Press Releases

The latest Press Releases from Libby's office

Title Published Categorized
STATEMENT BY NDP HEALTH CRITIC ON THE DEATH OF AIDS CONFERENCE DELEGATES 18.07.2014 Health Care
HARMFUL CONSERVATIVE CUTS TO REFUGEE CARE OVERTURNED 04.07.2014 Citizenship and Immigration, Health Care
New Democrats release gay agenda for Pride season 18.06.2014 LGBT
STATEMENT BY TOM MULCAIR ON INTERNATIONAL WORKERS’ DAY 01.05.2014 Labour
STATEMENT BY TOM MULCAIR ON INTERNATIONAL WORKERS’ DAY 01.05.2014 Labour
OFFICIAL OPPOSITION LEADER TOM MULCAIR’S STATEMENT ON JIM FLAHERTY’S PASSING 10.04.2014
NDP CALLS ON CONSERVATIVES TO INVEST IN SOCIAL HOUSING 10.04.2014 Homelessness, Housing
CONSERVATIVES UNDERMINING PUBLIC HEATLH CARE 24.03.2014 Health Care
NDP REALITY CHECK: Stephen Harper’s Conservatives are failing British Columbians 06.01.2014
Statement on Supreme Court Ruling on Prostitution Laws 20.12.2013 Sex Trade
NDP SUPPORTS LGBT EQUALITY IN INDIA 12.12.2013 LGBT
CANADA NEEDS A NATIONAL PLAN TO DEAL WITH DEMENTIA 10.12.2013 Health Care
DRUG SAFETY BILL A STEP IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION 06.12.2013 Health Care
STATEMENT BY OFFICIAL OPPOSITION LEADER TOM MULCAIR ON THE DEATH OF NELSON MANDELA 06.12.2013
LAST CHANCE FOR CONSERVATIVES TO SUPPORT GLOBAL FUND 29.11.2013 Health Care
NDP CALLS FOR MANDATORY DISCLOSURE OF DRUG SHORTAGES 19.11.2013 Health Care
CONSERVATIVES MUST ACT NOW TO FIX DRUG SAFETY SYSTEM 14.11.2013 Health Care
MATERNAL HEALTH STRENGTHENS COMMUNITIES AND FAMILIES: NDP MPs 06.11.2013 Health Care
NDP: FOOD BANK USE HIGHER UNDER CONSERVATIVES 05.11.2013 Poverty
NEW DEMOCRATS LAUNCH CAMPAIGN TO IMPROVE QUALITY OF CONTINUING CARE 31.10.2013 Health Care
NEW MINISTER CAN’T ERASE YEARS OF CFIA MISMANAGEMENT 10.10.2013 Health Care
STOP DOWNLOADING HEALTH COSTS ONTO PROVINCES 09.10.2013 Health Care
CONSERVATIVES DISMISS UN CALL FOR ACTION TO END VIOLENCE AGAINST ABORIGINAL WOMEN 20.09.2013 Aboriginal, Missing Women, Safety
NDP TABLES PLAN TO END CONSERVATIVE MUZZLING OF FEDERAL SCIENTISTS 16.09.2013
No Real Democracy Without Strong Political Opposition: International Day for Democracy 12.09.2013
STATEMENT BY OFFICIAL OPPOSITION LEADER TOM MULCAIR IN RESPONSE TO OPEN LETTER ON SOCHI OLYMPICS AND LGBT RIGHTS 12.08.2013 LGBT
NDP WRITES TO MINISTER BAIRD DEMANDING STRONGER RESPONSE TO HOMOPHOPIC RUSSIAN LAW 12.08.2013 LGBT
NDP CALLS ON CONSERVATIVES TO RESTORE HEALTH CARE FOR VULNERABLE REFUGEES 31.07.2013 Citizenship and Immigration, Health Care
AUDITOR GENERAL AGREES TO PERFORMANCE AUDIT ON NUTRITION NORTH PROGRAM 30.07.2013 Health Care
CONSERVATIVES’ DENIAL OF JUSTICE UNACCEPTABLE: NDP 25.07.2013 Aboriginal, Missing Women
HARPER FAILING TO WORK WITH PROVINCES ON HEALTH CARE 25.07.2013 Health Care
NDP STATEMENT ON BILL C-377 26.06.2013 Labour
STATEMENT BY NDP LEADER TOM MULCAIR ON NATIONAL ABORIGINAL DAY 21.06.2013 Aboriginal
NDP CALLING FOR THE MINISTER OF HEALTH TO TAKE ACTION TO REASSURE USERS OF YAZ AND YASMIN 12.06.2013 Health Care
NDP MARKS 10TH ANNIVERSARY OF SAME-SEX MARRIAGE IN CANADA 10.06.2013 LGBT
NDP's Statement on National Aboriginal History Month 03.06.2013 Aboriginal
STATEMENT BY STATUS OF WOMEN CRITIC NIKI ASHTON AND JUSTICE CRITIC FRANÇOISE BOIVIN ON THE DEATH OF HENRY MORGENTALER 29.05.2013
NDP's Statement on International Day Against Homophobia 17.05.2013 LGBT
DILUTED DRUGS: HEALTH CANADA KNEW ABOUT GAPS IN OVERSIGHT 15.05.2013 Health Care
FEDERAL LEADERSHIP OVERDUE ON LONG-TERM CARE: NDP 14.05.2013 Health Care
Statement on Multiple Sclerosis recognition month 01.05.2013 Health Care
HEALTH MINISTER UNABLE TO ENSURE CANADIANS’ SAFETY 29.04.2013 Health Care
STATEMENT ON THE DISBANDING THE HEALTH COUNCIL OF CANADA 17.04.2013 Health Care
WITHDRAWAL FROM HEALTH PARTNERSHIP HURTS NORTHERN CANADIANS 11.04.2013 Health Care
Birth control recall: Government took too long 10.04.2013 Health Care
The Conservative Budget is Harmful to Canadians’ Health 21.03.2013 Federal Budget, Health Care
Gender Identity Bill passes in the House! 21.03.2013 LGBT
PBO REPORT: CONSERVATIVES’ CRIME SPENDING OUT OF TOUCH WITH REALITY 20.03.2013
NDP: MEANINGFUL CONSULTATION NEEDED IN BLOOD FOR PROFIT SCHEME 12.03.2013 Health Care
Happy International Women's Day! 08.03.2013
NDP CONCERNED BY RECKLESS PLAN TO APPROVE FOR-PROFIT BLOOD CENTRE 06.03.2013 Health Care
NDP URGES CONSERVATIVES TO SUPPORT SODIUM REDUCTION STRATEGY 31.01.2013 Bill C-460, Health Care
Statement on Canadian Blood Services proposal to end ban on blood donations by gay men 22.01.2013 Health Care, LGBT
PM MUST SHOW LEADERSHIP, AGREE TO MEETING WITH FIRST NATIONS LEADERS 30.12.2012 Aboriginal
STATEMENT BY THE OFFICIAL OPPOSITION ON THE OPPAL INQUIRY FINDINGS 18.12.2012 Missing Women
Statement on the Missing Women Commission of Inquiry report 18.12.2012 Missing Women, Sex Trade
Statement on the Medical Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations 17.12.2012 Health Care
NDP will continue to work to protect labour rights 13.12.2012 Labour
NDP: CONSERVATIVES STILL FAILING ON ELIMINATION OF CHILD POVERTY 21.11.2012 Poverty
NEW DEMOCRATS INTRODUCE SODIUM REDUCTION STRATEGY 05.11.2012 Bill C-460, Health Care
THE OFFICIAL OPPOSITION’S HEALTH CRITIC TABLES A MOTION TO STUDY A PART OF BILL C-45 30.10.2012 Health Care
SOCIAL HOUSING: NDP AND ORGANIZATIONS URGE CONSERVATIVES TO TAKE RESPONSIBILITY 15.10.2012 Homelessness, Housing
The Canadian Coalition for Genetic Fairness applauds Libby's Private Members Bill to stop Genetic Discrimination 03.10.2012 Health Care
The NDP urges the Conservative government to stop loan penalties on co-ops 01.10.2012 Housing
NDP LAUNCHES CONSULTATIONS ON FUTURE OF PUBLIC HEALTH CARE SYSTEM 27.09.2012 Health Care
HARPER MUST LISTEN TO PREMIERS ON FUTURE OF HEALTH CARE 27.07.2012 Health Care
HEALTH MINISTER BACKTRACKS AGAIN ON TRANS FATS: NDP 20.07.2012 Health Care
STATEMENT FROM LIBBY DAVIES ON HEALTH ACCORD NATIONAL DAY OF ACTION 18.07.2012 Health Care
ON 40-YEAR ANNIVERSARY, NORTH COAST TANKER MORATORIUM AT RISK 10.05.2012 Environment
Libby’s statement on the Anniversary of Medicare 03.05.2012 Health Care
Statement by NDP Leader Tom Mulcair on World Press Freedom Day 03.05.2012 Media
NDP LAUNCHES RAINBOW DAY ON THE HILL 19.04.2012 LGBT
BUDGET 2012: CONSERVATIVES TURN A BLIND EYE TO BC 30.03.2012 Federal Budget
CONSERVATIVES IGNORED DRUG SHORTAGE WARNINGS: NDP 28.03.2012 Health Care
Libby’s statement on the Ontario prostitution ruling 26.03.2012 Sex Trade
Libby speaks in support of eradicating TB worldwide 23.03.2012 Health Care
Statement by New Democrat Leader Nycole Turmel on the adoption of the NDP motion on drug shortages 15.03.2012
Libby and the NDP demand a plan to address drug shortages 14.03.2012 Health Care
NDP MPs ask Health Committee to review federal health care funding 27.01.2012 Health Care
Stephen Harper must come back to the bargaining table: NDP 18.01.2012 Health Care
HARPER FAILS TO SHOW LEADERSHIP ON HEALTH CARE 15.01.2012 Health Care
Conservatives fail on health care accountability 15.01.2012 Health Care
Harper is threatening the sustainability of healthcare in Canada: NDP 15.01.2012 Health Care
Libby speaks out in support of a National Dementia Strategy 24.11.2011 Health Care
Put families’ health before special industry interests: NDP 31.08.2011 Health Care
Libby says Conservative budget doesn't support Canadian families' needs 06.06.2011 Federal Budget, Health Care
BUDGET FAILS TO MAKE LIFE BETTER FOR CANADIANS 23.03.2011
Federal New Democrats Serve Notice of Fight for Stronger Public Health Care 21.01.2011 Health Care
Statement on the passing of Dr. David S. C. Lam 25.11.2010
Libby Speaking out for Rights for Sex Workers 12.10.2010 Sex Trade
HST Hurting British Columbians and the Economy 01.10.2010
Libby Welcomes Superior Court Ruling Striking Down Harmful Laws 28.09.2010 Safety, Sex Trade
Libby welcomes public inquiry into murdered and missing women 10.09.2010 Missing Women, Safety, Sex Trade
Public Inquiry Only Acceptable Course of Action 20.08.2010 Missing Women
Libby Davies calls for an end to the criminalization of medical marijuana users 30.07.2010 Drug Policy
NEW DEMOCRAT MP LIBBY DAVIES SPEAKING AT 2010 WORLD AIDS CONFERENCE 21.07.2010
NDP Calls For Hearings On G8/G20 Security 30.06.2010 Peace & International Security, Safety, Social Policy
Libby receives Solidarity Award 21.06.2010
Charter challenge shows government inaction on housing 27.05.2010
International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia 17.05.2010 LGBT
Libby Davies Named NDP Spokesperson for Housing And Homelessness 07.05.2010 Homelessness, Housing
National Day of Mourning 28.04.2010 Labour
On International Women's Day 2010 08.03.2010 Social Policy
CONSERVATIVE BUDGET A MISSED OPPORTUNITY 05.03.2010 Federal Budget
Libby's call for an apology 12.02.2010
Conservatives ignore law and science to shut down InSite - Libby Speaking out for InSite 09.02.2010 Drug Policy, Health Care, Social Policy
Libby joins Vancouver rally against prorogation 22.01.2010
Davies urges Harper government to respect the B.C. Court of Appeal decision on Insite 15.01.2010
Libby takes on the 2010 hunger strike relay to end homelessness 10.01.2010 2010 Olympics
Libby renews call for public inquiry into Vancouver's missing women 17.12.2009 Safety, Sex Trade, Social Policy
Libby's Housing Bill one step closer to reality 11.12.2009 Homelessness, Housing, Poverty
Libby and the NDP work to block the HST 02.12.2009 Federal Budget
Parliamentary Delegation to Palestine Report Released 26.11.2009 Peace & International Security
Libby supports Green Commuters Bill 27.10.2009 Environment
Combating Human Trafficking 15.10.2009
Parliament passes Libby's Bill for a National Housing Strategy 01.10.2009 Homelessness, Housing, Poverty, Social Policy
Federal Conservatives cannot hide from HST deal 27.08.2009 Federal Budget, Social Policy
NDP MPs URGE HALT TO IRAQ WAR RESISTER DEPORTATION 17.08.2009 Citizenship and Immigration, Peace & International Security
NEW DEMOCRATS ATTEND WORLD OUTGAMES AND LGBTT RIGHTS CONFERENCE 28.07.2009 LGBT
THE COMMUNITY AND THE PORT 25.06.2009 Social Policy
Rally to save MAP Van 23.06.2009 Health Care, Sex Trade
Liberals join Conservatives to pass heavy handed drug bill 15.06.2009 Drug Policy, Social Policy
Libby and the NDP call on Ignatieff to support housing Bill 15.06.2009 Homelessness, Housing, Poverty, Social Policy
Members of Parliament urge Ministers to halt deportation 02.06.2009 Citizenship and Immigration
Olympic Hopes Dashed for Homeless 20.03.2009 2010 Olympics, Homelessness, Housing
Libby Davies Puts Housing Crisis on National Agenda 10.02.2009 Federal Budget, Homelessness, Housing, Jobs, Poverty, Social Policy
Libby Davies Welcomes B.C. Supreme Court Decision on Medical Marijuana 05.02.2009 Drug Policy, Health Care
Conservative Budget Too Little Too Late 28.01.2009 Federal Budget, Housing, Jobs, Social Policy
Budget must invest in affordable housing, say Vancouver MPs, community groups 23.01.2009 Federal Budget, Housing, Jobs
Flaherty’s budget consultations ignore ordinary British Columbians, says MP Libby Davies 12.01.2009 Federal Budget, Homelessness, Housing, Jobs, Labour, Poverty, Social Policy
Statement from NDP MPs Libby Davies and Bill Siksay regarding threats from the “Westboro Baptist Church” hate-group 14.11.2008 LGBT
Davies' Bill Protects Consumers from Cheque Cashing Fraud 16.06.2008
NDP Motion to Let War Resisters Stay Passes 03.06.2008
NDP CONDEMNS FTA : KILL A LABOUR ACTIVIST AND PAY A FINE 08.05.2008
Davies Calls on Harper to Put Evidence Ahead of Ideology on Safe Injection Site 05.05.2008 Drug Policy
Statement from Libby on Consevative InSite Interference 02.05.2008 Drug Policy
Vancouver Consumers Gouged at Pumps as Profits Increase 29.04.2008
Summer Jobs for Students Axed 11.04.2008 Education
Libby Davies Appointed Federal NDP Labour Critic 11.04.2008 Labour
Davies Rejects Report Attacking Safe Injection Site 05.03.2008 Drug Policy
Budget Extends Agenda that Fails Working Families: Corporate tax giveaways outstrip new funding 6 to 1 26.02.2008 Aboriginal, Childcare, Federal Budget
Davies Welcomes Ruling on Medical Marijuana 11.02.2008 Drug Policy
Conservative Drug Strategy Failing Aboriginals 08.02.2008 Aboriginal, Drug Policy, Health Care
NDP Wins Emergency Debate on HIV/AIDS in Vancouver East: MPs Will Debate Conservatives’ Failing Drug Strategy for Aboriginal Communities 07.02.2008 Aboriginal, Drug Policy, Health Care
NDP Releases Open Letter to Justice Minister 06.02.2008 Drug Policy
NDP MPs Applaud Wage Earner Protection Program 17.12.2007 Jobs, Labour
Comments on Missing Women Trial 07.12.2007 Aboriginal, Missing Women, Safety, Sex Trade
Libby Davies Recognized for Achievement in Drug Policy at International Conference 07.12.2007 Drug Policy
NDP Slams Conservatives for Breaking AIDS Funding Promise 01.12.2007 Health Care
Band-Aid Won't Fix Elections Act Debacle: NDP 02.11.2007
Failed US Style Drug Policy Wrong for Everyday Canadians 04.10.2007 Drug Policy, Health Care
60 Years of Justice for Chinese Canadians: Reflecting on the 60th Anniversary of Repealing the Chinese Exclusion Act 14.05.2007 Chinese Head Tax, Citizenship and Immigration
Libby Davies Defends InSite 03.05.2007 Drug Policy, Health Care, Safety
Safe and Fair Working Conditions Are Equally Important to Canada as the Transport of Goods 17.04.2007 Labour
Ensure Funding for World Police and Fire Games: NDP 28.03.2007 Labour
Stop Outsourcing BC Jobs: NDP Demands to Keep Canadian Jobs in Canada 28.03.2007 Environment, Globalization, Jobs, Labour, Poverty
Liberals Join Conservatives to Kill Labour Bill 22.03.2007 Labour
NDP MPs Say Budget Fails Vancouver 20.03.2007 2010 Olympics, Federal Budget, Homelessness, Housing, Poverty
16 Vancouver Elected Representatives Speak Out on Sullivan's Project Civil City 15.03.2007 Project Civil City
Leaky Condos Adding to the Affordabilty Crisis: NDP BC Caucus Supports Appeal to New Federal Housing Minister 21.02.2007 Housing, Leaky Condo Crisis
New Election Law Bad for Voters: NDP 13.02.2007
Affordable, Quality, Public Child Care Now: NDP 06.02.2007 Childcare
Statement on Missing Women Murder Trial 22.01.2007 Missing Women, Safety, Sex Trade
NDP Environmental Agenda Receives "Green" Light in Vancouver East 11.01.2007 Environment
Libby and the NDP for a National Minimum Wage 31.10.2006 Labour
NDP to Harper: Stop Ignoring Women; Equal Pay for Equal Work 22.09.2006 Labour, Social Policy
NDP MPs Call for an Inquiry into Canada's Foreign Worker Program 20.09.2006 2010 Olympics, Labour
NDP Accuses Clement of Looking for Excuses to Kill InSite 01.09.2006 Drug Policy, Health Care
Libby Davies Calls for Immediate Renewal of Health Canada Exemption to Save Safe Injection Site 11.08.2006 Drug Policy, Health Care
NDP MPs Call for Inquiry into Canadian Deaths in Lebanon 31.07.2006
NDP Welcome Chinese Head Tax Apology as Important First Step 22.06.2006 Chinese Head Tax
NDP to Cannon: Air Safety Must Come First 19.05.2006 Globalization, Jobs, Safety
NDP calls on Prime Minister to Meet His Promise for Redress for Chinese Head Tax Payers and Their Families 10.05.2006 Chinese Head Tax
Corporate Tax Cuts Won't Help Working Families 03.05.2006 Education, Environment, Federal Budget, Housing
NDP MPs Launch Anti-Scab Bill on May Day 01.05.2006 Labour
NDP Demands Gender Equality in the House of Commons 10.04.2006 Social Policy
Libby Davies Re-Appointed House Leader 16.02.2006
BC NDP MPs and MLAs Call for a Review of the Sale of Teresen Gas While the Softwood Crisis Remains Unresolved 23.11.2005 Globalization
NDP Calls on Government to Provide Fair Deal for Chinese Head Tax Payers 21.11.2005 Chinese Head Tax
Parliamentary Compromise Will Get Things Done 17.11.2005
No Fly List in Canada Will Lead to Increased Racial Profiling: Opposition MPs Speak Out on the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination 21.03.2005 Racial Profiling
Racial Profiling on the Rise: Davies 18.11.2004 Racial Profiling
Action Needed on Missing Women 04.10.2004 Aboriginal, Missing Women, Safety, Sex Trade
Contradictory Pot Laws in Need of Immediate Reform 13.09.2004 Drug Policy
Once Again Accountability in Short Supply at the Federal Level 27.08.2004 Homelessness, Housing
NDP Launches Set of Bold Initiatives to Eliminate Racial Profiling 12.02.2004 Racial Profiling
Libby Davies Presents Plans to Reunite More Families in Canada 30.10.2003 Citizenship and Immigration
Davies Points Finger at Prime Minister-in-Waiting Paul Martin for BC Governments' Welfare Time Limits 20.10.2003 Poverty
Libby Succeeds: Parliamentary Committee to Review Sex Trade Laws 09.02.2003 Missing Women, Safety, Sex Trade
Police Raids Won't Solve Homelessness 26.09.2002 Homelessness, Housing
Federal Solicitation Laws Put Sex Trade Workers at Risk 18.09.2002 Missing Women, Safety, Sex Trade
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