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Thompson Recycling Centre lunchroom shut down due to health concerns

Thompson Recycling Centre lunchroom shut down due to health concerns

Story: Despite some recent complications at the Thompson Recycling Centre (TRC), including its lunchroom being shut down by an inspector from Manitoba Workplace Health & Safety, the City of Thompson is remaining positive about the future of recycling

Female candidates in city council byelection speak on women's issues

As today's city council byelection date drew nearer and nearer last week, citizens and organizations in Thompson were attempting to better know the candidates that are running in the race.

DRAMA DONATION

Liz Sousa, team leadership chair with the Thompson Community Foundation, presented a cheque for $1,374.42 to the R. D. Parker drama club on Nov. 30. The club will use the money to go towards their production of Baraboo.

BRHA recognizes World AIDS Day

The 21st anniversary of World AIDS Day was recognized by the Burntwood Regional Health Authority (BRHA) and the Safer Choices Northern Network (SCNN) with the third local awareness walk in Thompson's downtown area on Dec. 1.
Ho, ho, Merry Christmas

Ho, ho, Merry Christmas

Louis Fitzpatrick, left, Bobbi Chrest, centre, and Jackie Fitzpatrick, right, all from the University College of the North (UCN), are a pretty cheerful looking lot who were taking their Operation Red Nose jobs quite literally Dec. 5.
Council candidates address Thompson Chamber of Commerce

Council candidates address Thompson Chamber of Commerce

Four out of five of the candidates running for a seat on Thompson's city council in today's byelection showed up to the Thompson Chamber of Commerce luncheon meeting held at the Burntwood Hotel on Dec. 2.
Vale Inco in Sudbury says strike has been costing $7 million a day in lost production

Vale Inco in Sudbury says strike has been costing $7 million a day in lost production

Ontario Superior Court Justice John Poupore, who issued the original injunction sought by Vale Inco July 29, is expected to rule later this month on how the company and United Steelworkers Local 6500 picketers are to conduct themselves on the picket

BRHA vaccinates 74 per cent of population

The Burntwood Regional Health Authority (BRHA) has vaccinated 34,711 people in the entire region, or 74 per cent of the population, against the H1N1 influenza.
UCN recreation leadership program could be here next year

UCN recreation leadership program could be here next year

The University College of the North's recreation leadership certificate program could be based in Thompson next year, if instructor Frederick Soucy has his way.

Young Women's Conference at R. D. Parker focuses on skilled trades careers

R. D. Parker Collegiate teamed up with various organizations and women throughout Thompson to put on a Young Women's Conference on Nov. 18 at the high school, with a focus on careers in the skilled trades and technology industry.