Speeding past the competition

A young speed skater from Kanehsatake is starting to turn some heads.

APTN National News
A young speed skater from Kanehsatake is turning some heads.

She’s 13-year-old Aliya Howard.

Last year she was the overall champion at the Canadian Long Track Championships in British Columbia.

This year she’s hoping to build upon that success.

APTN National News reporter Matt Thordarson has the story.

Online Producer / Ottawa

Before moving to become the APTN News social media producer, Mark was the executive producer for the news in eastern Canada. Before starting with APTN in 2009, Mark worked at CBC Radio and Television in Newfoundland and Labrador and Ottawa.