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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 @lpg11 Time for women to speak, not politicians. I never take the stage in moments of grief, just not me! #NoOpportunismFromMe

Posted on Twitter And then it spilled onto the street. #NoJusticeNoPeace Ottawa Rally for #JusticeForTina #JusticeForColten blocked W… https://t.co/qt5O1QwBcC

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter @thibodeau @JustinTrudeau La « plus importante relation » mon c_ _!

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter How much more sickening can it get? How much more disgusting will it get? #JusticeForTina #OurKidsAreNotDisposable #JusticeForColten

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Always wonderful to cross paths with formidable @AndrewCash #Ottawa2018 @NDP https://t.co/A7OfJtHhfQ

Posted on Twitter By far my favourite event each year on The Hill, #HaveaHeartDay had some 900 registered students, with awesome spee… https://t.co/0x8VzPnU6R

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 ...

Voted Yes on Vote #453 on Bill C-378 Amend the Department of Veterans Affairs Act (fairness principles)

Voted Yes on Vote #452 on Bill S-228 Amend the Food and Drugs Act (prohibiting food and beverage marketing directed at children)

Voted No on Vote #451 on Bill C-371 Respecting the prevention of radicalization through foreign funding and making related amendments to the Income ...

Mentioned by northeastNOW National Indigenous Peoples Day bill reaches second reading Just last week, Jolibois said, fellow NDP MP Romeo Saganash passed a bill to ensure Canadian laws respect the United Nation's Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. She said Saganash's bill passed because it received the support of the ...

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 ...

Voted No on Vote #450 Opposition Motion (Trans Mountain Expansion Project )

Voted Yes on Vote #449 on Bill C-50 Amend the Canada Elections Act (political financing)

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca A Vote for Bill C-262 is a Vote for Reconciliation and Human Rights This week, the House of Commons voted to send MP Romeo Saganash's Private Members Bill C-262, the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act, to second reading. This is a welcome step, and one the Assembly of First Nations and ...

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 weeks 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, ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by Mondaq News Alerts Canada: Implementing UNDRIP In Canada: Challenges With Bill C-262 On December 5, 2017, Member of Parliament Romeo Saganash proposed that Bill C-262 be read a second time and referred to a committee. Bill C-262, An Act to ensure that the laws of Canada are in harmony with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights ...

Mentioned by The Catholic Register MP pushes for adoption of UN declaration on Indigenous rights MP pushes for adoption of UN declaration on Indigenous rights. By Deborah Gyapong, Canadian Catholic News. December 24, 2017. Tweet. OTTAWA – The dream of NDP MP Romeo Saganash to see Canada bring its laws in line with the United Nations Declaration on ...

Mentioned by Hill Times The full interview: Perry Bellegarde on running again, 'closing the gap,' and more “It was [NDP MP Romeo Saganash's] private member's bill, Bill C-262 It was introduced during the time of the Conservative government. Very tough times. Boom, the election happens. Liberals are in with a strong majority. He re-introduces his bill. Took ...

Mentioned by America Magazine Canada considers practical demands of UN declaration on indigenous rights “Mr. Speaker, you already know that I am a survivor of the residential school system where I spent 10 years incarcerated culturally, politically, linguistically, spiritually even,” said Romeo Saganash, a Cree Member of Parliament, as he introduced Bill ...

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 ...

Three months ago

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 in the House on United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act moved that 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 ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, the Liberals agreed to the proposed changes to eliminate sex-based discrimination from the Indian Act, but they will do so only after holding consultations. ...

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 ...

More than three months 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 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 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 ...

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 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 ...

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