Thompson Today

Thompson Today
Thompson Today airs on 102.9 CHTM weekdays at 12:40pm and 5:10pm.
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Guest: Dr. Jody Burnett, a registered doctoral psychologist with the Saskatchewan Collage of Psychologists
March 8th, 2023 12:00am | Duration: 9:12
Dr. Burnett talks about the mental health challenges of women who work as public safety personal and the resources available to help them

Master’s Curling Championship

Guest: Sam Antila
March 7th, 2023 12:00am | Duration: 4:21
Antila discusses the upcoming Manitoba Credit Union’s Master’s Curling Championship and goes into detail about the teams playing

TNRC Workshops

Guest: Oswald Sawh, the executive director of the Thompson Neighbourhood Renewal Corporation
March 6th, 2023 12:00am | Duration: 5:37
Sawh talks about the second Professional Development workshop that the TNRC is hosting and what the workshop will consist of

AMD Awareness

Guest: Dr. Varun Chaudhary, a member of the Canadian Ophthalmological Society
March 3rd, 2023 12:00am | Duration: 7:35
Dr. Chaudhary talks about what Age Related Macular Degeneration is and what the public can do to address it

TCC Family Event

Guest: Mary Demare with the Thompson Crisis Centre
March 2nd, 2023 12:00am | Duration: 3:09
Demare discusses the Family Event that the Thompson Crisis Centre is hosting and what it is for

She Inspires Me campaign

Guest: Nicole Apetagon, the women’s program coordinator with the YWCA Thompson
February 28th, 2023 12:00am | Duration: 3:55
Apetagon goes into detail about what the YWCA’s She Inspires Me campaign is and how people can participate

Shaw Build Frosty Contest

Guest: Chas Zahorchak, the Manager of Shaw Spotlight
February 27th, 2023 12:00am | Duration: 4:44
Zahorchak talks about what Shaw’s annual Build Frosty contest is about

YWCA Locker Project

Guest: Nicole Apetagon, the Women’s Programs Coordinator with YWCA Thompson
February 23rd, 2023 12:00am | Duration: 4:18
Apetagon talks about the Locker Project that the YWCA recently launched as a strategy of harm reduction from drug use.

Thompson Winterfest 2023

Guest: Darlene Dick with the City of Thompson
February 22nd, 2023 12:00am | Duration: 3:11
Dick explains what Winterfest is and what the agenda is for the event this year following the erasure of COVID restrictions.

Thompson Scouts Alumni Night

Guest: Daniel Conner with the Thompson First Scouts
February 21st, 2023 12:00am | Duration: 4:21
Conner talks the Thompson First Scouts and about the Alumni Night that they are hosting for previous Scout members

PC Financial Long Weekend Survey

Guest: Sue Spicer, a professional home economist with PC Financial
February 16th, 2023 12:00am | Duration: 7:09
Spicer shares some ideas that the public can try to make the most of the upcoming long weekend without going over budget based on a recent survey conducted by PC Financial.

TNRC Workshops

Guest: Oswald Sawh, the Executive Director of the Thompson Neighbourhood Renewal Corporation
February 15th, 2023 12:00am | Duration: 6:03
Sawh talks about the workshops that the TNRC is hosting for the community and what they are for.

Robert Half February Survey

Guest: David Bolton, a Regional Director with Robert Half
February 14th, 2023 12:00am | Duration: 7:33
Bolton talks about Robert Half’s February survey which focused on hiring practises, working relationships and passion in the workplace

TCF 2023 Grant

Guest: Shamilla Thethy, the Grants Chairperson for the Thompson Community Foundation
February 13th, 2023 12:00am | Duration: 6:53
Thethy discusses the grants that the Thompson Community Foundation offers, what each grant is for and how to apply for them.

Heart Month Testimonial

Guest: Jessica Solomon
February 8th, 2023 12:00am | Duration: 8:34
Solomon shares her story as a heart attack patient in honor of Heart Month

Heart Month Report

Guest: Dr. Mahwash Saeed, a cardiologist from Winnipeg and a spokesperson with the Heart and Stroke Foundation
February 6th, 2023 12:00am | Duration: 5:32
Dr. Saeed discusses the Heart Month Report that the Heart and Stroke Foundation released in regards to women’s heart and brain health

Robert Half Employee Boredom Survey

Guest: Mike Shekhtman, a senior regional manager with Robert Half
February 2nd, 2023 12:00am | Duration: 7:31
Shekhtman talks about the results of the survey regarding employee boredom that Robert Half conducted and gives some tips on how to avoid boredom in the workplace

TNRC Small Grant Fund

Guest: Oswald Sawh with the Thompson Neighbourhood Renewal Corporation
February 1st, 2023 12:00am | Duration: 5:30
Sawh talks about the Thompson Neighbourhood Renewal Corporation and the small grant fund they offer annually to local non-profits to help fund community projects

Economic Development Winnipeg’s Winnipeg Attractions Pass

Guest: Tyler Walsh, the Marketing Director with Economic Development Winnipeg
January 30th, 2023 12:00am | Duration: 6:14
Walsh talks about the recently launched Winnipeg Attractions Pass and what the pass offers to those interested in buying one.

Glaucoma Awareness Month

Guest: Dr. Briar Sexton, a spokesperson with the Canadian Ophthalmological Society
January 27th, 2023 12:00am
Dr. Sexton talks about what the Canadian Ophthalmological Society is and the reasons why it is important for them to highlight Glaucoma Awareness Month to the public

Bell Let’s Talk Day

Guest: Bruce Krentz from the Northern Health Region
January 25th, 2023 12:00am | Duration: 6:09
Krentz discusses Bell Let’s Talk Day and the benefit that it has done on the mental health of people in the Northern communities

On the Right Tracks Thompson Engagement Session

Guest: Damien Lynxleg with MKO
January 23rd, 2023 12:00am | Duration: 5:25
Damien goes into detail about what the On the Right Tracks community engagement session is about

MKO Food Bank

Shyanna Lynxleg, the Urban Initiative Manager at MKO
January 20th, 2023 12:00am | Duration: 10:30
Lynxleg talks about the Food Bank that the MKO opened last year and about future plans that MKO has for it

National Non-Smoking Week

Guest: Hailey Coleman from the Lung Association’s Manitoba branch
January 19th, 2023 12:00am | Duration: 6:21
Coleman talks about National Non-Smoking Week and about some of the programs that the Lung Association offers for people who are trying to quit smoking

PC Financial New Year Goals Survey

Guest: Jackie Porter, a certified financial advisor with PC Financial
January 17th, 2023 12:00am | Duration: 8:12
Porter discusses the results of PC Financial’s recent survey about Canadians’ financial goal settings in the New Year

Thompson Senior Community Resource Council Food Hamper

Guest: Penny Byer, the coordinator of the TSCRC
January 16th, 2023 12:00am | Duration: 8:13
Penny Byer discusses the TSCRC’s food hampers for seniors, what the criteria to apply are and any future goals and plans for the hamper moving forward

University of Manitoba’s Northern Social Work Program

Guest: Lee Anne Deegan, the Director of the U of M’s Northern Social Work Program
January 13th, 2023 12:00am | Duration: 4:39
Deegan goes into detail about the University of Manitoba’s Northern Social Work Program and what it offers to those who apply

MITT Women of Steel Program

Guest: Bev Stuart with the Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology
January 12th, 2023 12:00am | Duration: 4:01
Stuart talks about the MITT’s upcoming Women of Steel Forging Forward project and what it will entail

Robert Half Job Optimism Survey

Guest: Mike Shehktman, Senior Regional Director with Robert Half
January 11th, 2023 12:00am | Duration: 7:06
Shehktman talks about the history of the Robert Half’s Job Optimism Survey and the results of this year’s survey

Mall of the Arts Documentary

Guest: Andria Stephens, the co-founder of the Mall of the Arts
January 9th, 2023 12:00am | Duration: 6:48
Stephens talks about the Mall of the Arts recently released documentary featuring Northern artists

Canfitpro Fitness Trends Report

Guest: Mo Hagan, the CEO of Canfitpro
January 6th, 2023 12:00pm
Hagan talks about what Canfitpro is, what their Fitness Trends Report is about and what this year’s report’s findings are.

Round Dance Event

Guest: Molly
January 5th, 2023 12:00am | Duration: 2:11
Molly discusses the Round Dance Event that the Family Enhancement Cultural Services is hosting and what the event is for.

Norman Wolves Hockey Games

Guest: Joey Hall & Simon Richcoon, players for the Norman Wolves U15 AAA Hockey Team
January 4th, 2023 12:00am | Duration: 1:58
Hall and Richcoon talk about the home games that the Norman Wolves are playing in Thompson this month

Alzheimer’s Awareness Month Campaign

Guest: Liz McLeod, a Senior Manager of Regional Services with Alzheimer’s Society Manitoba
January 3rd, 2023 12:00am | Duration: 7:30
McLeod talks about what Alzheimer’s Society Manitoba is and about their Alzheimer’s Awareness Month Campaign.

NRHA Flu Season Holiday Update

Guest: Dr. William Libich, a medical officer of health with the Northern Health Region
December 22nd, 2022 12:00am | Duration: 7:45
Dr. Libich gives an update on the NRHA’s Flu Vaccine Campaign and why it’s important to be vaccinated during the holiday season

Safe Toys and Gifts Awareness Month

Guest: Dr. Phil Hooper, the President of the Canadian Ophthalmological Society
December 21st, 2022 12:00am | Duration: 4:15
Dr. Hooper talks about the Safe Toys and Gifts Awareness Campaign that the Canadian Ophthalmological Society implemented due to the increase of potential eye injuries caused by holiday gifts

Holiday Blues

Guest: Denise Richardson, the Senior Vice President at Inkblot Therapy
December 20th, 2022 12:00am | Duration: 6:18
Richardson discusses the struggle of Holiday Blues that affects Canadians and why it’s important to prioritize mental health during the holiday season

Myrowich Staffing Agency

Guest: Mark Myrowich with Myrowich Staffing Agency
December 15th, 2022 12:00am
Myrowich talks about the Myrowich Staffing Agency and what his Agency does to help the people coming to Canada from the Ukraine

Winter Wonderland

Guest: Todd and Rachelle with the Swim North Pool Committee
December 14th, 2022 12:00am | Duration: 3:38
Todd and Rachelle talks about the annual Winter Wonderland display and goes into detail about how Winter Wonderland started

RD Parker Collegiate Winter Concerts

Guest: Stevie McPherson, a music teacher at RD Parker Collegiate
December 13th, 2022 12:00am | Duration: 3:01
McPherson talks about the RDPC’s upcoming two days of Winter Concerts by the students

Holiday Hamper Fundraiser

Guest: Jason Mintenko, the Human Resources Administrator with the local Rock Country and Twin Motors Dealerships
December 12th, 2022 12:00am | Duration: 5:16
Mintenko talks about the Rock Country and Twin Motor Holiday Hamper Fundraiser and what it is they hope to do with it

UBC Canadian District opens applications for Apprentice Service Program to address labour shortages in construction, manufacturing

Guest: Jodie Lucas, Executive Director w/ UBC Canadian District
December 7th, 2022 12:00am | Duration: 6:27
Lucas talks about the Apprentice Service Program, how it will address labour shortages in the industry, and how it benefits SMEs and apprentices in Northern Manitoba.

YWCA National Day of Action

Guest: Nicole with the YWCA Thompson
December 5th, 2022 12:00pm | Duration: 3:02
Nicole talks about the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women and what the YWCA is doing to commemorate the day

Canadian Blood Services launch Give 3 in 2023 Campaign

Guest: Jennifer Gretzan with Canadian Blood Services
December 2nd, 2022 12:00am | Duration: 4:19
Gretzan discusses the Canadian Blood Services’ recently launched Give 3 in 2023 campaign and how it will address a decline in blood, plasma, and platelet donations typically seen at the end of the year.

FP Canada Survey

Guest: David Christianson, a certified financial planner and portfolio manager at Christianson Wealth Advisors for National Bank Financial in Winnipeg
December 1st, 2022 12:00am | Duration: 7:35
Christianson explains the results of a recent survey done by FP Canada about Canadians and their financial situations and about the problems with unconscious spending habits.

Ophthalmological Society Diabetic Retinopathy

Guest: Dr. Phil Hooper, the President of the Canadian Ophthalmological Society
November 30th, 2022 12:00am | Duration: 5:52
Hooper talks about the vision related complications associated with diabetes as part of Diabetes Awareness Month

T2 Daycare Toy and Food Drive

Guest: Christina Nick, the Assistant Director with the T2 Thompson Toddlers Daycare
November 29th, 2022 12:00am | Duration: 2:28
Nick goes into detail about the Holiday Toy and Food Drive that the T2 Daycare is running and what they hope to do with the donations

Artisans, Artists, Crafters, and Small Business Expo

Guest: Oswald Sawh, the Executive Director of the Thompson Neighbourhood Renewal Corporation
November 28th, 2022 12:00am | Duration: 5:10
Sawh tells us about the Artisans, Artists, Crafters and Small Business Expo that the TNRC is hosting

Fall Prevention Month

Guest: Lia Anderson, a clinical resource specialist with Medline Canada
November 25th, 2022 12:00am | Duration: 7:59
Anderson spreads awareness about Fall Prevention Month and how to reduce the risks of falls

16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

Guest: Mary Demare with the Thompson Crisis Center
November 24th, 2022 12:00am | Duration: 5:43
Demare informs us about what the 16 Days of Activism campaign is and its significance to the community

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