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  • His favourite word is peoples.

NDP MP for Abitibi—Baie-James—Nunavik—Eeyou (Québec)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 37% of the vote.

This week

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca Canada still has an 'Indian Affairs' department, 1 year after the government promised change WATCH: It's been seven years since Canada had an Indian Affairs minister, but after a number of name changes, it turns out the name was never really scrapped from the books. ... “It's archaic, that's for sure,” said New Democrat MP Romeo Saganash.

Posted on Twitter When even the goslings hide under bridges, in the shade, and refuse to learn how to fly, which is crucial at this t… https://t.co/7fd8Jziw59

A week ago

Posted on Twitter When the PM uses Rule of Law and « national interest » in the same sentence, and ends it with « this pipeline will… https://t.co/iTfxk12P8j

Posted on Twitter You should #PMJT and you can also start that with #IndigenousPeoples in Canada #UNDRIP #StopKMX #NoSiteC https://t.co/pDj2kYRc6y

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter @lambertlake @LeahGAZ @bcndp ...And most definitely Art.3 (self-determination)!

Posted on Twitter @dunnezaman So not surprised by that position! The same arguments were expressed by Hydro-Québec back in the early… https://t.co/iab1B9TtXu

Three weeks ago

Posted on Twitter @AlannaSanderson @Min_CIRNA Total lack of judgment from @Carolyn_Bennett , you had a choice to accept that AbCaucus… https://t.co/zF8Nm4GNcJ

A month ago

Mentioned by Hill Times A dozen MPs won't run again in 2019, starting 'snowball effect' with more to come, say insiders The others on the list include: NDP MPs Tom Mulcair, Romeo Saganash, and Kennedy Stewart; Conservative MPs Brad Trost, Kellie Leitch, Jim Eglinski, Dave Van Kesteren, and Robert Sopuck; and Liberal MP Nicola Di Iorio. Mr. Mulcair (Outremont, Que.) ...

Mentioned by rabble.ca Helene Laverdiere won't seek re-election ... about Romeo Saganash not running again until now. That's really too bad. It's a shame he's seemingly not been utilized better by the party. I disagree with Misfit that new candidates will be able to replace the long-serving high-calibre MP's the ...

Mentioned by rabble.ca Helene Laverdiere won't seek re-election Helene Laverdiere, a self-described "accidental" NDP MP who defeated Gilles Duceppe in both the 2011 and 2015 elections, has announced she won't run again next year. .... Wow - I hadn't heard about Romeo Saganash not running again until now.

Mentioned by rabble.ca Helene Laverdiere won't seek re-election Helene Laverdiere, a self-described "accidental" NDP MP who defeated Gilles Duceppe in both the 2011 and 2015 elections, has announced she won't run again next year. .... Wow - I hadn't heard about Romeo Saganash not running again until now.

Two months ago

Mentioned by Know.ca (press release) MP Stetski's Parliamentary Report – 2018 - E My NDP colleagues Richard Cannings, MP for South Okanagan-West Kootenay, and Romeo Saganash, MP for Abitibi – Baie-James – Nunavik – Eeyou, were also able to pass Private Member's Bills through the House of Commons. Richard Canning's Bill C-354 ...

Didn't vote on Vote #880 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Didn't vote on Vote #879 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Didn't vote on Vote #878 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Didn't vote on Vote #877 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Didn't vote on Vote #876 on Bill S-218 Respecting Latin American Heritage Month

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply moved: That the House: (a) re-affirm its support for the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), including article 32(2), which guarantees “free ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, yesterday was a remarkable day since my bill to ensure that our laws respect the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples ...

Spoke in the House on Export and Import Permits Act Mr. Speaker, I appreciate the presentation made by my hon. colleague, a former colleague on the indigenous affairs committee. She quoted article 19 of the UN ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, this afternoon there will be a vote on my bill to ensure that Canadian laws respect the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of ...

Spoke in the House on United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act moved that the bill be read the third time and passed. Mr. Speaker, thank you. [Member spoke in Cree] I remember very clearly when, in September ...

Spoke in the House on Democratic Reform Mr. Speaker, in 2014, when the Conservatives used time allocation to limit debate on the Fair Elections Act, my hon. colleague from Winnipeg North said, “The ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, the Prime Minister promised indigenous peoples that he would honour and protect their rights. He repeated those promises on the world stage saying that ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Long-Term Care on Reserve Welcome to our guests this afternoon. There are a couple of questions I would like to ask you. One thing you say in your presentation, at ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, the rights of first nations are protected by our Constitution and by the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. When the ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Use of Indigenous Languages in Proceedings of the House of Commons Maybe I'll ask a quick question. Thank you for your presentation. You spoke about the fact that there's no constitutional framework for official languages in Australia. ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Bill C-262 Thank you, Madam chair, and welcome to our guests in Ottawa. Welcome, Professor Borrows. I know that you are taking French classes at the moment, and ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Use of Indigenous Languages in Proceedings of the House of Commons All right. You also talked about the certification requirements you have for different provinces and interpreters and translators. Public Works and Government Services informed us on ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Bill C-262 Thank you, Madam Chair. Thank you to all our guests this afternoon. [Member speaks in Cree] Thank you to Mr. Plant as well. I'll come to ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Use of Indigenous Languages in Proceedings of the House of Commons I will begin with you, Mr. Séror. I listened closely to your presentation. You talked about how important languages are for humanity, and also about intercomprehension, ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Use of Indigenous Languages in Proceedings of the House of Commons [Member speaks in Cree, interpreted as follows:] Of all the things that are talked about, this means a lot, the way I see these things today. ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Bill C-262 Since I feel that I have to reply to some of what you said, in answer to some of the questions that were asked with respect ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-262 An Act to ensure that the laws of Canada are in harmony with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-641 An Act to ensure that the laws of Canada are in harmony with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-535 An Act to amend the Navigable Waters Protection Act (Vallée-de-l’Or, Anishinabe Aki and Eeyou Istchee regions)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-469 An Act to ensure that the laws of Canada are consistent with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples