In addition, statements were made by Cathy McLeod (Kamloops--Thompson--Cariboo), and Romeo Saganash
(Abitibi--Baie-James--Nunavik--Eeyou), a portion of which was spoken in Cree.
Quebec MP Romeo Saganash
revealed an email exchange in which Indigenous
Cucciurean, R., Tomatuk, R., Saganash
, N., Rodon, T., Lussier, C., Reid, J., and Blazevic, V.
NDP MP Romeo Saganash
, a residential school survivor, has called for her resignation; Liberal Senator Lillian Dyck, chair of the Senate's Aboriginal Peoples committee, has asked her to resign from the committee.
On the legislative front, Member of Parliament Romeo Saganash
introduced private members Bill C-641 in January 2013, (128) proposing that the government should take all necessary measures to ensure consistency between the UN Declaration and the laws of Canada.
Legislation such as Bill C-262, a private member's bill introduced by Romeo Saganash
, NDP critic for intergovernmental indigenous affairs, would be a big step in the right direction.
is adamant that Canadian laws can be "in harmony" with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
Commissioner Sharing Panels attract larger audiences and take place in bigger venues like hotel ballrooms and sometimes include statements from higher-profile survivors such as Member of Parliament Romeo Saganash
, who gave a statement in Montreal in which he talked about the death of his brother in a residential school (R.
He is joined on the list by Cindy Blackstock, executive director of the First Nations Child and Caring Society and associate professor at the University of Alberta, Truth and Reconciliation Commission chair Justice Murray Sinclair, former Assembly of First Nations National Chief Phil Fontaine, and Romeo Saganash
, NDP leadership hopeful and MP for Abitibi--Baie James - Nunavik--Eeyou.