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Liberal MP for Northwest Territories (Northwest Territories)

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

Today

Posted on Twitter Happy to meet with representatives from @CHRA_ACHRU and @CAEHomelessness this morning to discuss importance of Indi… https://t.co/PsgSCrTExn

Posted on Twitter Good discussions at Indigenous Caucus meeting this morning with @BillBlair and Status of Women Minister… https://t.co/bhRbwjN8bY

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter We're lowering the small business tax rate to 9%. That's up to $7,500 more a year for small businesses from coast t… https://t.co/LxQoNOzKEg

Posted on Twitter @cathmckenna I encourage NWTers & tourists to enjoy the improved access to Wood Buffalo National Park and experienc… https://t.co/IW00o8AQw1

Posted on Twitter I was in Wood Buffalo National Park on behalf of @cathmckenna to celebrate the completion of upgrades to Highway 5.… https://t.co/iQm8MVdpfE

This week

Posted on Twitter @PattyHajdu This federal support will allow the Society to deliver a new project focusing on readying indigenous wo… https://t.co/OQHa0Z4MuL

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 ...

A week 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 ...

Didn't vote on Vote #362 on Bill S-226 Provide for the taking of restrictive measures in respect of foreign nationals responsible for gross ...

Didn't vote on Vote #361 on Bill S-231 Amend the Canada Evidence Act and the Criminal Code (protection of journalistic sources)

Didn't vote on Vote #360 on Bill C-345 Amend the Canada Labour Code (pregnant and nursing employees)

Didn't vote on Vote #359 on Bill C-48 Respecting the regulation of vessels that transport crude oil or persistent oil to or from ...

Didn't vote on Vote #358 on Bill C-48 Respecting the regulation of vessels that transport crude oil or persistent oil to or from ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Finance committee on Pre-Budget Consultations in Advance of the 2018 Budget Thank you, Mr. Chairman. Thank you to everybody for coming to present to us in the pre-budget consultation process. First, I wanted to thank Mr. Gorniak ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Tax Planning Using Private Corporations: Contributions to the Department of Finance’s Consultations Thank you, Mr. Chair, and thank you all for the presentations. It's a very interesting discussion today. The Income Tax Act for sure is very complicated ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Pre-Budget Consultations in Advance of the 2018 Budget Thank you, Mr. Chair, and thank you to the presenters. My question is for the FCM. As a former mayor and a former member of the ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Pre-Budget Consultations in Advance of the 2018 Budget My question is also for the Canadian Child Care Federation. I really appreciated your presentation. I totally agree with the title of your presentation, “Accessible, Affordable ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Finance committee on Pre-Budget Consultations in Advance of the 2018 Budget I have one more question for you. It's regarding your comments on the labour gap. We hear all the time different industries talking about not being ...

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.

A month ago

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 ...

Two 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 ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca 'Things can only go better': Northern leaders applaud splitting Indigenous Affairs ministry Northern leaders are calling the Liberal government's decision to divide the Ministry of Indigenous and Northern Affairs a positive move for Indigenous relations. Michael McLeod, Liberal MP for the Northwest Territories, calls it a "good decision." He ...

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 ...

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Government of Canada concludes Tackling Poverty Together Project case study visit in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories YELLOWKNIFE, June 13, 2017 /CNW/ - Today, Michael McLeod, Member of Parliament for Northwest Territories, on behalf of the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, thanked the Government of the ...

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 ...

Mentioned by CKLB News (press release) 10 million dollars announced for Aurora College MP Michael McLeod made a $10,595,046 announcement on Friday for Aurora College. He said the funds will provide the college with a modern facility for heavy equipment training and other machinery. “These infrastructure investments will create good, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...