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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.

Yesterday

Mentioned by Thompson Citizen MP Niki Ashton celebrates 10 years in Parliament and looks forward to more ... NDP MP Niki Ashton, who celebrated the 10th anniversary of first being elected Oct. 17 and has been officially nominated as the party's Northern Manitoba candidate for the next federal election, hosted fellow NDP MP Romeo Saganash in her hometown ...

Posted on Twitter The worst form of racism in Canada is denying that there’s such a thing as racism in Canada, never mind it being sy… https://t.co/OPhJZUnsco

Mentioned by CBC.ca Supreme Court ruling shows need for more Indigenous Parliamentarians and judges, says lawyer Romeo Saganash, NDP MP for Abitibi-Baie-James-Nunavik-Eeyou, said he'll be glad to hear more Indigenous voices in Parliament, even if they're "across the hall" in the Senate. Saganash made headlines for the language he used in criticizing the Liberal ...

Two days ago

Voted No on Vote #897 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Posted on Twitter For my part, I’m thinking of dressing up as a leaky pipeline; now that’s VERY scary! https://t.co/mCBmpjvYSY

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on James Bay Highway Mr Speaker, the James Bay Highway was built in the 1970s to make way for hydro development in James Bay—Eeyou lstchee. It is 620 kilometres long ...

This week

Mentioned by CBC.ca Why 'fed up' MP Romeo Saganash dropped the F-bomb in the House of Commons This is not the first time, of course, that you have done something a little unexpected in the House. On June 2017 on National Indigenous Peoples Day, you stood in the House and asked the prime minister this question. Video: NDP MP Romeo Saganash asks ...

A week ago

Mentioned by Thompson Citizen MP Report – Oct. 12, 2018 Romeo Saganash said in a few words what many of us have been saying. That talk is cheap. It's time for action. Here in our region we need action on housing, health, education and the most basic infrastructure. We have people who continue to live in ...

Posted on Twitter @Chief_S_McLeod Sadly!!

Posted on Twitter Right On! https://t.co/khxbugosDu

Posted on Twitter Who? Columbus? #WeAreStillHere https://t.co/WZy3buLZwx

Posted on Twitter @IndigenousXca @abitawizi No worries my love, I entered university at 24...Just saying!

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Mr. Speaker, let me quote the Federal Court of Appeal again, that “Canada's efforts fell well short of the mark set by the Supreme Court of ...

Didn't vote on Vote #896 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Didn't vote on Vote #895 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Didn't vote on Vote #894 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Voted No on Vote #893 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Mentioned by APTN News 'The prime minister does give an F' about the rights of Indigenous Peoples says Winnipeg MP Robert-Falcon Ouellette Liberal Member of Parliament, Robert Falcon Ouellette believes the federal government has not cared about Indigenous Peoples for 150 years. ... Ouellette was reacting to comments recently made by NDP MP Romeo Saganash in the House of Commons.

Mentioned by Sault Star A return to civility needed in politics Instead, last Tuesday New Democrat MP Romeo Saganash used the F-word during question period. Saganash used the word as he accused Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of not caring about Indigenous rights and was asked to apologize after swearing in ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Wow, Mr. Speaker, it is becoming a file-to-file relationship. The Prime Minister committed to obtain the free, prior and informed consent of first nations. However, he ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I am always honoured to rise in the House to discuss things that are important to my riding. It is also always nice to ...

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Mr. Speaker, when the Prime Minister insists that this pipeline expansion will be done no matter what and his minister adds that Canada will not be ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, yesterday, in response to a question about Kinder Morgan and the duty to consult indigenous peoples, the Prime Minister said that the process was ...

More than 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 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 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. ...

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