‘I am a band-aid’: Singer Tom Jackson on filling the poverty gap

The holiday season is upon us and with it comes a beloved tradition with a First Nation icon – Tom Jackson.

For more than three decades, Jackson and his team of musicians have entertained the masses and raised money for organizations that work with people in need.

His tour wrapped up in Ottawa this week.

Reporter / Ottawa

Originally from the Cree Nation of Chisasibi on the eastern coast of James Bay, Quebec, Jamie has lived in Ottawa since 2015. Trained in journalism at Carleton University, he has worked as a freelance print journalist and as a writer/researcher for the Cree unit of CBC North out of Montreal. Jamie was hired as the reporter/correspondent for the Ottawa bureau in October 2019.

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