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Don introduces the Student Debt Relief Act

“New Democrats believe every Canadian student, who studies hard, should be able to access a world-class education without going deeply into debt. I call on all Parliamentarians to work together to make debt-free post-secondary education a reality for all students in Canada.”

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Don introduces the Employing Persons with Disabilities Act

“At present, there are over 400,000 working-age Canadians with disabilities who are not working, but whose disability does not prevent them from doing so. Almost half of these potential workers are post-secondary graduates.”

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You’re Invited to Don’s Holiday Open House!

Friday, December 15 from 5-7 pm at our Community Office

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Don Meets with M.O.S.A.I.C. at their New Headquarters

Don toured the new facility and discussed the important work MOSAIC is doing to support immigrants and refugees in our community.

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Don Attends Renfrew Chinese Seniors Christmas Lunch

Don was honoured to present Mei Wah Leung with a certificate of congratulations for her outstanding service and contribution to our community.

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Don and the Health Minister at Committee

“Minister, my question is this, given the longer more entrenched and more serious death toll of the opioid overdose crisis why has your government’s response been so substantially less than what was done for the H1N1 health crisis?”

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Liberals vote no to NDP study on Indigenous health

“True reconciliation and decolonization will not be possible without addressing the inequality, and indeed the injustice, in health care provision that have existed throughout this country for far too long,” said Davies.

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Health committee votes down Indigenous health study, cites new ministry

“NDP health critic Don Davies urged committee members to take up the issue, citing stark health statistics for Indigenous Canadians, who have an average life span five to seven years below the Canadian average and sky-high rates of tuberculosis.”

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Don visits Windermere for the 9th Climate Change Conference

The annual conference is organized by Windermere’s Leadership 11 students and focuses on climate change and climate justice.

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Health Canada assisted private plasma clinics, newly released documents say

Kat Lanteigne of of BloodWatch was joined by NDP health critic Don Davies at a news conference to mark the 20th anniversary of the Krever Report.

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