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Local 6166 women's committee and Thompson Crisis Centre remember Montreal Massacre

Dec. 6 was a solemn day across Canada as people gathered to remember the 14 women killed in the Montreal Massacre, which took place at the École Polytechnique in 1989.

Northern Snowmobile Rally happening in Thompson this February

The Thompson Trailbreakers Inc. is hosting the Northern Snowmobile Rally 2010 in Thompson from Feb. 26 to 28. More than 300 snowmobilers are expected to visit Thompson for the event.
Cold night, warm spirits: Old Fashioned Christmas Concert packs Letkemann Theatre

Cold night, warm spirits: Old Fashioned Christmas Concert packs Letkemann Theatre

As is often the case in Thompson, a frigid night proved no obstacle to packing the house at Letkemann Theatre at R.D. Parker Collegiate Dec. 8 for the inaugural Old Fashioned Christmas Concert.
Liberal candidate Sydney Garrioch pleased with Ignatieff's Thompson visit

Liberal candidate Sydney Garrioch pleased with Ignatieff's Thompson visit

Sydney Garrioch, former grand chief of the Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak (MKO) and current Liberal candidate in Churchill riding to contest the next federal election says he is very pleased that federal Liberal leader Michael Ignatieff took time to

Correction

Church the Ukrainian Orthodox Parish of St. John the Baptist worships at on Thompson Drive remains open

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
Federal strategy gives Thompson Homeless Shelter almost $250,000

Federal strategy gives Thompson Homeless Shelter almost $250,000

The Thompson Homeless Shelter has received $247,124 from the Government of Canada.

Council Briefs

Erin Stewart sworn in as a member of Thompson city council
Erin Stewart bests four rivals to win byelection for city council seat

Erin Stewart bests four rivals to win byelection for city council seat

Erin Stewart, the youngest candidate in a five-way race,has been elected to city council in a byelection to replace Cory Young, who resigned in September to accept a job in Winnipeg.

Thompson Unlimited raises its voice in support of new UCN Thompson campus

Thompson Unlimited issued an out-of-the-blue news release last Friday afternoon supporting the new University College of the North (UCN) campus in Thompson, although the release doesn't appear tied to any new development in the ongoing saga.
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