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

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

Today

Voted Yes on Vote #202 on Bill C-18 Amend the Rouge National Urban Park Act, the Parks Canada Agency Act and the Canada ...

Yesterday

Voted Yes on Vote #201 That the House: ( a) recognize that Canadian society is not immune to the climate of hate and ...

This week

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, today, along with other indigenous MPs, I call on the government to rename the building that houses the Prime Minister's Office. Langevin was one ...

Posted on Twitter @JennJefferys Yes we definitely do, BUT if Trudeau cannot even act on such a simple, easy ask...then the rest is hopeless I think!

Mentioned by MetroNews Canada Indigenous MPs want name change for Langevin Block NDP Romeo Saganash speaks to reporters at a press conference on Parliament Hill on Thursday, while from left Liberal MP Don Rusnak, Independent MP Hunter Tootoo and Liberal MP Robert Falcon-Ouellette. By: Ryan Tumilty Metro Published on Thu Feb ...

A week ago

Voted Yes on Vote #200 on Bill S-211 Respecting National Sickle Cell Awareness Day

Voted Yes on Vote #199 on Bill C-37 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and to make related amendments to other Acts

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Suicide Among Indigenous Peoples and Communities Chief Merrick, you talked about a major resource, the development of hydro in your case. I think over the years we've talked a lot about the ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, today, an Ontario judge ruled in favour of those affected by the sixties scoop. I have a simple question for the minister: will she ...

Spoke in the House on Have a Heart Day Mr. Speaker, children are not born prejudiced. Children are born with curiosity, excitement, energy, and possibility. They are born to excel and follow their dreams. Today, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #198 on Bill C-37 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and to make related amendments to other Acts

Posted on Twitter "You lied to IPS!" "You broke your promise." You know your in trouble when even kids call you out. #HaveaHeartDay https://t.co/iDRNOb8dlJ

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, tomorrow is Have a Heart Day on Parliament Hill. The purpose of this day is to ensure that all children have the services they ...

Mentioned by Net Newsledger Romeo Saganash Admonishes PM Justin Trudeau OTTAWA – Member of Parliament Romeo Saganash is taking Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to task over his recent comments that all Indigenous Youth simply want a canoe and paddle storage facility and a place with Internet to do their homework. In a letter ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) Saganash calls for 'national canoe and paddle program' Romeo Saganash thinks Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is on to something in pressing for more canoe and paddle storage space for indigenous youth. The Abitibi-Baie James-Nunavik Eeyou MP wrote to Trudeau this week calling for a National Canoe and ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, the Liberals promised to lift all 130 of them, not just 18. This week the commissioners charged with overseeing the inquiry into missing and ...

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca NDP MP mocks Trudeau's comments on 'paddle sheds' in open satirical letter NDP MP Romeo Saganash is calling for for a “National Canoe and Paddle program” in a satirical letter addressed to Justin Trudeau. “I myself have often lamented the lack of space on Parliament Hill to store my canoe and paddle,” Saganash wrote in the ...

Mentioned by VICE News Without a paddle NDP Member of Parliament Romeo Saganash has penned a letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau satirically throwing his support behind a “National Canoe and Paddle Program” to satisfy the needs of Canada's Indigenous youth. Saganash wrote the letter, ...

Mentioned by National Post John Ivison: Trudeau was always a joke to the right; he should worry now the left's joined in the laughter The biggest issue facing indigenous youth is the lack of sheds to store their canoes, says Romeo Saganash, the Cree NDP member of parliament for the Quebec riding of Abitibi-Baie-James-Nunavik-Eeyou. He has written to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Suicide Among Indigenous Peoples and Communities Thank you, Madam Chair. Thanks to our witnesses for their contribution to the work of this committee. I've listened carefully to all of your presentations. One ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, the Liberal family seems to be suffering from a terrible epidemic of broken promises. The minister likes to repeat that her government will be ...

Posted on Twitter The more she waited, the more.../ L'attente, toi! https://t.co/59ndLWVaYm

Posted on Twitter @JorgeBarrera 'Cause, you know, it's 2017 and we're in one of the richest countries in the world!

Posted on Twitter @JorgeBarrera Can we have that list?

Spoke in the House on Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement Implementation Act Mr. Speaker, one of the aspects that we seem to forget when we talk about international agreements is the impact that these agreements have on indigenous ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, guess what? Just one day after announcing that the government was finally putting an end to all Sixties Scoop litigation, the government was in ...

Three weeks ago

Posted on Twitter https://t.co/IoDp2hOTSS

Three 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 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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