‘We are taking a chance on the lives of our elders’: Pimicikamak pushes government to replace deteriorating care home

The push comes after the federal health minister announced $40M for a new hospital

Dennis Ward
APTN National News
After years of lobbying the federal government, Pimicikamak Cree Nation now has funding in place for a new hospital.

Now, the push is on for a better personal care home for aging loved ones.




Host/Producer - Winnipeg

Dennis is Metis 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 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.