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Former NCN chief now Maple Bus Lines president

Former NCN chief now Maple Bus Lines president

Jerry Primrose says his priorities will be safety, comfort and using northern knowledge to respond to issues as they arise.
Election went smoothly but pathetic participation a concern

Election went smoothly but pathetic participation a concern

Thompson’s new council discussed the Oct. 26 election, which slightly more than quarter of eligible voters participated in, at their first committee of the whole meeting Nov. 7.
Northern Manitoba airports, including Thompson’s, get federal funding for equipment

Northern Manitoba airports, including Thompson’s, get federal funding for equipment

$3.7 million for capital expenses going to 12 northern airports.
Gazan praised for getting residential school genocide recognized in Parliament

Gazan praised for getting residential school genocide recognized in Parliament

Indigenous leaders say a huge step towards healing and reconciliation from the horrors of the residential school system is for all Canadians to refer to what happened in those schools as acts of genocide.
RCMP looking for missing woman recently seen in Winnipeg

RCMP looking for missing woman recently seen in Winnipeg

Natasha Wood was spotted at the Winnipeg airport Nov. 3 and in Thompson on Oct. 28.
Northern First Nations demand heath-care centre, decry suicide crises

Northern First Nations demand heath-care centre, decry suicide crises

Chiefs from ⁠Red Sucker Lake, Garden Hill, Wasagamack and St. Theresa Point held a news conference Nov. 2 in Winnipeg to raise awareness about the dire state of mental health among their more than 15,000 residents.
Thompson’s new council and mayor sworn in

Thompson’s new council and mayor sworn in

The term for candidates elected on Oct. 26 officially began Nov. 2 at their inaugural meeting in Thompson City Hall.
Body of Lynn Lake man who went missing during fishing trip recovered

Body of Lynn Lake man who went missing during fishing trip recovered

Searchers found the body of 61-year-old Philip Rodgers on Oct. 30 with help from the Hutterian Emergency Aquatic Response Team.
Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs calls for federal support for Red Sucker Lake’s ‘suicide crisis’

Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs calls for federal support for Red Sucker Lake’s ‘suicide crisis’

Red Sucker Lake First Nation Chief Samuel Knott has declared a state of emergency after recent suicides and suicide attempts in the fly-in community that sits about 760 kilometres northeast of Winnipeg.
Thompson MLA asks province to increase financial support for a new pool

Thompson MLA asks province to increase financial support for a new pool

$11 million in federal-provincial infrastructure funding doesn’t buy as much in 2022 as it did three years ago when the application was drafted and submitted.
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