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Two years planning for five days’ travel for a three-hour visit

Two years planning for five days’ travel for a three-hour visit

In 1610 Henry Hudson entered Hudson Bay in search of a northwest passage to the Orient. The voyage did not go well. The crew mutinied and put Hudson, his son and seven crew members adrift. They were never seen again.
Backyard Astronomy: the dog days of summer

Backyard Astronomy: the dog days of summer

July and August are typically deemed the hottest months of the year in Canada. Nights can be warm and sultry making it difficult to sleep without air conditioning.
Letter: SDML non-teaching staff exasperated by delays in contract bargaining

Letter: SDML non-teaching staff exasperated by delays in contract bargaining

To the Editor: To date, United Steelworkers Local 8223 and the School District of Mystery Lake (SDML) have met for negotiations a total of four times since their collective agreement expired in 2017.
Editorial: Is Northern Manitoba incumbent vulnerable in federal election that no one wants?

Editorial: Is Northern Manitoba incumbent vulnerable in federal election that no one wants?

A common refrain about the Sept. 20 federal election, triggered when recently appointed Gov.-Gen. Mary Simon granted Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Aug.
Editorial: Charge laid in Bobbie Lynn Moose’s killing welcome news a long time coming

Editorial: Charge laid in Bobbie Lynn Moose’s killing welcome news a long time coming

This month’s news that a first-degree murder charge has been laid in the October 2019 killing of Bobbie Lynn Moose, who was found dead in a grassy lot on Nelson Road in Thompson more than a year-and-a-half ago, is good news not only for her friends a
Backyard Astronomy: A grand meteor shower

Backyard Astronomy: A grand meteor shower

Over the past few weeks, you have probably noticed a few meteors or “shooting stars” at night. You are witnessing one of the best meteor showers of the year. The Perseid Meteor Shower is now underway from July 14 to Aug. 14.
Flin Flon MLA Report - Aug. 10, 2021

Flin Flon MLA Report - Aug. 10, 2021

PCs ignoring northern birthing services
MLA Report - Aug. 9, 2021

MLA Report - Aug. 9, 2021

Extreme summer weather in Manitoba highlights importance of being prepared to evacuate
Letter: He talks the talk

Letter: He talks the talk

To the Editor: While in opposition, the up-and-coming Liberal leader hammered the secrecy of the Stephen Harper regime for sending out Canadian Armed Forces into the Middle East.
Editorial: New minister drags reconciliation backwards

Editorial: New minister drags reconciliation backwards

Observing that newly appointed Indigenous Reconciliation and Northern Relations Minister Alan Lagimodiere didn’t have a great start as a member of cabinet is sort of like noticing that the Titanic didn’t have a flawless maiden voyage.