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National Safe Boating Week

Dr. Christopher Love with Lifesaving Society Manitoba

May 20th, 2022 12:00am | Duration: 5:50

Love explains what National Safe Boating Week is and why Lifesaving Society Manitoba started the campaign.

Elections Manitoba Thompson By-Election

Guest: Mike Ambrose with Elections Manitoba

May 19th, 2022 12:00am | Duration: 3:19

Ambrose is going to talk about the upcoming Thompson By-election, how the public can find out if they are registered to vote and what the requirements to vote are

Indigenous Women’s Entrepreneurship Program

Guest: Michelle Pruder with Community Futures North Central Development

May 18th, 2022 12:00am | Duration: 9:26

Pruder gives us the run down about what the Indigenous Women’s Enterpreneurship Program is and the background behind it

IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer's

Guest: Liz McLeod with Alzheimer Society Manitoba

May 17th, 2022 12:00am | Duration: 5:34

Lewis discusses the IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s and how affected Manitobans are by Alzheimer’s.

RDPC Grade 6 Band Sign-ups

Guest: Sarah Lewis, the beginner band director for the School District of Mystery Lake

May 16th, 2022 12:00am | Duration: 4:57

Lewis is going to talk about the Grade 6 Band Sign-up and go into detail about how the registration and choosing the instruments for the students works

CSAM May 2022 Training Courses

Guest: Meghan Storey with the Construction Safety Association of Manitoba

May 13th, 2022 12:00am | Duration: 4:43

Storey informs us about what types of training the courses will provide and what the Construction Safety Association of Manitoba does.

National Nursing Week

Guest: Joyce Kristjansson; the executive director for the Association of Regulated Nurses of Manitoba

May 9th, 2022 12:00am | Duration: 7:27

Kristjansson is talking to us about National Nursing Week and what the Association of Regulated Nurses of Manitoba is.

Moose Hide Campaign Day

Guest: Sage Lacerte, A national youth ambassador at the Moose Hide Campaign

May 4th, 2022 12:00am | Duration: 7:58

Lacerte explains what the Moose Hide Campaign is and how it got started

Canadian Orthopaedic Association

Guest: Kishore Mulpuri; the President of the Canadian Orthopaedic Association

May 3rd, 2022 12:00am | Duration: 8:57

Mulpuri tells us what Orthopedics is, the areas that it covers and what the Canadian Orthopaedic Association does

Foot Care Clinic Advocacy Update

Guest: Penny Byer, the coordinator with the Thompson Seniors Community Resource Council

May 2nd, 2022 12:00am | Duration: 7:48

Byer updates the public on how the Foot Care Clinic advocacy is going and why the advocacy was started.

Manitoba Chamber Orchestra

Guest: Vicki Young with the Manitoba Chamber Orchestra

April 29th, 2022 12:00am | Duration: 9:12

Young will be discussing what the Manitoba Chamber Orchestra is and telling us more about their upcoming performance here in Thompson.

United Steelworkers Local 6166 Day of Mourning

Guest: Warren Luky with the United Steelworkers Local 6166

April 28th, 2022 12:00am | Duration: 3:10

Luky tells us about the history behind the National Day of Mourning, why it is significant to Thompson and what plans the USW6166 have to honour the day.

Deerwood School MMIWG Walk

Guest: Sarah Schroeder; a grade seven teacher at Deerwood School

April 27th, 2022 12:00am | Duration: 3:48

Schroeder is going discuss the upcoming Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girl’s Walk that the school is hosting.

Kin Club Centennial Open House

Guest: Peter Frigo & Ali Eason with the Kin Club of Thompson

April 26th, 2022 12:00am | Duration: 11:19

Description: Frigo and Eason describes what the Kin Club is and what the Centennial Open House entails

Organ Donor Experience

Guest: Caroline Velasco; a Manitoba parent whose child has been impacted by an organ donor

April 22nd, 2022 12:00am | Duration: 8:24

Velasco shares her family’s experience with her child’s illness and how organ donation helped save her child.

Canadian Northern Corridor Research Program

Guest: Katharina Koch; A Post Doctoral Research Associate at the School of Public Policy at the University of Calgary

April 20th, 2022 12:00am | Duration: 7:52

Koch is going to talk about the Canadian Northern Corridor Research Program and the public engagement session that will be held in Thompson.

Sports Eye Safety Month

Guest: Dr. Bryce Ford with the Canadian Ophthalmology Society

April 14th, 2022 12:00am | Duration: 4:40

Ford explains what the Canadian Ophthalmology Society is for and tells us the different injuries eyes can obtain during sports and why eye safety is so important.

Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Month

Guest: Michael Ravenhill; The CEO of the David Foster Foundation

April 8th, 2022 12:00am | Duration: 6:33

Ravenhill informs the public about what the David Foster Foundation is and talks about organ and tissue donation awareness month

SledMB53 talks about the Sled Friendly Certification

Guest: Alan McLaughlin with SledMB53

April 6th, 2022 12:00am | Duration: 5:49

McLaughlin explains what SledMB53 is and talks about the recent sled friendly certification designation that Thompson has acquired.

University of Manitoba's Northern Social Work Program Community Event

Guest: Sariviea Ellsworth, a fourth year student at the U of M’s Northern Social Work Program

April 5th, 2022 12:00am | Duration: 4:53

Ellsworth is going to discuss what the Northern Social Work Program is, some of the topics covered in the program and what the community event is going to be about.

Manitoba Association of Health Care Professionals Health Care Backlogs

Guest: Bob Moroz; President of the Manitoba Association of Health Care Professionals

April 1st, 2022 12:00am | Duration: 5:46

Moroz discusses what the Manitoba Association of Health Care Professionals is and their thoughts on the Provincials Government's plans to address the backlogs in Health Care

Nourish Food Marketing 2022 Halal Study

Guest: Salima Jivraj with Nourish Food Marketing

March 31st, 2022 12:00am | Duration: 6:19

Jivraj is going to present the results of a Halal Study that the agency conducted pertaining to it's consumers

CIBC 2022 Survey Results

Guest: Carissa Lucreziano; The Vice President of Financial and Investment Advice with CIBC

March 29th, 2022 12:00am | Duration: 6:35

Lucreziano shares the results of a recent survey regarding financial wellness as well as the background behind the poll.

BNRC’s Reaching Home Funding Streams

Guest: Laura Wallis with the Brandon Neighbourhood Renewal Corporation

March 24th, 2022 12:00am | Duration: 8:27

Wallis lets us know what Reaching Home is and talks about the two funding streams that are available to eligible organizations.

Tourism Winnipeg

Guest: Mike Green with Tourism Winnipeg

March 23rd, 2022 12:00am | Duration: 11:29

Green tells us what Tourism Winnipeg is and about a campaign that the group launched to increase Winnipeg’s visitors.

MKO Spring Break Event

Guest: Shyanna Lynxleg

March 22nd, 2022 12:00am | Duration: 7:06

Lynxleg informs the public about some events that the MKO is hosting for the kids to do during Spring Break.

Nutrition Month

Guest: Kathleen Hodgins; Community Dietian at the Thompson Clinic

March 21st, 2022 12:00am | Duration: 6:40

Hodgin discusses what Nutrition Month is, how it got started and why it's important.

Tech Manitoba to hold Disrupted 2022 this month, focusing on agricultural technology

Guest: Kelly Fournal, CEO of Tech Manitoba

March 19th, 2022 12:00am | Duration: 6:07

Fournal explains the purpose of their annual Disrupted forum and why northern Manitobans should consider taking part in the event, which will be held on March 24th.

Mall of the Arts Spring Break Workshops

Guest: Andria Stephens; Cofounder of the Mall of the Arts

March 18th, 2022 12:00am | Duration: 6:08

Stephens talks about the upcoming workshops available during Spring Break for the kids of the community at the City Center Mall

Red Cross Courses at the TRCC

Guest: Darlene Dick; Events Coordinator with the City of Thompson

March 17th, 2022 12:00am | Duration: 3:00

Dick informs the public about some Red Cross workshops that are being held at the TRCC that are meant to help train in skills such as First Aid, Babysitting and Safety at Home

CAA Worst Roads Campaign

Guest: Heather Mack with the CAA Manitoba

March 16th, 2022 12:00am | Duration: 4:14

Mack tells us about the Worst Road Campaign and what the impact of previous campaigns had on improving road conditions.

Nutrition Month's Breakfast Challenge

Guest: Oribim Kingson; Registered Dietitian based in The Pas

March 15th, 2022 12:00am | Duration: 6:39

Kingson encourages the public to take part in a Breakfast Challenge for Nutrition Month to start encouraging healthier eating habits

#Safer Highway 6 Campaign

Guest: Volker Beckmann; Member of Civilian Group #Safer Highway 6

March 14th, 2022 12:00am | Duration: 7:04

Beckmann describes why the #Safer Highway 6 group came to be and how the group plans on making Highway 6 safer.

Mood Disorders Association of Manitoba on Burnout

Guest: Marian Goldstone; Westman Regional Outreach Manager with the Mood Disorders Association of Manitoba

March 11th, 2022 12:00am | Duration: 9:45

Goldstone describes what burnout is, what the symptoms are and how burnout is affecting Manitobans as we enter the third year of the pandemic

Kidney Health Month

Guest: Greg Unger; Executive Director at the Manitoba Branch of the Kidney Foundation of Canada

March 10th, 2022 12:00am | Duration: 7:37

Unger talks about the Kidney Foundation of Manitoba, what Kidney Health Month is about and what kidney disease does to the body.

Lifeworks Mental Health Index

Guest: Paula Allen; Global Leader and Senior Vice President of Research and Wellbeing for Lifeworks

March 9th, 2022 12:00am | Duration: 9:56

Allen informs us about what Lifeworks and the Mental Health Index are and what the latest Index tells us in regards to mental health in the country.

Liver Health Month

Guest: Nem Maksimovic; Senior Manager of Patient Support and Education with the Canadian Liver Foundation

March 8th, 2022 12:00am | Duration: 10:07

Maksimovic talks about the Canadian Liver Foundation and it's goals, as well as information about liver disease.

CFIB on Fraud Prevention Month

Guest: Kathleen Cook, Director of Provincial Affairs for Manitoba

March 7th, 2022 12:00am | Duration: 6:04

Cook goes into detail about some ways fraud can happen to a business and how much fraud can impact the businesses affected.

Thompson RCMP on Fraud Prevention Month

Guest: Sandy Deibert; Constable with the Thompson RCMP

March 4th, 2022 12:00am | Duration: 8:17

Deibert talks about what Fraud is, why people commit fraud and what people can do to prevent themselves from becoming victims of fraud.

COVID Update from the Northern Health Region

Guest: Dr. William Libich; Medical Officer of Health with the Northern Health Region

March 3rd, 2022 12:00am | Duration: 9:00

Dr. Libich updates the public on the COVID-19 situation in Manitoba

NDP Leader has concerns about Manitoba health care system

Guest: Wab Kinew; Leader of the New Democratic Party

March 2nd, 2022 12:00am | Duration: 9:25

Kinew is going to discuss some concerns the NDP have about the Manitoba health care system as we go into the third year of COVID-19.

UCN's Northern Social Work Program

Guest: Lee Anne Deegan; The Acting Director of the University of Manitoba's Northern Social Work Program

March 1st, 2022 12:00am | Duration: 5:13

Deegan discusses what the Northern Social Work Program is, how it came to be and how it provides opportunities for students in the North

Red Tape Awareness Week

Guest: Annie Dormuth, Provincial Affairs Directors with the CFIB

February 25th, 2022 12:00am | Duration: 5:44

Dormuth is discussing what Red Tape means and what the Red Tape Awareness Week entails.

AMD Awareness Month

Guest: Nupura Bakshi

February 24th, 2022 12:00am | Duration: 8:21

Bakshi is going to answer some questions about age-related macular degeneration, or AMD, such as what causes it and what the symptoms are.

MPI Road Safety Observation Study

Guest: Brian Smiley, The Media Relations Coordinator with MPI

February 23rd, 2022 12:00am | Duration: 6:36

Smiley talks about the results of their recently released road safety observation study.

Winterfest Update

Guest: Rihana Thompson, Facility Coordinator with the City of Thompson

February 22nd, 2022 12:00am | Duration: 2:53

Thompson updates us on recent additions to Winterfest, what the itinerary for Winterfest will look like, and deadlines for contests being held.

Red Cross Partners in Action Study

Guest: Rebecca Uldrich & Julie Wright

February 17th, 2022 12:00am | Duration: 8:53

Rebecca and Julie tell us what the Red Cross Partners in Action study is about and how it will help prepare for natural disasters.

Shaw Spotlight Build Frosty Campaign

Guest: Chas Zahorchak, Manager of Shaw Spotlight Canada

February 16th, 2022 12:00am | Duration: 3:48

Zahorchak discusses what the Build Frosty campaign is and how it raises awareness for charities.

Thompson Community Foundation Grant Application Deadline

Guest: Dave Moore, President of the Thompson Community Foundation

February 15th, 2022 12:00am | Duration: 4:59

Moore discusses what the Thompson Community Foundation Grant is for and warns that this year's deadline in fast approaching for applicants

Canadian Federation of Independent Buisness Update

Guest: Kathleen Cook, Director of Provincial Affairs for Manitoba

February 14th, 2022 12:00am | Duration: 5:56

Cook updates listeners on how the reduction of COVID-19 restrictions is being welcomed by businesses.

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