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Conrad Black Derides Indigenous Canadians while at WAB Conference – CFNR Network

Jun 14, 2024

The Crew from CFNR went down to Banff last week to receive an award and got far more than expected.

CFNR was awarded the “Digital Innovation Award” for the coverage of this year’s All Native Basketball Tournament, but instead found themselves sitting in a session with Conrad Black, who blasted First Nations Peoples and their history and traumas.

The session was billed as a “Fireside Chat” with the once powerful media magnate who had been invited to the conference, hosted by the Western Academy of Broadcasters.

Instead of being regaled by stories of the established media, those who were part of the chat heard Black rail about Immigrants, Scientists and Gender, but there were also insulting remarks about First Nations people.

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