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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.

Three days ago

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

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #399 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

Voted No on Vote #398 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

Voted No 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 ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs [Member spoke in aboriginal language] [English] Mr. Speaker, my question is for the Minister of Finance. The government is committed to making real progress on issues ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Nunavut Mr. Speaker, my question is for the Prime Minister. While touring my riding, many constituents expressed concerns about Nunavut's low standard of living. Currently, we are ...

Spoke in the House on Transportation Modernization Act Mr. Speaker, I agree to have the vote applied, and I will be voting no.

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Qujannamiik uqaqti.Madam Speaker, my question is for the Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs. While I was visiting communities in my riding, many constituents expressed ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Bill C-55 Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you, Ms. Jordan. Minister, as you know, the Inuit are a coastal people, and we rely on the waters and the ...

Mentioned by Hill Times After reports and consultations, Nunavut residents optimistic for change Nunavummiut looking for progress on steps to address mental health, suicide crisis, and food subsidy program. Independent MP Hunter Tootoo, pictured centre with residents in Resolute Bay, travelled to all 25 fly-in Nunavut communities over the last ...

Mentioned by Hill Times After reports and consultations, Nunavut residents optimistic for change Nunavummiut looking for progress on steps to address mental health, suicide crisis, and food subsidy program. Independent MP Hunter Tootoo, pictured centre with residents in Resolute Bay, travelled to all 25 fly-in Nunavut communities over the last ...

Spoke in the House on Nunavut [Member spoke in Inuktitut] [English] Mr. Speaker, the Canadian national funding formulas must be adjusted to consider Nunavut's unique circumstances. I have and will continue to ...

Mentioned by Hill Times After reports and consultations, Nunavut residents optimistic for change Nunavummiut looking for progress on steps to address mental health, suicide crisis, and food subsidy program. Independent MP Hunter Tootoo, pictured centre with residents in Resolute Bay, travelled to all 25 fly-in Nunavut communities over the last ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Specific Claims and Comprehensive Land Claims Agreements Thank you, Madam Chair. I have a few questions, but maybe I'll start off with either Ms. Woodley or Mr. MacKay. You talked about the overlap ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Specific Claims and Comprehensive Land Claims Agreements That's a good stab at it, I think, Alastair. Another thing you talked about was appropriate consultation and the lack of participant funding. You mentioned Clyde ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Qujannamiik uqaqti. Mr. Speaker, my question is for the Minister of Indigenous Services. The government has split Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada and designated a minister ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by Hill Times He's no nervous flyer: Nunavut MP nears goal to visit territory's 25 fly-in communities MP Hunter Tootoo's travels have taken him to areas where residents haven't seen a federal representative in more than 40 years. This week, weather permitting, Independent MP Hunter Tootoo will cross a visit to every remote community in his riding off ...

Spoke in the House on Air Transportation Mr. Speaker, my question is for the Minister of Transport. While touring my riding, I heard concerns from many constituents about the high cost of living ...

Spoke in the House on Oceans Act Madam Speaker, I have heard numerous times here the words “no consultation” and “lack of consultation” with respect to this legislation. When I go through the ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca MP Hunter Tootoo says federal funding system 'failing' Nunavut Nunavut MP Hunter Tootoo says the way the federal government allocates funding is failing his constituents. He says the government should allocate funds based on need, instead of population size. Tootoo pointed to the Liberal government's 2017 budget ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Bill S-2 Thank you, Mr. Hardie. Welcome, Minister Garneau. I only have one question on this, and it's an issue that's been brought up a couple of times ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by Canoe BONOKOSKI: The non-exile of Liberal MP Darshan Kang, alleged sexual harasser And, if Trudeau were to show any compassion for anyone, one would have thought it would have been extended to former fisheries minister Hunter Tootoo, who was blocked from returning to caucus last year when he resigned from cabinet to seek treatment ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Bill S-3 In talking with the grand chief, I think he feels that it should go all the way back if you want to deal with it. The ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Aviation Safety Thank you, Mr. Ferguson. Another thing you mentioned in your report is that if the infrastructure is not maintained, it becomes very costly to repair and ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Subject-matter of clauses 403 to 406 (Division 18 of Part 4) of ... Thank you, Madam Chair. Thank you, Mr. Badawey. I like the analogy that this infrastructure bank is a vehicle. I think everyone realizes that Nunavut has ...

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 ...