Cree of Eeyou Istchee sign $4.7B deal with Quebec

The Cree of Eeyou Istchee signed a major infrastructure memorandum of understanding with the government of Quebec.

The deal, worth $4.7 billion, will mostly be spent building railways.

With the current shut down of rail service across parts of the country, the irony of the announcement was not lost on leaders at the signing.

Producer Nouvelles Nationales d'APTN / Montreal

Born and raised in Montreal, Tom cut his teeth working in community television in Kahnawà:ke Mohawk Territory before joining APTN as a cameraman/editor in 2008. In 2015 he was promoted to Video Journalist. Since 2019 Tom has been a producer for the French weekly newscast Nouvelles Nationales d’APTN.