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NDP MP for Vancouver Kingsway (B.C.)

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

Today

Posted on Twitter Trump’s US is separating children from their parents as punishment for seeking refugee status & refusing to acknowl… https://t.co/jARlxPiWiJ

Posted on Twitter This is an appalling act of intolerance and cowardice. Attacking a place of worship is a hate crime that has no pl… https://t.co/IC1KPuvrBA

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Handing out some swag for Main St #carfreeday! Come by and say hi! We’re between 20th and 21st Ave #carfreemain https://t.co/qFsOI2ZBib

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Best wishes to all of Muslim faith in Canada celebrating Eid al-Fitr, the end of Ramadan. The values of unity, char… https://t.co/qAstcUrIei

This week

Didn't vote on Vote #867 Concurrence in an opposed item

Didn't vote on Vote #866 Concurrence in an opposed item

Didn't vote on Vote #865 Concurrence in an opposed item

Didn't vote on Vote #864 Concurrence in an opposed item

Didn't vote on Vote #863 Concurrence in an opposed item

Spoke in the House on Marijuana Mr. Speaker, as we stand on the cusp of cannabis legalization, we face the deep irony that Canadians continue to be arrested at alarming rates for ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, the Liberals keep repeating over and over that the economy and the environment go hand in hand. Everyone in the House agrees with that ...

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca NDP says government's decision to exclude pardons from Cannabis Act is inexcusable NDP says government's decision to exclude pardons from Cannabis Act is inexcusable. During Question Period Thursday, NDP MP Don Davies criticized the government's decision to exclude pardons from the Cannabis Act. He wanted to know when ...

Posted on Twitter Poignant, thoughtful, gracious final speech in HoC today by @ThomasMulcair. He stepped in to lead in the aftermath… https://t.co/7n87fp9d7V

Posted on Twitter LOL - don't worry, I'm wrong plenty!

Spoke in the House on Cannabis Act Madam Speaker, as I tuned in to listen to the Senate debate on the cannabis bill, Bill C-45, I was given a stark reminder of why ...

Spoke in the House on Impact Assessment Act Mr. Speaker, while I was in Vancouver in the 2015 election, basically the epicentre for Kinder Morgan, unfortunately for the minister, the Prime Minister came into ...

Spoke in the House on Financial Administration Act moved for leave to introduce Bill C-408, an act to amend the Financial Administration Act (composition of boards of directors). Mr. Speaker, I am honoured to ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, interestingly, in 2015, the Prime Minister came to B.C. and told British Columbians specifically that he would not approve a Kinder Morgan pipeline until ...

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

A week ago

Mentioned by Hill Times Emboldened by Ontario's election results, opposition MPs warn Liberals 'there are no safe seats,' anymore, but Grits ... Meanwhile, NDP MP Don Davies (Vancouver Kingsway, B.C.) said the federal New Democrats would use last week's results as the springboard for the next federal election in Ontario. He said the Ontario Liberals' drop from majority status to losing official ...

Spoke in the House on Marijuana Mr. Speaker, today is June 8, only three short weeks away from the Liberals' declared July 1 deadline for cannabis legalization. Talk about a plan going ...

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca NDP urges the government to give Canadians a fair and timely Cannabis law NDP urges the government to give Canadians a fair and timely Cannabis law. During Question Period Friday, NDP MP Don Davies wanted to know how the government will deal with the amendments put forward for the cannabis bill, Bill C-45, with the July 1 ...

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 in the House on Impact Assessment Act Mr. Speaker, many people in Vancouver Kingsway have great concerns about the government's purchase of the Kinder Morgan pipeline with $4.5 billion of their money. We ...

Three weeks ago

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”. ...

Mentioned by APTN News No government should be standing in the way of the Trans Mountain pipeline: Liberal MP “We've always been opposed to this pipeline because it's never really gone through a proper process,” said NDP MP Don Davies said on Nation to Nation. Liberal MP Yvonne Jones, and parliamentary secretary to the minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Parksville Qualicum Beach News Qualicum Beach hears NDP pharmacare push The federal NDP is pointing to a Parliamentary Budget Officer report showing that a single-payer, universal pharmacare plan could cover every Canadian while saving approximately $4 billion. Don Davies, NDP MP for Vancouver-Kingsway, brought that ...

Mentioned by Nanaimo News NOW (press release) Nanaimo MP hosts town hall on universal pharmacare Nanaimo-Ladysmith MP Sheila Malcolmson, along with the NDP's health critic Don Davies, will host a town hall meeting about universal pharmacare on Saturday, May 12 at Royal Canadian Legion Branch #256. According to a letter from Malcolmson ...

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 ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Organ Donation Okay. Thank you. The tough one is for you, Ms. Gavsie. There was a pretty prominent case of a Trillium Gift of Life decision to deny ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Health committee on Bill C-326 Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you to all the witnesses for being here. Grand Chief Abram, I would like to start with you. The Association of ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Bill C-326 Thank you. To Mr. Leonard again, in 2014 when you represented four Alberta first nations that filed a law suit against the federal government in an ...

More than three months ago

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