Residential schools and the woman who started the road to justice for survivors

APTN National News
Sunday marks the beginning of the end for the Truth and Reconciliation Commision.

The three Commissioners will release a final report and mark a path forward.

APTN National News wanted to take a moment to remember where it all began … near the Millbrook First Nation in Nova Scotia.

Trina Roache remembers Nora Bernard and the start of a movement.

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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.