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  • His favourite word is indigenous.

Liberal MP for Northwest Territories (Northwest Territories)

Won his last election, in 2019, with 40% of the vote.

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, a person's name is fundamental to who they are. Indigenous names are endowed with deep, cultural meaning and speak to indigenous peoples' presence on ...

Voted No on Vote #148 Question of privilege

Voted No on Vote #149 Opposition Motion (Censure of the Minister of National Defence)

Voted Yes on Vote #150 Concurrence in an opposed item

Voted Yes on Vote #151 Concurrence in estimates

Voted Yes on Vote #152 on Bill C-33

Posted on Twitter This investment from CanNor will help Cheetah and @DetonChoMLP seize on an important partnership opportunity and de… https://t.co/Upx5kGs6sI

This week

Posted on Twitter Interested in taking part in a Pre-Budget Consultation? As a member of the Standing Committee on Finance, I encour… https://t.co/LrdVI2aW42

Posted on Twitter Yesterday, Minister @s_guilbeault announced the first appointees to the new Office of the Commissioner of Indigeno… https://t.co/AUmYGGarCS

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, today the Minister of Canadian Heritage announced the appointees to the first Office of the Commissioner of Indigenous Languages. The Indigenous Languages Act is ...

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Thank you to everyone who contributed to the management plan that will help shape the future of this treasured plac… https://t.co/aVD7yMVBq7

Posted on Twitter Congratulations to Commissioner Margaret Thom on her reappointment, as announced by the Prime Minister yesterday!… https://t.co/2D08zrZYTB

Posted on Twitter June marks the start of Pride season in Canada. During this time we celebrate and recognize the progress made by… https://t.co/q3nzUuJME5

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Truth and Reconciliation Commission Mr. Speaker, today marks the anniversary of the release of the TRC's 94 calls to action, which was an appeal to mobilize all levels of government, ...

Spoke in the House on Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Mr. Speaker, here in Northwest Territories, we have experienced significant flooding in recent weeks. Residents of Fort Simpson, Jean Marie and Fort Good Hope have suffered ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Main Estimates 2021-22: Vote 1 under Atomic Energy of Canada Limited, Vote ... [Technical difficulty—Editor] the rest of Canada doesn't face, and we're experiencing climate change impacts like nowhere else in Canada. In the last two weeks, five communities ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Subject Matter of Bill C-30, An Act to implement certain provisions of ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you to all the presenters today. My question is for Natasha Hope Morano from Startup Canada. Here in the Northwest Territories, ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Finance committee on Subject Matter of Bill C-30, An Act to implement certain provisions of ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you, everyone, for your presentations today. My question is for the Canadian Cancer Society. First of all, I really appreciate the ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Subject Matter of Bill C-30, An Act to implement certain provisions of ... Thank you for that. My next question is for the Tourism Association of P.E.I. I listened with interest to how much the CEWS and CERS have ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Subject Matter of Bill C-30, An Act to implement certain provisions of ... Yes. Thank you for that. I would also like to ask you—and I am not sure if you're aware of this—but there are real challenges when ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Subject Matter of Bill C-30, An Act to implement certain provisions of ... Okay. I have one more question. It's good to hear that the modern treaty holder self-governing nations are going to be included. I'm assuming it's going ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Subject Matter of Bill C-30, An Act to implement certain provisions of ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you to the minister for joining us. I want to ask the minister the following question. When it comes to fiscal ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Finance committee on Covid-19 spending and programs Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you to all the presenters today. My question is for the self-governing indigenous governments. Whenever we talk about indigenous governments and ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Canadian Heritage Madam Speaker, I was joined by the Minister of Canadian Heritage to meet with the Gwich'in Tribal Council recipients of the indigenous language and cultures program ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, today I am presenting a petition signed by over 32,000 Canadians, including 471 of residents of NWT. This petition was sponsored by the Yellowknives ...

Spoke in the House on National Day for Truth and Reconciliation Mr. Speaker, earlier this week, our government proudly supported a motion to continue the debate on Bill C-5, a national day for truth and reconciliation. It ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, gender violence disproportionately victimizes indigenous women across Canada and in particular in Canada's north. A recent Statistics Canada report confirms that gender-based violence is ...

Mentioned by Yahoo News Canada (blog) NWT MP hails new barge project to make northern shipping safer The N.W.T. government is getting four new double-hulled barges that two northern politicians believe will make shipping in the territory safer and more efficient. N.W.T. MP Michael McLeod made the announcement while at a ribbon cutting ceremony for a ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca NWT MP hails new barge project to make northern shipping safer The N.W.T. government is getting four new double-hulled barges that two northern politicians believe will make shipping in the territory safer and more efficient. N.W.T. MP Michael McLeod made the announcement while at a ribbon cutting ceremony for a ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Burgers with a side of politics: Yellowknifers discuss concerns with MP at barbecue Burgers and hot dogs weren't the only things sizzling at a Yellowknife barbecue with Northwest Territories MP Michael McLeod on Tuesday. Many people gathered at the Somba K'e Civic Plaza for the free lunch, but some were more interested in discussing ...

Mentioned by CKLB News (press release) Hundreds fed at MP McLeod's Yellowknife barbecue Ordinary citizens including many of the city's homeless population as well as some VIPs patiently waited in line to be served either a hot dog or a hamburder cooked by MP Michael McLeod. He says it was a tremendous chance to hear from some of his ...

Mentioned by CKLB News (press release) Defence Minister presents new rifle to Rangers: suggests new planes are in the works ... and Member of Parliament on Monday afternoon, at the Department of National Defence hanger on Bristol Lane. Harjit Sajjan formally presented the new .308 rifle to the commanders of the Canadian Ranger Patrol Group with NWT MP Michael McLeod.

Mentioned by Yahoo News Canada (blog) Feds announce new funding for accessibility in the NWT Four local organizations will receive new funding to improve accessibility, N.W.T. MP Michael McLeod announced Thursday on behalf of the federal government. Two churches, the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre, and the Hay River Mé​tis ...