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NDP MP for Vancouver Kingsway (B.C.)

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

This week

Posted on Twitter Let's explore ways to protect health & create safer conditions for those suffering addiction #cdnpoli #ndp #fentanyl https://t.co/65GlGWI1YX

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 ...

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Happy to join the fabulous @RonMacLeanHTH as he brings @hometownhockey_ to Vancouver. Thumbs are for @DonCherry! https://t.co/5BlD2yKoVq

Posted on Twitter Classy people, classy event! https://t.co/hXCx7RYI1z

Posted on Twitter On fentanyl, Kinder Morgan and Site C, MPs choosing party over constituents. https://t.co/RyWULMyvQb #cdnpoli #NDP

Mentioned by TheTyee.ca Trudeau Liberals Failing to Stand Up for British Columbia image atom On fentanyl, Kinder Morgan and Site C, MPs choosing party over constituents, says NDP MP Don Davies. British Columbians can be forgiven if they were confused this week by Liberal MP Dr. Hedy Fry's comments decrying the lack of action from ...

Posted on Twitter I think this pierces the essence of the issue... https://t.co/Vtxajl6BJm

Posted on Twitter Reminds me of the time the Cons used their logo on government infrastructure cheques. #norealchange #cdnpoli https://t.co/akUfSws1dp

A month ago

Mentioned by The Province NDP asks PM Justin Trudeau to review lawsuits against Richmond MP Joe Peschisolido “These are serious allegations, and I would call on the prime minister to start looking into this,” Vancouver NDP MP Don Davies said in an interview Wednesday. “The allegations are unproven, but at least from a political point of view, a lot of bells ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to present a petition signed by dozens of residents of Vancouver Kingsway calling on the government to enable a network of ...

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 ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca NDP tries to fast-track bill to make supervised injection sites easier to open ... in Canada. Vancouver Kingsway MP Don Davies raised a motion to send the bill to the Senate. ... While overdose deaths happen across Canada, she said the crisis is "spotty," with some communities such as southern B.C. experiencing a greater death toll.

Spoke in the House on Political Party Financing Mr. Speaker, I am seeking unanimous consent for a very urgent motion. I think all members of the House know that the opioid crisis is a ...

Voted Yes on Vote #183 on Bill C-301 Amend the Income Tax Act and to make a related amendment to another Act (registered ...

Voted Yes on Vote #182 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should recognize the contributions that German-Canadians have made to ...

Didn't vote on Vote #181 on Bill C-306 Establish a Crimean Tatar Deportation (“Sürgünlik”) Memorial Day and to recognize the mass deportation of ...

Voted Yes on Vote #180 on Bill C-235 Amend the Criminal Code and the Corrections and Conditional Release Act (fetal alcohol disorder)

Voted No on Vote #179 on Bill C-30 Implement the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada and the European Union and its ...

Two 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Development of a National Pharmacare Program Thank you, Mr. Chair. Mr. MacLeod, I want to refer again to your report, where you say: A national pharmacare system should provide coverage for drugs ...

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.".

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 ...

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 ...

Three months ago

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 ...

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 ...

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)