Indigenous people twice as likely to be victims of crime: Winnipeg police

APTN National News
Winnipeg police was close to labeling all Indigenous women and girls in the city as a vulnerable population according to a member of the police board.

And as APTN’Dennis Ward reports, the numbers show there may have been good reason to do so.


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.