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‘Top priority:’ plan introduced to hire new doctors for Manitoba's north

‘Top priority:’ plan introduced to hire new doctors for Manitoba's north

Recommendations include streamlining recruitment efforts, addressing physician burnout, and creating more and improved physical engagement and peer support.
Cathy Merrick of Pimicikamak Cree Nation elected AMC grand chief

Cathy Merrick of Pimicikamak Cree Nation elected AMC grand chief

Merrick received 37 of 59 second-round ballots on Oct. 26 after leading the first round of voting with 17.
Four children killed in Oct. 26 house fire

Four children killed in Oct. 26 house fire

Three other people in the Queens Bay home at the time of the fire escaped and were treated for non-life-threatening injuries.
Colleen Smook re-elected as Thompson mayor

Colleen Smook re-elected as Thompson mayor

All four incumbent councillors were also re-elected but two of the top three vote-getters were first-time candidates.
Election 2022: Smook feels there’s unfinished business

Election 2022: Smook feels there’s unfinished business

Incumbent decided to seek re-election because unexpected events in the last four years delayed important long-term projects.
Election day for mayor and council of Thompson

Election day for mayor and council of Thompson

Votes can be cast until 8 p.m. at the Thompson Regional Community Centre.
Reports of gun-related threats lead to firearms seizure

Reports of gun-related threats lead to firearms seizure

Shamattawa RCMP arrested a 24-year-old man after finding three guns and bullets while executing a search warrant on Oct. 24.
Thompson’s new healing centre one part of broader strategy to reduce homelessness in the city

Thompson’s new healing centre one part of broader strategy to reduce homelessness in the city

Site housing the healing centre is expected to eventually include a sobering facility to divert intoxicated people away from the hospital or RCMP cells.
Northern MMIWG advocate receives provincial award

Northern MMIWG advocate receives provincial award

Hilda Anderson-Pryz was named one of Manitoba’s 2022 Empower Women Award recipients on Oct. 20.
Missing Thompson man last seen Oct. 14

Missing Thompson man last seen Oct. 14

George Fortin, 51, was reported missing Oct. 19 and may have travelled to The Pas, RCMP say.
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