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Editorial: Liberals’ decision not to run in Thompson byelection driven by pragmatism as well as respect

Editorial: Liberals’ decision not to run in Thompson byelection driven by pragmatism as well as respect

With two provincial byelections coming in the first half of 2022, Manitoba's Liberal party likely calculated that concentrating on the one in Winnipeg was better than spreading their resources between both.
Editorial: 2022 is not off to a great start

Editorial: 2022 is not off to a great start

The various stages of the pandemic can feel like TV reruns but things are slightly different with each new wave, sometimes for the better and sometimes for the worse.
Editorial: 2021 bookended by COVID pandemic

Editorial: 2021 bookended by COVID pandemic

With luck, 2021 could be the last year that starts and ends with Manitoba, Canada and the world still enmeshed in the COVID-19 pandemic and no end yet in sight.
Letter: Thompson Relay for Life in desperate need of volunteers

Letter: Thompson Relay for Life in desperate need of volunteers

Local residents are being asked to step forward to ensure that the 2021 Thompson Relay for Life, the first in-person one since the 2019 edition, goes ahead as planned in June.
Flin Flon MLA Report: New premier is recycling ideas of old premier, who prioritized cuts over Manitobans

Flin Flon MLA Report: New premier is recycling ideas of old premier, who prioritized cuts over Manitobans

Backlog of surgical procedures exacerbated by the pandemic is only a symptom of the underlying issues affecting Manitoba’s health care system.
Letter: ‘Please get vaccinated’

Letter: ‘Please get vaccinated’

We’re all sick of COVID-19 but we have tools to help in the battle, letter-writer argues
Editorial: Compassionate but also passionate, late Thompson MLA exhibited common qualities with many of the people she represented

Editorial: Compassionate but also passionate, late Thompson MLA exhibited common qualities with many of the people she represented

The death of Thompson MLA Danielle Adams in a highway crash Dec. 9 touched a nerve in Northern Manitoba because of her long career in politics and connections with many people.
Letter: Highway 6 improvements could prevent more tragic, needless deaths like those of Thompson MLA Danielle Adams

Letter: Highway 6 improvements could prevent more tragic, needless deaths like those of Thompson MLA Danielle Adams

Provincial cabinet ministers should try driving from Winnipeg to Thompson during the winter to experience what northern residents have to endure.
Letter: A random act of kindness

Letter: A random act of kindness

Lost wallet was returned before the owner had even realized it was missing.
Death of Thompson MLA Danielle Adams ‘heartbreaking,’ colleagues say

Death of Thompson MLA Danielle Adams ‘heartbreaking,’ colleagues say

Manitoba NDP caucus remembers Thompson MLA Danielle Adams, who died in a car accident Dec. 9, as a dedicated MLA and fierce advocate who put Northern Manitobans first and wore her heart on her sleeve.