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Editorial: Imperfect start for sobering centre still a step in the right direction

Editorial: Imperfect start for sobering centre still a step in the right direction

The fact that the city had to take possession of two other buildings from the provincial government in order to acquire the one that will eventually house the sobering centre is not ideal.
Letter: Thanks Thompson for supporting homeless shelter party and an 18th birthday to remember

Letter: Thanks Thompson for supporting homeless shelter party and an 18th birthday to remember

To the Editor: We did it, Thompson! Thanks to all of your generous donations, we successfully threw the homeless shelter a party they will never forget! The food was initially all planned to be purchased out-of-pocket but thanks to the incredible gen
Speaking up against Bill 64

Speaking up against Bill 64

In the last year, the pandemic has been tough, but if there is one sector that has worked better than almost any other in this crisis, it’s been the public education system.
‘Knowing the ways’ – lessons from grandmothers

‘Knowing the ways’ – lessons from grandmothers

To say the least, the past few years have been a journey in self-discovery and self-improvement as “education” is said to be one of the great equalizers! As such, some paths in life find us before we find them, and that is usually because we are too
Manitoba as the green energy capital of North America

Manitoba as the green energy capital of North America

For over 30 years, Thompson has been a centre for winter weather testing for various transportation sectors – cars, trucks, snowmobiles, helicopters and jet engines.
Editorial: Northern vaccine eligibility expands as pandemic’s third wave gains momentum

Editorial: Northern vaccine eligibility expands as pandemic’s third wave gains momentum

The last week of April saw good news and bad news for the north and the province as a whole when it comes to the seemingly interminable COVID-19 pandemic, about to stretch into its 15th month in Manitoba.
MP Report - April 27, 2021

MP Report - April 27, 2021

Federal budget: promises are one thing, delivering another
Editorial: Higher spending funded mostly by non-taxpayer revenue could be a winning formula

Editorial: Higher spending funded mostly by non-taxpayer revenue could be a winning formula

To say that the City of Thompson coming out with a proposed 2021 financial plan that includes almost $41 million in spending was a little unexpected is probably an understatement.
MLA Report - April 20, 2021

MLA Report - April 20, 2021

Funding non-profit childcare more beneficial than giving government money to private childcare centres
The Keepers of education: Ramsey’s allegory

The Keepers of education: Ramsey’s allegory

Tansi! My name is Ramsey Cook and I am from Split Lake. I belong to Tataskweyak Cree Nation.