The federal government is perhaps the least impactful government to the daily life of the people living there. Except for one thing: Whomever sits in Ottawa controls how much, or how little decision-making power will be granted to the provincial, municipal, and First Nations governments in the region. And in a region with no shortage of everyday problems, it's those decisions that can make all the difference.
So how do citizens make their voices heard, when one MP oversees a gigantic land mass? Very carefully. Welcome to the last of our Northern Trilogy, looking at how this election impacts Canada's far reaches.
GUEST: Dëneze Nakehk’o, Founding Member, Dene Nahjo