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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 If Liberal Cabinet Ministers were not receiving their proper pay, I wonder how long it would take to fix it...#cdnpoli #phoenix #notlong!

Posted on Twitter The Cons brought in Phoenix, which started the problem; the Libs promised to fix it by last October, and haven't. I… https://t.co/001A4cPmKY

Two days ago

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 ...

Voted Yes on Vote #202 on Bill C-18 Amend the Rouge National Urban Park Act, the Parks Canada Agency Act and the Canada ...

Posted on Twitter The secretive foreign takeover of BC #health & #seniors facilities by Anbang is deeply concerning #QP #CDNPoli #NDP https://t.co/y6o3HI7gxG

Posted on Twitter Wearing pink today (on the 10th anniversary of the initial #PinkShirtDay) in support of Canadian anti-bullying init… https://t.co/3kub6355QU

Posted on Twitter My speech in the #HoC calling 4 increased $ for research & a nat'l strategy to eradicate #ALS: https://t.co/OBRJPB7llI #CDNPoli #NDP #Health

Three days ago

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise to present a petition signed by many British Columbians who are very concerned about the rapid deterioration in our bee population and ...

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 ...

Voted Yes on Vote #201 That the House: ( a) recognize that Canadian society is not immune to the climate of hate and ...

Posted on Twitter "...so that we can avoid the unnecessary death, destruction, and crime that is so clearly associated with the curre… https://t.co/wo7cbDQulo

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, after the last election there was hope that we would see a renewed collaborative approach to health care funding, but 18 months later, all ...

Spoke in the House on Controlled Drugs and Substances Act Madam Speaker, for any Canadians who are watching, I am glad that they can see that the Liberal Party, the New Democratic Party, the Green Party, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #200 on Bill S-211 Respecting National Sickle Cell Awareness Day

Voted Yes on Vote #199 on Bill C-37 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and to make related amendments to other Acts

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 in the House on Controlled Drugs and Substances Act Mr. Speaker, I think all members of the House approach this debate with a very trenchant and acute sense of the crises gripping communities across the ...

Voted Yes on Vote #198 on Bill C-37 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and to make related amendments to other Acts

Two weeks ago

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 ...

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 ...

Three weeks ago

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 ...

Mentioned by Post Declare emergency now on opioid crisis, Ottawa told - Regina Leader B.C. New Democrat health critic Don Davies made the call in a blistering speech in the House of Commons during debate on Bill C-37, the Liberal government's legislative response to the crisis. The bill would, among other things, remove barriers in a ...

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 ...

Mentioned by Saskatoon StarPhoenix Declare emergency now on opioid crisis, Ottawa told B.C. New Democrat health critic Don Davies made the call in a blistering speech in the House of Commons during debate on Bill C-37, the Liberal government's legislative response to the crisis. The bill would, among other things, remove barriers in a ...

Mentioned by Windsor Star Declare emergency now on opioid crisis, Ottawa told B.C. New Democrat health critic Don Davies made the call in a blistering speech in the House of Commons during debate on Bill C-37, the Liberal government's legislative response to the crisis. The bill would, among other things, remove barriers in a ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Straight.com Opposition health critic Don Davies says it's time Canada talks about legalizing hard drugs During a walk around the Downtown Eastside, NDP MP Don Davies (right) met with individuals such as the Portland Hotel Society's Daniel Benson, who explained how the arrival of fentanyl has affected the neighbourhood. Travis Lupick. On a sunny but cold ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Health committee on Development of a National Pharmacare Program and Briefing on the Opioid Summit Thank you. I'd also like to thank the member for restoring harm reduction as a key pillar of this issue. As my honourable colleague just talked ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Standing Orders and Procedure of the House and its Committees Yes, the form of the chamber, whether it's circular or not, or whether it's two chambers, or whether there's a common room. I know one thing ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Opioid Crisis in Canada and Current Blood Donation Restrictions on Men Who ... Okay. In my next question, I want to rationalize two different parts of this. I think I may know the answer, but I want to make ...

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)