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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.
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 for a registration package.
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.
Hope North Forum 9, April 16-18. Pre-registration is required. Contact or call 778-6513.
The Thompson Local News

Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau recently presented the 2018 Federal Budget in Ottawa.


Local MP Niki Ashton spoke to Arctic Radio News and said that Morneau talked about the north being majestic and that he wants to tour it, but the budget doesn’t have any solutions or commitments when it comes to issues like job loss.


She added that our region is going through a difficult time, and the budget doesn’t reflect it. Ashton said that it speaks to how the government is “out of touch” with what the region is going through. The MP said that the government needs to be on board to help find a solution to protect and create northern jobs.


Ashton added that there were some important commitments made in terms of child welfare for First Nations.



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