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Story Time at the Thompson Public Library runs Thursdays and Saturdays at 10:30. Drop in for stories and a craft.
Pet Loss Support Group meets last Thurs. of every month 7 to 8:30 pm. Held at Thompson Veterinary Clinic, 40 Station Rd.
Manitoba Winter Games run March 4 - 10. To volunteer email volunteermbgames2018@gmail.com or register at manitobagames.ca
Steps to Success offers Keyboarding every Friday from 9 am - 4 pm. For info or to register call 677-5016.
29th Annual CHTM Trade Show is May 4 - 6th at the TRCC. Call 778-7361 or email chtm@arcticradio.ca for a registration package.
The Juniper Centre Fund Raising Rummage Sale is Feb. 24th & 25th. Drop items off weekdays from 8 am - 4:30 pm at the Juniper Centre.
February is Heart and Stroke Month. To volunteer for the door-to-door canvassing campaign call Al Meston at 778-8988 or 679-6886.
The Thompson Playhouse presents the Dixie Swim Club play Friday Feb.23 at 7 pm and Sat Feb.24 at 2 pm at the Letkemann Theatre. Tickets $10.
Learn Job Search Skills with Steps to Success from 12:10- 12:50pm Monday to Friday @ the YWCA. These drop in classes are free. For info, call 204-677-5016.
The Thompson Local News


One of the commissioners for the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indeigenous Women and Girls has resigned. Poitras’ decision comes quickly after Michele Moreau, the inquiries executive director, also resigned her post.

 

The announcement came this morning from Ottawa that Marilyn Poitras had tendered her resignation, saying that she is unable to do her job with the currently level of scrutiny. Poitras is the fifth high ranking member of the inquiry to resign in the past month.

 

Poitras was selected for the position last summer along with three others, including chief commissioner Marion Buller.

 

The Federal government has set aside almost $60,000,000.00 and two years for the inquiry, though Buller says more time and money will be required.

 

MKO Grand Chief Sheila North Wilson called for the resignation of Buller one week ago in an interview with CBC, saying that the inquiry needs a reboot

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