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  • His favourite word is children.

NDP MP for Timmins—James Bay (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 43% of the vote.

Today

Voted Yes on Vote #113 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should ensure that: ( a) before making decisions on ...

Voted Yes on Vote #112 That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the words “funding proposals,” and substituting the ...

Voted Yes on Vote #111 on Bill C-234 Amend the Canada Labour Code (replacement workers)

Voted Yes on Vote #110 on Bill C-247 Amend the Criminal Code (passive detection device)

Posted on Twitter @FedNor underfunding hurting northern economic diversification projects. Budget cut to half of what it was in mid 2… https://t.co/aBdgpl46Zy

Posted on Twitter Another day and @Puglaas takes a dive rather than explain why she is fighting a residential school survivor in court https://t.co/81h2qOQyUR

Posted on Twitter Practising with @AndrewCash for #Jamiesinterns bash at Wakefield tomorrow @bruceanderson We're doing tribute to Mer… https://t.co/O4fprkpyei

Posted on Twitter The underfunding of Fed Nor has undermined economic diversification efforts in the north. https://t.co/93m1YIgUMY

Mentioned by Timmins Press Liberals maintaining Tory cuts to FedNor: Angus TIMMINS - New Democratic Party FedNor critic Charlie Angus is slamming the Liberal government of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for maintaining cuts to Fednor funding made years ago by former Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his Conservatives. The ...

Mentioned by The Sudbury Star FedNor starved of funding, NDP MP says New Democratic Party FedNor critic Charlie Angus is slamming the Liberal government of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for maintaining cuts to Fednor funding made years ago by former Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his Conservatives. The Liberals ...

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, the Ontario Superior Court has ordered immediate compensation for a residential school survivor who suffered a “perverse” miscarriage of justice under the IAP. It ...

Voted Yes on Vote #109 That the House call on the government to respect the custom of regional representation when making appointments to ...

Mentioned by The North Bay Nugget Budget at a low of $31 million from the high of $76 million a decade ago Charlie Angus (MP Timmins-James Bay) is demanding to know how it's possible to talk economic development in Northern Ontario while simultaneously implementing Stephen Harper's budget cuts to the agency tasked with making this happen. “Far too many ...

Posted on Twitter @JustinTrudeau promised he would stop fighting res school survivors. Justice Minister still using Harper playbook https://t.co/ohqO0D2RK6

Posted on Twitter looking for government to commit to action plan to help people in Pikangikum suffering from another suicide crisis. https://t.co/FMg0GXacXU

Three days ago

Mentioned by Mississauga Are Liberals' Teletubby tendencies making Canada... If a prize were handed out for best quote to mark the return of business in the Commons, it would have to be given this week to New Democrat MP Charlie Angus. Talking to CBC Radio's morning show in Ottawa, Angus was describing his frustration in ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Turtle Island Reads helps spread word about Indigenous literature Sofia Danna stayed up until the early hours of the morning Wednesday, buried in New Democrat MP and author Charlie Angus's 2015 book Children of the Broken Treaty, a chronicle of his young First Nations' constituents fight for proper schools and better ...

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca Plane Talk: Charlie Angus on music, leadership and how to throw a great party Charlie Angus doesn't know yet if he wants to lead the NDP. But if he does, and one day ends up prime minister of Canada, he'll throw one heck of a party. Angus, the outgoing MP for a huge swath of Northern Ontario, took to the skies over Ottawa with ...

This week

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I was a little surprised when I heard my hon. colleague talking about how the government respects the jurisdiction of the court, when last ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, I am deeply concerned that the justice minister is going to ground on her obligation on the duty to consult and whether or not ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, I am always proud to rise in the House, but I am certainly not proud to have to talk tonight about the fact that ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, the current government has ignored two compliance orders by the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal to end systemic racist discrimination against indigenous children. That Minister ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With respect to the Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement: (a) what is the number of appeals for decisions and what is the rate of success for ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Subject Matter of the Supplementary Estimates (A) 2016-17: Votes 1a, 5a, 10a ... Well, thank you, because we're still seeing children being denied orthodontics at 99% and 100%. I know that's over in Health Canada, but if we don't ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, the Minister of Health has yet to explain why it is okay for her officials to interfere with doctor treatments for indigenous patients. We ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Suicide Among Indigenous Peoples and Communities Thank you for that. We had an extraordinary group of young people from Treaty 9 at our meeting yesterday and they said they don't have mental ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to government spending on indigenous affairs: (a) does the government have figures for departmental spending without the 2% cap on annual increases in funding ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Suicide Among Indigenous Peoples and Communities This is really helpful because I did get a Facebook message from a young woman in one of our northern communities. She said, “I hear there's ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Suicide Among Indigenous Peoples and Communities One of the key recommendations from Dr. Bert Lauwers, who did the Pikangikum report—and it strikes me as something to be learned in Attawapiskat—was to establish ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-15 I'm just trying to buy some extra goodwill with him as I talk. We recognize that in extending the mineral exploration tax credit for one year ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Ministerial Mandate, Declaration of Health Emergency by First Nations Communities in Northern ... I see that. I guess the question is.... We can talk all day about the special relationship, but they look to the crown. If the crown ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Briefing on First Nations and Inuit Health and Declaration of Health Emergency ... That was the one where the child was going to die and Health Canada said absolutely not, and the doctor paid out of his pocket. I ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Main Estimates 2016-2017: Vote 1 under Canadian High Arctic Research Station and ... Shannen Koostachin left home at 13, and if she'd stayed, she would have gotten $8,000 in funding. She had to live with my family, and Indian ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-580 An Act to amend the Criminal Code, the Firearms Act and the Contraventions Act (long guns)