Indigenous languages, the environment and water discussed at French debate


The leaders of Canada’s federal political parties in the House of Commons gathered in Gatineau, Que., on Algonquin unceded territory, to debate the issues at hand Wednesday night.

Among the topics debated were Indigenous languages, the environment, water and racism.

One question the leaders with the exception of Liberal leader Justin Trudeau were asking was why was there a federal election to begin with.

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.