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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.

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter @Annie_Perreault Vos photos et les citations sont des plus prenantes, merci à vous.

Posted on Twitter @JustinTrudeau @LimeMarie This is so revolutionary PMJT!

A week ago

Posted on Twitter "Not all those who wander are lost." Tolkien #EarthDay #JourDeLaTerre https://t.co/EnRJGOsmcI

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter @vasalloum I know, I will take good care of my Hoya.

Posted on Twitter Again, thanks for this wonderful gift @vasalloum #Touched #WonderfulPeopleRock https://t.co/v1WKnkeFw9

Posted on Twitter @mylesblackned My role as MP is to stand by the Will of the People @billnama

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Default Management and Prevention Policy Thank you, Madam Chair. Allow me first to apologize for being late. I have no control over traffic. That's what you have to deal with when ...

Voted No on Vote #256 Notice of a Ways and Means motion to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on ...

Voted Yes on Vote #255 That the debate be now adjourned.

Spoke in the House on Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Act Mr. Speaker, I want to begin by repeating the opening of the minister's speech but by adding another dimension to it. Yes, it is fine to ...

Didn't vote on Vote #254 That this House do now adjourn.

Didn't vote on Vote #253 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted Yes on Vote #252 That the Honourable Member for Mégantic—L'Érable be now heard.

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, almost one month ago, Senator Beyak made despicable comments about residential schools. Now she is complaining that her freedom of speech is under threat ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Default Management and Prevention Policy Charmaine, I will also tell you that I understand. As I hear you, I understand you. Thank you. Your story affects my heart, and I understand ...

Spoke in the House on National Seal Products Day Act Madam Speaker, I would like to begin by saying that I am honoured to take part in the debate on Bill S-208, particularly because there are ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Default Management and Prevention Policy Thank you, Madam Chair. Welcome to all of the witnesses to this committee. I don't have the Algonquins of Barriere Lake in my riding but I ...

Spoke in the House on Global Teacher Prize Mr. Speaker, on March 19, a teacher in my riding, Maggie MacDonnell, was awarded the Global Teacher Prize. As children, we are fortunate if we have ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper With regard to the announced launch of the negotiations toward a national resolution to the Sixties Scoop litigation: (a) what parties are negotiating with the government; ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Default Management and Prevention Policy Meegwetch. [Member speaks in Cree ] [English] There are a lot of questions I want to ask following your presentation. I want to start off with ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, Canadians are appalled by the government's attitude towards human rights. This week, the Attorney General will argue that the Human Rights Tribunal does not ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, the national inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women and girls was launched last year. However, I believe that actions speak louder than words. ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by OurWindsor.ca Senator's residential school comment is like downplaying the Holocaust, MP says Romeo Saganash (Abitibi-Baie-James-Nunavik-Eeyou) was among the sharpest critics Thursday as politicians of all stripes were quick to condemn the comments by Conservative Senator Lynn Beyak as ill-informed and hurtful. “We're talking about genocide ...

Mentioned by APTN News NDP MP calls for Conservative Senator to resign after residential school comments NDP MP Romeo Saganash is calling on Conservative Senator Lynn Beyak to resign after comments she made about residential schools. Saganash, the Member of Parliament for Abitibi—Baie-James—Nunavik—Eeyou, and a residential school survivor.

Mentioned by CTV News MP who survived residential school calls for senator's resignation OTTAWA -- New Democrat MP Romeo Saganash wants a Conservative senator to resign after she lamented that negative stories about residential schools overshadow the good things they accomplished, including raising the students as Christians. Ontario ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Default Management and Prevention Policy Thank you, Madam Chair. I usually continue the conversation in the language I was speaking when I went to bed the night before. I'll speak in ...

Mentioned by Saskatoon StarPhoenix Sask. MP Jolibois 'sickened' after Sen. Lynn Beyak says residential schools weren't all bad NDP indigenous affairs critic Romeo Saganash, himself a residential school survivor, wants Beyak to resign. Georgina Jolibois, NDP MP for Desnethe-Missinippi-Churchill River, denounced the statements, saying she was “sickened to hear the views ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, I thank the minister for her comments. I too was shocked and disgusted when I heard the senator's remarks. Residential schools sought to forcibly ...

Mentioned by Toronto Star Senator's residential school comment is like downplaying the Holocaust, MP says Romeo Saganash (Abitibi-Baie-James-Nunavik-Eeyou) was among the sharpest critics Thursday as politicians of all stripes were quick to condemn the comments by Conservative Senator Lynn Beyak as ill-informed and hurtful. “We're talking about genocide ...

Mentioned by The Loop (blog) MP who survived residential school calls for senator's resignation OTTAWA -- New Democrat MP Romeo Saganash wants a Conservative senator to resign after she lamented that negative stories about residential schools overshadow the good things they accomplished, including raising the students as Christians.

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Supplementary Estimates (C) 2016-17: Votes 1c and 10c under Department of Indian ... My next question is on the childhood claims litigation. There's a supplementary request for an allocation of $3.1 million. I want some clarification with respect to ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Suicide Among Indigenous Peoples and Communities Meegwetch, Madam Chair. I thank both of our witnesses this morning. In my view, any child and youth advocate deserves the highest of respect. Thanks to ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Suicide Among Indigenous Peoples and Communities Chief Merrick, you talked about a major resource, the development of hydro in your case. I think over the years we've talked a lot about the ...

More than three months ago

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