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Indigenous women gather to discuss roles as leaders in Manitoba First Nations

Indigenous women gather to discuss roles as leaders in Manitoba First Nations

The Southern Chiefs Organization hosted the Women’s Gathering on Nation Rebuilding event Nov. 28-29 in Winnipeg, bringing Indigenous women together to discuss their roles as leaders.
Airport buys Ford winter weather testing facility

Airport buys Ford winter weather testing facility

Conference on winter weather testing told that Thompson’s combination of temperature variability, remote location and access to transportation infrastructure tick off important checklist items for potential testers.
Photos: Santa parade turns city streets into candy cane lanes

Photos: Santa parade turns city streets into candy cane lanes

Mild weather, free candy draw big crowds for Santa parade.
Health auxiliary donates exam bed to Thompson clinic

Health auxiliary donates exam bed to Thompson clinic

Equipment was purchased with the help of grants from other charitable organizations, including the Thompson Community Foundation.
Nonchalant Churchill polar bear tour guide fined

Nonchalant Churchill polar bear tour guide fined

Letting tour group observe a mother polar bear and cub on foot with no means of deterrence nets $802 fine.
MKO getting $23.7 million in federal health and safety funding

MKO getting $23.7 million in federal health and safety funding

Most of the money will go towards enhancing First Nations leadership of health care service delivery.
Juniper class gets award for MMIWG advocacy last school year

Juniper class gets award for MMIWG advocacy last school year

Grade 7/8 class received the Peter Henderson Bryce Award from the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society for the 2021-22 school year.
Thompson’s mayor, deputy mayor filling leadership roles with municipalities association

Thompson’s mayor, deputy mayor filling leadership roles with municipalities association

Mayor Colleen Smook will continue as chair of the cities caucus while deputy mayor Kathy Valentino is one of the Association of Manitoba Municipalities’ two vice-presidents.
Five guns, body armour, 172 grams of cocaine seized by Thompson RCMP

Five guns, body armour, 172 grams of cocaine seized by Thompson RCMP

One man and three women face drug and firearms charges.
Gunshot report leads to arrest of men carrying a handgun and crack cocaine

Gunshot report leads to arrest of men carrying a handgun and crack cocaine

Thompson RCMP tracked down three men seen in the Brandon Crescent area after a shot was fired Nov. 18.
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