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Pet Loss Support Group meets last Thurs. of every month 7 to 8:30 pm. Held at Thompson Veterinary Clinic, 40 Station Rd.
Money Matters - Surviving Downsizing sessions will take place at the YWCA on Jan. 9 and 29th from 9 am to noon. Call 677-5016.
Manitoba Winter Games run March 4 - 10. To volunteer email or register at
Jobs of the Future Workshop #1 - Professions that Require Science - runs Tuesday Jan. 23 from 1 - 4 pm. For info call 677-5016.
Steps to Success offers Keyboarding every Friday from 9 am - 4 pm. For info or to register call 677-5016.
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

The final numbers are in from the 2017/2018 check stop program in Manitoba.


From Christmas Day to New Years Day, there were a total of 1,366 vehicles checked during 22 check stops.


Of the vehicles checked, there were 21 people charged with a criminal code impaired driving offence, and 5 roadside suspensions. There were also 208 traffic related provincial statute charges laid, along with 130 warnings for various offences.


Over the season, 117 people were charged across the province and there was one traffic related fatality. In addition, there was 51 alcohol related roadside suspensions and 31 criminal code driving offences.


All of those numbers are down from last year.


Below is a chart comparing the numbers from this year to last year.



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