warning they are at risk of losing control of the COVID-19 outbreak and now doctors are sounding the alarm over the ...

More than three months ago

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

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-201 An Act to develop a national school food program for children

Voted No on Vote #8 Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (amendment)

Voted Yes on Vote #7 Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (subamendment)

Voted Yes on Vote #6 Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (subamendment)

Voted Yes on Vote #5 3rd reading and adoption of Bill C-2, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money ...

Voted Yes on Vote #4 Concurrence at report stage of Bill C-2, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-456 An Act to Amend the Income Tax Act and the Canada Student Financial Assistance Act

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-446 An Act to develop a national school food program for children

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-434 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (assault against a health care sector 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 ...