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Four Indigenous candidates, four parties, on the issues that matter this election – National Observer

October 15th 2019

According to the Assembly of First Nations, there are more than 60 Indigenous candidates in the upcoming federal election, running across parties and territories. Here, National Observer profiles four of these candidates, one from each of the major parties, who are making waves as election day approaches:

University student takes on Andrew Scheer

Jordan Ames-Sinclair said that the Liberals “wanted someone the exact opposite of Andrew Scheer” to run in the Conservative Leader’s riding, Regina—Qu’Appelle, and that he fits the bill.

“Even though he is a younger politician, I don’t believe he really has a new, fresh perspective to politics, where I do. I’m First Nations and I believe in the Indigenous vote, and I have to say that he doesn’t. I’m part of the LGBTQ community and I support it, and he doesn’t,” he said.

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