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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


If you’re planning on going to a post-secondary institution here in Manitoba be prepared to start paying more.

 

An annual post-secondary tuition increase was among the topics and bills discussed, and passed, during a marathon session to close out the sitting of the Manitoba Legislature that lasted from 7:30pm until 4:15am.

 

The bill that was passed with regards to post-secondary tuition costs will raise tuition by 5% plus the rate of inflation annually.

 

This will increase the price of tuition by hundreds of dollars every year.

 

NDP leader Wab Kinew says that the current government is making education less affordable for families trying to make ends meet. He added that putting food on the table while paying tuition will become harder each and every year under Premier Pallisters government.

 

The legislature will resume with a new sitting on November 21st.

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