Member of Parliament for Timmins–James Bay
First elected in 2004, Charlie Angus is the five-term Member of Parliament for Timmins–James Bay. He serves as the NDP’s Critic for Ethics and Indigenous Youth. Over the years, Charlie has been highly-rated for his work, including being voted Top Constituency MP in Canada.
- Charlie is a strong leader for Canada’s North and reconciliation with Indigenous peoples. In Ottawa, he is a powerful voice against government corruption. Charlie is ready to stand with the NDP to defend workers’ rights, protect pensions, and strengthen services for the North.
- Charlie chose to run for office after his experiences of community organizing around local issues. Before entering politics, Charlie worked as a musician, journalist, chimney sweep, carpenter, First Nation negotiator, and dishwasher. He also founded a Catholic Worker House for homeless people and refugees in Toronto with his wife, Brit. They live in Cobalt.