Mi’kmaw woman wins sex discrimination case over right to fish

Stacey Tabor said she was blocked from fishing career

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A Mi’kmaq woman has won her human rights complaint over sexism.

Stacey Tabor argued the Millbrook band denied her a job in the fishery because she’s a woman.

The Canadian Human Rights Tribunal agreed.

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.