Kapuskasing has been ground zero for a landmark event to foster relationships between First Nations and northern municipalities.

Grand Chief of the Mushkegowuk Council Johnathan Soloman says attendees sharing knowledge is important for economic growth.

Soloman says that economic growth is the key for healthy people and healthy communities.

Representatives from Moose Cree, Mattagami First Nation, and the Mushkegowuk were among the attendees at this landmark event.