Charlie Angus

Attawapiskat Allotted New Mental Health Workers Amid Suicide Crisis

CP | Kristy Kirkup, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.11.2016 | Canada Politics

Health Canada has yet to indicate when the workers will be on the ground.

Angus: Attawapiskat Kids 'Can't Wait Another Day' For Gov't Help

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 05.10.2016 | Canada Politics

New suicide attempts and overdoses bring “sense of uncertainty” to northern First Nation.

Attawapiskat Suicide Crisis Prompts NDP MP To Cancel UN Trip

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.09.2016 | Canada Politics

Two Liberal ministers will speak in New York today.

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

CP | Kristy Kirkup, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.05.2016 | Canada Politics

"It is very unfortunate to say the situation of the suicide crisis is continuing."

CRA Accused Of Mailing SIN Numbers To Wrong People -- Twice

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.25.2016 | Canada Business

"I think what's really disturbing is, when it comes to data breaches, CRA is a repeat offender."

Indigenous Affairs Minister Gets Earful In Attawapiskat

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.19.2016 | Canada Politics

Carolyn Bennett committed to a new youth centre.

NDP MP On Attawapiskat Suicide Crisis: 'This Is Our Moment'

The Huffington Post Canada | Ryan Maloney | Posted 04.13.2016 | Canada Politics

"The greatest resource we have in this country is not the gold and it is not the oil."

Grits Pledge Action On Attawapiskat Crisis That 'Shocked The World'

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.12.2016 | Canada Politics

Health Minister Jane Philpott said the government must — and will — respond.

Attawapiskat Declares State Of Emergency Over Suicide Attempts

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.11.2016 | Canada Politics

"I've lost count of the states of emergency in the James Bay region."

Kashechewan Crisis Shows 2 Canadian Health Care Realities: Doctors

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.29.2016 | Canada Politics

Pressure is mounting on governments to addresses the medical crisis in Ontario reserves.

Kids With Mysterious Rash To Be Evacuated From Ontario Reserve

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.22.2016 | Canada Parents

The cause for the rash-like symptoms still remains a mystery.

Indigenous Children Denied Medical Care In 'Standard' Practice: Critic

CP | Kristy Kirkup, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.19.2016 | Canada Politics

"What you see from the internal documents, it almost looks like a scam."

'Nobody Close To Jian Even Pretends He Is Innocent': NDP MP

The Huffington Post Canada | Ryan Maloney | Posted 02.12.2016 | Canada Politics

Charlie Angus says the former CBC Radio host was allowed to flourish as a "predator."

Mulcair Pays 'Space Oddity' Tribute To Bowie

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 01.11.2016 | Canada Politics

"The stars indeed look very different today."

Climate Change Is Jeopardizing Vital Winter Roads For First Nations

CP | Kristy Kirkup, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.04.2016 | Canada Politics

Isadore Day says winter roads in the province are integral to a number of remote reserves that bank on the network to help offset costs of moving goods by air.

The Missing Boys Of St. Anne's Residential School

Charlie Angus | Posted 12.16.2015 | Canada Politics
Charlie Angus

John Kioke told the boys in the dorm that he was going home. Like the other children, he had been taken from his parents the previous fall. Staying with his family hadn't been an option. If he hadn't been compliant the police would have been sent to forcibly take him away to St. Anne's Residential School in Fort Albany. But John Kioke was traumatized by life at the residential school. He wanted to see his mother. He was going to run away to see his parents in Attawapiskat. But their village was 100 kilometres north where the Attawapiskat River flowed into James Bay. He was only 14 years old.

NDP Names Critics

CP | Kristy Kirkup | Posted 11.12.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA — Tom Mulcair will rely on veteran members of his team to help the NDP flex its muscles in Parliament, despite its reduced strength. Mulc...

NDP: Trudeau Counting 'Broken Promise' For First Nations Education

CP | Kristy Kirkup, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.29.2015 | Canada Politics

Ontario NDP candidate Charlie Angus, a longtime advocate for First Nations issues, said the Liberals' costing documents include a $1.7-billion shortfall.

Accused Ontario Liberal Fundraiser Is Trudeau's 'Bagman': Federal NDP

The Huffington Post Canada | Ryan Maloney | Posted 09.24.2015 | Canada Politics

"It's just another example of a culture of Liberal and Conservative entitlement and cronyism," says Charlie Angus.

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Native Vote Could Make The Difference In Canada's Elections | Julian Brave NoiseCat | Posted 09.02.2015 | Canada Politics

Canada is facing a critical moment in its history.

Trudeau, Mulcair Say Harper Hasn't Been Honest

The Huffington Post Canada | Ryan Maloney | Posted 08.21.2015 | Canada Politics

"Canadians are not fools."

Governor General Asked To Weigh In On Senate Controversy

CBC | Posted 05.21.2016 | Canada Politics

The governor general is being asked to weigh in on the controversy over Senate residency requirements and whether the current appointment process meet...

Aboriginal Affairs Minister Accused Of Shrugging Off Youth Suicide Crisis

The Huffington Post Canada | Ryan Maloney | Posted 05.14.2015 | Canada Politics

NDP MP Charlie Angus called Bernard Valcourt "a clown."

NDP Seeks Review Of Minister's Ethics Breach

CBC | Kady O'Malley, CBC News | Posted 03.24.2015 | Canada Politics

New Democrat MP Charlie Angus wants the House ethics committee to launch its own investigation into the allegedly preferential treatment that netted a...

NDP Accuses Minister Of Hiding 'Behind Disabled Children'

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 03.13.2015 | Canada Politics

The Harper government is taking heat over a $1-million ethics breach