Dredging the Red River in search for the missing

A group plans to drag the Red River in Winnipeg this week in search of missing or murdered Indigenous people.

APTN National News
A group plans to drag the Red River in Winnipeg this week in search of missing or murdered Indigenous people.

They hope to provide closure to families who have no idea what happened to their loves ones.

APTN’s Dennis Ward was there and has this story.

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.