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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

Didn't vote on Vote #880 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Didn't vote on Vote #879 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Didn't vote on Vote #878 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Didn't vote on Vote #877 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Didn't vote on Vote #876 on Bill S-218 Respecting Latin American Heritage Month

Two days ago

Mentioned by Comox Valley Record Potlatch 67-67: A private member's bill introduced by NDP MP for Abitibi-Baie James-Nunavik-Eeyou Romeo Saganash passed third reading and adoption by the House of Commons on May 30, 2018. Thirty years ago, Saganash was invited to the United Nations to negotiate the ...

This week

Posted on Twitter My children always guess me xxx ⁦@MaiteeSaganash⁩ https://t.co/CpzjaxD2OW

Posted on Twitter Now, that is a photo! https://t.co/6iC2XJnQbY

A week ago

Posted on Twitter @sorry_canadian @Pontifex Did I?

Posted on Twitter @Pontifex I can tell you a personal story Your Holiness. Come to Canada, sit down with me, then you can decide to a… https://t.co/5zDvqQKErx

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by CBC.ca Sask. MP under fire for high-fiving fellow MP after voting against Indigenous rights bill The private member's bill, introduced by New Democrat MP and reconciliation critic Romeo Saganash, won the support of MPs by a margin of 206 to 79 and is now en route to the Senate. All 79 votes against the bill were from Conservative MPs.

Mentioned by Turtle Island News Romeo Saganash's Indigenous rights bill passes in the House of Commons. Bill C-262, introduced by New Democrat MP and reconciliation critic Romeo Saganash, won the support of MPs by a margin of 206 to 79 and is now en route to the Senate. Saganash was among the original architects of the UN declaration, which was ...

Mentioned by MorinvilleNews.com Editorial: When is a high-five just a high-five and when is it just a boneheaded move? As we reported yesterday, Sturgeon River-Parkland MP Dane Lloyd is coming under some controversy for high-fiving Battlefords-Lloydminster MP Rosemarie Falk after the conclusion of an hour-long vote on Romeo Saganash's Indigenous rights bill.

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca 'Immature': Tory MPs slammed for high-five after vote against Indigenous rights bill The exchange occurred on May 30 during question period between Tory backbenchers Rosemarie Falk and Dane Lloyd, after they voted against Liberal MP Romeo Saganash's Bill C-262. The bill is meant to ensure Canada abides by the United Nation ...

Mentioned by The Daily Courier NDP seeks support for Indigenous rights NDP MP Romeo Saganash speaks following Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's speech on the recognition and implementation of Indigenous rights in in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. The NDP is urging ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply moved: That the House: (a) re-affirm its support for the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), including article 32(2), which guarantees “free ...

Posted on Twitter @LorddeVelville UNDRIP upholds all Treaties!

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, yesterday was a remarkable day since my bill to ensure that our laws respect the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples ...

Spoke in the House on Export and Import Permits Act Mr. Speaker, I appreciate the presentation made by my hon. colleague, a former colleague on the indigenous affairs committee. She quoted article 19 of the UN ...

Posted on Twitter @gary_srp My friend, thank you for your contribution in making this happen, I am deeply grateful for your personal… https://t.co/qzGKOtYN4r

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, this afternoon there will be a vote on my bill to ensure that Canadian laws respect the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of ...

Spoke in the House on United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act moved that the bill be read the third time and passed. Mr. Speaker, thank you. [Member spoke in Cree] I remember very clearly when, in September ...

Spoke in the House on Democratic Reform Mr. Speaker, in 2014, when the Conservatives used time allocation to limit debate on the Fair Elections Act, my hon. colleague from Winnipeg North said, “The ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, the Prime Minister promised indigenous peoples that he would honour and protect their rights. He repeated those promises on the world stage saying that ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Long-Term Care on Reserve Welcome to our guests this afternoon. There are a couple of questions I would like to ask you. One thing you say in your presentation, at ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, the rights of first nations are protected by our Constitution and by the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. When the ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Use of Indigenous Languages in Proceedings of the House of Commons Maybe I'll ask a quick question. Thank you for your presentation. You spoke about the fact that there's no constitutional framework for official languages in Australia. ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Bill C-262 Thank you, Madam chair, and welcome to our guests in Ottawa. Welcome, Professor Borrows. I know that you are taking French classes at the moment, and ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Use of Indigenous Languages in Proceedings of the House of Commons All right. You also talked about the certification requirements you have for different provinces and interpreters and translators. Public Works and Government Services informed us on ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Bill C-262 Thank you, Madam Chair. Thank you to all our guests this afternoon. [Member speaks in Cree] Thank you to Mr. Plant as well. I'll come to ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Use of Indigenous Languages in Proceedings of the House of Commons I will begin with you, Mr. Séror. I listened closely to your presentation. You talked about how important languages are for humanity, and also about intercomprehension, ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Use of Indigenous Languages in Proceedings of the House of Commons [Member speaks in Cree, interpreted as follows:] Of all the things that are talked about, this means a lot, the way I see these things today. ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Bill C-262 Since I feel that I have to reply to some of what you said, in answer to some of the questions that were asked with respect ...

More than three months ago

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