Questions swirling over Mi’kmaq Tribal Council’s PEI online gaming plans

Questions are swirling over the role a Mi’kmaq Tribal Council played in a controversy on Prince Edward Island.

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Questions are swirling over the role a Mi’kmaq Tribal Council played in a controversy on Prince Edward Island.

The province and Mi’kmaq Confederacy had a plan to regulate Internet gambling.

The plan died three years ago, but news of it only came to light in recent months.

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.