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High rates of violence against Indigenous women an ongoing tragedy

High rates of violence against Indigenous women an ongoing tragedy

Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak organized a walk through Thompson on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Awareness Day Oct. 4
Desperate times: Northern students feeling pinch as Frontier School Division short 25 teachers

Desperate times: Northern students feeling pinch as Frontier School Division short 25 teachers

Unfilled teaching positions leave some students without a permanent teacher and force educational assistants and temporary teachers to head up classrooms.
Norway House traffic stop leads to drug bust

Norway House traffic stop leads to drug bust

Police seize nearly 100 grams of cocaine upon searching a vehicle pulled over on suspicion that the driver was impaired.
Cocaine and gun recovered during Norway House search

Cocaine and gun recovered during Norway House search

Three people from Winnipeg arrested on drug trafficking and firearm charges.
Truth and Reconciliation Day events recognize past harms, discuss how to move forward

Truth and Reconciliation Day events recognize past harms, discuss how to move forward

MKO and KTC hosted gatherings in Thompson to mark National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on Sept. 30.
Photos: Navratri celebrations in Thompson

Photos: Navratri celebrations in Thompson

Two days of gatherings featured food, dancing and candlelight prayers.
Donations, donations, donations

Donations, donations, donations

Safeway donated more than $5,000 and grocery items to three local organizations that cater to families and youth in Thompson.
Shot moose left to rot near Wabowden, conservation officers say

Shot moose left to rot near Wabowden, conservation officers say

Carcass was discovered on Sept. 25 and had probably been dead about a week by then.
Selkirk Avenue crosswalk painted orange for Truth and Reconciliation Day

Selkirk Avenue crosswalk painted orange for Truth and Reconciliation Day

The visual reminder of Canada’s treatment of Indigenous children appreciated by most, but not all.
Thompson MLA grills health minister over foot care on first day in legislature

Thompson MLA grills health minister over foot care on first day in legislature

The NDP’s Eric Redhead asked Health Minister Audrey Gordon three times if foot-care services would be restored in Thompson but did not get a yes or no answer.