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Still at Sea: The Queen of the North

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A lifejacket from the Queen of the North ferry floats in the waters of Wright Sound near Hartley Bay, B.C., on March 22, 2006. (CP Photo Archives/Richard Lam)

She had a fear of boats but her best friend convinced her it was safe. Her best friend was wrong. The ferry ride to Vancouver Island on the night of March 22, 2006 would result in a sinking ... two deaths and a trial. And for the ensuing seven years, Trina Benedict would struggle with what she saw and the injuries she sustained. As a passenger aboard the Queen of the North, Trina Benedict has never spoken publicly. Today, with the jury in the BC trial now sequestered, she shares her story in a documentary produced by Daybreak's Betsy Trumpener for CBC's the Current. Listen to the full story on their website

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