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Summer Vacation Plans

Guest: Dr. Mandy Silverman, Clinical & Child Psychologist with the Child Mind Institute

July 17th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 7:03

Dr. Silverman shares tips on how to help our children get the most out of summer vacation time.

KTC to host 2019 Manitoba First Nations Firefighters competition

Guest: Ivan Hart, Fire Safety Officer at the Keewatin Tribal Council

July 16th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 4:01

Hart talks about the upcoming Manitoba First Nations Firefighters competition, which will be held at the TRCC from 9 AM to 4 PM on Saturday, July 20th.

Dog Bite Prevention

Guest: Dr. Ingrid Sproll, Veterinarian with Winrose Animal Hospital in Winnipeg

July 13th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 8:11

Sproll provides tips on how to prevent dogs from biting and how to recognize the signs a dog may bite.

Residential School Survivors Counselling available at KTC

Guest: Clint Saulteaux, Cultural Support Provider at Keewatin Tribal Council

July 11th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 7:38

Saulteaux talks about the services offered at the Keewatin Tribal Council for residential school survivors living in Thompson and surrounding communities.

Kivalliq Trade Show

Guest: Oswald Sawh, CEO of the Communities Economic Development Fund

July 10th, 2019 12:00am

Sawh talks about the Kivalliq Trade Show in Rankin Inlet, and why northern Manitoba businesses should participate in the trade show.

Thompson MLA talks about his recent nomination and the provincial election

Guest: Kelly Bindle, MLA for Thompson

July 9th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 4:33

Bindle talks about his recent nomination and his approach heading into the September election.

Thompson Public Library's Summer Activities

Guest: Trista Jensen, Library Assistant at the Thompson Public Library

July 6th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 2:39

Hear about the activities taking place throughout the summer at the library!

Kids Safety Day coming up

Guest: Penny Brenton with the Hello Parents Network

July 5th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 3:19

Brenton shares details about the upcoming Kids Safety Day.

Hooked on Life-jackets

Guest: Dr. Christopher Love, Smart Water Coordinator at Lifesaving Society Manitoba

July 4th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 8:13

Learn about the Hooked on Life-jackets campaign during National Fishing Week.

Manitoba Liberal Leader talks about the upcoming election

Guest: Dougald Lamont, Manitoba Liberal Leader

June 29th, 2019 02:00am | Duration: 7:49

Part two of an interview with Lamont regarding the Liberal Party's plans for Manitoba.

Summer Safety for Pets

Guest: Dr. Ingrid Sproll, Veterinarian with Winrose Animal Hospital in Winnipeg

June 28th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 5:49

Dr. Sproll gives advice on how to keep pets safe and comfortable this summer.

Manitoba Liberal Leader talks about the upcoming election

Guest: Dougald Lamont, Manitoba Liberal Leader

June 28th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 8:03

Lamont shares how the Liberal Party would manage the province in elected in September.

Boys and Girls Club to Host Summer Camps again

Guest: Regina da Silva-Gibbons, Executive Director of the Thompson Boys and Girls Club

June 27th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 5:57

Hear about the upcoming summer camps and how your child can participate.

Aquatic Invasive Species, Part 2

Guest: Candace Parks, Aquatic Invasive Species Specialist for Sustainable Development for Manitoba

June 21st, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 6:29

Parks shares how Manitobans can help in preventing the spread of aquatic invasive species.

Aquatic Invasive Species, Part 1

Guest: Candace Parks, Aquatic Invasive Species Specialist for Sustainable Development for Manitoba

June 20th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 7:08

Parks discusses what aquatic invasive species are and how they're damaging Manitoba waterways.

New Driver Z Program Rolling out in the Province

Guest: Maria Minenna, Manager of MPI's Drivers Education and Training Department

June 19th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 9:07

Minenna addresses the changes made by MPI to the Drivers Education (Driver Z) program.

National Indigenous Peoples Day Celebrations in Thompson

Guest: Shyanna Lynxleg, Organizer for National Indigenous Peoples Day

June 19th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 9:07

Lynxleg shares the activities of the upcoming celebration.

Thompson Golf Course looking for Board Members

Guest: Glenn Laycock, Publicity and Marketing for Thompson Golf Course

June 18th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 7:35

Laycock shares upcoming events and need for more members.

Safe Grad 2019

Guests: Laurie Vallance and Paula Sheppard

June 15th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 3:03

Laurie and Paula explain what Safe Grad is.

Quilter Jan Hall accepted to the Canadian Quilters Association Juried Show

Guest: Jan Hall

June 5th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 7:49

Hall discusses her experience as a quilter and the upcoming show in Ottawa in June.

RDPC Year-End Band Concerts

Guest: Sarah Lewis, Band Director at RDPC

June 4th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 3:33

Lewis shares the schedule of concerts coming up in June.

Steps to Success helping with Adult Education

Guest: Cat Cogle, Coordinator for the Steps to Success Program at the YWCA

May 31st, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 4:23

Cogle talks about Steps to Success and some of the classes available in June.

MDS Aerotest invites the Public to an Open Hosue

Guest: Jordan Ilott, General Manager of MDS Aerotest

May 30th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 4:17

Ilott talks about MDS Aerotest, what it does and invites the public to their upcoming Open House.

New Funding Announced for the Thompson Regional Airport

Guest: Curtis Ross, President of the Thompson Regional Airport Authority (TRAA)

May 29th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 8:12

Ross discusses the new funding announced by the Federal Government and how it will be used to improve the Thompson Regional Airport.

Sunscreen Protection Advice from the Canadian Cancer Society

Guest: Jessie Lawrence, Sun Sense Facilitator for the Canadian Cancer Society

May 24th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 6:03

Lawrence offers information and advice on how to make sure you avoid sunburns this summer.

Canada Day Celebrations planning underway in Thompson

Guest: Melanie Graham, Interim Rec Director for the City of Thompson

May 23rd, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 6:51

Graham shares how the plans are coming along for the City's Canada Day Celebrations.

Boreal Discovery Centre Fund Raiser coming June 8th

Guests: Penny Byer, Tara Ritchie and Samantha Graham

May 22nd, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 8:01

Our guests will share details about the upcoming "Walk / Run /Bike for the Boreal Event."

Merchant Media Slo-Pitch League

Guest: Tim Ryan

May 18th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 2:36

Ryan shares how you can join the Slo-Pitch League and offers contact information.

War Amps Key Tag Campaign Underway

Guest: James Jordan

May 17th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 7:18

James Jordan tells our listeners about how the War Amps came about and how it serves Canadians.

Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries now Canada's largest Fair Trade Workplace

Guest: Donna Dagg, Manager of Sustainable Development for the MLCC

May 16th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 6;40

Hear how Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries earned this designation and what it means for Manitoba.

"Memento: Archiving Memory" workshop comes to Thompson Public Library

Guest: Jennifer Dysart, Cree Filmmaker

May 15th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 9:16

Dysart shares her background as a filmmaker, her use of archived material in her work and the importance of archiving material for future generations.

Canada Road Safety Week

Guest: Brian Smiley, Media Relations Coordinator, MPI

May 14th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 3:45

Brian Smiley addresses the need for the week in order to protect drivers and pedestrians alike.

Colin Bonnycastle Retiring from Northern Social Work Program

Guest: Colin Bonnycastle, Director of the NSWP

May 11th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 8:53

Colin shares details of how he came to be involved with the NSWP and his future plans.

How to Prevent Heat Stroke

Guest: Lewis Smith, Manager of National Projects for the Canada Safety Council

May 10th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 6:57

Lewis Smith tells us how to identify the signs of heat stroke and how to prepare against it.

Gutsy Walk coming June 2

Guest: Dave Moore, Event Organizer

May 9th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 6:33

The Crohn's & Colitis Gutsy Walk happens Canada-wide on June 2nd. Listen to how you can join the Thompson event.

Welcome to Kindergarten Sessions begin in June

Guest: Ashley Roberts, Vice-Principal at Ecole Riverside School

May 8th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 5:22

Learn about why and when the Welcome to Kindergarten session are held.

Manitoba Indigenous Tourism Strategy

Guest: Keith Henry, President and CEO of the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC)

May 7th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 8:29

Keith Henry shares details about the Manitoba Indigenous Tourism Strategy announced April 24th in OCN.

Fire Prevention (2/2)

Guests: Fire Chief Mike Bourgon an Shauna Kortz

May 1st, 2019 06:00am | Duration: 3:53

Chief Bourgon and Kortz discuss how to keep the City and your property safe in the event of a wildfire. Part two of two.

MHSAA Badminton Provincials in Thompson May 3-4, 2019

Guest: Bruce Krentz

May 1st, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 8:00

Bruce Krentz shares details of the upcoming Badminton Provincial tournament in Thompson.

30th Annual Trade Show - RCMP

Guest: Constable Sandy Deibert

April 30th, 2019 06:00am | Duration: 2:40

Constable Sandy Deibert joins host Stuart Walter to discuss what the RCMP has in store for the upcoming trade show. (Original air date: April 29, 2019)

Fire Prevention (1/2)

Guests: Fire Chief Mike Bourgon an Shauna Kortz

April 30th, 2019 06:00am | Duration: 4:49

Chief Bourgon and Kortz discuss how to keep the City and your property safe in the event of a wildfire. Part one of two.

National Day of Mourning

Guest: Robert Ellsworth, Safety Representative for USW Local 6166

April 27th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 4:10

Details about the local National Day of Mourning event and how the day came to be.

Thompson Scouts Group Open House

Guest: Delvene Langan

April 26th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 5:00

Here's a chance to see what the Scouts Program in Thompson offers children, their parents and volunteers.

RBC Training Ground Part 2

Kurt Innes, Director of Talent Development

April 25th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 6:40

Athletes from 14-25 have the chance to see if they're Olympic material.

RBC Training Ground Part 1

Kurt Innes, Director of Talent Development

April 24th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 6:30

RBC Training Ground is coming to Thompson April 27th to test for potential future Olympians.

Thompson Lacrosse Association Brings Junior Lacrosse to the City

Brad Ritchie

April 19th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 8:50

Two regular season games will be played in Thompson between the Manitoba Blizzard and Saskatoon Swat.

Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease

Guest: Erin Murphy, Communicable Disease Coordinator for the NRHA

April 18th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 5:00

Murphy discusses the signs and symptoms of this common childhood disease.

Parkinson's Disease (2/2)

Guest: Donna Greening

April 17th, 2019 06:00am | Duration: 8:40

Part two of two.

Parkinson's Disease (1/2)

Guest: Donna Greening

April 16th, 2019 06:00am | Duration: 6:44

Donna Greening, from Parkinson Canada, joins to discuss the disease. Part one of two.

30th Annual Trade Show

Guest: Sue O'Brien

April 6th, 2019 06:00am | Duration: 5:40

Sue O'Brien joins host Stuart Walter to discuss the upcoming 102.9 CHTM Trade Show! It's taking place at the TRCC from May 3rd until the 5th! (Original air date: April 5, 2019)

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