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  • His favourite word is conservatives.

NDP MP for Timmins—James Bay (Ontario)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter I wrote this one back in the day before pipelines became political, a classic northern tune: the Pipeliner's Song https://t.co/k7zgajvg8f

Posted on Twitter Inspiring to hear Dorothy Day invoked at the #DNCinPHL https://t.co/aELHzvWAJT

Posted on Twitter ‘I think this was a real test of the @JustinTrudeau government & they failed’ https://t.co/pNTxohCiZn #SiteC #FirstNations #bcpoli

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Jody Wilson Raybould says #UNDIRP is "unworkable"and then Trudeau government give thumbs up to Site C mega project https://t.co/wd8y96VKQn

Posted on Twitter Liberals give thumbs up to Site C. They talk consultation, nation2nation and then rubber stamp mega projects. https://t.co/ps085B8Tf4

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter The crisis in underfunded Indigenous police services is unacceptable. @NAPS_Police deserve safe working conditions. https://t.co/YP3peWJYud

This week

Mentioned by Timmins Times Canadian MP says Republican convention was "surreal" and "disturbing" “Surreal” and “disturbing” are the words MP Charlie Angus (Timmins - James Bay) is using to describe his experience of attending the Republican Party's National Convention this week. The local politician was part of a three-MP delegation from ...

Mentioned by The Sudbury Star Republican convention "surreal," Timmins MP says "Surreal" and "disturbing" are the words MP Charlie Angus (Timmins - James Bay) is using to describe his experience of attending the Republican Party's National Convention this week. The local politician was part of a three-MP delegation from ...

Mentioned by The North Bay Nugget Canadian MP says Republican convention was "surreal" and "disturbing" “Surreal” and “disturbing” are the words MP Charlie Angus (Timmins - James Bay) is using to describe his experience of attending the Republican Party's National Convention this week. The local politician was part of a three-MP delegation from ...

Mentioned by Timmins Press Canadian MP says Republican convention was "surreal" and "disturbing" “Surreal” and “disturbing” are the words MP Charlie Angus (Timmins - James Bay) is using to describe his experience of attending the Republican Party's National Convention this week. The local politician was part of a three-MP delegation from ...

A week ago

Mentioned by Yahoo News Canada Canadian delegation witnesses first-hand divisions of Republican National Convention The Newfoundland and Labrador senator, appointed in 2013 by Stephen Harper, was part of a delegation that also included NDP MP Charlie Angus, Liberal MP Wayne Easter and Conservative MP Phil McColeman. Kasich ran for president this year, winning ...

Mentioned by The Globe and Mail At GOP convention, MPs see lessons for Canada NDP MP Charlie Angus has one word to describe his experience at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland this week. “Bizarre,” Mr. Angus said by phone from New York's LaGuardia Airport on Thursday, where he was on his way to his Timmins, ...

Two 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 ...

Voted No on Vote #103 on Bill C-14 Amend the Criminal Code and to make related amendments to other Acts (medical assistance in ...

Voted Yes on Vote #102 on Bill C-14 Amend the Criminal Code and to make related amendments to other Acts (medical assistance in ...

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 ...

Didn't vote on Vote #101 on Bill C-223 Establish the Canadian Organ Donor Registry and to coordinate and promote organ donation throughout Canada

Didn't vote on Vote #100 on Bill C-210 Amend the National Anthem Act (gender)

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 ...

Voted No on Vote #99 on Bill C-20

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2016, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, the minister plays a very important role, because she is the only voice in cabinet for northern Ontario. However, I did not hear any ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, the Minister of Health is a doctor, so I am sure she can confirm to this House that breast screening, mammograms, biopsies are normal, ...

Spoke in the House on Physician-Assisted Dying Mr. Speaker, indigenous women deserve answers, not reading from a website. The Prime Minister promised to do politics differently, and on Bill C-14 he said that ...

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 in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, I want to thank the health minister for visiting Kashechewan and Attawapiskat with me last week. It is ground zero in the indigenous health ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, my concern, as I have been stating, is that when we look at the brutality of ISIS and its deliberate targeting of ethnic and ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, international Human Rights Watch has called out the government for the systemic water crisis on indigenous reserves. Not only are families getting sick or ...

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 ...

Three months ago

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 ...

More than three months ago

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