Face To Face: Dennis Ward sits down with MKO Grand Chief, Sheila North Wilson

Dennis Ward
APTN Face To Face
She was the first woman to ever be elected as Grand Chief of Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak.

Sheila North Wilson, a former journalist, now represents more than 30 First Nation communities in northern Manitoba.

The MKO Grand Chief joins Dennis Ward on Face to Face to discuss a range of issues including the recent federal budget, the national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls, youth suicide and a recent audit into the spending practices of her predecessor.

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Host, Producer / Winnipeg

Dennis is Métis from southern Manitoba. After spending a decade working in TV in Alberta and Ontario, Dennis returned to Manitoba to join APTN’s Winnipeg bureau as a reporter/correspondent in September 2014. In 2016, he won a Canadian Association of Journalists award for his story A Soldier Scorned for APTN Investigates. In 2017, he became a host/producer for APTN National News and Face to Face. In 2020, Dennis and co host Melissa Ridgen were nominated for a Canadian Screen Award for Best News Anchor, National.