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  • His favourite word is nunavut.

Independent MP for Nunavut (Nunavut)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 47% of the vote.

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Infrastructure Madam Speaker, my question is for the Minister of Infrastructure and Communities. As highlighted in Mary Simon's recent report, there is a great need to develop ...

Voted Yes on Vote #285 Private Members' Business M-64 (Italian Heritage Month)

Voted No on Vote #284 on Bill C-322 Amend the Railway Safety Act (road crossings)

Voted No on Vote #283 on Bill C-291 Amend the Food and Drugs Act (genetically modified food)

Voted Yes on Vote #282 on Bill C-4 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service ...

Didn't vote on Vote #281 on Bill C-4 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Controlled Drugs and Substances Act Mr. Speaker, I too agree to apply and will be voting yes.

Spoke in the House on Indigenous and Northern Affairs Qujannamiik uqaqti. Mr. Speaker, my question is for the Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs. In March, the new Shared Arctic Leadership Model report was released ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, I agree to apply the vote and will be voting yes.

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Qujannamiik uqaqti. Madam Speaker, my question is for the Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs. The broken nutrition north program continues to fail Nunavummiut. INAC released ...

Mentioned by Nunatsiaq News Canada, Nunavut team up to spend $230M on hamlet infrastructure Hunter Tootoo (right), the independent MP for Nunavut, did not speak at a May 3 event in Iqaluit that announced new money for infrastructure in 19 Nunavut hamlets. But he managed to work himself into a photo with Joe Savikataaq (left), the Nunavut ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Aviation Safety Thank you. I'd like to welcome the witnesses. My question is for Mr. Speer. As you know, I'm on one of your flights tomorrow morning heading ...

Spoke in the House on Nutrition North Program Qujannamiik uqaqti. Mr. Speaker, the Liberal government is committed to improve the broken nutrition north program. Although the program is meant to provide northerners with improved ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Public Services and Procurement Qujannamiik uqaqti. Mr. Speaker, my question is for the Minister of Public Services and Procurement. On February 16, a letter signed by all indigenous members of ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Aviation Safety Thank you, Mr. Hardie, and thank you, Madam Chair. My question is for the department. In your opening comments, you mentioned taking steps to address flight ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Economic Growth in the Territories Thank you, Mr. Premier. Yes, I think it's no secret that it costs three times as much to operate anything in the north. I always say ...

Spoke in the House on Canada Revenue Agency Mr. Speaker, I have a question for the Minister of National Revenue. To help offset the high cost of living in the north, the government increased ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Economic Growth in the Territories Thank you, Mr. Chair. I think you hit the nail on the head in your opening comments when you talked about the lack of public infrastructure. ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Default Management and Prevention Policy Okay. Thank you, Madam Chair, and thank you, Mr. Bossio. Welcome to the witnesses. You mentioned earlier on that you're hearing a lot of talk from ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Canada's northernmost community seeks PM's help to weather climate change She approached MP Hunter Tootoo's office in Nunavut with this request at a meeting of Baffin mayors last week in Iqaluit. Tootoo's parliamentary assistant Henry Wright, said the MP is planning on visiting every community in his constituency over the ...

Mentioned by Yahoo News Canada's northernmost community seeks PM's help to weather climate change She approached MP Hunter Tootoo's office in Nunavut with this request at a meeting of Baffin mayors last week in Iqaluit. Tootoo's parliamentary assistant Henry Wright, said the MP is planning on visiting every community in his constituency over the ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Bill S-208 Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'll start off by saying that this is a little less nerve-racking than the last time I appeared before this committee. [Witness ...

Mentioned by Winnipeg Free Press The ghosts of racists past Winnipeg Centre MP Robert-Falcon Ouellette, along with Independent MP Hunter Tootoo, Liberal MP Don Rusnak and NDP MP Romeo Saganash, presented a united front Thursday, calling on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to rename Langevin Block ...

Mentioned by Nunatsiaq News Indigenous MPs urge government to rename parliamentary building Nunavut MP Hunter Tootoo has added his voice to a group of Indigenous MPs asking the federal government to change the name of a building near Parliament Hill named after one of Canada's original advocates of the residential school system. The MPs ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Suicide Among Indigenous Peoples and Communities Thank you, Madam Chair. Thank you, Gary, and welcome to both of you. I'll try to be quick. My colleague Romeo talked about political will. I ...

Mentioned by MetroNews Canada Indigenous MPs want name change for Langevin Block NDP Romeo Saganash speaks to reporters at a press conference on Parliament Hill on Thursday, while from left Liberal MP Don Rusnak, Independent MP Hunter Tootoo and Liberal MP Robert Falcon-Ouellette. By: Ryan Tumilty Metro Published on Thu Feb ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Poverty Reduction Strategies Thank you, Mr. Long, and Mr. Chair and committee members, for giving me this opportunity. I think you can guess I'm going to focus specifically on ...