Indigenous community continues to mourn passing of Richard Wagamese

Todd Lamirande
APTN National News
The passing of Indigenous author Richard Wagamese came as a shock to many who knew and respected his work.

One of biggest fans is Candy Palmater.

She’s well-known to APTN audiences for The Candy Show.

Palmater said she became hooked after reading Wagamese’s first novel.

Executive Producer / Ottawa

Todd Lamirande is Red River Métis. 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.