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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.

Today

Posted on Twitter This is not the direction the Liberals promised or in which we need to go. https://t.co/ROfU0MB2il

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Somehow, you managed to miss one of the boldest and most needed proposals we passed: universal dental care. 1/3 Can… https://t.co/J2vE6HAnkY

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Excellent! https://t.co/hHWh295Ktb

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Double gold medals in the Sarcasm Freestyle... https://t.co/ZO6grpWSwy

Posted on Twitter This is an excellent article highlighting the need to shift to a health-based approach from the failed criminal one… https://t.co/YLntdooiUn

Posted on Twitter After so-called Liberal “legalization”, there will be more cannabis crimes in the Criminal Code than there are curr… https://t.co/oH6RcvCc4S

This week

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca Health Canada still not spending on anti-smoking ads, documents show The federal government spent nothing on anti-tobacco mass media advertising campaigns in 2016, documents tabled recently in Parliament show. NDP MP Don Davies said he was “extremely surprised” to learn “not a single penny” was spent on ads when a ...

A week ago

Mentioned by Straight.com What political hue is the city of Vancouver? And how will that influence the next choice for mayor? In the meantime, two orange candidates have stepped forward to express their interest in running for mayor of Vancouver: former NDP MP Libby Davies and NDP MP Don Davies (no relation). My guess is that Don Davies would be the preferred candidate inside ...

Voted Yes on Vote #453 on Bill C-378 Amend the Department of Veterans Affairs Act (fairness principles)

Voted Yes on Vote #452 on Bill S-228 Amend the Food and Drugs Act (prohibiting food and beverage marketing directed at children)

Voted No on Vote #451 on Bill C-371 Respecting the prevention of radicalization through foreign funding and making related amendments to the Income ...

Mentioned by Vancouver Sun Left-of-centre politicians considering strategic voting in next Vancouver municipal election Some left-of-centre politicians eyeing the mayor's chair in Vancouver are considering running as independents as part of a strategy to avoid vote-splitting. Vancouver-Kingsway MP Don Davies is among those touting the idea that if all centre-left ...

Mentioned by The Province Left-of-centre politicians consider strategic voting in fall municipal election Vancouver Kingsway NDP MP Don Davies is among those touting the idea that if all centre-left parties and their supporters backed a common candidate for the top job on city council, there would be no threat of a surprise centre-right victory. PROVINCE ...

Mentioned by rabble.ca NDP MP's consider run for Vancouver Mayor Over the weekend, former NDP MP Libby Davies and current NDP MP Don Davies – not related – both said they are talking to a wide range of people about how best to unite the centre-left and left-wing vote ... Both say they're considering running because ...

Voted No on Vote #450 Opposition Motion (Trans Mountain Expansion Project )

Voted Yes on Vote #449 on Bill C-50 Amend the Canada Elections Act (political financing)

Mentioned by Straight.com Federal NDP's Libby Davies and Don Davies say they're considering runs for Vancouver mayor Libby Davies, a former Member of Parliament who represented Vancouver East from 1997 to 2015, and Don Davies (no relation), the current MP for Vancouver Kingsway, both recently told the Globe and Mail's Frances Bula that a move to civic politics is ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Bill S-5 I'll pick up on that last point. I beg to differ, Ms. Kothawala. There's compelling evidence, including extensive studies supporting implementation of plain packaging. An updated ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Bill S-5 Mr. Cunningham, Mr. James, or Mr. Ostiguy, whoever wants to answer this, I remember my dad telling me that when he started smoking in the fifties ...

Spoke in the House on Canada Elections Act Mr. Speaker, I think we would do well to remember why we are having this debate. After this last election in 2015, all Canadians will remember ...

Spoke in the House on Marijuana Mr. Speaker, speaking of unfairness, the Liberals' medical cannabis tax is misconceived, damaging to public health, and unfair. Patients already pay sales tax on their medical ...

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, Canadians are well aware of the many unreasonable demands being made by the Trump administration at the NAFTA table. We now know that an ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Affordable Housing Mr. Speaker, access to affordable housing is vital to the health and well-being of all Canadians. It is a fundamental human right, and yet too many ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, it is a privilege to rise to speak in support of this motion moved by my colleague, the hon member for New Westminster—Burnaby, which ...

Spoke in the House on Marijuana Mr. Speaker, we are five months away from the Prime Minister's promised July 1 deadline for cannabis legalization, but now the Liberal government is backing away ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, the numbers are in. In 2017, a staggering 4,000 Canadians died from opioid overdoses, an unprecedented 1,400 people in British Columbia alone. However, this ...

Spoke in the House on Federal Public Sector Labour Relations Act Madam Speaker, it is a privilege to stand in the House today and speak to Bill C-62, an act to amend the Federal Public Sector Labour ...

Two 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

Spoke at the Health committee on Canada’s Food Guide Dr. Lamarche, I'd like your view as a nutritionist on that as well. How are we doing right now? If I walked into a Loblaws or ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Health committee on Subject Matter of Supplementary Estimates (B) 2017-18: Vote 1b under Canadian Food ... —my understanding, unless I'm mistaken, is that no motion has been made before the indigenous affairs committee to study aboriginal health. We have an outstanding motion ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Canada’s Food Guide I agree with John on this. I mean it's interesting as an academic study. I think we could pull almost anything into our health jurisdiction that ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Committee Business Yes, back in 2015. I remember I moved four motions at that meeting, one was on pharmacare. I moved a motion on studying antimicrobial resistance. I ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Briefing on Report 4 – Oral Health Programs for First Nations and ... Thank you, Chair. According to documents recently released under access to information, the federal government spent more than $110,000 fighting a first nations girl in court ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2017-18: Vote 5b under Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, Votes ... Quickly, Bill C-45, the cannabis legislation, just passed in the House. Sort of perplexingly, there's a ban in Bill C-45 on the importation and exportation of ...

More than three months ago

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

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