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NDP MP for Timmins—James Bay (Ontario)

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

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter The Cons want us to waste time debating treatment of police dogs while zero interest in FNation children https://t.co/NnIYCHzxiz

This week

Didn't vote on Vote #342 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Posted on Twitter #CBC Will the public broadcaster show ethical standards for its journalism? Time for some ethical leadership. http://t.co/itH5RWF6S5

Posted on Twitter What to do about Lougheed?Olivier was offered a Constit assist job to step aside for @GlennThibeault.Go for it Gerry. http://t.co/3CKMoZgLmk

Posted on Twitter Challenging CRA Minister for applying HST to northern air ambulance flights approved by Ontario Min of health. https://t.co/DSuZybCPaw

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, communities in the far north of Ontario are already dealing with underfunded and overstretched health services. In the case of emergency services, we often ...

Voted Yes on Vote #341 on Bill C-586 Amend the Canada Elections Act and the Parliament of Canada Act (candidacy and caucus reforms)

Posted on Twitter Speaking on #palliative care and Supreme Court decision. https://t.co/fL5TCTsN2M Parliament needs to act on comprehensive end of life care.

Posted on Twitter Speaking out against cuts to North Ontario bus service. Public transit is a right. #ONTC https://t.co/ciq0AxDOHU

Spoke in the House on Northern Public Transit Mr. Speaker, northern Ontarians are tired of being treated like second-class citizens. We are tired of the ongoing attack on public transit in the north. We ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, Canadians were concerned to read recent reports that the Pakistani consul general in Toronto participated in a fundraiser for the Liberal Party of Canada. ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, as always it is a great honour to rise in the House and represent the people of Timmins—James Bay. I am honoured to rise ...

Didn't vote on Vote #340 That ( a) the House recognize that (i) the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the prohibition on ...

Mentioned by Northern News Joe Mavrinac remembered for his dedication to K.L. KIRKLAN LAKE - The passing of former long-time Kirkland Lake Mayor Joe Mavrinac has politicians in Timiskaming praising the work he did for Kirkland Lake and the North. MP Charlie Angus said: “Northern Ontario has lost a legend with the passing of ...

A week ago

Voted Yes on Vote #339 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Voted No on Vote #338 on Bill C-51 Enact the Security of Canada Information Sharing Act and the Secure Air Travel Act, to ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Review of the Conflict of Interest Code for Members of the House ... Okay, good. I was concerned, because it made it seem that compliance was voluntary, but I think being able to obtain documents when you need them ...

Spoke in the House on Zero Tolerance for Barbaric Cultural Practices Act Mr. Speaker, I listened with interest to my hon. colleague. I am interested in the issue and what we saw with the cult of Bountiful that ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Ethics Mr. Speaker, let us look at this theme of the Nova Scotia judicial appointments. They tend to go to people who were invited to the justice ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Red Tape Reduction Act Mr. Speaker, it is with great honour that I stand here to represent the people of Timmins—James Bay. We are dealing with yet another Conservative game ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I listened with great interest to my hon. colleague's passion. I remember when the cod fishery collapsed because of years of federal mismanagement. The ...

Mentioned by Yorkton News Review NDP seeks probe of Canada Revenue Agency's text message destruction NDP MP Charlie Angus holds a news conference in Ottawa Monday May 20, 2013. Angus is asking the federal information watchdog to investigate the Canada Revenue Agency's systematic deletion of employee text messages.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred ...

Mentioned by Timmins Times Angus ready for Commons and possible election Timmins - James Bay MP Charlie Angus met with Timmins reporters on Wednesday to explain his strategy for the spring 2015 sitting in the House of Commons. Timmins Times LOCAL NEWS photo by Len Gillis.

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Canada Revenue Agency's Text Message Destruction Should Be Probed: NDP OTTAWA - A New Democrat MP is raising the spectre of a political coverup in asking the federal information watchdog to investigate the Canada Revenue Agency's systematic deletion of employee text messages. Charlie Angus, the party's access to information and ethics critic, also wants information commissioner Suzanne Legault to look into whether other federal agencies are doing the same thing. The Toronto Star reported last month that the federal revenue agency had destroyed all text message records of its ...

Mentioned by Cochrane Times Post Change text size for the story Charlie Angus MP for the Timmins-James Bay area greets people as they attend a passport clinic in his Cochrane office earlier this month. Representatives for Angus said that 40 people came out to the clinic at there Cochrane office located at 143 3rd St. The ...

Mentioned by Surrey Leader NDP seeks probe of CRA message destruction NDP MP Charlie Angus holds a news conference in Ottawa Monday May 20, 2013. Angus is asking the federal information watchdog to investigate the Canada Revenue Agency's systematic deletion of employee text messages.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred ...

More than three months ago

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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