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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.

Three days ago

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This week

Mentioned by CJAD NDP forces debate on murdered, missing aboriginal women An aboriginal MP delivered a powerful plea Friday for a national inquiry into murdered and missing indigenous women, recalling his own brother's death as a five-year-old in a residential school 60 years ago. Romeo Saganash, an NDP member from northern ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House moved: That the First Report of the Special Committee on Violence Against Indigenous Women, presented on Friday, March 7, 2014, be concurred in. Mr. Speaker, I ...

Spoke in the House on Status of Women Mr. Speaker, the Conservatives want us to give up and forget that 1,200 aboriginal women have gone missing or been murdered. Today we will set aside ...

Voted Yes on Vote #226 That the House proceed to First reading of Senate Public Bills.

Mentioned by Nunatsiaq News NDP MP Saganash forces debate on missing, murdered Aboriginal women Northern Quebec MP Romeo Saganash made an emotional plea in the House of Commons Sept. 19 for a national inquiry into Canada's missing and murdered Indigenous women. New Democrat MPs took advantage of their majority in the house to force a ...

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca NDP forces debate on murdered and missing aboriginal women NDP MP Romeo Saganash speaks with the media in the Foyer of the House of Commons on Parliament Hill Monday January 28, 2013 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld. What is this? Sponsored content is written by Global News' editorial staff ...

Mentioned by MetroNews Canada NDP MP Saganash's remarks to the House of Commons on missing women ... OTTAWA – NDP MP Romeo Saganash's remarks to the House of Commons on Friday about the need for an inquiry into murdered and missing aboriginal women: “Indigenous women experience more violence because they are indigenous and because they ...

Voted Yes on Vote #225 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should reinstate the federal minimum wage and increase it ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Situation in Iraq Mr. Speaker, I am honoured to rise this evening and privileged to follow the NDP member for Laurier—Sainte-Marie. I truly respect her contribution to the House ...

Spoke in the House on Status of Women Mr. Speaker, the Prime Minister has decided to refuse to call a national inquiry because he does not think the disappearance and murder of close to ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Protection of Children and Youth in Developing Countries Thank you, Mr. Chair. I would also like to thank these gentlemen for their presentations. Today's topic of discussion is complex. We will be involved in ...

Mentioned by Nunatsiaq News Most of my constituents oppose uranium mining, Nunavik's MP says Most of my constituents oppose uranium mining, Nunavik's MP says. “A majority of people are opposed to it”. JIM BELL. Romeo Saganash, the MP for Abitibi-James Bay-Nunavik-Eeyou, speaks Sept. 2 in Iqaluit. On Sept. 4 he said he believes that a majority of ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Tom Mulcair draws a crowd in Iqaluit The leader of the official opposition says Canada's economic future is in the North. NDP leader Tom Mulcair and MP Romeo Saganash spoke to a packed house at Iqaluit's francophone centre last night. The discussion hit on many issues of concern to people ...

Three months ago

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

Didn't vote on Vote #222 That the debate be now adjourned.

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, here is the real premise of the question. The federal government's apology should be the start of a reconciliation process with the aboriginal peoples. ...

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, a fact is a fact. When the Conservatives arrived in 2006, we had a $26 billion trade surplus. Today we have a $62 billion ...

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, I have only four minutes left to speak during this debate, and that is because of the time allocation motion that the Conservatives moved ...

Spoke in the House on Canada-Honduras Economic Growth and Prosperity Act Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to have the opportunity to speak again on this issue this evening. I was involved in multilateral negotiations at the international ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Protection of Children and Youth in Developing Countries Thank you, to all, for very informative presentations. I concur with a lot of the answers that were given here. I want to touch on an ...

Spoke at the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development committee on Committee Business and Briefing on the 2012 Report of the Cree-Naskapi Commission Thank you, Chair. [Member speaks in Cree] Allow me first, Mr. Chair, to welcome and thank our guests from the Cree-Naskapi Commission. I'm from the area ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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)

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