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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

Posted on Twitter @GeorgeNDP @AngelaofTC ...And I'm waiting for the Canoe Shack Program Funding!

Two days ago

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) Khadr payout 'ironic' given feds' stonewalling on Indigenous health services: NDP MP NDP MP Romeo Saganash says it's “offensive” that the government of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau reportedly awarded former Guantanamo prisoner Omar Khadr $10.5 million while it continues to fight First Nations people in court. “What I find interesting ...

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter @RussDiabo Further demonstration that they are all talk!

A week ago

Posted on Twitter @KAL301 @sarah_pash Oh yes I did!

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter How about those @mbteachers delegates at @CanTeachersFed AGM? Correct colour, right message #CTF AGM #AGAFCE https://t.co/F0TDtUUqyl

Three weeks ago

Posted on Twitter I asked him what his Story was all about. Everyone's has a story someone said to me, not to long ago. https://t.co/DyO6EDQSYD

Mentioned by Fort McMurray Today NDP MP Romeo Saganash apologizes for plagiarism in newspaper column on Canada 150 NDP MP Romeo Saganash apologizes for plagiarism in newspaper column on Canada 150. Kristy Kirkup, THE CANADIAN PRESS. Tuesday, July 4, 2017 2:12:47 MDT PM. NDP MP Romeo Saganash apologized for having plagiarized portions of a recent ...

Mentioned by The Province NDP MP Saganash apologizes for apparent plagiarism in Canada 150 column OTTAWA — NDP MP Romeo Saganash has apologized for a Canada Day column he wrote in which he appears to have plagiarized the work of other writers. “In drafting my letter on my thoughts on Canada 150, a mistake was made by which ideas that were ...

Mentioned by National Observer Saganash apologizes for plagiarism in Globe and Mail op-ed on Canada 150 Quebec MP Romeo Saganash is the federal NDP critic for indigenous affairs. File photo by The ... NDP indigenous affairs critic Romeo Saganash is apologizing for having plagiarized portions of a recent newspaper column about Canada's 150th anniversary.

Mentioned by 570 News Saganash apologies for plagiarism in Globe and Mail op-ed on Canada 150 OTTAWA – NDP indigenous affairs critic Romeo Saganash is apologizing for having plagiarized portions of a recent newspaper column about Canada's 150th anniversary. The column appeared in the Canada Day edition of the Globe and Mail under the headline ...

Mentioned by National Post NDP MP Saganash apologizes for apparent plagiarism in Canada 150 column OTTAWA — NDP MP Romeo Saganash has apologized for a Canada Day column he wrote in which he appears to have plagiarized the work of other writers. “In drafting my letter on my thoughts on Canada 150, a mistake was made by which ideas that were ...

Posted on Twitter @Matnaggewinu_80 @UN @amnesty @nikiashton UNDRIP and #BillC262 recognizes all cultural and spiritual rights.

A month ago

Didn't vote on Vote #342 on Bill C-311 Amend the Holidays Act (Remembrance Day)

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs [Member spoke in aboriginal language]

Voted No on Vote #349 on Bill C-23 Respecting the preclearance of persons and goods in Canada and the United States

Voted No on Vote #348 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #347 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Voted No on Vote #346 on Bill S-3 Amend the Indian Act (elimination of sex-based inequities in registration)

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Subject Matter of Bill C-17, An Act to amend the Yukon Environmental ... Thank you, Madam Chair. I would like to thank the people from Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada and the Department of Justice for being here this ...

Spoke in the House on Indian Act moved: That Bill S-3 be amended by deleting Clause 10. Madam Speaker, [member spoke in aboriginal language] [Translation] First, I could not help reiterating my disappointment ...

Spoke in the House on Yukon Environmental and Socio-Economic Assessment Act Madam Speaker, I come from a region where the environmental assessment and review procedures are pretty clear for everybody. Not only that, but the environmental assessment ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Bill S-3 Thank you, Madam Chair. I would like to start off by saying that this is perhaps the most disappointing proposal of all, in this clause-by-clause exercise ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, when indigenous children were taken from their parents and placed with non-indigenous families, they were denied their rights and stripped of their identity. When ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, speaking of respect, for two decades the indigenous peoples co-drafted the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. It has been 10 years since ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Indian Act Mr. Speaker, I was going to say that I am honoured to rise to speak to the Indian Act, but that is not the case. Usually, ...

Spoke in the House on Presence in the Gallery Mr. Speaker, I am sure you will agree that respect in the House must be a priority for all members, and that includes the Prime Minister. ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, there is a proposal before us to remove gender and other discrimination from the Indian Act. This is one of the many long injustices ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Subject Matter of Bill S-3, An Act to amend the Indian Act ... Thank you, Madam Chair. Welcome, and thank you to all of you on this panel. I appreciate very much your words. I want to start with ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Subject Matter of Bill S-3, An Act to amend the Indian Act ... You speak to it from a human rights perspective, and that is exactly how we should consider this. Francyne, you talked about inherent rights of indigenous ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Supplementary Estimates (A) 2017-18: Votes 1a, 10a and L20a under Department of ... That's not the interpretation of the tribunal. I want to go back to what your department officials said under oath to the tribunal after the first ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Main Estimates 2017-18: Vote 1 under Canadian High Arctic Research Station and ... Thank you, Madam Chair. I want to refer to the report produced by Mary Simon. I think it's a pretty good report, with important recommendations with ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Default Management and Prevention Policy Thank you, Madam Chair. Allow me first to apologize for being late. I have no control over traffic. That's what you have to deal with when ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Default Management and Prevention Policy Charmaine, I will also tell you that I understand. As I hear you, I understand you. Thank you. Your story affects my heart, and I understand ...

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