The 45 People Who Made Vancouver Better

Perhaps no part of the city is as politically secure as Vancouver East, where Davies rules. She first won the NDP a seat there in 1997 and hasn't deigned to leave since, having gone on to win the five subsequent elections...Particularly invested in the Downtown Eastside Residents Association (which she helped found) and drug policy reformation, Davies brings both an eloquence and a righteousness to debates at the margins of our mainstream.