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Trans-Pacific Partnership trade talks peak as Canada eyes election timing

With the election looming will the Conservative Government be baited into signing the Trans-Pacific Partnership which does not benefit Canadians?

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No easy solution for neighbourhood ‘overrun’ by prostitution

The federal government needs to step up and play a positive role and address the concerns of both residents and sex-workers in Vancouver Kingsway.

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Don speaks to Vancouver’s 24 Hours Newspaper on the TPP

“We’ve got to wait and see the actual text of the agreement, consider it, consult the public and then decide,” said Davies.

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Don speaks to Ottawa Citizen about CETA uncertainties

Don Davies said his party supports trade with the EU, but that there have been “valid criticisms” about the current agreement’s investment-protection provisions and other areas.

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Don on the Conservative Trade Deficit

“Our economy relies on international trade but, after a decade in power, the Conservatives keep posting record trade deficits,” said NDP Trade Critic Don Davies.

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Don speaks to CTVnews.ca about the Conservatives’ Economic Record

“They want to take credit for the economy but they blame every other party, every other fact when it’s not going well and they have to take responsibility,” said NDP MP and international trade critic Don Davies.

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NDP embraces a balanced approach to trade policy

“I think it’s time to replace simplistic ideological approach with a smart, detail-oriented one where we sit down with business and economic sectors… one of the many objectives should be to improve and elevate environmental and labour standards,” said Davies.

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Conservatives shouldn’t threaten forestry jobs in TPP: Don

“A key component of our approach to not only trade but developing the Canadian economy [as a whole] is to get the most value and most jobs for Canadians out of all of our resources,” said Davies.

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Canada Day Photo Album

Photos of Don at Canada Day celebrations in Vancouver Kingsway with the Collingwood BIA, at Kensington Park Community Centre and with Youth Celebrate Canada Day at Renfrew Park Community Centre.

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Don in Common Ground – Democracy in Canada: Some Modest Proposals

Democracy is supposed to be a living, breathing concept. It should be constantly examined and unceasingly improved.
Let’s get started.

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