Mi’kmaq in Potlotek starting to see action for safe drinking water

But many health questions remained unanswered.

Trina Roache
APTN National News
A second test well was drilled in Potlotek this week.

Mi’kmaq there are relieved to see the federal government taking steps to try and solve a water crisis that stretches two decades.

But many health questions remained unanswered.


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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.

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