Members of Long Plain First Nation unite to clean wreckage from devastating tornado

There was serious damage after the tornado ripped through last week, but the community is now picking up the pieces

Dennis Ward
APTN National News
The cleanup is underway at a Manitoba First Nation after a powerful tornado ripped through the area last week.

The devastation and recovery efforts are bringing the community of Long Plain together.



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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.