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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.

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, the Prime Minister's apology in 2008 was to be the start of a reconciliation process. For that to happen, the survivors need to have ...

Didn't vote on Vote #266 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Posted on Twitter She stops, pays her Respects, and continues her run #Gratitude http://t.co/LmXMj5Nxcz

Three days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #265 on Bill S-211 Establish a national day to promote health and fitness for all Canadians

Voted Yes on Vote #264 on Bill S-221 Amend the Criminal Code (assaults against public transit operators)

Voted No on Vote #263 on Bill C-520 Supporting non-partisan agents of Parliament

Voted No on Vote #262 on Bill C-520 Supporting non-partisan agents of Parliament

This week

Posted on Twitter When one gets back to Ottawa, and the sky still resists! #AmIOk?#BackAtWork http://t.co/UyeHu1ZCcK

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, Cindy Blackstock's lengthy battle is coming to an end this week, as she is giving her closing arguments before the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal. ...

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, we are talking about children like the four-year-old girl with a heart condition who needed a raised hospital bed so that fluid did not ...

Posted on Twitter Quand le temps change en un temps sur Senneterre, @nancycrepeau le temps froid s'annonce #feuxd'foyer http://t.co/VQ7gsvTCUw

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Awesome Nomads' Land! #ILoveEeyouIstchee http://t.co/qnPgLmDfHV

Three weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Spotted @YvonNPD this AM, I thought great, we're in for another Procederal Move in the House! http://t.co/EqdVUp8JiU

Spoke in the House on Rouge National Urban Park Act Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague from Halifax for her speech. This member has an excellent understanding of her file, and I thank her for that. ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, today Amnesty International is marking the 10th anniversary of its “Stolen Sisters” report. It is a sorry anniversary that reminds us of yet another ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Aboriginal-government relations in Canada uncertain OTTAWA—When NDP MP Romeo Saganash stood in the House during a rare Friday afternoon debate on Sept. 19 and told his family's story of the loss of his brother who was taken at the age of five to attend a residential school, one could have heard a pin ...

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, the minister's so-called action plan cannot be trusted. We are talking about 1,200 missing and murdered aboriginal women, and the problem continues. This evening, ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague opposite for her presentation. She started her speech by talking about what was said in committee. I myself sat on ...

Spoke in the House on Status of Women Mr. Speaker, on Friday, my NDP colleagues and I managed to force the House to hold a debate on the fate of nearly 1,200 missing aboriginal ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Murdered, Missing Aboriginal Women Debate Catches Tories By Surprise OTTAWA - 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 ...

Posted on Twitter Mes ami(e)s @JNDQ j'arrive, hâte de vous voir #NPD http://t.co/svz59e7Tft

Mentioned by Surrey Leader NDP forces debate on aboriginal women OTTAWA - 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Two months 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 ...

More than three months ago

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