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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 HuffPost Canada NDP Bid For Residential School Apology From Pope Fails To Get Unanimous Consent In House Of Commons An NDP push for Canadian bishops to urge Pope Francis to apologize for the church's role in residential schools failed to win the unanimous support of the House of Commons on Wednesday. NDP MPs Charlie Angus and Romeo Saganash, a residential school ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Conservative MP opposes motion calling on Pope to apologize for residential schools "They feel that this particular motion crosses that boundary in terms of the separation of government and ... religious organizations." NDP MP Charlie Angus, who co-authored the motion with NDP MP Romeo Saganash, said he was let down but not surprised ...

Didn't vote on Vote #649 on Bill S-210 Amend Amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, the Civil Marriage Act and the Criminal ...

Didn't vote on Vote #648 on Bill C-374 Amend the Historic Sites and Monuments Act (composition of the Board)

Mentioned by APTN News Catholic bishops news conference only adds confusion around Pope's apology to residential school survivors (Residential school survivor Evelyn Korkmaz, left, Senator Murray Sinclair, and NDP MP Romeo Saganash at a news conference in Ottawa). Kathleen Martens APTN News A news conference to clear the air about the Pope's apology to Indian residential school ...

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Mr. Speaker, indigenous opposition to Kinder Morgan's pipeline expansion is strong, it is growing, and several first nations have already taken the government to court for ...

Posted on Twitter https://t.co/GsfO5Yys5g

Three days ago

Didn't vote on Vote #647 on Bill C-68 Amend the Fisheries Act and other Acts in consequence

Posted on Twitter @Orangeshirtday Not « given »!

Posted on Twitter Well, he and Trudeau should be the first arrested for not respecting the constitutional and Human Rights rights of… https://t.co/oaTVXMAZb8

A week ago

Posted on Twitter @red_langford @atRachelGilmore @ipoliticsca I’m referring to the Title holders of those Lands, Territories and Reso… https://t.co/qs9lKv2NE3

Posted on Twitter @atRachelGilmore @ipoliticsca Once again, Indigenous Peoples from BC excluded, in spite of the fact that they are a… https://t.co/rJqkycsooB

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter @Mandyingaround @billnama Hope you had a chance how a beautiful Cree prospect to become a helicopter pilot will not because of your policies

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by Ottawa Citizen NDP MP Saganash apologizes for apparent plagiarism in Canada 150 column OTTAWA — NDP MP Romeo Saganash has apologized for a Canada Day column he wrote in which he appears to have plagiarized the work of other writers. “In drafting my letter on my thoughts on Canada 150, a mistake was made by which ideas that were ...

Mentioned by Macleans.ca The NDP falls back in line behind a 'mature' Jagmeet Singh Angus—along with Quebec MP Romeo Saganash—spoke out this week in defence of David Christopherson. Singh stripped Christopherson of his post as vice-chair of the influential procedure and House affairs committee after the Hamilton MP broke party ranks ...

Didn't vote on Vote #646 on Bill S-232 Respecting Canadian Jewish Heritage Month

Didn't vote on Vote #645 on Bill C-344 Amend the Department of Public Works and Government Services Act (community benefit)

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Bill C-262 Thank you. I've listened carefully to the present government in terms of what it is trying to achieve in reconciliation and so on and so forth. ...

Mentioned by The Globe and Mail NDP leader Jagmeet Singh backs down from decision to punish MP after outcry from caucus The decision to reinstate Mr. Christopherson, who has been an elected New Democrat for three decades, came after veteran Ontario MP Charlie Angus and Quebec NDP MP Romeo Saganash, the party's reconciliation critic, publicly lashed out at their leader ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Bill C-262 You mentioned in your presentation that international law is already binding on Canada and that the Canadian Constitution should be interpreted according to UNDRIP, rather than ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Use of Indigenous Languages in Proceedings of the House of Commons Thank you. I want to thank you all for inviting me to bring my thoughts here while you're working on this and trying to bring other ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Bill C-262 Thank you, Madam Chair, and I want to thank the witnesses for coming to testify on Bill C-262. Your presence is highly appreciated. I want to ...

Spoke in the House on The Budget Mr. Speaker, it is always enjoyable to listen to my friend. He is a great colleague on the standing committee for aboriginal affairs as well. Speaking ...

Spoke in the House on Rights of Indigenous Peoples [Member spoke in Cree] [English] Mr. Speaker, I want to start by honouring the memory of the late Colten Boushie, because this tragedy, which I have ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Peoples and Canada's Justice System Mr. Speaker, I will be sharing my time with the member for Desnethé—Missinippi—Churchill River. When I heard of the verdict in the trial for the murder ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Bill C-262 Thank you, Chairperson. I'm very happy to be here today and that I was asked to come speak with you. I'm really happy that I'm the ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on 2017 Wildfires in First Nations Communities Thank you, Madam Chair. Thank you to all of our guests today for this first panel. I'm happy I heard a lot of things that both ...

Spoke in the House on United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act Mr. Speaker, meegwetch. [Member spoke in Cree] [Translation] I wanted to start by expressing my gratitude. I would like to thank all of the members who ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, yesterday, the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal issued its fourth non-compliance order for discrimination against indigenous children. This has been going on for two years, ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, speaking of survivors, those of St. Anne's residential school have been forced to go back to court to end interference by government lawyers. The ...

Spoke in the House on Abitibi—Baie-James—Nunavik—Eeyou [Member spoke in Cree] [English] It is perhaps fitting, Mr. Speaker, but I rise today to share the beauty of winter in Abitibi—Baie-James—Nunavik—Eeyou. As the snow ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on 2017 Wildfires in First Nations Communities Thank you, Madam Chair. I know I welcomed Jodene already, but I want to start by thanking you for your offer to help other communities. It's ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Specific Claims and Comprehensive Land Claims Agreements Thank you, Madam Chair. Thank you to our guests. Natan, I want to start to with you, because you said something important that I'd like you ...

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