AFN Vancouver: A look at Perry Bellegarde’s first term


If there has been a theme to the Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde’s first term it was “closing the gap.”

Bellegarde frequently talks about narrowing the difference in living standards between First Nations and the rest of Canada.

Todd takes a look back at his first term as national chief starting with the excitement a new Liberal government provided.

Executive Producer / Ottawa

Todd Lamirande is Red River Metis. Todd first joined APTN in 2000 as a writer - researcher. He went on to be a videojournalist based in Vancouver. Todd has hosted three programs for APTN News and Current Affairs: the national news, Investigates and Nation to Nation.