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Editorial: City equipment replacement doesn’t inspire confidence, especially after past maintenance failures

Editorial: City equipment replacement doesn’t inspire confidence, especially after past maintenance failures

Not keeping on top of maintenance can come with a hefty price tag, as proved by the permanent shutdown of the Norplex Pool nearly three years ago.
MLA Report: Getting kids vaccinated against COVID-19 is crucial

MLA Report: Getting kids vaccinated against COVID-19 is crucial

'Right now, children under the age of 12 make up a third of COVID cases in Manitoba, and COVID is continuing to disrupt our children’s education,' says Thompson NDP MLA.
Editorial: Rec centre reverting back to primary purpose an early Christmas gift

Editorial: Rec centre reverting back to primary purpose an early Christmas gift

News that the COVID-19 vaccination super site at the Thompson Regional Community Centre is shutting down thanks to the vast majority of northerners who got vaccinated is a step down the road back to normalcy.
Editorial: Council running out of time to make progress on unfinished business

Editorial: Council running out of time to make progress on unfinished business

How council deals with a number of important issues like a Norplex Pool replacement and a new grant-in-lieu agreement with Vale could play a big role in who voters want to come back fro another term next October.
Flin Flon MLA Report: PC government continues to ignore the needs of people in the North

Flin Flon MLA Report: PC government continues to ignore the needs of people in the North

Don't expect much change in how the provincial government serves – or doesn't serve – the interests of Northern Manitobans as legislature resumes briefly.
Editorial: Pool replacement needs a financial plan, not financial hopes

Editorial: Pool replacement needs a financial plan, not financial hopes

The most important question right now isn’t new pool or old pool, but how to pay for either.
MLA Report: PC cuts continue to hurt Manitobans

MLA Report: PC cuts continue to hurt Manitobans

Expecting the former health minister to reduce the surgical backlog now that she is premier requires confidence she hasn't earned with her past actions.
Letter: Lack of human cashiers makes shopping a frustrating experience

Letter: Lack of human cashiers makes shopping a frustrating experience

Supermarkets reducing the number of cashiers on duty to encourage use of self-checkout machines makes grocery shopping a hateful chore.
Editorial: Remembering those who placed duty ahead of personal freedom

Editorial: Remembering those who placed duty ahead of personal freedom

Choice to serve, for those who weren't conscripted, was made based on what was best for all, not personal gain.
Editorial: Significance of first female premier depends on next election

Editorial: Significance of first female premier depends on next election

Heather Stefanson’s swearing in to Manitoba's top elected position a historic occasion but not without a little controversy.