Opposition politicians took turns Thursday trying to woo Indigenous vote

A federal election is less than a year away.

So this week’s Special Chiefs Assembly in Ottawa was too good to pass up for the leaders of Canada’s federal political parties.

Elizabeth May (Green), Jagmeet Singh (NDP) and Andrew Scheer (Conservative) all took turns at the Assembly of First Nations podium.

Producer Nouvelles Nationales d'APTN - Montreal

Born and raised in Montreal, Tom cut his teeth working in community television in Kahnawake Mohawk Territory before joining APTN as a cameraman/editor in 2008. In 2015 he was promoted to Video Journalist and has since helped cover important stories such as the Muskrat Falls protest in Labrador and anti-pipeline actions in North Dakota.