Black Tickle wants Liberals to follow through on land claim promise as community fights for basic services

The southern Inuit community in Labrador is already struggling for access to things like healthcare and water, and looming cuts are about to make things worse.

Trina Roache
APTN National News
The people of Black Tickle, Labrador, feel forgotten by the government.

The remote southern Inuit community struggles with basic services like water and healthcare.

They say a land claim would offer security, and Trudeau made an election promise to negotiate.

Now, Black Tickle wants the Liberals to follow through.



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Trina Roache brings 18 years of journalistic experience to APTN Investigates. A member of the Glooscap First Nation in unceded Mi’kmaw territory, Trina has covered Indigenous issues from politics to land protection, treaty rights and more. In 2014, Trina won the Journalists for Human Rights/CAJ award for her series on Jordan’s Principle. She was nominated again in 2017 for a series on healthcare issues in the remote Labrador community of Black Tickle. Trina’s favorite placed is behind the camera, and is honoured when the people living the story, trust her to tell it.