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MLA Report: Beginning session by fighting for healthcare

MLA Report: Beginning session by fighting for healthcare

Thompson is facing a declining quality of medical care, due to a declining quantity of  healthcare workers.
Letter: City must do more to support volunteer-run organizations

Letter: City must do more to support volunteer-run organizations

Started when Thompson had a bigger population and more higher-paying jobs, local non-profits are struggling as volunteerism declines.
Editorial: Mineless Flin Flon gets bigger grant-in-lieu than Thompson

Editorial: Mineless Flin Flon gets bigger grant-in-lieu than Thompson

Flin Flon getting about 70 per cent of their historical high grant-in-lieu amount from Hudbay for 2023 to 2028, estimated to work out to about $4.5 to $5 million per year.
Editorial: Municipal candidates registering earlier  could be helpful to voters

Editorial: Municipal candidates registering earlier could be helpful to voters

Waiting until the last minute to register doesn't give voters as much time before the election date to examine candidates' platforms and wight the pros and cons of each.
Editorial: Council makes moves on long-term  projects late in their term

Editorial: Council makes moves on long-term projects late in their term

With municipal elections in Manitoba coming up on Oct. 26, there is little time for the current mayor and current councillors to achieve any goals they haven’t already.
Editorial: City should sympathize with curling club’s cash crunch

Editorial: City should sympathize with curling club’s cash crunch

If anyone should sympathize with the members of the curling club who are desperately trying to find a solution to the financial quicksand they are in, it should be the city. Much like the curling club, it is saddled with a cost it has no control over — the policing contract covering RCMP services — and a shrinking tax base with which to fund municipal government.
Letter: Churchill can warm a visitor on the coldest night of the year

Letter: Churchill can warm a visitor on the coldest night of the year

First trip to Churchill makes Thompson resident wish he'd visited there much sooner.
Etiquette: Returning phone calls

Etiquette: Returning phone calls

If someone phones you and leaves a message because you are not available, answering it with a text could be considered rude.
MLA Report: People with addictions and mental health struggles need more support

MLA Report: People with addictions and mental health struggles need more support

"Whether you voted for me or not, I will do my best to represent you and your concerns. I want to do right by our community."
Editorial: Two Thompson police shootings six years apart took place under very different circumstances

Editorial: Two Thompson police shootings six years apart took place under very different circumstances

Any police shooting is a tragedy, but not all are equally necessary.