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NDP MP for Vancouver Kingsway (B.C.)

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

Today

Posted on Twitter The #NDP pushed for this from the beginning. Excellent move, if late. #cdnpoli https://t.co/5qr5g9yh6W

Yesterday

Didn't vote on Vote #238 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted Yes on Vote #237 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: ( a) recognize the need to quell the ...

Voted Yes on Vote #236 on Bill C-323 Amend the Income Tax Act (rehabilitation of historic property)

Voted Yes on Vote #235 That the Fifth Report of the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status ...

Voted Yes on Vote #234 That the Honourable Member for Foothills be now heard.

Posted on Twitter Why did Liberals cut the Public Transit Tax Credit, which helps the poor - but keep the Stock Options Tax Deduction, which helps the rich?

Posted on Twitter Hmmm....propensity to disrespect truth by the Liberals is coming perilously close to that of the Harper Cons...… https://t.co/vihoEcMkgx

Posted on Twitter Regressive move by the Liberals; hurts commuters, low-income Cdns and the environment. Perplexing as Libs keep CEO… https://t.co/w9ToKiBlkb

Posted on Twitter The proof: Federal Liberals provide ZERO to address opioid emergency over next 5 years: p. 193 of #Budget2017 https://t.co/CAz9qKntrF

Two days ago

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 ...

Posted on Twitter Budget '17 a #healthcareFail. Zero $ for opioid crisis, no pharmacare, home care $ one year late and 30% short, $ backloaded. #cdnpoli #ndp

A week 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 ...

Two weeks ago

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 ...

Three weeks ago

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 ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Health committee on Development of a National Pharmacare Program I want to focus on POGG for a moment. This is my summary of this test. It says: The courts have interpreted this residual power to ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Investment Mr. Speaker, this week the Liberal government approved a foreign takeover of vital health care and seniors facilities in British Columbia. We know Anbang is a ...

Spoke in the House on Preclearance Act, 2016 Madam Speaker, I am sure my hon. colleague has listened to some of the many concerns expressed by the New Democrats about this bill; one of ...

Spoke in the House on Preclearance Act, 2016 Madam Speaker, I have two questions for my hon. colleague. First, he made mention today in question period and previously of the concept of an illegal ...

Spoke in the House on Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Madam Speaker, I am proud to rise today as health critic for the New Democratic Party and on behalf of all my New Democrat colleagues to ...

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 ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Development of a National Pharmacare Program Thank you, Mr. Webber. I'm told I have one minute. Pardon me if you've covered this point already, but I want to be clear I understand ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Bill C-37 Thank you, Mr. Chair. I've submitted two amendments, with two versions of each. There are a few late ones that I might remove from the floor. ...

Mentioned by Straight.com Liberal MP Hedy Fry breaks from the prime minister in seeking a frank debate on legal and regulated heroin On January 18, the Straight reported that Don Davies, the NDP MP for Vancouver Kingsway and Opposition health critic, has similarly said he wants an open debate about legalizing hard drugs in response to the fentanyl crisis. “I think we are at the ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Health committee on Public Health Effects of Online Violent and Degrading Sexually Explicit Material on ... I'll ask you one more question on law before we turn to the health and research issues. You're quite right, the Supreme Court of Canada has ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Development of a National Pharmacare Program and Current Blood Donation Restrictions on ... I speak in great support for this. Twenty months ago, I was in the House when Bill C-2 was introduced, and although perhaps we have different ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Modernization of Client Service Delivery Thank you. We've already heard a reference to the reasons. I've seen many of the forms that a person will receive if they're turned down for ...

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)