Geneva Kimewon was a 27-year-old Aboriginal woman with a serious addiction problem. She died in a government-run home for addicts, hours after being discharged from a downtown Toronto hospital. Did she have to die? Melissa Ridgen has the story.
Melissa is a proud Red River Métis and award-winning journalist who has spent more than 24 years covering crime, courts, politics, business and entertainment for newspapers in four provinces.
She then joined APTN Investigates in 2009 and APTN National News in 2018 and in that time has garnered numerous awards and nominations including from the World Indigenous Television Broadcasters Network (2013), Canadian Association of Journalists (2016, 2019) and Canadian Screen Awards (2018, 2019).