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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

Posted on Twitter “Sometimes our our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being.” A Schweitzer https://t.co/nPP3kRlMay

Two days ago

Didn't vote on Vote #400 on Bill S-211 Respecting National Sickle Cell Awareness Day

Mentioned by Turtle Island News Canada poised to implement full United Nations declaration Minister of Justice Jody Wilson-Raybould announced Monday the government will support Bill C-262, a Private Member's Bill put forward by NDP Member of Parliament Romeo Saganash. Bill C-262 ... MP Romeo Saganash is sponsoring Bill C-262. He was ...

Posted on Twitter @LukewSavage @UnionSt All fine by me, IPs Human Rights first!

Posted on Twitter Full house at the #Waswanipi community center for a final farewell to a beloved friend; Bon Voyage mon frère Robert! https://t.co/WmBr5u6eq0

Posted on Twitter Want snow? We have plenty! #ABJNE https://t.co/PrwVWR0JLw

Three days ago

Didn't vote on Vote #399 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

Didn't vote on Vote #398 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

Didn't vote on Vote #397 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

Didn't vote on Vote #396 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Welcomes the Government's Support for Bill C-262 to Implement the UN ... Minister of Justice Jody Wilson-Raybould announced yesterday that the government will support Bill C-262, a Private Member's Bill put forward by NDP Member of Parliament Romeo Saganash. Bill C-262 seeks to ensure all Canadians laws are consistent with ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Liberal government backs bill that demands full implementation of UN Indigenous rights declaration Bill C-262, sponsored by MP Romeo Saganash — who was also part of an international team that helped craft the declaration — would ensure all Canadian laws are consistent with UNDRIP and calls for the creation of a "national action plan" to ensure ...

Three weeks ago

Posted on Twitter My goodness ! https://t.co/pYLjEurG8y

Posted on Twitter @cbcasithappens @nancyfordephoto @CBCNews @CBCAlerts @CBCIndigenous @CBCPolitics And I’ll stand with her!

A month ago

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, last year, the Human Rights Tribunal found the federal government guilty of discrimination against first nations children. An internal memo confirms that Health Canada ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, the indigenous people of Canada, Mexico and the United States did not have much of a say in the initial NAFTA negotiations. The government ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Specific Claims and Comprehensive Land Claims Agreements Thank you, Madam Chair. Welcome to our committee. I've listened carefully to your presentation. There was a lot of stuff that provoked further thought, on my ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, my colleague ended his response on the need to acknowledge the importance of the country's forestry industry. Naturally, it is important in Quebec, though ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Specific Claims and Comprehensive Land Claims Agreements Several witnesses who have come before us during the study have pointed to the necessity of having a human rights framework for aboriginal issues in this ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, speaking on this topic earlier today, the minister said, and I quote, “I don't know what people were thinking”. That is precisely what I ...

Mentioned by APTN News Quebec premier using Indigenous issues to advance own electoral cause: Saganash Quebec Premier Phillippe Couillard appears to be using Indigenous issues for his own political aims by raising Constitutional matters ahead of next year's provincial election, said NDP MP Romeo Saganash. Saganash, who represents the northern Quebec ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Bill C-17, An Act to amend the Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment ... Thank you, Madam Chair. Thank you to our witnesses this morning. I come from a region where there has been an environmental assessment and review process ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, the Liberals can hardly speak about reconciliation when they decide to exclude the indigenous women from our national conversation. Yesterday, the minister could not ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Specific Claims and Comprehensive Land Claims Agreements [Member speaks in Cree] Madam Chair, I want to take this opportunity to respond to the accusations coming from the other side since I didn't get ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Specific Claims and Comprehensive Land Claims Agreements Thank you, Madam Chair. My thanks to our two witnesses. I completely agree with what my colleague just said. That's a very clear example of a ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Specific Claims and Comprehensive Land Claims Agreements Thanks for the presentations. I think all three of the presentations touched upon one of the most complicated and complex issues in land claims, and that's ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Specific Claims and Comprehensive Land Claims Agreements Meegwetch, Madame Chair. [Member speaks in Cree] Those were words of thanks. It's certainly a privilege to have you before this committee. A lot of experience ...

Spoke in the House on Department of Health Act [Member spoke in aboriginal language] [Translation] Mr. Speaker, I thank you for this opportunity to speak about an issue that is very important to me, and ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, there is a serious problem here. Commissioner Buller said, “I'm happy to share those [ideas about eliminating obstacles to the process] with the government ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, the problem has already been identified, but without a clear plan from the government, its five-year objective will not be met. Let us not ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by TimminsToday Indigenous leaders participating in event in Cochrane ... will attend the conference along with notable leaders like: Perry Bellgarde, National Chief; Eric Tootootsis, National Treaties Spokesperson; Member of Parliament, Romeo Saganash; Alvin Fiddler, Nishnabe Aski Nation Grand Chief, and Jonathan ...

Mentioned by durhamregion.com Ottawa urged to examine historic figures NDP MP and Indigenous affairs critic Romeo Saganash says a much bigger conversation needs to unfold about the role of historic figures in the "dark realities of colonialism." Saganash, a residential school survivor, was supportive of Prime Minister ...

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