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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

Posted on Twitter @NatriceR @GeorgeNDP yes. He was whining on cbc about twitter but tries to get attention by calling for the jailing of a woman premier

Posted on Twitter Thanks @joelplaskett for speaking up on the importance of a strong public education system and support for teachers… https://t.co/WiAbK17oBF

Posted on Twitter This footage says it all. https://t.co/l2n2MmCSIO

Posted on Twitter And there he was on CBC this week whining about mean things people say to him on twitter. No wonder. He even has to… https://t.co/30Wnvbb5xC

Posted on Twitter All across Indigenous country, people have been getting active on #standingrock This confrontation is very serious https://t.co/U0Vx1Ap9aL

Posted on Twitter I remember the bold promise of a man who really wanted to get elected PM. https://t.co/QtyNAc3erW

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, as always, it is a great honour to rise in this august institution and speak. For the folks back home who are wondering just ...

Voted No on Vote #167 on Bill C-35

Voted No on Vote #166 on Bill C-35

Voted No on Vote #165 on Bill C-35

Voted No on Vote #164 That the Supplementary Estimates (B) for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2017, except any Vote disposed of ...

Voted No on Vote #163 That Vote 1b, in the amount of $10,825,154, under Privy Council Office — Program expenditures, in the Supplementary ...

This week

Spoke in the House on 2016 U.S. Election Mr. Speaker, the U.S. election has cast a dark shadow across North America. Donald Trump ran a campaign based on hate, blame, misogyny, and xenophobia. He ...

Spoke in the House on Canada Pension Plan Mr. Speaker, I am very proud to participate in this debate as the representative of Timmins—James Bay. This discussion on improving the retirement system is very ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I want to rise to speak up for people in the Sault Ste. Marie and Thessalon area who are very concerned about the shutting ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Charlie Angus: Canadians Will Rise Above 'Politics Of Fear' In Trump Era NDP MP Charlie Angus speaks in the House of Commons on Oct. 13, 2016. (Photo: Adrian Wyld/CP). Angus noted recent attacks on an Ottawa synagogue and mosque, and said members of the Muslim community have told him they fear “deeper wedges in ...

Mentioned by Timmins Press Charlie Angus introduces bill to make FedNor indendent MP Charlie Angus (NDP, Timmins – James Bay) said he will be working hard to see his new private member's bill brought up for debate in the House of Commons, but also to persuade Liberal MPs to break rank with their party and vote to make the Federal ...

A week ago

Mentioned by CFJC Today Kamloops NDP suffer identity crisis in BC and in Ottawa Ontario MP Charlie Angus has stepped aside from his caucus critic roles to contemplate a run at leadership. Peter Julian might be running, too, but that's still hypothetical. It's a stunning contrast to the Conservative leadership race, in which ...

Mentioned by CFJC Today Kamloops NDP suffer identity crisis in BC and in Ottawa Ontario MP Charlie Angus has stepped aside from his caucus critic roles to contemplate a run at leadership. Peter Julian might be running, too, but that's still hypothetical. It's a stunning contrast to the Conservative leadership race, in which ...

Mentioned by Sudbury.com Charlie Angus considers running for NDP leader, steps down as caucus chair OTTAWA — New Democrat MP Charlie Angus stepped aside as his party's caucus chair and indigenous affairs critic Wednesday to contemplate a potential leadership bid. The 54-year-old northern Ontario MP is considering entering the race to replace Tom ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Charlie Angus Could Be The Bernie Sanders Of Canada New Democratic Party MP Charlie Angus (third left) singing a Stompin' Tom Connors song with Megan Leslie (fourth left), Andrew Cash (second right) while paying tribute to the late Canadian singer on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on March 7, 2013.

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, two weeks ago, Parliament ordered the government to stop fighting first nations children in court and to comply with the Human Rights Tribunal. Two ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With respect to First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada and Assembly of First Nations v Attorney General of Canada (representing the Minister of ...

Spoke in the House on Points of Order Mr. Speaker, you know that I have had enormous respect for you in the House in the 12 years I have been here. I come into ...

Spoke in the House on Government Response to Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise on a point of order, I just wanted a clarification. Normally in the morning is the opportunity for individual members to raise ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Suicide Among Indigenous Peoples and Communities and Ministerial Mandate of the Minister ... This is one of the reasons why we pushed so hard for the government to finally be in compliance with the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal. That ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Family Reunification Thank you. I want to ask about the issue of the closed permit and its implications, because it does give an enormous amount of power and ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Suicide Among Indigenous Peoples and Communities I want to thank you for your presentations and for speaking from the heart. I think of Garrett Tomagatick, 13 years old, who was lost. We ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Suicide Among Indigenous Peoples and Communities Thank you, Chair. I want to thank Dr. Kirmayer for his excellent presentation. There's certainly much I'd love to discuss with him. My colleague has brought ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Suicide Among Indigenous Peoples and Communities Thank you very much for coming here. I have enormous respect for your work, and I want to thank you for your work with EMAT. I ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Suicide Among Indigenous Peoples and Communities This has been absolutely fascinating. I'm not going to repeat the questions that have really laid out what it's like on the ground. We've heard it ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Pre-Budget Consultations in Advance of the 2017 Budget Thank you, Mr. Easter. When I was a young lad and I was first elected, you were on my first committee, so I feel like I've ...

More than 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 ...

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