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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 “Another world is not only possible, she is on her way. On a quiet day, I can hear her breathing.” -- Arundhati Roy… https://t.co/KYiwzydvjb

Posted on Twitter La marche sur Washington est le début d'un mouvement de masse pour le renouveau et le changement. https://t.co/uSuJd35gWG

Posted on Twitter Inspired by the women marching today in Washington and around the world. As Patti Smith says, people have the power https://t.co/AeMXUKHD8Q

Mentioned by The North Bay Nugget CAS miscalculated with lockout, MP says Locked-out Children's Aid Society workers were bolstered on the picket line in North Bay Friday with support from Timmins James Bay New Democrat MP Charlie Angus and the Ontario Federation of Labour. The front-line workers marked the 29th day of an ...

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter International media watch Canada's failure to support FNation kids. @JustinTrudeau response to #wapakeka is to anno… https://t.co/BpFSzM1bjl

Mentioned by My North Bay Now OFL President and Timmins-James Bay MP stand united with the locked out CUPE Local 2049 workers Ontario Federation of Labour President Chris Buckley and Timmins-James Bay MP Charlie Angus were on hand to give their support. Angus stood right outside of CAS' door, and proclaimed the workers will come out of this alright because one, CUPE doesn't ...

Posted on Twitter The Trump inauguration speech put to music. https://t.co/LL9GpNvaxQ

Posted on Twitter Libs spend same on mental health for FNations as Harper @janephilpott plan for #wakepeka is to promote broken system https://t.co/OsqUT4m2T1

Mentioned by The Guardian Death strikes First Nations community, once a leader in suicide prevention Pointing to what he described as the systemic negligence of indigenous communities across Canada, Charlie Angus, the member of parliament who represents the Wapekeka First Nation, added: “It has to be said, if these were white kids and the government ...

Two days ago

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca First Nations leaders slam Trudeau government for 'dragging their feet' on youth suicide crisis First Nations National Chief, Perry Bellegarde, and NDP MP Charlie Angus called for more funding for mental health services to stop a suicide crisis that is affecting First Nations communities across Canada. “The government knew there was a risk in ...

Mentioned by Wawatay News Program cuts cause of suicide crisis in the north Timmins-James Bay MP Charlie Angus and a group of First Nation leaders called for federal government support at a Jan. 19 press conference in Ottawa after two suicides in Wapekeka. “This issue was preventable — the government knew this community ...

Mentioned by Toronto Star Wapekeka First Nation feared suicide pact, says they were denied help After a suicide-prevention program in Wapekeka was cancelled two years ago, New Democratic MP Charlie Angus said, "they were extremely worried about a possible suicide pact among young girls in their community." (Adrian Wyld / THE CANADIAN ...

A month ago

Didn't vote on Vote #183 on Bill C-301 Amend the Income Tax Act and to make a related amendment to another Act (registered ...

Didn't vote on Vote #182 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should recognize the contributions that German-Canadians have made to ...

Didn't vote on Vote #181 on Bill C-306 Establish a Crimean Tatar Deportation (“Sürgünlik”) Memorial Day and to recognize the mass deportation of ...

Didn't vote on Vote #180 on Bill C-235 Amend the Criminal Code and the Corrections and Conditional Release Act (fetal alcohol disorder)

Didn't vote on Vote #179 on Bill C-30 Implement the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada and the European Union and its ...

Spoke in the House on Tax Convention and Arrangement Implementation Act, 2016 Madam Speaker, I listened with great interest to my hon. colleague. The issue of fixing our tax regimes with other jurisdictions that people move back and ...

Two months 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

Three months 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 ...

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 ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

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)