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  • His favourite word is communities.

Liberal MP for Northwest Territories (Northwest Territories)

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

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #230 on Bill C-29 Provide for the establishment of a national council for reconciliation

Three days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #228 on Bill C-288 Amend the Telecommunications Act (transparent and accurate broadband services information)

Voted Yes on Vote #229 on Bill C-294 Amend the Copyright Act (interoperability)

Posted on Twitter While no one program can solve food insecurity on its own, we will continue to advance a whole of government approa… https://t.co/gqLP1i4MaQ

Posted on Twitter Our investments include more money for the Harvesters Support Grant and $61M for the new Community Foods Programs F… https://t.co/Xl7uAPHRqb

Posted on Twitter Here in NWT, 5 more communities have been included in the program in the last year, Nahanni Butte, Tsiigehtchic, Fo… https://t.co/Dpe6joxZ8h

Posted on Twitter In Budget 2021 we invested an additional $163M to expand and enhance Nutrition North, in collaboration for provinci… https://t.co/mvLQIhe6IY

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #224 on Bill C-29 Provide for the establishment of a national council for reconciliation

Voted Yes on Vote #225 on Bill C-29 Provide for the establishment of a national council for reconciliation

A week ago

Posted on Twitter With today’s announcement, our government has invested $77.2M to support Indigenous languages across the three terr… https://t.co/XKW9NHBkNk

Posted on Twitter Indigenous languages are a source of vitality and strength, particularly in the North. That is why I was pleased t… https://t.co/6GuVsuQE7Q

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Bill C-29, An Act to provide for the establishment of a national ... Yes, Mr. Chairman, that's the concern. There is the possibility for many of the regions in the north—for example, Labrador and northern Quebec—to be represented by ...

Spoke in the House on Fall Economic Statement Implementation Act, 2022 Madam Speaker, I appreciate that the member came to the Northwest Territories and the other territories to visit us. I would encourage more MPs to come ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Bill C-29, An Act to provide for the establishment of a national ... I'm not sure if you answered my question, but I have other questions regarding the body and makeup of this council, and providing oversight. I've been ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Bill C-29, An Act to provide for the establishment of a national ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you to the presenters today. Those were very interesting presentations. It's too bad we don't have more time for everybody to ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Bill C-29, An Act to provide for the establishment of a national ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you to all the presenters today. My question is for Garry Bailey from NWT Métis. The process of reconciliation is right ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Madam Speaker, everyone in Canada should have access to safe, clean drinking water. Could the Minister of Indigenous Services update the House on the recent progress ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Bill C-29, An Act to provide for the establishment of a national ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you to the witness for appearing today. I think that he and I are probably the only two residential school survivors ...

Spoke in the House on Small Business Mr. Speaker, this week is Small Business Week. Small businesses are the backbone of our communities across the country, especially in the Northwest Territories. They create ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Arctic Sovereignty, Security and Emergency Preparedness of Indigenous Peoples and Bill C-29, ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Welcome, Minister. It's certainly good to see you join us here today. It's also very good to see that the government is ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Arctic Sovereignty, Security and Emergency Preparedness of Indigenous Peoples Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you to everyone who has presented today. There have been very interesting presentations. It points to some of the challenges in ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Arctic Sovereignty, Security and Emergency Preparedness of Indigenous Peoples Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you for joining us, Shane. In your two years as minister, you've certainly seen your share of emergencies, especially when it ...

Spoke in the House on Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month Madam Speaker, multiple sclerosis is Canada’s disease. More than 90,000 Canadians live with MS, one of the highest rates of MS in the world. Every day ...

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, last week the Yellowknife-based organization, FOXY, received urgently needed federal funding from the mental health promotion innovation fund to continue and expand its culturally ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, today is National Indigenous Nurses Day. Indigenous nurses play an integral role in society for indigenous people in Canada and for Canadians nationwide. Having ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, Inuit communities in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region and across the north all agree that self-determination is an essential step toward reconciliation. This is the ...

Spoke in the House on Truth and Reconciliation Commission Report Mr. Speaker, 600 years ago, when the Europeans claimed the Americas as their land, part of the justification they used came from the doctrine of discovery, ...