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Liberal MP for Northwest Territories (Northwest Territories)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 48% of the vote.

This week

Posted on Twitter I was glad to sponsor the @ActionHepCanada Learning Event before Question Period today. Thanks to all who came! https://t.co/jDpRFYtPVu

Voted Yes on Vote #285 Private Members' Business M-64 (Italian Heritage Month)

Voted No on Vote #284 on Bill C-322 Amend the Railway Safety Act (road crossings)

Voted No on Vote #283 on Bill C-291 Amend the Food and Drugs Act (genetically modified food)

Voted Yes on Vote #282 on Bill C-4 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service ...

Voted Yes on Vote #281 on Bill C-4 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service ...

Posted on Twitter Know an advocate of women’s rights in NWT? You can nominate them for a #GGAward! Deadline is July 3. #nwtpoli https://t.co/B4M2kGAbIp

A week ago

Posted on Twitter The New Horizons for Seniors Program is accepting grant applications until June 23rd. Apply now! #seniors #nwtpoli… https://t.co/6mEZoiy0sK

Posted on Twitter During #NationalNursingWeek, I'd like to thank the nurses in NWT and across the country for all of the hard work th… https://t.co/Ge4UlnyTv3

Posted on Twitter I had a very informative meeting this morning with @CSIH_ on the critical importance of awareness of hepatitis test… https://t.co/dkYQHRgLFl

Posted on Twitter Find out how you can participate in #GenEnergy & help define Canada’s low carbon, clean energy future:… https://t.co/K1sfYTpUKX

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Main Estimates 2017-18: Vote 1 under Canadian High Arctic Research Station and ... Thank you, Madam Chair. Thank you to the minister and her staff for the presentation, and for giving us some time to ask questions. As the ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Gwich'in Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement Mr. Speaker, on April 21, I had the pleasure of attending the 25th anniversary celebrations of the Gwich'in Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement in Fort McPherson, Northwest ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Clean Technology in Canada's Natural Resource Sectors Thank you to the witnesses. I was hoping to hear more about clean tech today. We don't seem to be hearing a lot of examples of ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Default Management and Prevention Policy Thank you, Madam Chair. Thank you to all who presented today. This is a very complicated issue before us. I'm from the Northwest Territories. I've had ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Default Management and Prevention Policy Thank you, Madam Chair. Thank you to the presenters. I come from the Northwest Territories, and I work a lot with the band councils. Even to ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Economic Growth in the Territories I certainly recognize and see the partnership arrangement that has happened in the last while with the Yukon government. From talking with some of your chiefs ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Economic Growth in the Territories Thank you. I welcome the opportunity to ask you a few questions. A very informative presentation. You flagged a number of the issues that challenge us ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Default Management and Prevention Policy Thank you for presenting here today. I certainly can understand the level of frustration. I spent six years working as a band manager in my hometown, ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Default Management and Prevention Policy Thank you, Madam Chair, and thank you to the presenters today. First of all, I want to note that it's very refreshing to see many aboriginal ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Canada needs Hepatitis C testing strategy, says NWT MP The MP for the Northwest Territories is calling on the federal government to develop a national Hepatitis C education strategy. Michael McLeod used his member's statement in the House of Commons on Monday to push for a voluntary testing regime for ...

Mentioned by Yahoo News Canada needs Hepatitis C testing strategy, says NWT MP The MP for the Northwest Territories is calling on the federal government to develop a national Hepatitis C education strategy. Michael McLeod used his member's statement in the House of Commons on Monday to push for a voluntary testing regime for ...

Spoke in the House on Hepatitis C Mr. Speaker, hepatitis C is a contagious viral infection that ranges in severity from mild illness lasting a few weeks to serious lifelong liver disease. NWT ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Violence Against Women and Children Mr. Speaker, today indigenous and non-indigenous people are pledging to help end violence against women and children. For the last six years, the Moose Hide Campaign ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by Yukon News Liberal cabinet shuffle leaves Canada's North in the cold With the resignation of Hunter Tootoo last year, Trudeau had N.W.T. MP Michael McLeod, Yukon MP Larry Bagnell, or Labrador MP Yvonne Jones to give some indication that the North actually matters to the Liberal government. With 13 years in federal ...

Mentioned by My Yellowknife Now 'Make Every Vote Count,' Yellowknifers tell MP McLeod A group of Yellowknifers demonstrated outside Northwest Territories MP Michael McLeod's office Tuesday to say that they want the prime minister to honour his commitment to electoral reform. Yellowknife joined over 50 communities across Canada for 'Make ...

Mentioned by My Yellowknife Now 'Make Every Vote Count' Yellowknifers tell NWT MP A group of Yellowknifer's demonstrated at Liberal MP Michael McLeod's Tuesday to say that they want Justin Trudeau to honour his commitment to electoral reform. Yellowknife joined over 50 communities across Canada for “Make Every Vote Count”, ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, today I am adding my voice to that of my colleague from the Yukon to speak about the need to protect the porcupine caribou ...

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise today to speak in support of Bill C-235, an act to amend the Criminal Code and the Corrections and ...

Mentioned by My Yellowknife Now MP McLeod pays tribute to late Yellowknife activist Ruth Spence Northwest Territories MP Michael McLeod paid tribute to the late Ruth Spence in the House of Commons Tuesday. “I was fortunate enough to have met Ruth Spence over the last several years and known of her lasting impact on the city of Yellowknife,” ...

Spoke in the House on Ruth Spence Mr. Speaker, on October 16, Ruth Spence, a long-time northerner, volunteer, women's and children's advocate, and municipal politician passed away just short of her 90th birthday. ...

Spoke in the House on Fisheries and Oceans Mr. Speaker, for many years, the people of the lnuvialuit communities, especially Paulatuk, and environmental and conservation organizations have been advocating to protect the sensitive ecosystem ...

Spoke in the House on Housing Mr. Speaker, in the north we have a high need for investment to supply suitable and affordable housing. I would like to ask the minister about ...