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Don asks the Minister if the provinces support cuts to health care

“The Liberal campaign platform also promised that Liberals would discuss any cuts with the provinces, but instead, they are going to impose these cuts without any negotiating with the provinces, just like Mr. Harper. Will the minister tell us, do the provinces support these Harper, and now Liberal, cuts to healthcare?”

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Canadian Press: NDP health critic Don Davies sets his sights on Health Minister Jane Philpott

Spending squabble looms as pressure mounts on Liberals over health spending Canadian Press OTTAWA — A fresh bout of bickering over health care spending loomed on Canada’s political horizon Monday as the federal Liberal government came under opposition fire for its apparent refusal to fully restore transfer payments to the provinces. In the House of […]

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Don questions the Minister on cuts to health care

“The Liberal government was elected on a promise of real change when it comes to health care. Can the minister explain why she will not deliver it?”

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Don stands up for genetic privacy

“New Democrats are proud to stand with health care providers, medical ethicists, community organizations, and the overwhelming majority of Canadians in support of genetic privacy and in opposition to discrimination based on genetic information.”

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Don pushes federal government to amend supervised injection site legislation

The pledge from Health Minister Jane Philpott came after B.C. New Democrat MP Don Davies said Canada needs more facilities like the Downtown Eastside’s.

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Don Questions the Health Minister on Canada’s overdose crisis

“Will the Liberals listen to the evidence and amend C-2 so that we can take action and start saving Canadians’ lives?”

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Don Secures Emergency Study of Opiod Crisis

NDP Health Critic, Don Davies has secured a key study of the opioid crisis in Canada.

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Don’s statement on World Alzheimer’s Day

Click here to view Don’s statement on World Alzheimer’s Day – September 21, 2016.

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Don calls on the federal government to provide funding for seismic upgrades to Vancouver schools

Today, at the start of the Fall Session of Parliament, Don called on the Prime Minister immediately to make federal funds available to seismically upgrade BC schools so that every child can attend a neighbourhood school that is safe.

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Don’s Letter of Support for the Odd Fellows Low Rental Housing Society

Read Don’s letter to the Mayor of Vancouver and City Council re: the Odd Fellows Manor redevelopment at 3595 Kingsway.

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