Charlie Angus has been the member of Parliament for Timmins-James Bay since 2004. He is the NDP's critic for natural resources and Indigenous youth. He has published eight books on northern and resource issues, including his most recent book Cobalt: Cradle of the Demon Metals/ Birthplace of a Mining Superpower. He is the lead singer of the band Grievous Angels. He has won multiple awards for his work in politics and social activism. He is also a contributing author to the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI).