GROWING NOWHERE PART 2

Hundreds of First Nation communities are located within Canada’s Prairie grain belt yet few get a piece of Canada’s $99 billion agriculture pie. Sure some individual Aboriginal people have made a living farming over the years, but band-run, large-scale commercial farming operations that would make money and provide jobs simply don’t exist. APTN Investigates looks at why agriculture has been “Growing Nowhere” on Prairie First Nations and how that may be changing.

Online Producer / Ottawa

Before moving to become the APTN News social media producer, Mark was the executive producer for the news in eastern Canada. Before starting with APTN in 2009, Mark worked at CBC Radio and Television in Newfoundland and Labrador and Ottawa.