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

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter @connie_walker @CBCNews ...So biases are supposed to override your duties to "Serve and Protect"?

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #113 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should ensure that: ( a) before making decisions on ...

Voted Yes on Vote #112 That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the words “funding proposals,” and substituting the ...

Voted Yes on Vote #111 on Bill C-234 Amend the Canada Labour Code (replacement workers)

Voted Yes on Vote #110 on Bill C-247 Amend the Criminal Code (passive detection device)

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, the Prime Minister made a solemn promise to achieve reconciliation with indigenous people. However, the Minister of Justice continues to undermine that commitment. The ...

Voted Yes on Vote #109 That the House call on the government to respect the custom of regional representation when making appointments to ...

This week

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 ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, the Prime Minister is at the UN, where two of his ministers recently promised to implement the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. ...

Posted on Twitter @jfkeeler @RachelAnnSnow @NeetaLind Now here's a Peace-Keeping Mission for Canada #IPsStandingUp #IPsSayingEnoughIsEnough

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, the Liberal government was elected with a promise to build a new nation-to-nation relationship, so why is it still discriminating against first nations children? ...

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Vas-Y https://t.co/6LZm4KBaes

Posted on Twitter Just so you all know, I am now officially a Proud GrandPa! On the day UNDRIP was adopted...#WeGotThis #LoveYouSteff https://t.co/prpepctPcs

Three weeks 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.

Posted on Twitter @wendyholm Will be, yes!

A month ago

Posted on Twitter Dad still visits, even on the #CallToActionTour Yes, Justice, Reconciliation, HRs. What are YOU doing about that? https://t.co/ECPctGocvV

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 ...

Two months 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 ...

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 ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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