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Editorial: Compassionate but also passionate, late Thompson MLA exhibited common qualities with many of the people she represented

Editorial: Compassionate but also passionate, late Thompson MLA exhibited common qualities with many of the people she represented

The death of Thompson MLA Danielle Adams in a highway crash Dec. 9 touched a nerve in Northern Manitoba because of her long career in politics and connections with many people.
Letter: Highway 6 improvements could prevent more tragic, needless deaths like those of Thompson MLA Danielle Adams

Letter: Highway 6 improvements could prevent more tragic, needless deaths like those of Thompson MLA Danielle Adams

Provincial cabinet ministers should try driving from Winnipeg to Thompson during the winter to experience what northern residents have to endure.
Letter: A random act of kindness

Letter: A random act of kindness

Lost wallet was returned before the owner had even realized it was missing.
Death of Thompson MLA Danielle Adams ‘heartbreaking,’ colleagues say

Death of Thompson MLA Danielle Adams ‘heartbreaking,’ colleagues say

Manitoba NDP caucus remembers Thompson MLA Danielle Adams, who died in a car accident Dec. 9, as a dedicated MLA and fierce advocate who put Northern Manitobans first and wore her heart on her sleeve.
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.