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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.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter I think of all the northern First Nation communities where kids have waited in vain for years for the infrastructur… https://t.co/Hz6hXd19ur

Posted on Twitter Kudos to #CFL for reducing potential for collision and concussion. It is a beautiful game with speed and skill.… https://t.co/U9HhdQvzYm

Posted on Twitter @jesuisverte I have been working with Edmund Metatawabin on the battle for justice for St Annes survivors for a num… https://t.co/bAlZoApMCr

Posted on Twitter You can see some of the (almost totally redacted) documents I've received from the government over the last year in… https://t.co/TuorqosZw5

Posted on Twitter Justice Dept had legal obligation to present known evidence of abuse at St. Annes #IRS They suppressed 12,000 pages… https://t.co/M8jooaCczx

Posted on Twitter Laurie Anderson recorded this strange song in 1982. She married Lou Reed. They must have made a fascinating couple.… https://t.co/6ohuCMGotc

Two days ago

Mentioned by CBC.ca MP wants answers on why Ottawa suppressed residential school's police files NDP MP Charlie Angus wants to know what Justice Canada has to hide over its decision to suppress thousands of police files from an investigation into abuse allegations at one of the country's most notorious residential schools. Angus, the member of ...

Three days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #400 on Bill S-211 Respecting National Sickle Cell Awareness Day

This week

Didn't vote on Vote #399 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

Didn't vote on Vote #398 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

Didn't vote on Vote #397 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

Didn't vote on Vote #396 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

A week ago

Mentioned by Hill Times The Weekend Q&A: if you had $60M for a weekend, what would you do with it? NDP MP Charlie Angus (Timmins-James Bay, Ont.) said he would spend a lot of it to pay off the debt he has on his 100-year-old roof. “And I would probably give a lot of it away, seriously,” Mr. Angus said. “I'd maybe buy a good bottle of Scotch and some ...

Mentioned by Hill Times The Weekend Q&A: if you had $60M for a weekend, what would you do with it? NDP MP Charlie Angus (Timmins-James Bay, Ont.) said he would spend a lot of it to pay off the debt he has on his 100-year-old roof. “And I would probably give a lot of it away, seriously,” Mr. Angus said. “I'd maybe buy a good bottle of Scotch and some ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Public Transit Mr. Speaker, it has been five years since the provincial Liberals cancelled the Northlander train, a decision that has had a profound impact on the communities ...

Mentioned by Timmins Press NAN youth meet with Prime Minister MP Charlie Angus (NDP — Timmins-James Bay) said the meeting was “significant.” “I think that that's a really important gesture,” said Angus. “I think the issue though, from what I heard from youth, words aren't enough, given the extent of the crisis ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, it has been exactly one year since Parliament ordered the Liberal government to stop defying the Human Rights Tribunal and immediately flow that $155-million ...

Mentioned by TimminsToday Morneau's $200 fine is a joke: Angus OTTAWA – Timmins-James Bay MP Charlie Angus says a $200 fine leveled at Finance Minister Bill Morneau for failing to disclose his ownership of a villa in France through a numbered company is a joke. Morneau has also been under intense pressure in ...

Spoke in the House on Ethics Mr. Speaker, the head honcho at Morneau Shepell told investors in 2013 that legislation was required to open up that lucrative Canadian market to attack defined ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, legal discrimination against women is unacceptable in 2017, unless apparently they are indigenous women, because colonial Ottawa still maintains the power to decide who ...

Spoke in the House on Transportation Modernization Act Mr. Speaker, it is very telling of the Liberal government when it says that it will make it safer for the public by going after engineers. ...

A month ago

Mentioned by CBC.ca Former rep for First Nations child welfare lashes back at MP's criticism of $437K contract She was given a $437,000 contract to do eight months of work, according to documents obtained through the Access to Information Act by NDP MP Charlie Angus, who released them to the media. Angus is the NDP critic for Indigenous youth issues and ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, their names were Chantel Fox and Jolynn Winter. They were 12 years old, and they were loved. The current government was found culpable in ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-51 I certainly agree. Ms. Dale, my wife worked with sexual assault victims in the 1980s. My oldest is working with them now. When I hear my ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, the Prime Minister spent nearly a million dollars fighting indigenous kids in court. Now his ministers are blaming the provinces, but documents show that ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, so speaks the woman who is fighting Cindy Blackstock in federal court. The government has fought Cindy Blackstock for 12 years tooth and nail, ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-51 It's certainly an honour to have you with us, Madam Wilson-Raybould, and your incredible work as the justice minister. I want to talk mostly today on ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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