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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

Didn't vote on Vote #453 on Bill C-378 Amend the Department of Veterans Affairs Act (fairness principles)

Didn't vote on Vote #452 on Bill S-228 Amend the Food and Drugs Act (prohibiting food and beverage marketing directed at children)

Didn't vote on Vote #451 on Bill C-371 Respecting the prevention of radicalization through foreign funding and making related amendments to the Income ...

Didn't vote on Vote #450 Opposition Motion (Trans Mountain Expansion Project )

Didn't vote on Vote #449 on Bill C-50 Amend the Canada Elections Act (political financing)

Spoke in the House on Fisheries and Oceans Mr. Speaker, [Member spoke in Inuktitut] My question is for the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard. The Government of Canada has recently ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Northern Affairs Mr. Speaker, [Member spoke in Inuktitut .] [English] My question is for the Prime Minister. Round table meetings are currently taking place to discuss Canada's new ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, my question is for the Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs. Kivalliq Hall was a boarding school in my home town of Rankin ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Qujannamiik Uqaqti, Mr. Speaker. My question is for the Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs. The “What we heard” report on the nutrition north program ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Bill C-55 Thank you, Mr. Chairman and committee members, for the hard work you guys are doing, especially on this very important piece of legislation. I'm here just ...

Spoke in the House on Concurrence in Vote 1B--Department of Finance Mr. Speaker, I agree to apply and will be voting yes.

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I am glad that was clarified. I agree to apply the vote, and I will be voting in favour.

Spoke in the House on Concurrence in Vote 1b--Department of Canadian Heritage Mr. Speaker, [Member spoke in aboriginal language] [English] I agree to apply the vote and will be voting in favour.

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, I am very happy to see so much unanimous consent in this room. I agree to apply the vote, and I will be voting ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2017-18: Vote 1b under Canadian High Arctic Research Station ... Thank you, Madam Chair, and thank you, Gary. Welcome to both ministers. I congratulate both you and the government for dissolving that entrenched, paternalistic, colonial structure ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...