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Canada election: Record number of Indigenous candidates on the ballot

CA, 13 Sep 2021
A record number of Indigenous candidates are running in the Canadian federal election this year. According to the Canadian Press, there are at least 75 candidates this year, up from 62 in the last federal election in 2019. Experts say this is a positive step forward, but we need to look beyond the numbers and blanket terms as Canadians head to the polls on Sept. 20. Global News’ Sharmeen Somani reports.

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