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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 Disturbingly accurate. https://t.co/S7YlUuclva

Posted on Twitter Precisely why that model needs to change. Drug use/addiction are social and health issues, not criminal ones. While… https://t.co/NM506BcxHq

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter This is putting conservative ideology over evidence, science and the health of Canadians. Canadians will die as a… https://t.co/BXAnhk5YrC

Posted on Twitter It’s both. There used to be a federal minimum wage, but the Liberals and Conservatives repealed it / declined to e… https://t.co/NSz3LR5zuS

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Think how many families would benefit from the federal NDP’s pledge to establish a federal $15 minimum wage, clearl… https://t.co/FsGAsUOBmv

A week ago

Posted on Twitter If a sole source drug manufacturer can’t supply life-saving medicine to Canadians, the federal government has the p… https://t.co/RJNTNeyub2

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by Straight.com Yes Vancouver names its candidates to run with mayoral candidate (and future MP?) Hector Bremner The Liberals would sorely love to defeat veteran New Democratic Party MP Don Davies in Vancouver Kingsway. Davies has done an extraordinary job as a constituency politician. He knows that all politics, even federal politics, are ultimately local. And ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by TheChronicleHerald.ca Only one Nova Scotia MP broke ranks with party votes this year: analysis On Oct. 17, Fisher was one of four Liberal “yeas” in favour of a private members motion introduced by NDP MP Don Davies. In light of a Parliamentary Budget Office report from a month prior that said a national drug program could save Canadians billions ...

Mentioned by TheChronicleHerald.ca Only one Nova Scotia MP broke ranks with party votes this year: analysis On Oct. 17, Fisher was one of four Liberal “yeas” in favour of a private members motion introduced by NDP MP Don Davies. In light of a Parliamentary Budget Office report from a month prior that said a national drug program could save Canadians billions ...

Mentioned by TheChronicleHerald.ca Nova Scotia MPs well whipped On Oct. 17, Fisher was one of four Liberal “yeas” in favour of a private members motion introduced by NDP MP Don Davies. In light of a Parliamentary Budget Office report from a month prior that said a national drug program could save Canadians billions ...

Mentioned by TheChronicleHerald.ca Nova Scotia MPs well whipped On Oct. 17, Fisher was one of four Liberal “yeas” in favour of a private members motion introduced by NDP MP Don Davies. In light of a Parliamentary Budget Office report from a month prior that said a national drug program could save Canadians billions ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca 'A grievous error' Singh slams Trudeau's silence on pot pardons On Wednesday, NDP MP Don Davies sought unanimous consent from the Commons for his motion on pot pardons. He pointed out that as the Senate passed the cannabis legalization bill Wednesday, many Canadians are still facing criminal charges, ...

Spoke in the House on Carbon Pricing Mr. Speaker, I rise on a point of order. In a moment I will be asking for unanimous consent to present a motion. Last night, the ...

Voted Yes on Vote #880 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted No on Vote #879 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted No on Vote #878 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted No on Vote #877 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted Yes on Vote #876 on Bill S-218 Respecting Latin American Heritage Month

Spoke in the House on Firearms Act Madam Speaker, I have been in the House for 10 Junes now, not as many as my hon. colleagues have mentioned, but I have seen governments ...

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, In 1999, there was a drug crisis in Portugal. Use of hard drugs was rampant, and approximately 1% of its population reported a drug ...

Spoke in the House on Wrecked, Abandoned or Hazardous Vessels Act Mr. Speaker, the speech of my hon. colleague, the member for Victoria, pointed out with great alacrity the benefits of this bill, but also the significant ...

Spoke in the House on Marijuana Mr. Speaker, as we stand on the cusp of cannabis legalization, we face the deep irony that Canadians continue to be arrested at alarming rates for ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, the Liberals keep repeating over and over that the economy and the environment go hand in hand. Everyone in the House agrees with that ...

Spoke in the House on Cannabis Act Madam Speaker, as I tuned in to listen to the Senate debate on the cannabis bill, Bill C-45, I was given a stark reminder of why ...

Spoke in the House on Impact Assessment Act Mr. Speaker, while I was in Vancouver in the 2015 election, basically the epicentre for Kinder Morgan, unfortunately for the minister, the Prime Minister came into ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-408 An Act to amend the Financial Administration Act (composition of boards of directors)

Spoke at the Health committee on Main Estimates 2018-19: Votes 1 and 5 under Canadian Food Inspection Agency, ... Thank you. I want to move to the issue of opioids, because you made a reference to it. Minister, in British Columbia overdose deaths spiked again ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Health committee on Diabetes Strategies in Canada and Abroad I think, Dr. Coutinho, that these were your words. If not, maybe they were yours, Ms. Baird. You called diabetes “a systemic disease at pandemic levels”. ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Main Estimates 2018-19: Votes 1 and 5 under Canada Border Services Agency, ... Thank you. I want to turn to the impending cannabis legalization. If you believe the government's statements about July 1, then we're a matter of seven ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Pre-Mixed Drinks Combining High Alcohol, Caffeine, and Sugar Content and Organ Donation Thank you. I'd like to pick up on that latter point. Mr. Stockwell, I'm concerned about the marketing and presentation of these products. This committee reviewed ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Organ Donation I just want to clarify, because we have information from the analysts and from the Library of Parliament. I'll read it to you: In addition, to ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Organ Donation Okay. Thank you. The tough one is for you, Ms. Gavsie. There was a pretty prominent case of a Trillium Gift of Life decision to deny ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Health committee on Bill C-326 Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you to all the witnesses for being here. Grand Chief Abram, I would like to start with you. The Association of ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Bill C-326 Thank you. To Mr. Leonard again, in 2014 when you represented four Alberta first nations that filed a law suit against the federal government in an ...

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