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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.

Yesterday

Mentioned by Nunatsiaq News Nutrition North Canada: the finger-pointing begins The NDP's Romeo Saganash, who represents Nunavik, was quick to pounce on the report's findings, saying Nov. 26, the day after Michael Ferguson released his NNC audit report, that the Conservative government, and its Inuk MP Leona Aglukkaq, “were ...

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #289 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should examine all possible options to ensure a fully ...

Voted Yes on Vote #288 That Bill C-583, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (fetal alcohol spectrum disorder), be not now read ...

Voted No on Vote #287 on Bill C-583 Amend the Criminal Code (fetal alcohol spectrum disorder)

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, the nutrition north Canada program is not achieving its objective. Many people in the north spend half their paycheque on groceries. This is untenable. ...

Voted No on Vote #286 on Bill C-40 Respecting the Rouge National Urban Park

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #285 on Bill C-26 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act and the Sex Offender Information Registration Act, ...

A week ago

Posted on Twitter @DenisCoderre Méchant Teaser!

Posted on Twitter How many Dads can say they've conversed about Albert And Sigmund today with their Daughter? #AngelsExist http://t.co/aRNmsxOmC9

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, the so-called action plan is not working. Aboriginal women and girls are still being abused and going missing. Rinelle Harper's ordeal has been added ...

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Fortunate to represent such an amazing Riding, with such wonderful Peoples #Nunavik #Cree #'Nishanabe #Wemstuugooshuu http://t.co/yPacQGxNCy

Three weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Just so honoured to be with @LindaDuncanMP for her Nomination Meeting #Solid #Experienced #NDPGC2015 http://t.co/Jw2Q9paU3m

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, at present, 61% of aboriginal youth in their twenties have not completed high school, compared to only 13% for the rest of the population. ...

Posted on Twitter Hey Y'All, have you read @waub novel yet? Go get it! #Legacy #TheRealDealThisGuy #cbcott http://t.co/z2Q0VfgpKW

Spoke in the House on Canada Post Mr. Speaker, on October 6, the Val-d'Or city council adopted a resolution calling on Canada Post to maintain home delivery services. A few days later, the ...

A month 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 ...

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

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 ...

Two months ago

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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

Mentioned by The Daily Courier (subscription) NDP forces debate in House of Commons on murdered and missing aboriginal ... 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 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 ...

Three 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