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Liberal MP for Winnipeg Centre (Manitoba)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 55% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Bonne fête à mon ami Jérôme Marchildon 50 ans jeune https://t.co/rI9PeeJQjw https://t.co/kLaoaKkZZM

Posted on Twitter Where you can determine your financial future. #Mobility traps for income levels. #Winnipeg is especially challen…… https://t.co/n1sJiTOhG2

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Incredible composer Philip Glass headlining 2018 Winnipeg New Music Festival https://t.co/gqRebDM6pP with @WpgSymphony #WNMF2018

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Singing of the Spirit Bear song in honour of National Aboriginal Day at General Wolfe School.… https://t.co/N7EIrjWEE8

Didn't vote on Vote #342 on Bill C-311 Amend the Holidays Act (Remembrance Day)

This week

Posted on Twitter Celebrating #Indigenous culture with @NellyFurtado #ADL2017 #NAD2017 https://t.co/K03K1KifYK https://t.co/mHYbrSTOsk

Posted on Twitter @CopperBronzed There are 11 aboriginal MPs, with 2 Inuit, 4 FN, 5 métis. All Indigenous

Mentioned by CBC.ca Former Conservative MP says Trudeau 'trying to whitewash' history by renaming Langevin Block Indigenous leaders, including Independent MP Hunter Tootoo, Liberal MPs Robert-Falcon Ouellette and Don Rusnak, and NDP MP Romeo Saganash, had called on the prime pinister to rename the building. Saganash said in February: "Every day, at work, ...

Didn't vote on Vote #349 on Bill C-23 Respecting the preclearance of persons and goods in Canada and the United States

Didn't vote on Vote #348 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Didn't vote on Vote #347 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Didn't vote on Vote #346 on Bill S-3 Amend the Indian Act (elimination of sex-based inequities in registration)

Mentioned by Winnipeg Free Press Government, Senate at odds over scope of indigenous lineage bill "The day before National Aboriginal Day," said Winnipeg Centre MP Robert-Falcon Ouellette, shaking his head. "A kick in the teeth." Bill S-3 aims to restore Indian status to women who married non-indigenous men and their descendants. The federal ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, in the indigenous spirit of my people, I am presenting a petition on the protection of animals after disasters and emergencies. The petition seeks ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, about two weeks ago, I had the opportunity to raise a question of privilege regarding translation and interpretation services in the House. It was ...

A week ago

Mentioned by MetroNews Canada NDP MP calls for National Aboriginal Day to be stat holiday Liberal MP Robert-Falcon Ouellette introduced a petition in the house earlier this year calling for the same change. The day falls on June 21 each year and making it a holiday was also a recommendation of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission ...

Mentioned by myWestman.ca Right in the centre - Majoring on the minor things A CBC article this week stated, “Robert-Falcon Ouellette rose in the House of Commons this week, most of his parliamentary colleagues couldn't understand some of what the Winnipeg-Centre MP said. Not because of his arguments -- but because he was ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am presenting a petition on behalf of 2,546 constituents who have signed e-petition 211. It concerns a guaranteed annual income. They believe a ...

Spoke in the House on Indian Act Mr. Speaker, I just had an interesting meeting with a lady, Alana Daniels from Long Plain First Nation. She said, “Always speak from the heart”, and ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have a petition signed by residents of Canada who draw the attention of the House of Commons to the following. It has been ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Consumer Protection and Oversight in Relation to Schedule I Banks Can you provide this committee with actual performance evaluation tools that you use to see how each of the banks evaluates employees? In the military we ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by The Loop (blog) MP argues — in Cree — for indigenous languages in Parliament When Robert-Falcon Ouellette rose in the House of Commons this week, most of his parliamentary colleagues couldn't understand some of what the Winnipeg-Centre MP said. Not because of his arguments -- but because he was speaking Cree. On Thursday ...

Spoke in the House on Privilege Mr. Speaker, [Member spoke in Cree] [English] I rise on a point of privilege of prima facie. [Member spoke in Cree and provided the following translation:] ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Consumer Protection and Oversight in Relation to Schedule I Banks I have a question for both Mr. Buell and Ms. Watson. Mr. Buell, you talked about culture. We've heard in the media about employees who sign ...

Spoke in the House on (topic unknown) Madam Speaker, I am very pleased to have this opportunity to talk about Bill C-44. I would like to start with a quote by Pope Francis, ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Cannabis Act Mr. Speaker, I was reading a book by a gentleman named Dr. Gabor Maté, from east-side Vancouver, In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-44 We have the amendment here from Mr. Dusseault, but I also want to point out something on page 242: Financial Management and Control Corporate plans 16. ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-44 There is a witness, and we totally forgot. We were conversing across the way here. One thing that I think has really been forgotten in a ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-44 One thing I discovered in large institutions—for instance, the University of Manitoba, and I'm sure it's like this in many other universities—is that often we have ...

Mentioned by Winnipeg Sun National Aboriginal Day should be stat: Ouellette National Aboriginal Day should be made a national holiday says Manitoba MP Robert-Falcon Ouellette. The Winnipeg Centre representative tabled a petition in the House of Commons Thursday to have the June 21 celebration recognized at the next level.

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-44 I have a question for Monsieur Bedard. It's related to the cost of mental health centres, the centres of excellence. I suspect what happens is that ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-44 Thank you very much. One of my questions is about the governance structure. Currently, what we've proposed is a board of directors with a chairperson appointed ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Review of the Public Servants Disclosure Protection Act and Subject Matter of ... Thank you very much. I really appreciate the opportunity, Chair. I was just reading proposed subsection 7.1(1) of Bill C-44: For the purpose of providing services ...

More than three months ago

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-332 An Act to provide for reporting on compliance with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-329 An Act to amend the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (asbestos)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-318 An Act to establish Indian Residential School Reconciliation and Memorial Day