Skip to content

Opinion

Editorial: Public should have a chance to ask questions at council meetings

Editorial: Public should have a chance to ask questions at council meetings

Getting rid of the community comments and feedback section of city council meetings was a backwards step for accountability.
Editorial: Working together isn’t optional

Editorial: Working together isn’t optional

City councillors and staff have to work out their differences and cooperate for the sake of the people whose taxes keep Thompson running.
Flin Flon MLA Report: PC government completely unprepared for omicron surge

Flin Flon MLA Report: PC government completely unprepared for omicron surge

'Premier Heather Stefanson told Manitobans that “the government can’t protect everybody out there” and “it’s up to Manitobans to look after themselves.” This is not the type of leadership Manitobans want and need.'
Editorial: Good news, Reagan acolytes – the Manitoba government is not here to help

Editorial: Good news, Reagan acolytes – the Manitoba government is not here to help

While there are more COVID-19 infections in Manitoba than ever before as a result of the omicron variant, the provincial government is doing less to contain the spread than it has during previous waves.
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