Charlie Angus Timmins—James Bay
  • Critic for Indigenous and Northern Affairs
  • Critic for Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario

May 20th, 2016

ANGUS WILL PASS THE PLATE

Charlie Angus will be joining the conversation by taking part in Wooly’s Umbrella, a play about Aboriginal mental health issues, on Wednesday at KLDCS in Kirkland Lake.

May 20th, 2016

KNIGHTS IN LIGHTS THE BEST IN ONTARIO: O’Gorman Play Wins Drama Festival Award

Charlie Angus is congratulating O’Gorman High School on their recent win at the Sears Drama Festival. The school was the winner of Excellence of Production and Outstanding Achievement Award for Acting for the Ensemble Cast.

May 19th, 2016

TIMMINS-JAMES BAY GETS ADDITIONAL FUNDING FOR CANADA SUMMER JOBS

Timmins-James Bay is getting an additional 53-thousand dollars from Service Canada to hire 24 more students. This is on top of the 600-thousand dollars already allocated to help hire summer students this year. MP Charlie Angus says the government had surplus funding left and we were able to secure even more for the region.

May 19th, 2016

ANGUS ENCOURAGING PEOPLE TO JOIN “SUPPORT THE FORT” CAMPAIGN

A local committee called “Support the Fort” has formed in Timmins-James Bay to assist the families of Fort McMurray. They have set up local donation boxes from Temagami to Kirkland Lake over to Matachewan that will flow through the Canadian Red Cross. For every donation, the person receives a packet of wildflower seeds to plant.

May 18th, 2016

MULCAIR WELCOMES OFFICIAL APOLOGY ON THE ANNIVERSARY OF THE KOMAGATA MARU TRAGEDY

NDP Leader Tom Mulcair (Outremont) made the following statement on the anniversary of the Komagata Maru tragedy:

May 17th, 2016

INTERNAL DOCUMENTS SHOW FEDNOR NEEDS OVERHAUL

Charlie Angus is calling on the Liberal government to explain their lack of action on rebuilding FedNor after years of Conservative cuts. Internal documents show that FedNor employees are demoralized and frustrated by a lack of institutional leadership. The results were contained in an internal 2014 Public Service Employee Survey that reveal wide-ranging problems across the department. The results of this internal review are troubling.