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BREAKING NEWS: Health Committee backs NDP call for universal, single-payer pharmacare

An important report that was just released by the Standing Committee on Health: Pharmacare Now: Prescription Medicine Coverage for all Canadians. 

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MP calls for criminal investigation, payment for opioid addiction treatment from pharma

Over 4,000 people died of overdoses last year in Canada due to the opioids crisis, and Davies says their families and future users of the drugs deserve justice.

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Ottawa should seek compensation from opioid manufacturers: Davies

A Vancouver MP is calling on the federal government to investigate drug manufacturers’ role in Canada’s deadly opioid crisis – and to seek financial compensation from the companies.

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Don calls for criminal investigation, compensation from opioid manufacturers

“What message does it send when thousands of Canadians die from overdoses and our authorities fail to seek justice? We owe it to the memory of those lost to this crisis to hold those who profited from it to account.”

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Don’s statement on the housing crisis

“The Liberal government cannot call this a crisis and delay funding for years at the same time. We need federal leadership now to ensure that affordable, secure housing is available for every Canadian.”

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Don’s statement for Daffodil Month

“On behalf of the New Democratic Party of Canada, I wholeheartedly encourage all members of this House and Canadians everywhere to show their support this April by wearing a daffodil and giving all they can in the fight against cancer.”

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Don questions the PM on the opioid crisis

“How does this government expect to help vulnerable people suffering from addiction when it continues to treat them as criminals?”

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Don Launches #PharmacareForAll Tour In Regina

“We cover every single Canadian universally through a single-payer public (health care) system,” said Davies. “All I’m talking about is expanding that basket of services to include prescription drugs, just like we cover every other essential service under medicare.”

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Photos from Don’s Affordable Housing Town Hall

Click here to see photos from Don’s Affordable Housing Town Hall

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Telephone Town Hall on Housing and Health Care

Join the discussion and share your questions, ideas and solutions.

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