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Editorial: Pandemic delivers second straight uneventful June

Editorial: Pandemic delivers second straight uneventful June

Last year around this time, we ran an editorial entitled “A June like no other” detailing how, in the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, the sixth month of the year in Thompson was gong to look very different than it had in nearly 50 years due to
Flin Flon MLA Report - June 8, 2021

Flin Flon MLA Report - June 8, 2021

Spring session wrap-up
Editorial: Undocumented school deaths just part of Canada’s terrible treatment of Indigenous Peoples

Editorial: Undocumented school deaths just part of Canada’s terrible treatment of Indigenous Peoples

Canada has a reputation. It’s not really deserved, but the image many have of us is as an enlightened small-L liberal democracy with socialized health care and a generally benevolent aspect. Some of it is true, but a lot of it is not.
MLA Report - June 2, 2021

MLA Report - June 2, 2021

PCs have failed northern healthcare
Letter: A call to action

Letter: A call to action

To the Editor: Like the rest of the nation I spent this weekend reflecting on the latest revelations in our country’s saddest chapter.
Letter: Off-leash dogs can be a hazard and deter some from enjoying the outdoors

Letter: Off-leash dogs can be a hazard and deter some from enjoying the outdoors

To the Editor: I had the unfortunate experience of having my dog attacked by an off-leash dog while we were out for a walk earlier this year. I shared my experience on Facebook.
Editorial: Relationship between restrictions and COVID caseload not always easy to make sense of

Editorial: Relationship between restrictions and COVID caseload not always easy to make sense of

Over a year ago, when COVID-19 first arrived in Manitoba, streets were quiet as public health orders saw everyone who could work from home, all schools shift to remote learning only and non-essential businesses restricted from operating.
Letter: One, two, three strikes, you’re out

Letter: One, two, three strikes, you’re out

To the Editor: As our elected Member of Parliament, Ms. Niki Ashton, you are a disgrace to the office you were elected to to serve as our NDP MP. Ignoring travel ban to holiday in Europe? Strike one.
MP Report - May 21, 2021

MP Report - May 21, 2021

We need to support all our seniors
Editorial: Bitter split on budget could make 18 months until next city election an interesting time

Editorial: Bitter split on budget could make 18 months until next city election an interesting time

The fact that city council passed the 2021 financial plan as is at their May 10 meeting despite several members of the public loudly voicing their objections both at that meeting and during the public presentation of the proposed budget April 29 shou