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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 month ago

Didn't vote on Vote #342 on Bill C-311 Amend the Holidays Act (Remembrance Day)

Spoke in the House on Canada Business Corporations Act Mr. Speaker, I agree to apply, and I will be voting yes.

Mentioned by CBC.ca Former Conservative MP says Trudeau 'trying to whitewash' history by renaming Langevin Block Indigenous leaders, including Independent MP Hunter Tootoo, Liberal MPs Robert-Falcon Ouellette and Don Rusnak, and NDP MP Romeo Saganash, had called on the prime pinister to rename the building. Saganash said in February: "Every day, at work, ...

Didn't vote on Vote #349 on Bill C-23 Respecting the preclearance of persons and goods in Canada and the United States

Voted Yes on Vote #348 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Voted No on Vote #347 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Voted No on Vote #346 on Bill S-3 Amend the Indian Act (elimination of sex-based inequities in registration)

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Qujannamiik uqaqti. Mr. Speaker, my question is for the Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs. Yesterday I had the pleasure of visiting the Society of Saint ...

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 in the House on Mental Health Mr. Speaker, the lack of mental health services in Nunavut continues to have a profound and tragic effect on Nunavummiut. Years of societal and cultural disruption ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, my question is for the Minister of Public Services and Procurement. In February, I and other indigenous members of Parliament, in the spirit of ...

Spoke in the House on Salaries Act Mr. Speaker, I agree to apply and will be voting in favour.

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

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Air Transportation Mr. Speaker, my question is for the Minister of Transport. In May, the Auditor General released a report highlighting Transport Canada's failure to show leadership when ...

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 ...

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 ...

Three months ago

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 ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Liberal MPs get closed-door briefing on harassment The move comes two years after two Liberals MPs were kicked out of caucus for their roles in a harassment scandal involving female New Democrat MPs, and eight months after former cabinet minister Hunter Tootoo quit the caucus after admitting to an ...

More than three months ago

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 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 ...

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 ...