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Davies, Libby

British Columbia, Vancouver East, New Democratic Party

First elected as the Member of Parliament for Vancouver East in 1997, re-elected in 2000 and 2004

Serves as the NDP House Leader and spokesperson on housing and multiculturalism

A community activist in and for Vancouver East for over 30 years

With her late partner, Bruce Eriksen, was a key figure in the formation of the Downtown Eastside Residentsí Association (DERA) in 1973

Elected to the Vancouver City Council in 1982 and served five consecutive terms

From 1994 to 1997 worked with the Hospital Employees' Union (HEU), serving as Ombudsperson for Human Rights, Complaints Investigator, and Coordinator of Human Resources

An outspoken advocate for drug policy reforms to stop the criminalization of drug users and the harm caused by Canada's prohibitionist policies

Has received numerous awards from organizations such as the Vancouver and District Labour Council and the YMCA

Born in England in 1953, came to Canada in 1968, moved to Vancouver in 1969

Mother of one son

Lives with her partner, Kimberly Elliott



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