Pressure continues to build a road to Shoal Lake, Premier promises to put project in budget

APTN National News
Grassroots support continues to grow for an all weather road for Shoal Lake #40 First Nation.

The community provides the city of Winnipeg with its drinking water despite the fact it hasn’t had safe water to drink for 17 years.

Over the weekend, people cam out to raly for change.

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

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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.