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NDP MP for Vancouver Kingsway (B.C.)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Pleasure was mine, Davy! https://t.co/kmz9pPzVql

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter This is why the #NDP campaigned on universal #pharmacare, moved to study it in Committee and is working hard to get… https://t.co/jVMXZHMuYa

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, carfentanil is a devastating drug, a hundred times more powerful than fentanyl. It has hit Canadian streets, and people are dying in British Columbia ...

Posted on Twitter Today I asked the Minister of #Health when the govt will take action to address carfentanil overdoses https://t.co/rnY47GFhcf #CDNPoli #NDP

Posted on Twitter This is another tragic consequence of Kinder Morgan tanker traffic....#cdnpoli #ndp https://t.co/qCRtIoUP0x

This week

Spoke in the House on Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement Implementation Act Yes, Madam Speaker, I hope to bring some calm and unity to this debate. It would benefit Canadian policy, all parties in the House, and the ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, as members of the House know, affordable housing in British Columbia is a very large and serious challenge for many people. Petitioners from my ...

Posted on Twitter EXpanding pipelines is not going to help... https://t.co/aq8AOeR7JV

Posted on Twitter "Farcical.....participants aren’t even asked which voting system they’d prefer". https://t.co/1HyX7mkp66 via @macleansmag

Voted Yes on Vote #175 on Bill C-228 Amend the Fisheries Act (closed containment aquaculture)

Voted Yes on Vote #174 on Bill C-245 Concerning the development of a national poverty reduction strategy in Canada

Voted No on Vote #173 on Bill C-29 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March ...

Mentioned by Straight.com (blog) Reading the minds of NDP MPs in the wake of a pipeline announcement Take this image above, which showed up on Vancouver East NDP MP Jenny Kwan's Twitter feed. (Click to ... Don Davies: "I have lots of friends in Alberta—and some of them are going to be mad as hell seeing me at a news conference opposing a pipeline.".

Voted No on Vote #172 on Bill C-29 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March ...

Voted Yes on Vote #171 on Bill C-29 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March ...

A week ago

Spoke at the Health committee on Development of a National Pharmacare Program Okay. The reason I ask that question is that we're not reinventing the wheel here at this committee. Many countries have universal hospital and physician coverage ...

Spoke in the House on HIV/AIDS Mr. Speaker, on World AIDS Day we remember the loved ones we have lost; we recognize the victories won through the dedicated efforts of patients, caregivers, ...

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, on World AIDS Day, it is unfortunate to note that the Public Health Agency of Canada has cut funding to dozens of HIV/AIDS organizations, ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Development of a National Pharmacare Program Thank you. We started off with a motion to discuss national pharmacare. I think what we're finding out is the ugly underbelly of the current system ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Investment Mr. Speaker, Anbang Insurance Group, a massive foreign conglomerate, is trying to buy a B.C.-based long-term care provider. Unconfirmed estimates place the value of this takeover ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) Critics take aim at Philpott as private blood clinics look to expand At the same press conference, NDP health critic Don Davies said Philpott isn't listening to Justice Krever's report – which warned against private clinics because of Canada's tainted blood crisis in the 1970s and 80s. “There's no report that the ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) Critics take aim at Philpott as private blood clinics look to expand At the same press conference, NDP health critic Don Davies said Philpott isn't listening to Justice Krever's report – which warned against private clinics because of Canada's tainted blood crisis in the 1970s and 80s. “There's no report that the ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2016, No. 2 Madam Speaker, during the election, the Liberals made a number of promises to Canadians. One promise was that their tax increase on the wealthiest Canadians would ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, before medicare, Canadian families were on their own when they got sick or injured. New Democrats understood then that this was profoundly unjust and ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Committee Business Are there any other committees that meet on Monday morning? No? So Monday morning would be the best time. I would point out that under Standing ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Making a home away from home: MPs room together to cut costs, gain company NDP MP Finn Donnelly says along with helping to reduce costs, having a fellow MP, like Don Davies, as a roommate gives him a brain to pick about parliamentary work. Longtime roommates and Conservative MPs Kevin Sorenson, left, and David Anderson, ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Health committee on Opioid Crisis in Canada Thank you. The reason I asked is that in some ways when we look at a study like this I think we're talking about water being ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Opioid Crisis in Canada Let me pick up on that, both Ms. Henry and Ms. Lapointe. I'm going to speak bluntly here. There seems to be a division in this ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Opioid Crisis in Canada Okay, thank you. We've talked about Bill C-2. Ms. Geller, you've crisply described the evidence. We know that safe consumption sites save lives. We also know, ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Development of a National Pharmacare Program Suppose we asked you to estimate the cost savings from a series of discrete, itemized factors. For instance, the federal government could engage in bulk buying ...

Mentioned by News1130 Richmond MP named to fraud lawsuits RICHMOND (NEWS 1130) – The Member of Parliament for Steveston-Richmond East has been named to three lawsuits filed by Chinese investors. ... Vancouver-Kingsway NDP MP Don Davies is reacting to word of these lawsuits naming Peschisolido. “Well ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Health committee on Development of a National Pharmacare Program I was picking up on Dr. Carrie's line of questioning. The best evidence that I've heard at this committee is that 10% of Canadians right now ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Health Canada will reduce barriers to safe injection sites, says Philpott The minister made the comments in response to a question from Vancouver Kingsway MP Don Davies. He said Canada was on track for 2,000 overdose-related deaths this year and wanted to know what Philpott was doing to make safe-injection sites easier ...

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)