MKO signs agreement with nuclear waste agency

Tuesday was a “monumental” day according to long-time opponents of proposed nuclear waste disposal sites in Saskatchewan.

APTN National News
Tuesday was a “monumental” day according to long-time opponents of proposed nuclear waste disposal sites in Saskatchewan.

The Nuclear Waste Management Organization has removed two potential host communities from its list of sites.

Meanwhile, as APTN’s Dennis Ward reports, another First Nation organization has just signed a contract with NWMO.

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.

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