Ottawa’s education dollars get mixed reaction from NS Mi’kmaq

Trina Roache
APTN National News
Mi’kmaq education in Nova Scotia is held up as a model of success.

An agreement with the province gives Mi’kmaq control in the classroom.

Now, what on-reserve schools need is cash.

The federal budget promises $2.6 billion over the next five years.

APTN looks at where it’s needed.

 

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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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