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  • His favourite word is cannabis.

NDP MP for Vancouver Kingsway (B.C.)

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

Today

Posted on Twitter Proud to march in solidarity with workers at ⁦@RWHotelGeorgia⁩. Thanks to @unitehere40 for their commitment to figh… https://t.co/rEymxWOLdQ

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter The federal government must take urgent action to end the forced and coerced sterilization of women in Canada. I c… https://t.co/ssjsoac2Ol

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter I’d be delighted to provide as many flags as you need! Please contact my office and we will ensure our heroes are p… https://t.co/xCKKi24Dsj

This week

Posted on Twitter Inspiring and moving Remembrance Day ceremonies in Vancouver. Honouring the sacrifices of our veterans, respecting… https://t.co/hCqGrzUekG

Posted on Twitter As we commemorate Remembrance Day, let us honour every veteran who served and commit to a world of peace.… https://t.co/U3WRYrA9DC

Posted on Twitter I’m deeply disappointed and frankly angry about the weak response of the Canadian government to the illegal coup ag… https://t.co/cKCVV3Fkmk

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to federal government investrnents in housing, for each of the fiscal year since 2015-16: (a) what was the total amount of federal funding spent ...

Didn't vote on Vote #1379 on Bill C-75 Amend the Criminal Code, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and other Acts and to make ...

Didn't vote on Vote #1378 on Bill C-75 Amend the Criminal Code, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and other Acts and to make ...

Didn't vote on Vote #1377 Private Members' Business M-173 (Diabetes Awareness Month)

Didn't vote on Vote #1376 on Bill C-331 Amend the Federal Courts Act (international promotion and protection of human rights)

Didn't vote on Vote #1375 Ways and Means motion No. 34

Spoke at the Health committee on Violence Faced by Health Care Workers in Hospitals, Long-term Care Facilities and ... Right. I was struck by your use of the words “extraordinary measures”. We heard Commissioner Lucki talk about the need to build trust in police. Last ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I want to challenge a statement my hon. colleague from British Columbia made about the efficacy of the carbon tax. In preparation for this ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, thousands of people continue to sign a petition, originated by the Elizabeth Fry Society, that simply points out that some of Canada's most vulnerable ...

Spoke in the House on Health That is what the Liberals said in 1997, Mr. Speaker. There were 11,500 Canadians who died from opioid overdoses between 2016 and 2019. Opioid deaths have ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am honoured and pleased to rise today to present a petition signed by people all over Vancouver Kingsway and the Lower Mainland. They ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Forced Sterilization of Women in Canada Thank you, Chair. I would like to thank all of you for being here and speaking with such strong and brave testimony. I just want to ...

Spoke in the House on Pharmacare Mr. Speaker, today the Hoskins report on pharmacare was released, and to no one's surprise, it recommends a public, universal and comprehensive pharmacare system, the same ...

Spoke in the House on Post-Secondary Education Financial Assistance for Persons with Disabilities Act moved for leave to introduce Bill C-456, An Act to Amend the Income Tax Act and the Canada Student Financial Assistance Act. Mr. Speaker, I am ...

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

Spoke in the House on Canada Revenue Agency Mr. Speaker, Canadians are shocked to discover that the Canada Revenue Agency just signed a secret agreement with wealthy Canadians to avoid prosecution for tax evasion. ...

Spoke at the Health committee on M-206, Level of Fitness and Physical Activity of Youth in Canada, Main ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you, Minister, for being here and for your graciousness in forgoing your statement so that we could have a chance to ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Violence Faced by Health Care Workers in Hospitals, Long-term Care Facilities and ... I asked this question to our last panel earlier this week, and they didn't know the answer. I'm wondering if you have any evidence. We know ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Violence Faced by Health Care Workers in Hospitals, Long-term Care Facilities and ... Let's say I'm a hospital administrator and I know that in my facility every day my workers are going to be subjected to a workplace danger. ...

Spoke at the Health committee on LGBTQ2 Health in Canada Thank you. I know what has become a bit popular in the last couple of years has been this concept of taking a gender lens through ...

Spoke at the Health committee on LGBTQ2 Health in Canada Thank you. That will be helpful. Washington, I'd like to ask you a couple of questions. One of them is—I was just thinking about this when ...

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

Spoke at the Health committee on LGBTQ2 Health in Canada Thank you. Just for the record, the change of law in gay marriage was really due to the courage of gay couples in this country who ...

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 ...

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

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)