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Editorial: Mine extension announcement good for remaining Vale employees

Editorial: Mine extension announcement good for remaining Vale employees

Last week’s announcement that Vale Manitoba Operations is spending $150 million on the first phase of a mine extension and exploration project in Thompson is good news, even if it won’t have much effect on the size of the local workforce.
Letter: Put your phone down for awhile and just enjoy the summer

Letter: Put your phone down for awhile and just enjoy the summer

To the Editor: Sometimes I feel like my phone is turning my brain into puddles of mush.
Flin Flon MLA Report - July 7, 2021

Flin Flon MLA Report - July 7, 2021

Revelation of residential school graves should be a turning point for Canada
Editorial: Is Canada Day as usual appropriate this year?

Editorial: Is Canada Day as usual appropriate this year?

Normally the end of June in Thompson is a whirlwind of celebrations, starting either with Nickel Days or National Indigenous Peoples Day, whichever comes first or sometimes on the same weekend, followed up by graduation ceremonies at each of the city
MLA Report - June 30, 2021

MLA Report - June 30, 2021

PCs childcare assistance program falls woefully short
Editorial: An abnormal summer but near-normal coming into view

Editorial: An abnormal summer but near-normal coming into view

With the official start of summer having just passed on June 20, Manitobans may be finally looking forward with optimism again, a feeling that has been rare since Thanksgiving at least, as the province has seen two waves of COVID-19 since then that w
Letter: Why you should fight Bill 64

Letter: Why you should fight Bill 64

To the Editor: Many of you will have noticed the signs that have sprung up everywhere throughout Thompson in opposition to Bill 64. There are many reasons that people have been rising up against this misguided piece of Pallister Tory legislation.
Editorial: A vote is worth a thousand words, maybe more

Editorial: A vote is worth a thousand words, maybe more

Democracy is about a lot of things but mostly it’s about math.
Open letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

Open letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

Dear Prime Minister: The media outlets publishing this letter are competitors. We publish news in every region in Canada. In both languages. We don’t always see eye-to-eye.
MLA Report - June 15, 2021

MLA Report - June 15, 2021

Opposition delayed government bills and passed private member bills during spring legislative session