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Charlie Angus takes short leave from NDP leadership race after sister's death

NDP leadership hopeful Charlie Angus is taking a leave from the race following the death of his sister. The longtime New Democrat MP from Ontario...

Wait—maybe Charlie Angus leads the NDP leadership race

A pair of polls suggest Charlie Angus and Guy Caron may have significant momentum in the NDP leadership race—at least among certain current members—even though...

NDP MP Charlie Angus back on leadership campaign trail despite family illness

NDP leadership hopeful Charlie Angus is shifting back into campaign mode this week after taking a step back to support a gravely ill sibling —...

Federal NDP Leadership candidate Charlie Angus visiting North Bay on Sunday

Timmins-James Bay NDP MP Charlie Angus is bringing his Got Your Back campaign to North Bay on Sunday. Angus is one of the candidates in...

Worried Canadians have a story, but NDP leadership race isn't telling it

In the current NDP leadership race, Charlie Angus is closest to being a story teller. He speaks with intensity about the government's on-going discrimination against...

NDP's Charlie Angus hoping to bring fresh attitude to federal leadership race

(press release) (press release)Vancouver Island is typically an NDP stronghold, voting entirely NDP in the 2015 federal election after several elections worth of support.

Charlie Angus mulling over whether to lead federal NDP

A northern Ontario NDP Member of Parliament says he expects to announce early in the new year whether he will seek the leadership of the...

Charlie Angus mulling over whether to lead federal NDP

CBC.ca - Sudbury ...CBC.caA northern Ontario NDP Member of Parliament says he expects to announce early in the new year whether he will seek the...

Charlie Angus didn't think he'd get into politics — now he might run for leader of the NDP

So what would an NDP under Charlie Angus offer? “I'm very much rooted to the communities that I represent, and I think that we're at...

Could Angus become the next NDP leader?

Timmins-James Bay MPP, and NDP Caucus Chair Charlie Angus was one of the names mentioned as perhaps being a 'front-runner' if he were to enter...

Charlie Angus: Jane Philpott's Limo Tab Shows 'Disconnect' On Indigenous Health Travel

An NDP member of Parliament who represents indigenous people in remote communities says Health Minister Jane Philpott's $1,700 limo bill reveals a troubling "disconnect" in...

Angus backed for top job

John Rafferty, the former NDP MP for Thunder Bay-Rainy River, welcomed the idea of Angus running. “It would be great if Charlie ran,” he told...

Trudeau Liberals to reimburse Enbridge for hot dogs over pipeline concerns

The NDP's Indigenous affairs critic, Charlie Angus, said he believes this was a mistake as Bennett and other ministers in Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's cabinet...

Site C 'Running Roughshod' over Indigenous Rights, Wilson-Raybould Said in 2012

NDP critic Charlie Angus wants to know how Wilson-Raybould can reconcile her former opposition with the Trudeau government's decision to approve two crucial fisheries permits...

Inquiry into murdered, missing women hailed

Local MP and Indigenous Affairs Critic Charlie Angus (NDP — Timmins-James Bay) said the inquiry needs the full support of the public and the government...

Trudeau Just Broke His Promise to Canada's First Nations ...

Justin Trudeau's government has quietly issued its first batch of permits for the Site C dam — allowing construction to move forward on the $8.8...

Trudeau Just Broke His Promise to Canada's First Nations | DeSmog ...

Justin Trudeau's government has quietly issued its first batch of permits for the Site C dam — allowing construction to move forward on the $8.8...

Poll shows 90 percent of Metro Vancouver residents support taxing foreign buyers of housing

... Vancouver residents support taxing foreign buyers of housing. by Charlie Smith on July 29th, 2016 at 6:52 AM ... The Angus Reid Institute reported...

Sandy Pearlman, punk and metal producer, dead at 72

"He was a great cultural iconoclast," noted Charlie Angus, NDP MP from Timmins-James Bay and former musician with Grievous Angels, via social media — one...

'Crisis brewing for some time' over NAPS underfunding

Bisson, Campbell and their federal counterpart, MP Charlie Angus (NDP — Timmins-James Bay), are all vowing to pressure their respective levels of government — both...

At GOP convention, MPs see lessons for Canada

NDP MP Charlie Angus has one word to describe his experience at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland this week. “Bizarre,” Mr. Angus said by...

Clown, balloons, cakes, jazz singer among entertainment items charged to MP expense accounts

As for the single biggest frosted item, NDP MP Charlie Angus takes the cake. More than 300 youth activists from an indigenous rights campaign were...

Tony Clement, Canada-US parliamentary group head to Republican convention

(subscription) (subscription)Liberal MP Wayne Easter, co-chair of the IPG, Conservative Senator David Wells, Conservative MP Phil McColeman, and NDP MP Charlie Angus...

Ontario indigenous leaders, NDP MP call for new policing agreement

New Democrat Charlie Angus, who represents the huge Timmins-James Bay riding, says officers are "rolling the dice" when they go out in the field with...

'There's still a lot of hurt': RCMP committed to reconciliation with indigenous communities

OTTAWA — The RCMP needs to work in partnership with Canada's Aboriginal Peoples in order to improve relations between the force and the country's indigenous...

Northern MPs battle over broadband funding

The North Bay NuggetNDP MP for Timmins-James Bay Charlie Angus is claiming the federal government is turning its back on broadband investments in the North.

Feds pressed on child welfare funding ahead of MMIW inquiry announcement

A leading advocate for the welfare of First Nations children and families says she'll have little faith in the upcoming inquiry on murdered and missing...

Sea cadets halfway to Vimy

MP Charlie Angus (NDP — Timmins-James Bay) was at the event on Saturday and applauded the cadets for their goal of going to France to...

Science Village has official launch

Andre Grzela also offered congratulations at the opening on behalf of MP Charlie Angus and MPP Gilles Bisson (NDP — Timmins-James Bay). The Village also...

Justin Trudeau to meet with chief of troubled Attawapiskat First Nation

Chief Bruce Shisheesh, left, Minister of Indigenous Affairs Carolyn Bennett, centre, and Federal NDP MPP Charlie Angus met in the northern Ontario First Nations reserve...

Federal government announces new money for indigenous mental health

Charlie Angus, the NDP's indigenous affairs critic, said the government must take action to untangle structural problems. For example, he said, the government should lift...

Ottawa still keeping St. Anne's documents secret: Angus

But in response to an access-to-information request from NDP MP Charlie Angus, the government refused to release any records to justify withholding the OPP report...

QP Friday: Mourning Mr. Hockey, the referendum drum and assisted dying

(subscription) (subscription)NDP MP Charlie Angus raised Bill C-14 and suggested the government top trying to ram through an unconstitutional solution to assisted dying. Parliamentary...

Feds Are Still Discriminating Against Aboriginal Kids: Advocates

One of Day's central recommendations is a call for bolstered funding for First Nations mental wellness teams across the country — a push backed by...

Federal Liberals have 'dropped the ball' on mining: Angus

The federal Liberals have “dropped the ball” in the north when it comes to the mining sector, said Timmins-James Bay MP Charlie Angus. “The Liberal...

MP Nathan Cullen rules out bid for NDP leadership

Names bandied about in Ottawa include B.C. MP Peter Julian, Quebec MPs Alexandre Boulerice and Guy Caron, and Manitoba MP Niki Ashton, who garnered 5.7...

Health Minister visits Attawapiskat, Kashechewan to see conditions

NDP indigenous critic Charlie Angus, the MP for the riding that encompasses both reserves, says he is pleased Philpott is paying a visit. Angus, who...

MP Charlie Angus presses Liberal government on Attawapiskat

The Canadian Press. NDP MP Charlie Angus speaks about the Attawapiskat First Nation in the foyer of the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in...

Charlie Angus: Attawapiskat Suicide Crisis Risks Getting Worse With Longer Gov't Delay

An NDP MP warns the string of attempted suicides in a northern Ontario First Nation may be the tipping point for a new mental health...

Attawapiskat Suicide Crisis Prompts NDP MP Charlie Angus To Cancel UN Trip

NDP MP Charlie Angus speaks in the foyer of the house of commomns on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Thursday, May 5, 2016. (Photo: Sean...

NDP MP Charlie Angus cancels trip to UN, flies to Attawapiskat amid suicide crisis

Charlie Angus, who represents the Ontario riding encompassing Attawapiskat First Nation, was invited to be part of the Canadian delegation but he has cancelled his...

Attawapiskat Crisis: Trudeau 'Agonized' By Suicide Rates, Agrees To Meet With Chief

Minister of Indigenous Affairs Carolyn Bennett, NDP MP Charlie Angus and Chief Bruce Shisheesh hold hands as they speak with a youth panel in Attawapiskat,...

Charlie Angus, NDP MP, Says CRA Mailed SIN Numbers To Wrong People -

Huffington Post Canada- TwiceHuffington Post CanadaOTTAWA — A New Democrat MP says the Canada Revenue Agency twice mailed batches of private information — including names...

Canada Revenue Agency mailed SIN numbers to wrong people — twice: MP

NDP MP Charlie Angus takes part in an emergency debate on the suicide crisis on aboriginal reserves, particularly in Attawapiskat in Ontario, in the House...

Attawapiskat youth urges Canada to 'open its eyes' to First Nations communities

The public youth council session followed a private two-hour meeting with Bennett, activist New Democrat MP Charlie Angus and Attawapiskat Chief Bruce Shisheesh, who also...

5 more Attawapiskat children attempt suicide: chief

In a joint statement put out earlier on Saturday, Indigenous Affairs Minister Affairs Carolyn Bennett and NDP MP Charlie Angus, whose riding includes Attawapiskat, said...

Charlie Angus On Attawapiskat Suicide Crisis: 'This Is Our Moment'

NDP MP Charlie Angus speaks during an emergency debate in the House of Commons in Ottawa on April 12, 2016. (Photo: Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press).

World 'shocked' by Attawapiskat suicide crisis: NDP MP Charlie Angus

No one can understand “how a country as rich as Canada can leave so many young children and young people behind,” said Charlie Angus, whose...

NDP MP Angus to call for emergency House of Commons debate on First Nation suicide crisis

NDP MP Charlie Angus will on Tuesday call for an emergency House of Commons debate on the suicide crisis gripping Attawapiskat and other First Nation...

Mulcair showed graciousness, courage and leadership in defeat says caucus leader Charlie Angus

When asked what he thought of the leadership review vote, Timmins – James Bay MP and NDP caucus leader Charlie Angus maintained a neutral position,...