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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

Posted on Twitter When traveling around Eeyou Istchee, an impromptu visit to any Spring Camp offers delights #FreshMoose #OpenFireFood https://t.co/VnpYRqUiJi

A week ago

Didn't vote on Vote #285 Private Members' Business M-64 (Italian Heritage Month)

Didn't vote on Vote #284 on Bill C-322 Amend the Railway Safety Act (road crossings)

Didn't vote on Vote #283 on Bill C-291 Amend the Food and Drugs Act (genetically modified food)

Didn't vote on Vote #282 on Bill C-4 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service ...

Didn't vote on Vote #281 on Bill C-4 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service ...

Posted on Twitter @GitchieCheechoo Mistake most people make; reading articles in isolation

Posted on Twitter @GitchieCheechoo Lol indeed

Posted on Twitter @GitchieCheechoo Have you read it?

Posted on Twitter @GitchieCheechoo Oooops, you didn't know?

Posted on Twitter @GitchieCheechoo Bill C-262

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, on April 21, 2017, the Government of Quebec decided to transfer the herd of woodland caribou from Val-d'Or to the Zoo sauvage de Saint-Félicien, ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Some progress perhaps, Madam Speaker, but boil water advisories have been added since the Liberals took power. This week, Algonquin artist Samian denounced the Prime Minister's ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Main Estimates 2017-18: Vote 1 under Canadian High Arctic Research Station and ... Thank you, Madam Chair. I want to refer to the report produced by Mary Simon. I think it's a pretty good report, with important recommendations with ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, I thank the hon. member for his presentation. However, I am always surprised at how he presents things. I get the impression that he ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper With regard to the promised national reconciliation framework with Indigenous peoples: (a) what is the government’s engagement strategy for developing the framework; (b) what is the ...

A month ago

Mentioned by www.insideottawavalley.com/ Indigenous rights pilgrimage Comes to Lanark County in May MP Romeo Saganash and Indigenous rights activist Leah Gazan headline a public event on the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples on May 9 at St. Paul's United Church in Perth, 25 Gore Street West. - Submitted photo/Rachell Seenie.

Two months ago

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Three 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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