As group tries to stop condos, developer offers First Nations jobs to build it

APTN National News
On the same day a group of people, led by acclaimed Indigenous architect Douglas Cardinal, began a municipal hearing to stop a condo development in Ottawa the developers were holding an event of their own Monday.

The developers teamed up with a local First Nation construction company to offer First Nations jobs to help build the proposed development on a historic First Nation gathering site on the Ottawa River.

APTN’s Annette Francis has the story.

 

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