Manitoba First Nation says government holding up rebuild after 2011 flood

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The leadership of a northern Manitoba First Nation says they’re ready to rebuild after a devastating flood.

Little Saskatchewan was one of four Manitoba First Nation communities evacuated in 2011.

But as APTN’s Dennis Ward reports they say senior levels of government are holding up the work.

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.