Mi’kmaq chief wants Ottawa to follow through with promised water fix

Mi’kmaq community faced decades-long struggle with unsafe drinking water

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A Mi’kmaq community hopes its decades-long struggle with unsafe drinking water is coming to an end.

Indigenous Affairs is working to fix the problem.

Now the chief wants to hold the government to its world.

APTN’s Trina Roache has this story.

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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.