It’s time,’ says 1st Indigenous woman in Canada to own airline – CBC

It’s time,’ says 1st Indigenous woman in Canada to own airline – CBC

by ahnationtalk on September 24, 2018374 Views

Teara Fraser, who is Métis from a remote community, says airline will travel to hard-to-reach areas

Sep 23, 2018

It’s not every day you become the first Indigenous woman to own an airline in Canada.

“Even today it’s hard to imagine that I am launching an airline,” said Teara Fraser, who grew up in a remote town in the Northwest Territories, and plans to fly her airline to hard-to-reach Indigenous communities.

On Friday, Fraser announced the start of Iskwew Air, based at Vancouver International Airport, which she says will start flights next March.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/first-indigenous-woman-to-own-an-airline-in-canada-1.4835050

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