Business forum tries to bridge the gap between First Nations, projects

Business, especially resource extraction, and First Nations are often depicted as sworn enemies.

Thursday in Ottawa, a business forum hosted by the Macdonald-Laurier Institute tried to dispel that myth.

The day’s discussions centred largely around the oil and gas industry where economic reconciliation may be impossible.

Host/Producer Nation to Nation - Ottawa

Todd Lamirande is a member of the Métis Nation. He’s the Host/Producer of APTN’s political show, Nation to Nation. Todd first joined APTN in 2000 as a video journalist. He then anchored APTN National News for 2 years and moved on to host APTN Investigates for 5 seasons.