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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 APTN National News Saganash: Racism faced by Indigenous people on street linked to Ottawa's ... OTTAWA--Ottawa's historic adversarial posture on Indigenous rights proves institutional racism exists and it's linked to the racism faced by Indigenous people on the streets of Canada's cities, says Cree NDP MP Romeo Saganash. The country's problems with ...

Two days ago

Didn't vote on Vote #317 on Bill C-579 Reduce the effects of urban heat islands on the health of Canadians

Didn't vote on Vote #316 That the Standing Orders of the House of Commons be amended: ( a) to add the following after ...

Didn't vote on Vote #315 That the House call on the government to ( a) immediately present an Economic and Fiscal Update to ...

Didn't vote on Vote #314 on Bill C-44 Amend the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act and other Acts

Didn't vote on Vote #313 on Bill C-44 Amend the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act and other Acts

Posted on Twitter Hey @RMComedy Next week is right around the corner, should I be nervous? http://t.co/NnXzfzi9ef

This week

Posted on Twitter Met with all students in KZibi today, they were just awesome. But, pained that They are still Missing. #WeCare #MMIW http://t.co/LwNlkfwa8X

A week ago

Posted on Twitter @MurrayRankin "Will love be as true as December frost..." #LeaveMyJBWinterAlonr http://t.co/TA652mMV3D

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Aaah, Luis! http://t.co/40f1vBGoiM

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by Nunatsiaq News Nunavut, Nunavik MPs to run for re-election The office of Nunavut MP Leona Aglukkaq, who currently serves as the federal environment minister, says the Kitikmeot region native will run for re-election. Abitibi-James Bay-Nunavik-Eeyou's New Democratic Party MP Romeo Saganash has also ...

A month ago

Posted on Twitter Merry Christmas to all from Nomads' Land #MyTrees http://t.co/xAE3ibfxfp

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Status of Women Mr. Speaker, the minister does not seem to understand that their plan is simply not working. Aboriginal girls and women continue to be victims of violence. ...

Posted on Twitter @Min_BValcourt called me a "Socialiste en cravate" yesterday! So how how about an Abo with a Bow Bernie? http://t.co/apyQVxHyVj

Spoke in the House on Yukon and Nunavut Regulatory Improvement Act Mr. Speaker, in light of your comment, I will try to wrap up this debate on a positive note. I hope I can. As always, I ...

Spoke in the House on United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act moved for leave to introduce Bill C-641, An Act to ensure that the laws of Canada are in harmony with the United Nations Declaration on the ...

Spoke in the House on Northern Development Mr. Speaker, you know, shaving $100 off the cost of a basket of groceries that costs $1,000 or $1,200 is not a lot. In the Minister ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-641 An Act to ensure that the laws of Canada are in harmony with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Canada's Response to the Violence, Religious Persecution and Dislocation Caused by the ... Thank you. My next question is for Rabbi Bulka. You spoke about the need for an international army, and you responded partially to that question from ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Leona Aglukkaq Reads Newspaper During Northern Food Crisis Debate Opposition Leader Thomas Mulcair and NDP MP Romeo Saganash pressed Aglukkaq for answers after an APTN investigation into Nunavut food prices aired footage of a Nunavut elder rummaging through a dump for food to resell. “Does the minister actually ...

Spoke in the House on Northern Development Mr. Speaker, Canada's north is facing a real crisis as a result of the Conservatives' failed nutrition north program. In Rankin Inlet, between 50 and 100 ...

Spoke in the House on Justice for Animals in Service Act (Quanto's Law) Mr. Speaker, I want to sincerely thank you for the reminder you just gave us. I would like to begin by saying that, despite the comparisons ...

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, because the Conservative government's program failed to lower the cost of food, there is a food crisis in northern Canada. While residents of Rankin ...

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, nearly 100,000 boxes are waiting to be archived, and in some cases, they have been waiting for over 10 years. This massive boondoggle is ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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