Something felt a little different at this year’s Valentine’s day march for #mmiw

APTN National News
Hundreds marched in memory of Indigenous women and girls on the weekend.

The walks come as the week before the second national round table is set to get underway in Manitoba to delve into the issue of missing and murdered Indigenous women.

APTN’s Dennis Ward reports.

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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.