Budget 2016 expectations: Education needs deep in Gull Bay First Nation

Empty field where new Gull Bay school should stand

APTN National News
Expectations for tomorrow’s federal budget are high as more than $2 billion has been promised for First Nations education.

Many communities have schools in disrepair, others have no school at all.

APTN’s Dennis Ward was in one of those communities and has more in this report.

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.