Charlie Angus has been the Member of Parliament for Timmins-James Bay since 2004. He is the national caucus chair for the New Democratic Party.
In 2011, CTV Power Play voted Angus one of the TOP THREE MPs of the year along with Prime Minister Stephen Harper and the late Jack Layton.
He has been voted Top Constituency MP in Canada and consistently voted among the most effective opposition MPs in the House of Commons.
He has been active on many social issues including the fight for equal rights for First Nation children and a national palliative care strategy.
In the 1980s Angus and Griffin ran a Catholic Worker House for the homeless in Toronto.
Angus has worked as a journalist, chimney sweep, carpenter, First Nation negotiator and dishwasher.
Angus has been married for 30 years and has three daughters.