“If you are rich, you vote”: Class matters in the federal election

Libby Davies is author of Outside In: a Political Memoir. She served as the MP for Vancouver East from 1997-2015, is former NDP deputy leader and House Leader, and is a recipient of the Order of Canada.

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Libby Davies

Libby served five terms as a Vancouver City Councillor before being elected as Member of Parliament for Vancouver East in 1997. Re-elected for her fourth term in 2008, Libby is the Deputy Leader of...