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NDP MP for Abitibi—Baie-James—Nunavik—Eeyou (Québec)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 44.80% of the vote.

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I want to thank the hon. member for Skeena—Bulkley Valley for his presentation. I am always immensely pleased to listen to his eloquent oratory ...

Voted No on Vote #104 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted No on Vote #103 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #102 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #101 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #100 on Bill C-474 Respecting the promotion of financial transparency, improved accountability and long-term economic sustainability through the public ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by insideTORONTO.com Nunavik and Toronto-Danforth MPs to discuss Canadian and UN Indigenous rights MP Craig Scott (Toronto-Danforth) alongside MP Romeo Saganash (Abitibi–Baie-James–Nunavik–Eeyou) will be holding a discussion on harmonizing Canadian laws with the United Nations (UN) Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People Friday, April ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague for his excellent speech, as usual. I have listened all morning to the discussions and questions in the House. We ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by APTN National News Romeo Saganash sits down and talks TRC and Ghislain Picard talks Quebec ... Romeo Saganash, the only sitting member of parliament who went to a residential school, talks with host Nigel Newlove about the effects it had on him. Also on the show, First Air talks about a damning Transportation Safety Board report into the crash of 65-60 ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Situation in Ukraine Thank you. I want to thank the both of you for contributing to our work. Congratulations, Helen. I think what you're doing is very admirable. You ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions, specifically the Val d’Or regional office: (a) what are the existing standards and procedures to be followed ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, the Conservatives keep telling us that they are doing something, but it is clear that what they are doing is not working. Over 800 ...

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, today on Parliament Hill, there was a vigil to honour the memory of Loretta Saunders. Her name is added to those of Kelly Nicole ...

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, Loretta Saunders, a young aboriginal woman from Labrador, was conducting university level research on missing and murdered aboriginal women. Her own murder, I am ...

Mentioned by Nunatsiaq News NDP MP Saganash slams government on northern Quebec housing 25 that the Conservative government has failed to provide adequate housing to communities in northern Quebec. (PHOTO BY SARAH ROGERS). NDP MP Romeo Saganash echoed the views of many Nunavik organizations in the House of Commons Feb.

Spoke in the House on Affordable Housing Mr. Speaker, nothing is more important to people's health and well-being than having a place to call home, where they can feel safe. Unfortunately, far too ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, like my hon. colleague from Hull—Aylmer, I wish to present a petition concerning protecting Gatineau Park. This park is one of the most frequently ...

Spoke at the Special Committee on Violence Against Indigenous Women committee on Violence Against Indigenous Women Well first of all, three thank you's.... First of all, thank you for being with us this evening. Thank you for the work that you have ...

Mentioned by Nunatsiaq News NDP says federal budget falls short on Aboriginal needs, housing, job creation NDP MP for Nunavik, Romeo Saganash, is seen here checking food prices in Kuujjuaq during the 2011 federal election campaign. Saganash says the new federal budget delivers few measures to create jobs and help families in his riding. (FILE PHOTO).

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Briefing on the Office of Religious Freedom Thank your, Mr. Chairman. I would also like to welcome the ambassador and thank him for his remarks. I would like to follow up on what ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Special Committee on Violence Against Indigenous Women committee on Violence Against Indigenous Women Thank you, Madam Chair. First of all, I want to thank our witnesses for their statements. The committee always appreciates their cooperation as it examines this ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Special Committee on Violence Against Indigenous Women committee on Violence Against Indigenous Women It's my turn to welcome you and to thank you for your presentation. Chief Syrette, you mentioned the view that people in our communities have of ...

Spoke at the Special Committee on Violence Against Indigenous Women committee on Violence Against Indigenous Women [The member speaks in his native language] Michèle, you are very lucky to be able to be at home, unlike me. I was not expecting to ...

Mentioned by Nunatsiaq News Conservatives acted in bad faith on Nunavik housing agreement: NDP MP Romeo Saganash, the MP for Abitibi-James Bay-Nunavik-Eeyou, is attacking the Conservative government's response to the housing shortage in Nunavik, after a mediator found Canada acted in “bad faith” during attempts to renegotiate a recent housing ...

Mentioned by Ottawa Citizen Quebec NDP MPs say no to Diamond Jubilee medals Quebec New Democrat Romeo Saganash decided to give his medal to a constituent rather than keep it, his office said. ... I just felt kind of weird that I could be getting it because I was a member of Parliament. ... The Diamond Jubilee medals, designed to recognize people who made important contributions to Canada, triggered controversy when Saskatchewan Conservative MP Maurice Vellcott gave two of his allotted medals to women who had been criminally charged with protesting outside Toronto abortion clinics.

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-535 An Act to amend the Navigable Waters Protection Act (Vallée-de-l’Or, Anishinabe Aki and Eeyou Istchee regions)

Spoke at the Special Committee on Indigenous Women committee on Violence Against Indigenous Women First of all, thank you to all the witnesses for your contribution to the work of this committee. I want to address very quickly some of ...

Spoke at the Special Committee on Indigenous Women committee on Violence Against Indigenous Women First, I would like to thank all three of you for your testimony, which I believe is very important. Ms. Audette, you launched an appeal that ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-469 An Act to ensure that the laws of Canada are consistent with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples