Shoal Lake #40 is hoping international community can help with water woes

It’s taken 100 years, but the community of Shoal Lake #40 is hoping justice could soon be served.

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It’s taken 100 years, but the community of Shoal Lake #40 is hoping justice could soon be served.

Despite supplying the city of Winnipeg with fresh water, Shoal Lake is without a purification system.

Now an international water protection agency is bringing the concerns of the community to the United States and Canadian governments.

APTN’s Dennis Ward reports.

 

 

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.