Budget 2016: Education

APTN National News
Coming in at $2.6 billion, investing in First Nation education was by far the biggest promise made by the Liberals during the campaign.

On budget day, the Liberals delivered, but most of the money will come late in their mandate or after the next election.

APTN’s Dennis Ward reports.

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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.

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