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MLCC temporarily removes Kingsgate Reserve Sherry from Thompson Liquor Mart shelves

MLCC temporarily removes Kingsgate Reserve Sherry from Thompson Liquor Mart shelves

The Manitoba Liquor Control Commission (MLCC), acting on concerns expressed by Mayor Tim Johnston, moved quickly late last month to temporarily remove Kingsgate Reserve Sherry, at up to20 percent alcohol per volume, from its shelves here at the Thomp

H1N1 vaccine to be available at doctors' offices soon

Health Minister Theresa Oswald and Dr. Joel Kettner, chief provincial public health officer, say that the H1N1 vaccine will most likely be available in doctors' offices in the near future. As of Nov.

Plans for Community Christmas Dinner underway REVISED

A group Thompson residents are coming together again this year, after a year's hiatus, to put on the Community Christmas Dinner on Dec. 25 at the St. Joseph's Ukrainian Catholic Hall on Juniper Drive.
Thompsonite wins Red Cross distinguished service award

Thompsonite wins Red Cross distinguished service award

A Thompsonite who has been volunteering with the Red Cross since 1989 has recently won a distinguished service award from the organization.

Thompson residents congratulated for recycling efforts

The Manitoba Product Stewardship Corporation (MPSC)'s 2009 community recycling report says that overall, residents in Thompson recycled 61.7 kilograms per person last year, resulting in a "A" on the MPSC's grading system.
UCN campus in will not be completed until 2013, senior administrator tells council

UCN campus in will not be completed until 2013, senior administrator tells council

Story: The new University College of the North (UCN) campus, announced with great fanfare by former Premier Gary Doer here March 13, 2007, will not be completed until 2013, senior UCN administrator Chris Reddy told city council Nov. 30.
Thompson women engage in talks with minister of labour and immigration

Thompson women engage in talks with minister of labour and immigration

Jennifer Howard, the newly appointed minister of labour and immigration and minister responsible for persons with disabilities, was in Thompson on Nov.

Remember When

30 Years Ago Three councillors voted in favour of a resolution to ask the Manitoba Environment authorities what could be done about ravens harassing dogs and cats and getting into garbage cans.
Thirteen teen parents at R. D. Parker involved in teen mom program

Thirteen teen parents at R. D. Parker involved in teen mom program

Although teen pregnancy has become an issue province and nationwide, teachers and administration at R. D. Parker Collegiate have put a program into place that looks to accommodate teen mothers and encourage their success.
Author Jacob Berkowitz takes part in Canadian Children's Book Week in Thompson

Author Jacob Berkowitz takes part in Canadian Children's Book Week in Thompson

Elementary school students in Thompson got a real treat during Canadian Children's Book Week, a nationwide literary festival that ran from Nov. 14 to 21 this year.