Publisher: Douglas & McIntyre
Christa Couture is an award-winning performing and recording artist, non-fiction writer and broadcaster. She is also proudly Indigenous (mixed Cree and Scandinavian), queer, disabled, and a mom. Her 2016 album Long Time Leaving was nominated for Best Folk Album at Indigenous Music Awards, and her latest album Safe Harbour released in 2020. In 2018, her CBC article and photos on disability and pregnancy went viral. A frequent contributor to CBC Radio, she is currently the weekend morning on-air host at 106.5 elmnt FM in Toronto. Prairie-raised, Couture lived for 17 years in Vancouver, BC, but now calls Toronto home.