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  • His favourite word is vancouver.

NDP MP for Vancouver Kingsway (B.C.)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Proud to cast my ballot for @mableelmore and the #bcndp. Time for a Govt that works for everyone! https://t.co/JNba4FOTgF

Posted on Twitter Well-deserved! Congratulations and thanks for the superb journalism... https://t.co/bsD4oc9r11

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Out cleaning #VanKingsway with @adriandix for #keepvancouverspectacular https://t.co/DTrvpECaaB

Posted on Twitter Ready to head out and clean the streets of Vancouver Kingsway... @adriandix #keepvancouverspectacular… https://t.co/ram98twQfV

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Of many reasons to remove the BC Liberals, their failure on education is at the top. Our children deserve better. https://t.co/D5Isc4BJSw

Posted on Twitter "Fib?!" Officers called it a "bald- faced lie". A Cabinet Minister misleading on foreign soil is a serious matte… https://t.co/AFYEwB3IST

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Health committee on Public Health Effects of Online Violent and Degrading Sexually Explicit Material on ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you to all the witnesses for being here. Ms. McDonald, I want to start with you. In the Criminal Code of ...

Voted No on Vote #256 Notice of a Ways and Means motion to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on ...

Voted Yes on Vote #255 That the debate be now adjourned.

Three weeks ago

Didn't vote on Vote #254 That this House do now adjourn.

Didn't vote on Vote #253 That the debate be now adjourned.

Didn't vote on Vote #252 That the Honourable Member for Mégantic—L'Érable be now heard.

Spoke at the Health committee on Main Estimates 2017-18: Votes 1 and 5 under Canadian Food Inspection Agency, ... In June 2016, Mr. Paul Mayers, the vice-president of policy and programs of CFIA, testified to this committee that CFIA inspectors are present every day and ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Public Health Effects of Online Violent and Degrading Sexually Explicit Material on ... I'm going to stop you again just because I want to give one last quick question to Dr. Roberts. Given that, modelling others' behaviour seems intuitive ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Clean Technology in Canada's Natural Resource Sectors Thank you to all the witnesses for being here today. Ms. Thompson, I'm quite surprised to see that geothermal does not qualify for the accelerated capital ...

Spoke in the House on Co-operative Housing Mr. Speaker, last break week, I took the opportunity to go door knocking and canvass constituents in my great riding of Vancouver Kingsway. I visited one ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, for anybody watching, we have to separate the sincerity from the disingenuousness here. The member for Winnipeg North said that having one day a ...

Spoke in the House on The Budget Mr. Speaker, in July 2015, the Liberal Party was campaigning on balancing the budget. In September 2015, the leader of the Liberal Party then told Canadians ...

Spoke in the House on Controlled Drugs and Substances Act Mr. Speaker, I rise today to speak to Bill C-307, an act to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (tamper resistance and abuse deterrence). This ...

Mentioned by MetroNews Canada Vancouver NDP health critic 'grossly disappointed' by federal overdose response Vancouver NDP health critic 'grossly disappointed' by federal overdose response. Vancouver Kingsway MP Don Davies says the Liberal budget proposes to spend a fraction of what even the Conservatives did on the national drug strategy despite crisis.

Spoke at the Health committee on Public Health Effects of Online Violent and Degrading Sexually Explicit Material on ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you to all the witnesses for being with us today and lending us your expertise. I want to start by nailing ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise today to table a petition signed by hundreds of young students from my riding of Vancouver Kingsway and the greater Vancouver area ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Bill C-277 Thank you, Mr. Chair. My amendment would add paragraph 2(1)(g), which would be another factor for the government to consider. It would ask that the government ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by Straight.com Don Davies: It's time for universal pharmacare ... time for leadership from all levels of government to further Tommy's dream and ensure that every Canadian has access to the health care they need, when they need it. Don Davies is the NDP's health critic and Member of Parliament for Vancouver ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Bill C-277 Thank you, Mr. Chair. I have a number of questions, but before I do, I have to correct the record because Mr. Webber has misled the ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, I want to ask my hon. colleague two questions. First, could he tell the House who removed the tax benefit to our men and ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) Opposition MPs accuse government of trying to 'neuter' genetic discrimination bill NDP health critic Don Davies said in the House of Commons Tuesday evening that he's disappointed with the government's attempt to “gut the legislation” with amendments that would delete entire sections of the bill. Davies said their attempt to “neuter ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) Opposition MPs accuse government of trying to “neuter” genetic discrimination bill NDP health critic Don Davies said in the House of Commons Tuesday evening that he's disappointed with the government's attempt to “gut the legislation” with amendments that would delete entire sections of the bill. Davies said their attempt to “neuter ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Bill C-277 Thank you, Mr. Chair. Ms. Gladu, thank you for your work on this issue. I think it's a very important issue, and I applaud you for ...

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, increasing numbers of Canadians are suffering from Lyme disease and the lack of effective treatment. Most people are forced to seek health care outside ...

Spoke in the House on Genetic Non-Discrimination Act Mr. Speaker, I rise today to express my profound disappointment with the Liberal government's decision to gut legislation intended to protect Canadians from genetic discrimination. Such ...

Mentioned by The Province Explain approving China firm's $1-billion deal for BC retirement home chain, Trudeau government told “Transparency of ownership is always a concern, and it's a particular concern for this company,” said Don Davies, member of Parliament for Vancouver-Kingsway and NDP health critic. Last week, the Trudeau government approved the sale of Vancouver-based ...

Mentioned by Voiceonline.com MP Don Davies condemns racist and homophobic graffiti at Vancouver's Gladstone Secondary School MP Don Davies (Vancouver-Kingsway) on Tuesday condemned the racist and homophobic graffiti found at Gladstone Secondary School over the weekend. “The racist and homophobic vandalism at Gladstone Secondary School is nothing short of cowardly ...

More than three months ago

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

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

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)