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iPolitics: Davies Concerned by Liberal Approval of GM Salmon

“I fear that Health Canada and the ministry has put the needs of the industry above the rights of consumers to know what they’re ingesting,” said Davies.

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Don Calls for Better Home & Community Care

“Every year that Canadians must wait for progress in community-based care is a lost opportunity for progress in the kind of innovation that is so critical for our health care system,” said Davies.

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Don Introduces Bill to Improve Fire Statistics Collection

“This month’s catastrophic wildfire in Alberta reminds us that more needs to be done to plan and prepare for fire emergencies across Canada,” said Davies. “We can and should learn from this tragedy and better equip our first responders for inevitable future fires.”

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Don calls for tamper-resistant drugs to prevent opioid overdose deaths

“Opioid overdoses are a growing epidemic across the country. Hundreds of people are dying,” said Davies.

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Don calls for repeal of C-2 and more harm reduction services

“Communities with individuals suffering from addictions, serious mental illness and infectious diseases need a better, more responsive and more caring health care system,” said Davies.

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Better food, better health

Recent evidence suggests that Canada isn’t doing nearly enough to help Canadians appropriately balance their diets. A report released in April singled out the National Volunteer Sodium Reduction Strategy, launched in 2010, for its lacklustre performance in reducing sodium consumption among Canadians.

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Don’s Speech on the Medical Assistance in Dying Legislation

“I want to acknowledge the delicacy, sensitivity and grace that the subject matter before us requires,” said MP Davies.

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Don takes on industry lobbyists disputing need for a national pharmaceutical plan

The NDP fought against special interests who opposed universal healthcare, and we’ll continue that fight for universal drug coverage for Canadians.

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Don calls for national Alzheimer’s and dementia strategy

As New Democrats, we are proud of our long history of leadership on health care, and specifically dementia care.

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News 1130: Vancouver Housing Crisis forum coverage

“Housing is a commodity, but it’s more than that, housing is a necessity. We’re not trading stocks, we’re not trading basketballs or running shoes, we’re talking about a place for people to live,” says NDP MP Don Davies.

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