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NDP MP for Abitibi—Baie-James—Nunavik—Eeyou (Québec)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 37% of the vote.

A week 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 ...

Posted on Twitter Beautiful rain in #Nitassinan (Innu Coyntry) on the #CallToActionTour #SupportBillC262 #IndigenousHumanRightsAct https://t.co/KdzAah7OBw

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter A wonderful Int'l Indigenous Peoples Day to 2 powerful women and all of us @MaiteeSaganash @LeahGAZ #MooseOnTheLoose https://t.co/uxhuXOMJpz

Three weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Quand on se rencontre, on se raconte #RivièreEtPierre https://t.co/K7asY9ZhPP

Posted on Twitter When the Rock met the River, the River entered in the Stories of the Rock #CallToActionTour moments @LeahGAZ https://t.co/Bo3TjvNhnn

Posted on Twitter @connie_walker @MaiteeSaganash ...So which "Mandate" did the Chief Commissioner accept if the ToR are not finalized?

Posted on Twitter ...'Cause I Have Her Back! #SupportBillC262 #UNDRIPNow #IndigenousHumanRightsAct https://t.co/cJB7S9LKjR

A month ago

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 ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) Saganash says government should support his UNDRIP bill NDP MP Romeo Saganash says the federal government should support his private member's bill on the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples while consulting on its own. Speaking to students at University of Ottawa this week, the ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) Saganash says government should support his UNDRIP bill NDP MP Romeo Saganash says the federal government should support his private member's bill on the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples while consulting on its own. Speaking to students at University of Ottawa this week, the ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Madam Speaker, this morning, Algonquin elders, supported by community members, are gathering on this Hill to remind parliamentarians of a sacred place near here. The Algonquins ...

Voted No on Vote #103 on Bill C-14 Amend the Criminal Code and to make related amendments to other Acts (medical assistance in ...

Voted Yes on Vote #102 on Bill C-14 Amend the Criminal Code and to make related amendments to other Acts (medical assistance in ...

Didn't vote on Vote #101 on Bill C-223 Establish the Canadian Organ Donor Registry and to coordinate and promote organ donation throughout Canada

Didn't vote on Vote #100 on Bill C-210 Amend the National Anthem Act (gender)

Voted No on Vote #99 on Bill C-20

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2016, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, I thank the member for his very clear presentation. I know he did not address any indigenous issues, but he was part of a ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, last month in New York, the Liberals promised to fully implement and adopt the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. The TRC's ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, yesterday, Human Rights Watch released a damning report on access to drinking water in indigenous communities. The organization believes this issue is the direct ...

Mentioned by TheTyee.ca Act on Declaration of Indigenous Rights, It's the Next Step to Reconciliation We asked Romeo Saganash, who helped draft the Declaration more than 30 years ago as a young member of his Quebec Cree nation and who now represents the riding of Abitibi-Baie-James-Nunavik-Eeyou as its NDP Member of Parliament, for his insight.].

Mentioned by TheTyee.ca Act on Declaration of Indigenous Rights, It's the Next Step to Reconciliation We asked Romeo Saganash, who helped draft the Declaration more than 30 years ago as a young member of his Quebec Cree nation and who now represents the riding of Abitibi-Baie-James-Nunavik-Eeyou as its NDP Member of Parliament, for his insight.].

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Madam Speaker, in the early 1960s, several Inuit kids from the north were taken away, selected as part of a Canadian government experiment to assimilate the ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, the Liberals say that reconciliation with the indigenous peoples is one of their top priorities. However, today, the Department of Justice is in court ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, yesterday and today the Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs reiterated her government's intention to endorse the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Madam Speaker, six years ago, Canada endorsed the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. Since then, little has been done to implement it. ...

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. ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Situation in Hong Kong Thank you, Mr. Chair. I want to thank the witnesses today. Having been to Hong Kong on a couple of occasions, I can readily relate to ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Situation in Hong Kong Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'd like to thank all of our witnesses as well for their excellent presentations. I want to go back to the question ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Protection of Children and Youth in Developing Countries I want to get back briefly to the challenges as they relate to volunteers. I was intrigued by a comment made by Mr. Breen about the ...

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