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Vaisakhi and Khalsa Sajna Diwas

Vaisakhi and Khalsa Sajna Diwas

Sikh festival celebrates the birth of the Khalsa order.
Letter: Grant-in-lieu, the scourge of mining communities

Letter: Grant-in-lieu, the scourge of mining communities

Radical changes to how mining companies are taxed are needed to benefit mining communities.
Letter: Organizers urge more people to support Safer Highway 6 petition – including Thompson councillors who have not already done so

Letter: Organizers urge more people to support Safer Highway 6 petition – including Thompson councillors who have not already done so

A petition asking the provincial government for improvements to Highway 6 has now been signed by 5,300 people, organizers say.
Editorial: Thompson MLA byelection no one’s to lose right now

Editorial: Thompson MLA byelection no one’s to lose right now

Withdrawal of only person to have publicly announced that they were seeking a nomination to become a candidate in the byelection to replace late Thompson MLA Danielle Adams means voters will have to wait a little while longer to learn about their next potential representative.
Letter: China is not the big, bad communist country

Letter: China is not the big, bad communist country

Like other dictators before him, Russia's Vladimir Putin will crumble eventually.
Opinion: Is carbon the 'new' staple in our contemporary economy?

Opinion: Is carbon the 'new' staple in our contemporary economy?

With the tragedy of events unfolding in eastern Europe, once again the notion of Canada as an energy supplier beyond North America’s borders is finding traction in a way that foregrounds the country’s resource economy..
Editorial: Opening youth healing lodge, appointing Indigenous judge are positive legal system developments

Editorial: Opening youth healing lodge, appointing Indigenous judge are positive legal system developments

Last week was a big week for Thompson, the north and the province as a whole when it comes to the legal system, particularly as it pertains to northern and/or youth offenders.
Flin Flon MLA Report: Better internet service for remote northern communities requires provincial action

Flin Flon MLA Report: Better internet service for remote northern communities requires provincial action

PCs need to stop interfering in collective bargaining and start working on getting better internet for remote northern communities.
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.
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