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Editorial: Spring is in the air, and so are plenty of looming changes

Editorial: Spring is in the air, and so are plenty of looming changes

Change is unavoidable and often it can be good, but sometimes the process can be difficult and painful, with the disruptions easy to see but the benefits far off or less tangible.
Letter: Save our city — a simple alternative

Letter: Save our city — a simple alternative

Vale’s grant-in-lieu should reflect the total number of employees at its operations in Thompson, including unionized hourly employees and external contractors.
Editorial: Return to ‘normalcy’ marked by precious little fanfare

Editorial: Return to ‘normalcy’ marked by precious little fanfare

Public health restrictions may have morphed into public health recommendations at the stroke March 15 but it will probably be a while before what was normal before COVID-19 feels normal given what the world has been through.
Letter: Policy of appeasement – going around again

Letter: Policy of appeasement – going around again

NATO’s non-reaction to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine feels similar to when Soviets were allowed to dominate smaller countries in earlier decades.
Editorial: Bringing back community comments the right move

Editorial: Bringing back community comments the right move

Letting city residents ask their elected officials questions without going through an approval process first is part of being accountable to voters.
Nurse who came to Thompson from Ukraine inspires many with her work ethic

Nurse who came to Thompson from Ukraine inspires many with her work ethic

Trained as a physician in Ukraine, Iryna Zubchenko worked as a health care aid after immigrating to Canada and coming to Thompson, before completing a bachelor of nursing degree at University College of the North.
Letter: Former resident agreed with writer’s defence of Thompson

Letter: Former resident agreed with writer’s defence of Thompson

Writer's column about Thompson getting a bad rap brought warm memories back to former resident now living in Winnipeg.
Letter: The dogs of war

Letter: The dogs of war

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has parallels to the 2003 Iraq war.
Editorial: Idea of having fewer councillors has pros and cons

Editorial: Idea of having fewer councillors has pros and cons

Reducing the number of councillors in Thompson from eight to six is worthy of consideration but it doesn't make much difference from a financial perspective.
Thompson gets a bad rap

Thompson gets a bad rap

Thompson resident who grew up on a farm says the city has lots to offer despite its issues, which also exist in other communities.