Iskwew Air making the supply rounds to remote B.C. communities – APTN News

by ahnationtalk on June 3, 202071 Views

Jun 02, 2020

‘If there are communities that have unmet needs and we can bring them, then Iskwew Air is doing what it’s meant to do.’

Iskwew Air, a small air carrier in British Columbia, has started supplying essential goods to First Nation communities that are effected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Teara Fraser, the first Indigenous woman to own an airline, said it’s important to help.

“If there are communities that have unmet needs and we can bring them, then Iskwew Air is doing what it’s meant to do,” shared Fraser.

Alert Bay is one of the remote communities that needed help.

Located at the northern end of Vancouver Island, more than two thirds of the population is Indigenous.

Read More: https://www.aptnnews.ca/national-news/iskwew-air/

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