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“Will the Prime Minister admit that his government’s approach is failing and tell this House what he plans to do to reverse this deadly epidemic?”

“B.C. MP Don Davies, Singh’s health critic, says the NDP plan is clear already: full coverage by bringing drugs under the Canada Health Act. “

“New Democrat MP Don Davies has filed an omnibus query on the government’s pharmacare advisory council that covers everything from how much its members will be paid to the “timelines and important dates” for reporting back with its conclusions.”

“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.

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

“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.

“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.”

“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.”

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.

“New Democrat MP Don Davies, for example, attempted to pass a motion calling on the government to immediately pardon Canadians convicted of simple possession. The motion was defeated when it didn’t have the necessary unanimous consent.”