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  • His favourite word is products.

NDP MP for Vancouver Kingsway (B.C.)

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

Yesterday

Voted No on Vote #977 on Bill C-51 Amend the Criminal Code and the Department of Justice Act and to make consequential amendments ...

Didn't vote on Vote #976 on Bill C-51 Amend the Criminal Code and the Department of Justice Act and to make consequential amendments ...

Posted on Twitter Just finished a debate on the opioid crisis. NDP offered a number of positive proposals: declare a public health e… https://t.co/vUPKQLYrio

Posted on Twitter Thank you. https://t.co/f3VtQiPs2Q

Posted on Twitter The multi-party Christmas carolling caucus convened today to spread some holiday cheer around Parliament. Stay tune… https://t.co/U4UHoXWA9d

Posted on Twitter Forced sterilization is a crime and constitutes torture under international law. It requires govts to investigate,… https://t.co/U9LRAyYjeR

Posted on Twitter Same old story. https://t.co/0lhuKNwqYd

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Thank you, Mayor @kennedystewart ! I look forward to working together to advance better policies that save lives. https://t.co/gqe2DlEywx

This week

Spoke in the House on Canada Revenue Agency Act Madam Speaker, I am pleased to stand on behalf of the New Democratic Party of Canada. All my colleagues in our caucus and I offer our ...

Voted Yes on Vote #975 on Bill C-392 Amend the Aeronautics Act, the Fishing and Recreational Harbours Act and other Acts (application of ...

Voted Yes on Vote #974 Private Members' Business M-151 (National strategy to combat plastic pollution)

Voted Yes on Vote #973 18th Report of the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, Canadians do not want better. They want safety. Health Canada is allowing high-risk medical devices to be used when they've been recalled in other ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, I am pleased to rise today. I am reminded of the famous words of former prime minister Pierre Trudeau, when he won the election ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Health committee on Bill C-316 Thank you, Mr. Chair. If I may, I'll move to a different order of business. I served notice last week of the following motion: That, pursuant ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 2 Madam Speaker, there is almost no way for me to exaggerate the crisis in housing being experienced across this country, and particularly in the Lower Mainland. ...

Spoke in the House on Postal Services Resumption and Continuation Act Mr. Speaker, one of my favourite expressions is that everybody is a democrat when they win. However, the true test to determine people's commitment to a ...

Spoke in the House on Resumption and Continuation of Postal Service Operations Legislation Mr. Speaker, I would like to start by saying that yesterday the member for Spadina—Fort York answered a question by saying that his mother used to ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Diabetes Strategies in Canada and Abroad and Barriers to access to treatment ... Mr. Lepik, I want to turn to you. That was very powerful testimony. Thank you for detailing with such precision what your monthly expenses are. By ...

Spoke in the House on Housing Mr. Speaker, yesterday we saw disturbing images of lglulik children suffering open sores and respiratory disease from black mould rampant in their overcrowded public housing. This ...

Spoke in the House on Food Security Institute Mr. Speaker, last week I had the opportunity to visit the Renfrew-Collingwood Food Security Institute, a vibrant organization operating in Collingwood Neighbourhood House in Vancouver Kingsway. ...

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 ...

Three weeks ago

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 ...

A month ago

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, ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Barriers to access to treatment and drugs for Canadians affected by Rare ... I have limited time, so I'll stop you there. I will leave my last question with each of you. It goes back to the secrecy. Mr. ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Breach of personal information involving Cambridge Analytica and Facebook I want to shift to something different. Last election, in 2015, I was in Vancouver knocking on doors at 6:15 p.m. pulling the vote—the polls closed ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Barriers to access to treatment and drugs for Canadians affected by Rare ... I'd like to move to pricing. Dr. Joel Lexchin testified to the committee. He said: ...the drug companies will not open up their books to reveal ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Health committee on Barriers to access to treatment and drugs for Canadians affected by Rare ... I'd like to follow up on the elephant in the room when you talk about rare diseases and prescription response: price. You also wrote in that ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Diabetes Strategies in Canada and Abroad and Federally Funded Health Research (M-132) You mentioned a number of countries and different experiences, Sardinia and some tropical countries. I'm wondering, Dr. Verchere, about the current state of international collaboration in ...

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.

Spoke at the Health committee on Barriers to access to treatment and drugs for Canadians affected by Rare ... Mr. Chair, welcome back; and thank you to all the witnesses for the excellent testimony. Dr. Coyle, I want to start with you. This committee spent ...

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 ...

Three months ago

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 ...

More than three months ago

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)

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