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  • His favourite word is communities.

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 #LongPointFN children finally get their school in Winneway, and yes the year on the banner is correct! #RightToJoy https://t.co/02zYNyYnC8

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Thank you @Carolyn_Bennett for your visit to #LacSimon, let's make these kids' dreams a reality #ABJNE #Resilience https://t.co/Tv2u89iQUX

Posted on Twitter https://t.co/UYIoa0rOpt

A month ago

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Liberal MP: For reconciliation to happen, department needs to go One the biggest critics of the government's commitment to UNDRIP has been NDP MP Romeo Saganash (Abitibi-Baie James-Nunavik-Eeyou, Que.). Mr. Saganash, who is his party's critic for intergovernmental aboriginal affairs, has introduced his own private ...

Posted on Twitter https://t.co/S33yxWDSkU

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, for more than a year now, the Prime Minister has been talking about how important the relationship with indigenous peoples is. For more than ...

Posted on Twitter @LeahGAZ @DrRobbieO @mworoniak @sadiepaml @KevinSettee Good Q @LeahGAZ but even then, his PMB is so poorly drafted. What is he up to?

Posted on Twitter @thibodeau Just Article 6 of my Bill #C262, and even then...poorly drafted!

Voted Yes on Vote #183 on Bill C-301 Amend the Income Tax Act and to make a related amendment to another Act (registered ...

Voted Yes on Vote #182 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should recognize the contributions that German-Canadians have made to ...

Voted Yes on Vote #181 on Bill C-306 Establish a Crimean Tatar Deportation (“Sürgünlik”) Memorial Day and to recognize the mass deportation of ...

Voted Yes on Vote #180 on Bill C-235 Amend the Criminal Code and the Corrections and Conditional Release Act (fetal alcohol disorder)

Voted No on Vote #179 on Bill C-30 Implement the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada and the European Union and its ...

Spoke in the House on Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement Mr. Speaker, I have one comment and question for my colleague, the member for London—Fanshawe. First, one of the worries I have about this proposed legislation ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, once again the indigenous community has been excluded from the main discussion of provincial premiers on climate change. This blatant lack of respect flies ...

Two 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 in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, this is a sad day because I have to rise once again to remind the government that reconciliation is more than just words. By ...

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 ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Subject Matter of Bill S-3, An Act to amend the Indian Act ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I want to thank the panellists for their presentations. I find it ironic that we wouldn't be able to get an extension ...

Mentioned by Yahoo News Canada (blog) Cree leaders push for inquiry, others want 2nd boycott of Val-d'Or Val-d'Or Mayor Pierre Corbeil, the Quebec Native Women's Association, the Assembly of First Nations of Quebec and Labrador, New Democrat MP Romeo Saganash and now the Quebec government's own Status of Women Council are all calling for an ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Cree leaders push for inquiry, others want 2nd boycott of Val-d'Or Val-d'Or Mayor Pierre Corbeil, the Quebec Native Women's Association, the Assembly of First Nations of Quebec and Labrador, New Democrat MP Romeo Saganash and now the Quebec government's own Status of Women Council are all calling for an ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, almost a year ago, just on the other side of the river here, the Prime Minister told the chiefs at the Assembly of First ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, the Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs has confirmed that she will vote in favour of our motion today, so that is a good ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, we were pleased to learn via Twitter this morning that, after seven months of legal battles and four days of attacks against Cindy Blackstock's ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Madam Speaker, the Prime Minister loves talking about nation-to-nation relationships. Clearly, however, his definition is different than ours. A real nation-to-nation relationship means respect, but it ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Suicide Among Indigenous Peoples and Communities Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you to both our witnesses for their contribution to this committee. I have a question related to I guess the type ...

Mentioned by Saskatoon StarPhoenix Ottawa to build or upgrade 5000 First Nations' homes but deal falls far short of needs ... about 2,000 units for the Cree and about 300 for the Algonquins,” said Romeo Saganash, the Cree NDP MP who represents the northern Quebec riding of Abitibi—Baie-James—Nunavik—Eeyou, one of the largest in the country. “It's a pretty serious ...

Mentioned by Post Ottawa to build or upgrade 5000 First Nations' homes but deal falls far short of needs - Regina Leader ... about 2,000 units for the Cree and about 300 for the Algonquins,” said Romeo Saganash, the Cree NDP MP who represents the northern Quebec riding of Abitibi—Baie-James—Nunavik—Eeyou, one of the largest in the country. “It's a pretty serious ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Suicide Among Indigenous Peoples and Communities Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you to all of our witnesses. I want to start with Shuvinai Mike. She wanted to answer some of the previous ...

Mentioned by The Free Press Adopt and implement UN declaration say Stetski and Saganash Yesterday MP Wayne Stetski joined with the Ktunaxa Nation to welcome NDP Critic for Intergovernmental Aboriginal Affairs, Romeo Saganash, to Kootenay-Columbia to speak about, the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act.

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Ministerial Mandate and Briefing with Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada I want to thank the minister and the deputy minister for being here today. Mr. Minister, I listen carefully to the answers you attempt to give ...

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

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Declaration of Health Emergency by First Nations Communities in Northern Ontario Thank you. [Member speaks in his native language] I think Chief Day has spoken about the political accord they have in Ontario and how that's brought ...

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