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  • His favourite word is conservatives.

NDP MP for Timmins—James Bay (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 50.40% of the vote.

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter I am honoured to MC the Saturday night show at Calgary Folk Festival. There are incredible acts this year. http://t.co/AC58sTg23x

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Thanks to #VFMF2014 Vancouver Folk Festival for a fantastic weekend of artists and hospitality. It was an honour to be invited to play.

This week

Posted on Twitter Harper continues to use the horror in Gaza to pump his political base. This crisis calls for diplomacy not cheerleaders.

Posted on Twitter Grievous Angels play two shows tomorrow at Vancouver Folk Festival. #VFMF2014 11AM workshop and 2PM show. https://t.co/P5bxpKDMDu

A week ago

Posted on Twitter The grievous angels are fighting the reactionary blues at Vancouver Folk music festival this weekend. #vfmf2014 https://t.co/ANNP2UCdzG

Posted on Twitter Looking forward to playing with Grievous Angels at Vancouver Folk Festival this weekend. http://t.co/Kviokcn0EI

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Lobbying Mr. Speaker, while the member for York Centre was launching a full-out assault on the independence of the offices of the ethics and lobbying commissioners, he ...

Voted No on Vote #224 on Bill C-6 Implement the Convention on Cluster Munitions

Voted No on Vote #223 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Voted No on Vote #222 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted No on Vote #221 That the debate be now adjourned.

Mentioned by Ottawa Citizen The Gargoyle: Charlie Angus gets a gift from the Senate It isn't every day the Senate sends a gift down the hall of the Centre Block to an NDP MP. But that's what happened Wednesday when a Senate committee shipped a copy of the upper chamber's newly renamed “Ethics and Conflict of Interest Code for Senators” to NDP ethics critic Charlie Angus. According to a letter signed by the chairwoman and vice-chairman of the Senate's conflict of interest committee, which oversees the code, Angus didn't just get things wrong about what's in the document when speaking in the ...

Spoke in the House on Privacy Mr. Speaker, Liberal senators failed to stand up for the privacy rights of Canadians in their review of the snooping provisions in Bill S-4, and the ...

Voted No on Vote #220 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Spoke in the House on Privacy Mr. Speaker, the Conservative government's inability to balance reasonable legislation with respect for the Constitution and the privacy rights of Canadians is getting embarrassing. The Conservatives ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I move that the first report of the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics, presented to the House on Wednesday, February ...

Spoke in the House on Agricultural Growth Act Mr. Speaker, it is a great honour, as always, to rise in this House, representing the people of Timmins—James Bay. I am very interested in speaking ...

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, the community of Marten Falls has been on a boiled water advisory for 10 years. This past winter, a filter broke at the plant ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to on-reserve educational facilities for First Nations in Canada: (a) what requests for capital building expenditure funding for the purposes of acquiring, building, expanding, ...

Mentioned by Net Newsledger Grand Chief Stan Louttit Honoured by Charlie Angus MP OTTAWA – In the House of Commons, MP Charlie Angus stood to honour Grand Chief Stan Louttit. CHARLIE ANGUS: It is with a heavy heart I rise today to pay tribute to a personal friend and a great leader, Grand Chief Stan Louttit of the Mushkegowuk Cree.

Spoke in the House on Privacy Mr. Speaker, today's Supreme Court ruling is another setback to the government's reckless and unbalanced tough on crime agenda. Legal experts and the New Democrats told ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Certificate of Nomination of Mary Elizabeth Dawson to the Position of Conflict ... Thank you, Madam Dawson, for coming to our committee again. In one of your previous appearances, when we were looking at the Conflict of Interest Act, ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Growing Problem of Identity Theft and its Economic Impact and Certificate of ... Thank you. I would like to begin with my sincerest apologies to Mr. Therrien. I think this began as a very fascinating discussion, and I believe ...

Mentioned by Northern Daily News NDP palliative care motion passes Timmins-James Bay MP Charlie Angus's Pan-Canada Palliative Care motion has passed in the House of Commons. Angus says once again the New Democrats are proud to contribute to ensuring a strong federal role in public health care that improves ...

Mentioned by The Catholic Register House of Commons adopts Angus motion on palliative care OTTAWA - The House of Commons passed NDP MP Charlie Angus' private member's Motion-456 calling for a national palliative care strategy. The vote was almost unanimous with only one Bloc Quebecois MP opposed. “Today in the House of Commons, we ...

Mentioned by The Globe and Mail NDP palliative-care motion gets through Commons, now up to Tories to respond ... to create such a strategy, Health Minister Rona Ambrose says she supports the call. The non-binding motion put forward by New Democrat MP Charlie Angus passed in a rare near-unanimous vote, with only a single Bloc Quebecois MP turning it down.

Mentioned by 570 News NDP palliative-care motion gets through Commons, now up to Tories to respond OTTAWA – The House of Commons has passed an Opposition motion that calls on the federal government to come up with a national strategy on palliative care. The non-binding motion put forward by New Democrat MP Charlie Angus passed in a ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Bill C-520, An Act supporting non-partisan agents of Parliament No, I have the floor. The question here is that we're dealing with a clause about a bill that has actually undermined the work of the ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Subject matter of Clauses 175 to 192, 239 to 241, and 317 ... I find it interesting, because it's great to talk about outside players coming into Canada—and we're always waiting for the great white saviour of telecommunications that's ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Growing Problem of Identity Theft and its Economic Impact We're seeing now international gangs, international espionage. In 2011 the Treasury Board's and the Department of Finance's computers were hacked by someone who was trying to ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Bill C-520, An Act supporting non-partisan agents of Parliament Okay, so transparency; I like your word “transparency”. The Conservatives, our colleagues on the other side, have just brought in changes to the Conflict of Interest ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Growing Problem of Identity Theft and its Economic Impact My motion states: That, in relation to the case of public office holder Benjamin Perrin's emails in the PCO and PMO being deleted and then found, ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Statutory Review of the Conflict of Interest Act Thank you. I'm bringing this forward in light of what's coming down under the supplementary estimates (B) in regard to a request for $60,000 to the ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-580 An Act to amend the Criminal Code, the Firearms Act and the Contraventions Act (long guns)