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Liberal MP for Northwest Territories (Northwest Territories)

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

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter It was wonderful to be able to take part in Wednesday's celebration in Tuktoyaktuk. Thanks to everyone who made the… https://t.co/9385ikVsQm

This week

Posted on Twitter In addition to the opening of the #InuvikTuktoyaktukHighway yesterday, it was also announced that CanNor is investi… https://t.co/YE8PdTBRX4

Posted on Twitter An historic day for the Northwest Territories and Canada! With the official opening of the Inuvik-Tuktoyaktuk High… https://t.co/AX3HY5xwt7

Posted on Twitter It was great to have both @SohiAmarjeet and @Carolyn_Bennett in Yellowknife for productive meetings with Indigenous… https://t.co/zPzdtAl7vX

A week ago

Posted on Twitter With Commissioner Thom and Minister @GlenAbernethy at today's Remembrance Day ceremony in Yellowknife #LestWeForget https://t.co/d3k8aQFGJc

Posted on Twitter Tomorrow is Remembrance Day, a day for Canadians to pay tribute to our brave men and women who have served our coun… https://t.co/eDFJDkx4gt

Spoke at the Finance committee on Subject Matter of Bill C-63, A Second Act to Implement Certain Provisions ... Thank you, Mr. Chair, and thank you to the presenters today. I have a few questions. The first one is for the Canadian Centre for Policy ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Subject Matter of Bill C-63, A Second Act to Implement Certain Provisions ... Thank you, Mr. Chair, and thank you to the minister for being here. As the person from the north, not northern Ontario or Manitoba but Northwest ...

Voted No on Vote #395 on Bill C-346 Amend the Firearms Act (licences)

Voted No on Vote #394 on Bill C-325 Amend the Canadian Bill of Rights (right to housing)

Voted Yes on Vote #393 Private Members' Business M-132 (Federally funded health research)

Voted Yes on Vote #392 Private Members' Business M-126 (Portuguese Heritage Month)

Voted Yes on Vote #391 on Bill C-63 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Subject Matter of Bill C-63, A Second Act to Implement Certain Provisions ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you to all the presenters here today for coming out to share your information with us. I was very excited to ...

Mentioned by Yahoo News Canada (blog) McLeod vs. McLeod on the future of the Northwest Territories On Monday, Michael McLeod, the Liberal MP for the Northwest Territories questioned the underlying urgency and the cogency of statements made last week by Premier Bob McLeod. The premier said the Northwest Territories was threatened by a re-emerging ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca McLeod vs. McLeod on the state of the Northwest Territories On Monday, Michael McLeod, the Liberal MP for the Northwest Territories questioned the underlying urgency and the cogency of statements made last week by N.W.T. Premier Bob McLeod. The premier said the Northwest Territories was threatened by a ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Finance committee on Subject Matter of Bill C-63, A Second Act to Implement Certain Provisions ... I'll be quick. I really like the section on paid leave for traditional aboriginal practices. As a person who has worked with aboriginal people my whole ...

Mentioned by Markets Insider Yellowknife and Fort Smith families' quality of life to benefit from improved community spaces 6, 2017 /CNW/ - Families in Yellowknife and Fort Smith can socialize and exercise in improved community recreational spaces this winter thanks to $440,500 investment from the Government of Canada. The funding was announced today by Michael McLeod ...

Spoke in the House on Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Mr. Speaker, last year I stood in the House to speak about the protection of the Porcupine caribou calving grounds in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Yukon Environmental and Socio-Economic Assessment Act Mr. Speaker, the member raised several points that caught my interest. First was the need for infrastructure to develop our resources in the north. I am ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Specific Claims and Comprehensive Land Claims Agreements Thank you, Madam Chair. Thanks to everybody who presented here today. I know some of you have travelled quite a distance to be here to sit ...

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, indigenous Canadians make up 4% of Canada's population but 25% of the federal prison population. We know that there are historical and systemic issues ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Prime minister's point person on marijuana file in Yellowknife for town hall N.W.T. MP Michael McLeod will hold the meeting with MP Bill Blair, who is the parliamentary secretary to the minister of justice. They'll ... "I also want to make sure that people understand exactly what it is the government of Canada is trying to do ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Finance committee on Pre-Budget Consultations in Advance of the 2018 Budget Thank you, Mr. Chair. From just listening to the comments about energy east, I can understand and share the disappointment, because we in the Northwest Territories ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Pre-Budget Consultations in Advance of the 2018 Budget Thank you, Mr. Chairman. Thank you to all the presenters today. They were very interesting presentations, ones I've heard before. I think I've belonged to all ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Pre-Budget Consultations in Advance of the 2018 Budget Thanks to everybody who has presented here today. I am very interested in the presentation that was made on clean energy. I listened very carefully. This ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am presenting an e-petition that expresses concerns surrounding the construction of the Site C dam.

Spoke in the House on Commissioner of the Northwest Territories Mr. Speaker, yesterday in Yellowknife I had the honour of attending the swearing in ceremony for Margaret Thom, the new Commissioner of the Northwest Territories. Ms. ...

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Minister MacAulay and Member of Parliament McLeod bring regional sessions on A Food Policy for Canada to ... Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Lawrence MacAulay, along with the Member of Parliament for Northwest Territories, Michael McLeod, participated in a regional engagement session today in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, as part of the ongoing ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by CKLB News (press release) Federal Transportation Minister Announces Highway Funds NWT MP Michael McLeod and Transport Minster Marc Garneau with Sahtu Land Corporation Presidents and SSI Chair Ethel Blondin-Andrew. (Photo Courtesy of Sahtu Secretariat). Posted By: Josh Campbell August 29, 2017. After a quick visit to Whati ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on National Aboriginal Day Mr. Speaker, [member spoke in Gwich'in] [English] It is also true that we are stronger and more successful when we work together as partners. Our commitment ...

Spoke in the House on Canadian Heritage Mr. Speaker, Canada 150 is an opportunity to engage Canadians in our communities from coast to coast to coast. It provides us with an opportunity to ...

Spoke in the House on World No Tobacco Day Mr. Speaker, today the World Health Organization marks World No Tobacco Day. In Canada, tobacco is the leading cause of preventable death and disease, killing over ...