M’akola and Times Colonist Columnist
Charla Huber is the Director of Communications and Indigenous Relations for M’akola Housing Society, the largest Indigenous affordable housing provider in BC. Charla is a key player at M’akola in building relationships with First Nations, and facilitating relationships with municipalities, businesses and organizations. Charla was a community newspaper reporter for nearly 10 years in both Alberta and British Columbia. Charla writes a weekly column in the Victoria Times Colonist daily newspaper and she often highlights Indigenous issues and perspectives. Charla has a master’s degree in Professional Communication from Royal Roads University.
Charla is a Director and Human Resources Committee Chair of the Victoria-Esquimalt Police Board and President of the BC Association of Police Boards. Charla’s family is from Fort Chipewyan, Alta., and she has both First Nations and Inuit roots.