First Nations celebrate and hopeful following Canada's landslide election
Last updated 11/14/2015 at 3:05pm
WINNIPEG, MB - The "Sleeping Giant" has awakened according to First Nations leaders following Canada's election on October 19, which elected Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau, 43, in a landslide victory allowing them to form a majority government. The Conservative Party's government went down to a resounding defeat which returned former prime minister Stephen Harper to form the Official Opposition Party.
Ten First Nations candidates were elected, highlighted by the election of Winnipeg Centre's Robert Falcon Ouellette, who beat out longtime New Democratic Party MP Pat Martin who ha...