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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.

Two days ago

Voted No on Vote #238 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted Yes on Vote #237 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: ( a) recognize the need to quell the ...

Voted No on Vote #236 on Bill C-323 Amend the Income Tax Act (rehabilitation of historic property)

Voted Yes on Vote #235 That the Fifth Report of the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status ...

Voted No on Vote #234 That the Honourable Member for Foothills be now heard.

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Qujannamiik uqaqti. Mr. Speaker, when meeting with the Daughters of the Vote in the House this Wednesday, the Prime Minister reiterated how past governments have failed ...

Spoke in the House on Nunavut Qujannamiik uqaqti. Madam Speaker, I stand today to honour my father Batiste, and all Inuit of his generation. They were born and raised on the land, ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, my question is for the Prime Minister. On February 9, the Prime Minister, along with the Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, the Minister ...

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Health Qujannamiik uqaqti. Thank you, Madam Speaker. My question is for the Minister of Health. Adequate health care funding continues to be a serious issue in Nunavut. ...

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 ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, my question is for the Minister of Environment and Climate Change. The climate change accord was signed this past December by Nunavut's premier, Peter ...

Mentioned by Macleans.ca Trudeau heads to Iqaluit on first visit to territories as PM Nunavut lost its representation inside the federal government last May when MP Hunter Tootoo resigned from his role as fisheries minister and left the Liberal caucus. Tootoo, who now sits as an independent MP for Nunavut, quit amid reports of a ...

Mentioned by Medicine Hat News Trudeau begins first visit to territories as prime minister in Iqaluit Nunavut lost its representation inside the federal government last May when MP Hunter Tootoo resigned from his role as fisheries minister and left the Liberal caucus. Tootoo, who now sits as an independent MP for Nunavut, quit amid reports of a ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Suicide Among Indigenous Peoples and Communities Okay. Thank you, Mr. Richards. This is another thing we've heard. I think everyone can acknowledge the fact that a lot of our indigenous communities within ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Regulations, Canadian Infrastructure Bank, and Infrastructure and Smart ... Thank you, Madam Chair. Thank you, Mr. Sikand. Welcome, Minister. It's good to see you. I was very pleased to hear you say in your opening ...

Mentioned by www.muskokaregion.com/ Trudeau on first visit to territories as PM OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is set to visit the territories today and Friday for the first time since the 2015 election campaign and since the abrupt resignation of his former Liberal cabinet minister Hunter Tootoo, now an independent MP ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Suicide Among Indigenous Peoples and Communities Thank you, Madam Chair. Thank you, Mike, for sharing your time. Welcome to the panellists. I know this is a huge topic that affects us in ...

Spoke in the House on Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement Implementation Act Mr. Speaker, I agree to apply the vote, and will be voting yes.

Spoke in the House on Northern Economic Development Mr. Speaker, this past December, the Prime Minister announced that Canadian Arctic waters were indefinitely off limits to future offshore oil and gas licensing. Although this ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, my question is for the Minister of Environment and Climate Change. Lancaster Sound represents one of the most pristine and richest wildlife areas in ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2016-17: Votes 1b, 5b and 10b under Indian Affairs ... Thank you, Don. Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you, Minister, for coming. I want to start off by saying I fully appreciate the direction that this ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Suicide Among Indigenous Peoples and Communities Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you, Mike. Thank you for the presentation. I have just one question I can think of. You talked about a multipronged ...