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

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

Two days ago

Mentioned by National Post 'Absurd': NDP MP slams Speaker's ruling that House of Commons can't translate indigenous languages “Hearing this ruling from the Speaker was the most terrible thing I have heard in this chamber in the six years that I have been sitting in this place,” NDP indigenous affairs critic Romeo Saganash said in the House Tuesday. In his ruling, Speaker ...

Three days ago

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

This week

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

Mentioned by CBC.ca Former Conservative MP says Trudeau 'trying to whitewash' history by renaming Langevin Block Indigenous leaders, including Independent MP Hunter Tootoo, Liberal MPs Robert-Falcon Ouellette and Don Rusnak, and NDP MP Romeo Saganash, had called on the prime pinister to rename the building. Saganash said in February: "Every day, at work, ...

Mentioned by National Post 'Absurd': NDP MP slams Speaker's ruling that House of Commons can't translate indigenous languages “Hearing this ruling from the Speaker was the most terrible thing I have heard in this chamber in the six years that I have been sitting in this place,” NDP indigenous affairs critic Romeo Saganash said in the House Tuesday. In his ruling, Speaker ...

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)

Posted on Twitter Bonne Journée nationale des Autochtones à tout Autochtone en nous #60%DeCeQueNousMangeons https://t.co/KNZyx0qzUn

Posted on Twitter @s_malcolmson How more cruel can the irony get?

Posted on Twitter ...And so am I #HappyNAD https://t.co/3VkzyKhoGm

Posted on Twitter @22_Minutes #GotLand?

Posted on Twitter @SarahAndrews22 Ni invité aujourd'hui pour cette "annonce"!

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 ...

Posted on Twitter @nothinglin Something the CdnHumanRightsTribunal hasn't managed to do! #Yeah #Sure

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 ...

A week ago

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 ...

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. ...

Two weeks ago

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 ...

Three weeks ago

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 ...

A month ago

Mentioned by www.insideottawavalley.com/ Sitcom mom needs to learn to chill Romeo Saganash, MP. But Janet Hubert really needs to let it go. For those of you of a certain age, Hubert was the first “mom” on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990-1996) situation comedy. She left the show in 1993 under a cloud allegedly following a ...

Mentioned by APTN News Email reveals Trudeau Liberals playing double game on UNDRIP: Saganash ... her senior adviser that the government “may not consult specifically on UNDRIP” during consultations with Indigenous groups and the provinces, according to the email obtained through the Access to Information Act by NDP MP Romeo Saganash's office.

Two 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 ...

Mentioned by www.insideottawavalley.com/ Indigenous rights pilgrimage Comes to Lanark County in May MP Romeo Saganash and Indigenous rights activist Leah Gazan headline a public event on the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples on May 9 at St. Paul's United Church in Perth, 25 Gore Street West. - Submitted photo/Rachell Seenie.

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 ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Default Management and Prevention Policy Thank you, Madam Chair. Welcome to all of the witnesses to this committee. I don't have the Algonquins of Barriere Lake in my riding but I ...

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