Manitoba chiefs’ organization says Indigenous women face discrimination from cabbies

APTN National News
Stories of discrimination and sexual harassment experienced by Indigenous women in taxicabs have circulated for years in Manitoba.

Now a chiefs’ organization is calling for changes.

APTN’s Dennis Ward has the 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.