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  • His favourite word is métis.

Liberal MP for Northwest Territories (Northwest Territories)

Won his last election, in 2021, with 38% of the vote.

Yesterday

Voted Yes on Vote #647 on Bill C-58 Amend the Canada Labour Code and the Canada Industrial Relations Board Regulations, 2012

A week ago

Voted Yes on Vote #645 on Bill C-62 Amend Amend the Criminal Code (medical assistance in dying), No. 2

Voted Yes on Vote #646 on Bill C-62 Amend Amend the Criminal Code (medical assistance in dying), No. 2

Two weeks ago

Voted Yes on Vote #642 on Bill S-202 Amend the Parliament of Canada Act (Parliamentary Visual Artist Laureate)

Voted Yes on Vote #643 on Bill C-317 Establish a national strategy respecting flood and drought forecasting

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Bill C-53 Thank you, Mr. Chairman. I apologize for being late. My computer decided to update itself and then wouldn't let me sign in. I'm listening with great ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Birthday Congratulations Mr. Speaker, I would like to send best wishes to Mitzi Hodgson on the occasion of her 100th birthday. Mitzi turned 100 on December 9. Born ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Bill C-53 I just wanted to speak to the comment Mr. Viersen made about membership in different Métis governments. I think it was very clear from the witnesses ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Bill C-53 Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you to the minister and the officials for joining us here today. I think that the minister is aware that I ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Bill C-53 —so I am very well versed in the history of the Métis and the Métis settlements in Alberta. When they were formed, it was significant for ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Disability Awareness Month Mr. Speaker, November is Indigenous Disability Awareness Month, a time to recognize the contributions of Métis, Inuit and first nations persons with disabilities to Canada's social, ...

Spoke in the House on Tourism Industry Mr. Speaker, indigenous tourism was among the hardest-hit sectors of the travel industry during the pandemic, but it was becoming one of the fastest-growing segments of ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Bill C-53 Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you to the presenters today. They were very interesting presentations. My first question is for Angie Crerar. I want to say ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Bill C-53 Okay. I'll start with Mr. Batise. I come from the Northwest Territories. I've worked with indigenous people my whole life. I'm indigenous. I'm part of the ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Bill C-53 Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you again to the presenters. This is a very sensitive subject. I come from the Northwest Territories. We have 15 sets ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Bill C-53 Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you to the presenters here today. I really appreciate your presentation of very interesting information. As a Métis person from the ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am honoured to table a petition signed by over 1,100 Canadians from across Canada who are calling on the Government of Canada to ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Madam Speaker, tomorrow is the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. It is a day that recognizes first nations, Inuit and Métis children who were separated ...

Spoke in the House on Disaster Assistance Mr. Speaker, this year marked Canada's worst wildfire season on record, especially in the Northwest Territories, with three of our four largest communities and nearly 70% ...

Spoke in the House on Climate Change Mr. Speaker, this summer was an incredibly challenging time for the Northwest Territories. Across our region, wildfires threatened the safety of our communities, with about 70% ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, June marks National Indigenous History Month, which is an opportunity to recognize and celebrate the contributions of first nations, Inuit and Métis across Canada ...

Posted on Twitter I encourage anyone who is able to donate to support the United Way NWT’s fundraising campaign to support local resi… https://t.co/GK0rd5OOx2

Posted on Twitter My thoughts are with the people of Kátł’odeeche First Nation & the Town of Hay River as they deal with the wildfire… https://t.co/LFOYbLasoz

Posted on Twitter Today I rose in the House to talk about my recent meeting with @StopTBCanada, and the importance of working togethe… https://t.co/beHm1THRiA

Posted on Twitter Thanks to Lalita Kines and Onowa McIvor for meeting with me to discuss the University of Victoria's important work… https://t.co/Zghxr59A5V

Posted on Twitter Today Minister @Carolyn_Bennett & I shared that the federal government is providing >$2.1M to GNWT HSS to support p… https://t.co/f5XfwGlkW2

Posted on Twitter Proud to support you @Mirasahmad you have the vision to get things done the party needs. https://t.co/vf8EEnPp6h