Face of anti-violence movement attacked in Winnipeg

APTN National News
There have been a number of high profile acts of violence in Winnipeg in recent months.

Now, the face of an anti-violence movement in the city has himself been attacked.

The attack comes just days before the anniversary of an anti-violence movement he started to make the community a safer place.

APTN’s Dennis Ward has more.

Host, Producer / Winnipeg

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.