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Iskwew Air, Canada’s first Indigenous, woman-owned airline

On September 21, 2018, YVR welcomed Iskwew Air (pronounced “Iss-Kway-yo”) Canada’s first Indigenous, woman-owned airline. Iskwew—the Cree word for woman—celebrates the reclamation of womanhood, matriarchal leadership and language. The welcome event, which took place at YVR’s South Terminal, featured a blessing from elders of Musqueam Indian Band, on whose territory YVR resides, along with comments […]

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