Thompson Today

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Canada Day Celebrations planning underway in Thompson

Guest: Melanie Graham, Interim Rec Director for the City of Thompson

May 23rd, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 6:51

Graham shares how the plans are coming along for the City's Canada Day Celebrations.

Boreal Discovery Centre Fund Raiser coming June 8th

Guests: Penny Byer, Tara Ritchie and Samantha Graham

May 22nd, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 8:01

Our guests will share details about the upcoming "Walk / Run /Bike for the Boreal Event."

Merchant Media Slo-Pitch League

Guest: Tim Ryan

May 18th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 2:36

Ryan shares how you can join the Slo-Pitch League and offers contact information.

War Amps Key Tag Campaign Underway

Guest: James Jordan

May 17th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 7:18

James Jordan tells our listeners about how the War Amps came about and how it serves Canadians.

Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries now Canada's largest Fair Trade Workplace

Guest: Donna Dagg, Manager of Sustainable Development for the MLCC

May 16th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 6;40

Hear how Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries earned this designation and what it means for Manitoba.

"Memento: Archiving Memory" workshop comes to Thompson Public Library

Guest: Jennifer Dysart, Cree Filmmaker

May 15th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 9:16

Dysart shares her background as a filmmaker, her use of archived material in her work and the importance of archiving material for future generations.

Canada Road Safety Week

Guest: Brian Smiley, Media Relations Coordinator, MPI

May 14th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 3:45

Brian Smiley addresses the need for the week in order to protect drivers and pedestrians alike.

Colin Bonnycastle Retiring from Northern Social Work Program

Guest: Colin Bonnycastle, Director of the NSWP

May 11th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 8:53

Colin shares details of how he came to be involved with the NSWP and his future plans.

How to Prevent Heat Stroke

Guest: Lewis Smith, Manager of National Projects for the Canada Safety Council

May 10th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 6:57

Lewis Smith tells us how to identify the signs of heat stroke and how to prepare against it.

Gutsy Walk coming June 2

Guest: Dave Moore, Event Organizer

May 9th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 6:33

The Crohn's & Colitis Gutsy Walk happens Canada-wide on June 2nd. Listen to how you can join the Thompson event.

Welcome to Kindergarten Sessions begin in June

Guest: Ashley Roberts, Vice-Principal at Ecole Riverside School

May 8th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 5:22

Learn about why and when the Welcome to Kindergarten session are held.

Manitoba Indigenous Tourism Strategy

Guest: Keith Henry, President and CEO of the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC)

May 7th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 8:29

Keith Henry shares details about the Manitoba Indigenous Tourism Strategy announced April 24th in OCN.

Fire Prevention (2/2)

Guests: Fire Chief Mike Bourgon an Shauna Kortz

May 1st, 2019 06:00am | Duration: 3:53

Chief Bourgon and Kortz discuss how to keep the City and your property safe in the event of a wildfire. Part two of two.

MHSAA Badminton Provincials in Thompson May 3-4, 2019

Guest: Bruce Krentz

May 1st, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 8:00

Bruce Krentz shares details of the upcoming Badminton Provincial tournament in Thompson.

30th Annual Trade Show - RCMP

Guest: Constable Sandy Deibert

April 30th, 2019 06:00am | Duration: 2:40

Constable Sandy Deibert joins host Stuart Walter to discuss what the RCMP has in store for the upcoming trade show. (Original air date: April 29, 2019)

Fire Prevention (1/2)

Guests: Fire Chief Mike Bourgon an Shauna Kortz

April 30th, 2019 06:00am | Duration: 4:49

Chief Bourgon and Kortz discuss how to keep the City and your property safe in the event of a wildfire. Part one of two.

National Day of Mourning

Guest: Robert Ellsworth, Safety Representative for USW Local 6166

April 27th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 4:10

Details about the local National Day of Mourning event and how the day came to be.

Thompson Scouts Group Open House

Guest: Delvene Langan

April 26th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 5:00

Here's a chance to see what the Scouts Program in Thompson offers children, their parents and volunteers.

RBC Training Ground Part 2

Kurt Innes, Director of Talent Development

April 25th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 6:40

Athletes from 14-25 have the chance to see if they're Olympic material.

RBC Training Ground Part 1

Kurt Innes, Director of Talent Development

April 24th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 6:30

RBC Training Ground is coming to Thompson April 27th to test for potential future Olympians.

Thompson Lacrosse Association Brings Junior Lacrosse to the City

Brad Ritchie

April 19th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 8:50

Two regular season games will be played in Thompson between the Manitoba Blizzard and Saskatoon Swat.

Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease

Guest: Erin Murphy, Communicable Disease Coordinator for the NRHA

April 18th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 5:00

Murphy discusses the signs and symptoms of this common childhood disease.

Parkinson's Disease (2/2)

Guest: Donna Greening

April 17th, 2019 06:00am | Duration: 8:40

Part two of two.

Parkinson's Disease (1/2)

Guest: Donna Greening

April 16th, 2019 06:00am | Duration: 6:44

Donna Greening, from Parkinson Canada, joins to discuss the disease. Part one of two.

30th Annual Trade Show

Guest: Sue O'Brien

April 6th, 2019 06:00am | Duration: 5:40

Sue O'Brien joins host Stuart Walter to discuss the upcoming 102.9 CHTM Trade Show! It's taking place at the TRCC from May 3rd until the 5th! (Original air date: April 5, 2019)

Cold Water

Guest: Ian Gilson

April 5th, 2019 06:00am | Duration: 7:04

The director of the Canadian Safe Boating Council joins Stuart Walter to discuss the dangers of cold water this time of year.

General Personal Safety

Guest: Constable Sandy Deibert

April 4th, 2019 06:00am | Duration: 3:38

Constable Deibert joins the show to discuss how to keep yourself safe.

Councillor Earl Colbourne

Guest: Earl Colbourne

April 3rd, 2019 06:00am | Duration: 2:41

Earl Colbourne, a member of Thompson City Council, joins 102.9 CHTM to discuss his first five months on council.

911 Services

Guest: Constable Sandy Deibert

April 2nd, 2019 06:00am | Duration: 5:33

Constable Sandy Deibert joins host Stuart Walter to discuss 911 services here in Thompson.

Councillor Les Ellsworth

Guest: Les Ellsworth

March 30th, 2019 06:00am | Duration: 6:48

Host Stuart Walter is joined by Councillor Les Ellsworth to discuss his thoughts 5 months in to being a city councillor. (Original air date: March 29, 2019)

Girl Guides Of Canada - Leaders Wanted

Guest: Rebecca Walter

March 29th, 2019 06:00am | Duration: 2:54

Rebecca Walter, the Deputy District Commissioner for Girl Guides here in Thompson, joins the show to discuss how you can help volunteer with the organization (Original air date: March 28, 2019)

Girl Guides Of Canada - New Prorgam and Cookies

Guest: Rebecca Walter

March 28th, 2019 06:00am | Duration: 5:06

Rebecca Walter, the Deputy District Commissioner for Girl Guides here in Thompson, joins the show to discuss the new programing Girl Guides offers and how you can get your cookies! (Original air date: March 27, 2019)

Relay For Life 2019

Guest: Donna Wilson

March 27th, 2019 06:00am | Duration: 6:01

Relay committee chair Donna Wilson joins the show to discuss the upcoming event, including how you can help and how much money has been raised locally over the years. (Original air date: March 26, 2019)

Manitoba NDP Budget Response (2/2)

Guest: Wab Kinew

March 23rd, 2019 06:00am | Duration: 3:20

Manitoba NDP leader Wab Kinew joins 102.9 CHTM's Stuart Walter to discuss his thoughts on the recently announced provincial budget. (Original air date: Mach 22, 2019)

Manitoba NDP Budget Response (1/2)

Guest: Wab Kinew

March 22nd, 2019 06:00am | Duration: 4:36

Manitoba NDP leader Wab Kinew joins 102.9 CHTM's Stuart Walter to discuss his thoughts on the recently announced provincial budget. (Original air date: Mach 21, 2019)

Manitoba Liberal Party Budget Response (2/2)

Guest: Dougald Lamont

March 21st, 2019 06:00am | Duration: 4:36

Manitoba Liberal leader Dougald Lamont joins 102.9 CHTM's Stuart Walter to discuss his thoughts on the recently announced provincial budget. (Original air date: Mach 20, 2019)

Manitoba Liberal Party Budget Response (1/2)

Guest: Dougald Lamont

March 20th, 2019 06:00am | Duration: 4:21

Manitoba Liberal leader Dougald Lamont joins 102.9 CHTM's Stuart Walter to discuss his thoughts on the recently announced provincial budget. (Original air date: Mach 19, 2019)

Relay for Life 2019 - Registration

Guest: Coral Bennett

March 19th, 2019 06:00am | Duration: 4:42

Guest Coral Bennett joins the program to discuss how to register for Relay for Life in 2019! (Original air date: March 18, 2019)

Midget "AA" Thompson King Miners

Guest: Michael Lafreniere

March 16th, 2019 06:00am | Duration: 3:38

Host Stuart Walter is joined by Michael Lafreniere, the head coach of the Midget "AA" Thompson King Miners hockey team. The two discuss the King Miners season, including an eventful championship series against the Cross Lake Islanders. (Original air date: March 15, 2019)

Norplex Pool Presentation (2/2)

Guest: Anthony McInnis

March 14th, 2019 06:00am | Duration: 6:26

City manager Anthony McInnis joins host Stuart Walter to discuss the recent presentation about why the Norplex Pool was closed. (Original air date: March 13, 2019)

Norplex Pool Presentation (1/2)

Guest: Anthony McInnis

March 13th, 2019 06:00am | Duration: 5:13

City manager Anthony McInnis joins host Stuart Walter to discuss the recent presentation about why the Norplex Pool was closed. (Original air date: March 12, 2019)

Dougald Lamont (2/2)

Guest: Dougald Lamont (MLA for St.Boniface, Manitoba Liberal Party Leader)

March 9th, 2019 06:00am | Duration: 8:02

Manitoba Liberal leader Dougald Lamont stopped by 102.9 CHTM on a recent visit to Thompson. (Original air date: March 8, 2017)

Dougald Lamont (1/2)

Guest: Dougald Lamont (MLA for St.Boniface, Manitoba Liberal Party Leader)

March 8th, 2019 06:00am | Duration: 6:29

Manitoba Liberal leader Dougald Lamont stopped by 102.9 CHTM on a recent visit to Thompson. (Original air date: March 7, 2017)

International Women's Day

Guest: Nina Cordell

March 5th, 2019 06:00am | Duration: 3:38

Nina Cordell, from the Thompson YWCA, joins 102.9 CHTM to discuss International Women's Day 2019. (Original air date: March 4, 2019)

Nutrition Month 2019

Guest: Kathleen Hodgins

March 2nd, 2019 06:00am | Duration: 4:33

Hodgins joins host Stuart Walter to discuss Nutrition Month 2019, including the theme for this year and some of the events planned. (Original air date: March 1, 2019)

Updated Canada Food Guide (2/2)

Guest: Kathleen Hodgins

March 1st, 2019 06:00am | Duration: 7:17

Kathleen Hodgins, from the Northern Health Region, joins host Stuart Walter to discuss the new and updated Canada Food Guide. Part two of two. (Original air date: February 28, 2019)

Updated Canada Food Guide (1/2)

Guest: Kathleen Hodgins

February 28th, 2019 06:00am | Duration: 4:34

Kathleen Hodgins, from the Northern Health Region, joins host Stuart Walter to discuss the new and updated Canada Food Guide. (Original air date: February 27, 2019)

Boreal Discovery Centre (2/2)

Guest: Penny Byer

February 27th, 2019 06:00am | Duration: 5:03

In the conclusion of their chat, Stuart Walter and Penny Byer talk about the upcoming official opening of the new sturgeon habitat. (Original air date: February 26, 2019)

Boreal Discovery Centre (1/2)

Guest: Penny Byer

February 26th, 2019 06:00am | Duration: 4:26

Host Stuart Walter is joined by Penny Byer from the Boreal Discovery Centre to discuss what's new at what used to be the Thompson Zoo. (Original air date: February 25, 2019)

Family Fun Night 2019

Guest: Constable Sandy Deibert

February 23rd, 2019 06:00am | Duration: 2:17

RCMP Constable Sandy Deibert joins Stuart Walter to discuss the Family Fun Night set to take place during Winterfest. (Original air date: February 22, 2019)

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