Trudeau leaves chiefs in a good mood after speech at AFN gathering

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Chiefs say they were pretty happy with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s speech Tuesday at the Assembly of First Nations Special Chiefs Assembly in Gatineau, Que.

Many are calling it a sign of the Liberal government’s commitment to Indigenous issues.

APTN’s Trina Roache has the 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.