Labrador community fears worst as government cuts full-time nurse

Community of Black Tickles says government is forcing them to relocate.

Trina Roache
APTN National News
Inuit in a small community on the Labrador Coast are sounding the alarm over losing crucial services like healthcare.

They’re calling the government cutbacks the same as forced relocation.



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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.