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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.

Three days ago

Didn't vote on Vote #984 on Bill C-76 Amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make certain consequential amendments

Didn't vote on Vote #983 on Bill C-76 Amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make certain consequential amendments

Didn't vote on Vote #982 Motion for the production of papers P-15 (Documents pertaining to the reception at the residence of the High ...

Didn't vote on Vote #981 on Bill C-76 Amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make certain consequential amendments

This week

Didn't vote on Vote #980 Motion to proceed to Orders of the Day

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, doing nothing is condoning the practice right now. The UN Committee against Torture urges Canada to stop sterilization of indigenous women by ensuring that ...

A week ago

Posted on Twitter @SenSincmurr @PolarWalk Welcome to the club my friend.

Mentioned by Figthback Canada (blog) Supreme Court ruling on Indigenous consultation reveals true face of the Canadian state Cree NDP MP Romeo Saganash recently made headlines for his declaration in Parliament that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau “doesn't give a fuck” about the rights of Indigenous people. His declamation came in response to Trudeau's commitment to build the ...

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter @TaniaCameron Congrats to all, indeed an awesome team!

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, the housing crisis in the north is so severe that Nunavik alone needs 1,000 houses, today alone. It is a serious problem. The lack ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Métis leader says UNDRIP bill 'tainted' by 'potty-mouthed' NDP MP A prominent Mé​tis leader says NDP MP Romeo Saganash "tainted" his private member's bill to harmonize Canada's laws with the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People when he dropped the F-bomb in the House of Commons earlier this year. Mé​tis ...

Posted on Twitter Indigenous Languages in Parliament - I’m so grateful to have such an amazing friend, ⁦@nathancullen⁩ is my hero, al… https://t.co/MgzOLwX3nk

Posted on Twitter From close to 1million in the early 1990’s to less than 5500 today, why are they just considering? #ActNow https://t.co/tAQIgjxTyW

Posted on Twitter I’m so proud of them all, Congr! https://t.co/L33Kv1sFHG

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague from Berthier—Maskinongé, which is a magnificent riding. Earlier, she spoke briefly about pay equity. I have been hearing about pay ...

Posted on Twitter @thedonkelly It’s called: We are for incremental justice , over the next 150 years. #RealChangeWillHaveToWait _ Again!

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by HuffPost Canada NDP MP Romeo Saganash: Feds, Provinces Must Investigate 'Monstrous' Reports Of Indigenous Women Being Sterilized OTTAWA — The federal government and the provinces must examine "monstrous" allegations of modern-day forced sterilizations of Indigenous women, NDP reconciliation critic Romeo Saganash said Monday before he pressed for answers in the House of ...

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca 'Monstrous' allegations of forced sterilization of Indigenous women must be examined: NDP The federal government and the provinces must examine “monstrous” allegations of modern-day forced sterilizations of Indigenous women, NDP reconciliation critic Romeo Saganash said Monday.

Mentioned by CBC.ca Examine 'monstrous' allegations of forced sterilization of Indigenous women: NDP The federal government and the provinces must examine "monstrous" allegations of modern-day forced sterilizations of Indigenous women, NDP reconciliation critic Romeo Saganash said Monday before he pressed for answers in the House of Commons. Coerced ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, the forced sterilization of women is still happening in other parts of the world, and believe it or not, it is also still happening ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on National Aboriginal Veterans Day Mr. Speaker, in a couple of days, we will be honouring all veterans on Remembrance Day. I want to salute them. I also want to pay ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by The Reminder MP Report: Saganash tells it like it is We have people who continue to live in third world conditions in a region that produces so much of the wealth of this country. Romeo Saganash has called it the way it is. As MP for our region I will continue to call it the way it is. I will both fight ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, sadly, I get the impression that the Liberals and the Conservatives are cut from the same cloth. Stephen Harper stood before the G20 and ...

Spoke in the House on James Bay Highway Mr Speaker, the James Bay Highway was built in the 1970s to make way for hydro development in James Bay—Eeyou lstchee. It is 620 kilometres long ...

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Mr. Speaker, let me quote the Federal Court of Appeal again, that “Canada's efforts fell well short of the mark set by the Supreme Court of ...

More than three months 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 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. ...

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 ...

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