APTN Investigates: A Soldier Scorned

Dennis Ward has the story of A Soldier Scorned. Growing up in a tiny NWT community, Esther Wolki wanted to see the world. As soon as she could, she joined the military. But her time there was marred by discrimination and harassment. And Esther nearly succeeded in taking her own life.

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.