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

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

Today

Posted on Twitter @rvgenaille Telling question! It's Cathy McCleod, MP for Kamloops Thompson Cariboo

Posted on Twitter @anneslevesque Business case is Canada strives from the LT&Rs of these children ancestors and peoples, so pay up Canada #JusticeNow

Yesterday

Didn't vote on Vote #238 That the debate be now adjourned.

Didn't vote on Vote #237 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: ( a) recognize the need to quell the ...

Didn't vote on Vote #236 on Bill C-323 Amend the Income Tax Act (rehabilitation of historic property)

Didn't vote on Vote #235 That the Fifth Report of the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status ...

Didn't vote on Vote #234 That the Honourable Member for Foothills be now heard.

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter @ScottMcKeen1 @AngelaSterritt When Election comes, and after, and after, while needs are now and urgent. #BigNumbersImpress

Posted on Twitter @VeldonCoburn But the #PMJT sort of that Indigenous Youth HAVE Canoes & Paddles, they needs Sheds to store those!

Three days ago

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 ...

This week

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. ...

A week ago

Posted on Twitter @mcooncome It is not about Survivors or "Overcomers" (_ Good on you!), it's about denouncing those who Deny what was Wrong!

Posted on Twitter Just a reminder that She rules, ha! / Fallait-il le rappeler que c'est elle qui mène? #SheCausesChaos #Merdre https://t.co/jCnYGUp4UI

Two weeks 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 ...

Spoke in the House on Income Tax Act Mr. Speaker, I am delighted to speak to Bill C-323. I was here when the sponsor introduced the bill. I really liked his speech during the ...

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.

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, yesterday, the minister said that the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal was not a court of law. As the main estimates tabled yesterday confirm, the ...

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 in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, 10 years ago, the AFN and Cindy Blackstock filed a human rights complaint against the federal government to end racial discrimination against first nations ...

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, today, along with other indigenous MPs, I call on the government to rename the building that houses the Prime Minister's Office. Langevin was one ...

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, today, an Ontario judge ruled in favour of those affected by the sixties scoop. I have a simple question for the minister: will she ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Suicide Among Indigenous Peoples and Communities Thank you, Madam Chair. Thanks to our witnesses for their contribution to the work of this committee. I've listened carefully to all of your presentations. One ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Subject Matter of Bill S-3, An Act to amend the Indian Act ... Thanks to our panellists. I've felt a certain malaise when dealing with and discussing this issue. I certainly feel it as an indigenous person, and I've ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Subject Matter of Bill S-3, An Act to amend the Indian Act ... Thank you. First of all, welcome to this committee. I've listened very carefully to your presentations. I wholeheartedly agree with everything you have said, each and ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2016-17: Votes 1b, 5b and 10b under Indian Affairs ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I want to continue on first nations education. The estimates request an allocation of $244 million in grants and contributions for additional ...

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