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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.

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter My favorite Gallery companion @MaiteeSaganash #Ashukan moments #RiellBenn #Vieux-Montréal https://t.co/UuEjLtNgNt

This week

Voted No on Vote #167 on Bill C-35

Voted No on Vote #166 on Bill C-35

Voted No on Vote #165 on Bill C-35

Voted No on Vote #164 That the Supplementary Estimates (B) for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2017, except any Vote disposed of ...

Voted No on Vote #163 That Vote 1b, in the amount of $10,825,154, under Privy Council Office — Program expenditures, in the Supplementary ...

Posted on Twitter There's been a Climate Change Protest on Hill since Monday! #SerialPromiseBreaker #RealChangeMyEye https://t.co/5mF2EDMFCy

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 ...

A week ago

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 ...

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter If only the walls of Winnipeg could speak #MMIW #TruthAndJusticeBeTold #RaceRelations https://t.co/MQU4cVPKym

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 ...

Posted on Twitter photo de redrisingmagazine https://t.co/F5dXQXXK8b Always awesome to meet with this Crew; #Red Rising NOW!

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 ...

Posted on Twitter Happy 24th to the most beautiful boy on earth #Jet'mFelix https://t.co/MUIbPC66oB

Three weeks ago

Posted on Twitter "I did my best It wasn't much/" No, Really? https://t.co/dOYNZ2O7oh

A month 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 ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, today we are debating our motion to end discrimination against indigenous children. The Liberals say they have applied Jordan's principle, but the tribunal clearly ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I would first like to thank my colleague from the other side of the bay for bringing the motion forward. I am honoured to ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, while severe concerns are being raised about mercury poisoning from the Muskrat Falls dam, the response from the member for St. John's East was, ...

Two 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 ...

Three months ago

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.

More than three months ago

Mentioned by CBC.ca Romeo Saganash pitches bill to enshrine UN declaration into law An NDP member of Parliament is in New Brunswick this week to promote his bill that would enshrine the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People into Canadian law. Quebec MP Romeo Saganash, a former vice-grand chief of the Grand ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Indigenous activist joins MP Saganash on national tour to promote UNDRIP bill Academic Leah Gazan has been taking a break from the classroom to travel across the country with MP Romeo Saganash. The university instructor and activist has been meeting with Indigenous and non-Indigenous groups, students, unions, legal experts ...

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 ...

Spoke at the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development committee on Supplementary Estimates (C) 2015-2016: Vote 3c under Canadian High Artic Research Station ... Thank you. Before I go into my first question, I sense the insecurity or the fear that has been expressed by some members on this side ...

Spoke at the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development committee on Briefing with the Land Claims Agreements Coalition and Briefing with the Library ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I want to first welcome our witnesses to this committee and especially thank them for their presentations and their contributions to this ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Human Rights Situation in Iran Mr. Chair, first of all, I want to thank and commend the two witnesses today for their extremely important testimony. It's very important for this subcommittee. ...

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