When Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was elected in 2015, many in the political and media sphere said it was the beginning of a new era for Indigenous reconciliation.

However, eight years into Trudeau’s mandate, critics are questioning whether his Indigenous agenda, which has included increasing bureaucracy related to the file, is benefiting Indigenous peoples.

True North’s Elie Cantin-Nantel sat down with Indigenous political strategist, commentator and social media personality, Jennifer “Elle” Laewetz, to discuss.