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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.

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Americans can elect a smart, experienced,1st woman president in history - or a divisive, profane egomaniac who's never held office. Hmmm...

Posted on Twitter "@mdentandt: 'Big business, elite media & major donors,' are in Clinton's pocket, she in theirs, says Trump." Huh?Trump IS big business...

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter "@PEINursesUnion: Canada needs a nat'l prescription drug plan @DonDavies @janephilpott @JustinTrudeau #pharmacare" #NDP agrees! #cdnpoli

This week

Posted on Twitter "@CFNUPresident: Canada needs a national prescription drug plan @DonDavies @ThomasMulcair @Elizabeth May - #pharmacarenow" #NDP agrees!

Posted on Twitter "@YMIPolitical: @DonDavies They were big gifts. The biggest gifts to charity. You can't believe how big the anonymous gifts were." Funny!!

Posted on Twitter Rudy Giuliani praises Trump, says he gives $$ to charity anonymously. Not sure either knows what "anonymous" really means...#contradiction

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Canada Elections Act moved for leave to introduce Bill C-297, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act (voting hours). Mr. Speaker, once again I would like to thank ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise to present e-petition 126 to Parliament. This petition calls on the Government of Canada to implement a ban on the operation of ...

Spoke in the House on Government Awareness Day Act moved for leave to introduce Bill C-296, An Act respecting a Government Awareness Day Mr. Speaker, it gives me great pleasure to introduce this bill, an ...

Voted No on Vote #103 on Bill C-14 Amend the Criminal Code and to make related amendments to other Acts (medical assistance in ...

Voted Yes on Vote #102 on Bill C-14 Amend the Criminal Code and to make related amendments to other Acts (medical assistance in ...

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

Spoke at the Health committee on Bill C-224 That's what I want to get into. I'm not talking about taking the car away or social problems. I'm talking about criminal acts. For instance, in ...

Voted Yes on Vote #101 on Bill C-223 Establish the Canadian Organ Donor Registry and to coordinate and promote organ donation throughout Canada

Voted Yes on Vote #100 on Bill C-210 Amend the National Anthem Act (gender)

Spoke in the House on Department of Health Act moved for leave to introduce Bill C-293, An Act to amend the Department of Health Act (Advisory Committee). Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise today ...

Voted No on Vote #99 on Bill C-20

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

Spoke in the House on Canadian Organ Donor Registry Act Madam Speaker, I rise with pleasure to address an important bill before the House, Bill C-223, an act which would establish the Canadian organ donor registry ...

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, everyone has a right in Canada to equal access to quality health care regardless of ability to pay, yet Liberals are turning a blind ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I think this is a very important debate, and it brings to the House and all members here the important concepts of discussing foreign ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Health committee on Supplementary Estimates (A) 2016-17: Votes 1a and 5a under Canadian Food Inspection ... What will I do with it? I want to return to the question about the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. I know the agency inspects meat. I ...

Spoke in the House on Housing Mr. Speaker, Liberals were elected on a promise to make it easier for Canadians to find an affordable home. However, with housing prices up 30% in ...

Mentioned by Calgary Herald Feds fingered for foot-dragging on 'foreign ownership issues' in Vancouver real estate “Mr. Speaker, we don't need another study to prove that water is wet,” New Democratic Party MP Don Davies said in Question Period. He said Morneau, who boasted again Wednesday that he's already taken action by bringing in tougher down-payment rules ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Development of a National Pharmacare Program Dr. Marchildon, as Mr. Romanow said, Canada is the only country in the world that has a universal medicare system that does not include a universal ...

Mentioned by Edmonton Journal finance minister denies fiddling while Vancouver housing market burns Ottawa — Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau rejected an opposition MP's charge that the Liberal government has done nothing as Vancouver housing prices soar out of control. New Democratic Party MP Don Davies rose during question period on Friday ...

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)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-282 An Act to amend the Excise Tax Act and the Income Tax Act (extra-energy-efficient products)

Spoke at the Health committee on Development of a National Pharmacare Program Thank you. Well, to Colin's point, I appreciate the ever-present lens of asking the hard question about whether it's necessary. I think that's important, because I ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Development of a National Pharmacare Program I think I only have about a minute left, so I'll play Alex Trebek here. As you were all talking, I was taking some notes about ...

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 ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Development of a National Pharmacare Program Okay. We're hearing wildly different figures. Some groups say that national pharmacare will cost Canada $6 billion a year, as your report says. Others say that ...

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 ...

Three months ago

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 ...

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 ...