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Don’s Annual Community BBQ – Saturday, August 18 1-3pm

Join us for free hot dogs, entertainment and kid-friendly activities!

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Opposition MPs call for drug policy changes in response to EpiPen shortage

“When foreign drug companies fail to supply Canadians with life-saving pharmaceuticals, the federal government can and must take action, including expropriating patents if necessary,” NDP health critic Don Davies said Wednesday.

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Amid EpiPen shortage, a Canadian-based company has approval for an alternative

“NDP health critic Don Davies told The Canadian Press that the government must ensure that EpiPens are always available in sufficient supply.”

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Opposition parties blast feds for ‘dangerous’ EpiPen shortage

“When foreign drug companies fail to supply Canadians with life-saving pharmaceuticals, the federal government can and must take action, including expropriating patents if necessary,” said Davies.

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NDP calls for immediate action to address EpiPen shortage

“Many Canadians rely on EpiPens as life-saving devices,” said Davies. “The Minister of Health should never have allowed this dangerous situation to develop, and now it’s on her to fix this immediately.”

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New data shows significant drop in cannabis possession convictions ahead of legalization

“I don’t accept in any way this very weak response by Minister Goodale and Minister [Jody] Wilson-Raybould that they somehow have their hands tied until October 17. There is no reason they couldn’t be working on this right now,” said Davies.

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Ottawa heightens scrutiny on opioid manufacturers’ marketing

“Dr. Persaud led a group of seven physicians and academics who sent an open letter to the Prime Minister, the Health Minister and the Justice Minister in April, urging them to probe opioid manufacturers. Others who have called for such an investigation include former Ontario health minister Eric Hoskins and New Democratic MP Don Davies.”

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CBC’s Power and Politics: Military might and May Day in the UK

Prime Minister Trudeau extends Canada’s military mission in Latvia – is it an effort to appease Donald Trump’s complaints on defence spending ahead of the NATO summit? MPs debate.

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CBC News: Should governments fill the Greyhound gap?

MPs Dan Vandal, Matt Jeneroux and Don Davies discuss whether provincial and federal governments should fill the Greyhound gap after the company announced it would be ending service for nearly all routes in Western Canada.

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Canada Day Greetings from Don

Happy Canada Day! July 1st is a wonderful opportunity for us to come together to celebrate all we have accomplished, and commit to doing even more.

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