About Libby

January 2019

I am so excited to share information about my book: A Political Memoir
Outside In to be published in early May 2019 by Between The Lines, Toronto.

You can pre-order the book from Amazon or from your favourite local independent bookstore.


Libby’s bio

Libby Davies has been a social activist for 40 plus years and began as a community organizer in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside in 1972. She was elected to Vancouver City Council for 5 consecutive terms, 1982-1993. As the Member of Parliament for Vancouver East for six consecutive terms, 1997-2015, she became NDP House Leader, (2003-2011) and Deputy Leader (2007-2015). Libby has been an outspoken advocate for human rights, housing, peace, and social justice throughout her political life. She was named to the Order of Canada in 2016, and invested to the Order in May 2018, and received the City of Vancouver Civic Merit Award in November 2018.  Libby was appointed to the board of governors of Vancouver Community College in 2018. She is also a board member of the Portland Hotel Society.  Her first book, “Outside In”, is scheduled for publication May 2019 with Between The Lines, Toronto.

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