A retired couple is campaigning to reclaim their space

Pascal and Charles Antoine live aboard the Pacallio Run. Their boat has turned into a permanent home with the context of COVID-19. Their home is located in Fortune, in the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador. The gates of Canada have been closed due to inaccessibility.

15 square meters to share with two Labradors. Pascal and Charles Antoine did not plan to live long on the plane Bacallio. A ship carrying the Canadian flag they bought in 2012.

Their main home is in Fortune, in the county of Newfoundland and Labrador.

But now, Canada has closed its borders due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Also read: Air travel from Saint-Pierre et Miquelon to Saint-Jean de Terre-Neuve is still limited to health emergencies

The couple always lived in Miquelon before. This tiny home, surrounded by greenery, has not been seen by retirees for nearly two years now.

We had hoped that the borders would open. “

Charles Antoine is a resident of Newfoundland

The couple went on a medical evacuation in France in August 2019, far from imagining that returning to Canadian soil would be impossible for them due to the global health crisis.

“When you take the boat and go, it’s a breath of fresh air.”

Pascal is a Newfoundland resident

Like nearly 700 people, they are members of the group Atlantic bubble (Saint-Pierre and Miquelon) in Facebook.

What they want: To be able to move freely between the archipelago and the Canadian province. Above all, get to their home.

Reportage Cream Baaler, Alison Odox

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