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Mall of the Arts talk about upcoming March programming

Guest: Charles Kyd, Biographer for Mall of the Arts

February 19th, 2021 12:00am | Duration: 5:27

In this edition of Thompson Today, Kyd talks about some of the workshops the Mall of the Arts has coming up down the pipeline. Original Air Date: February 18, 2021.

Manitoba Arts Network launches virtual festival to support artists across the province

Guest: Rose-Anne Harder, Executive Director w/ the Manitoba Arts Council

February 18th, 2021 12:00am | Duration: 5:14

In this edition of Thompson Today, Harder shares what the Stay Safe at Home Festival will entail when it launches Feb. 21. Original Air Date: February 17, 2021.

City of Thompson says Winterfest is going virtual this year

Guest: Darlene Dick, Events Coordinator for the City of Thompson

February 17th, 2021 12:00am | Duration: 4:49

In this edition of Thompson Today, we learn more about what this year's Winterfest will look like. Original Air Date: February 16, 2021

CWHHA highlight the importance of Wear Red Day

Guest: Dr. Thai Coutinho, cardiologist and co-chair for the Canadian Women's Heart Health Alliance

February 13th, 2021 12:00am | Duration: 10:15

In this edition of Thompson Today, Dr. Coutinho goes over the importance of being aware of women's health health. Original Air Date: February 12, 2021.

National 211 Day

Guest: Daria Lukie, Director at 211 Manitoba

February 12th, 2021 12:00am | Duration: 10:28

In this edition of Thompson Today, Lukie explains what 211 Day is and how Manitobans can access the 211 service. Original Air Date: February 11, 2021.

Moose Hide Campaign to host virtual gathering to commit to ending violence against women and children

Guest: Raven Lacerte, Co-Founder of the Moose Hide Campaign

February 11th, 2021 12:00am | Duration: 6:35

In this edition of Thompson Today, Lacerte explains what the Moose Hide Cmapaign is and what you can do to commit to ending violence against women and children. Original Air Date: February 10, 2021.

Boys and Girls Club of Thompson releasing interview series for Black History Month

Guest: Faiza Alabi, Community Engagement Coordinator with the Boys and Girls Club of Thompson

February 10th, 2021 12:00am | Duration: 4:32

In this edition of Thompson Today, Alabi explains why she began producing a Black History Month interview series, and why it's important for people across all backgrounds to listen to the conversations. Original Air Date: February 9, 2021.

Thompson Community Foundation grant applications deadline coming up later this month

Guest: Paula Yanko, Grants Chair w/ the Thompson Community Foundation

February 9th, 2021 12:00am | Duration: 4:07

In this edition of Thompson Today, Yanko talks through the application process for their grants, which will be accepting submissions until February 19 at 4:00 p.m. Original Air Date: February 8, 2021.

Thompson Humane Society give update on how they fared during the pandemic

Guest: Oswald Sawh, Chair of the Thompson Humane Society

February 8th, 2021 12:00am | Duration: 8:22

Interview by Karl Johnson.

Manitoban files court challenge against province for banning residents from growing pot in their homes

Guest: Jesse Lavoie, TobaGrown

February 5th, 2021 12:00am | Duration: 9:24

In this edition of Thompson Today, Lavoie explains why he's challenging the provincial government on their ban against residents growing cannibis in their own home. Original Air Date: February 4, 2021.

Heart Month 2021

Guest: Amanda Nash, Health Promotions & Nutrition Manager w/ the Heart and Stroke Foundation

February 4th, 2021 12:00am | Duration: 10:13

In this edition of Thompson Today, Nash talks about the impact COVID-19 has had on heart disease patients and how this year's Heart Month campaign will work. Original Air Date: February 3, 2021.

Local athlete designs Law Enforcement Torch Run t-shirt

Guest: Brandon McDonald, Special Olympics Manitoba Athlete

February 3rd, 2021 12:00am | Duration: 2:49

In this edition of Thompson Today, McDonald talks about how he got involved in designing a shirt for the Law Enforcement Torch Run and how Thompsonites can pick up a shirt for themselves. Original Air Date: February 2, 2021.

RCMP Day 2021

Guest: Constable Sandy Deibert, Thompson RCMP Detachment

February 2nd, 2021 12:00am | Duration: 4:45

In this edition of Thompson Today, Deibert explains what RCMP Day is and gives an update on how 2020 went for the local detachment. Original Air Date: February 1, 2021.

Mall of the Arts aims for traction in 2021 as it establishes itself in the north

Guest: Andria Stephens, Co-Founder of the Mall of the Arts

January 30th, 2021 12:00am | Duration: 9:52

In this edition of Thompson Today, Stephens gives an overview of how 2020 went for the Mall of the Arts, and what they have planned for 2021. Original Air Date: January 29, 2021.

Bell Let's Talk Day 2021

Guest: Shellie Verville, Mental Health Promotions Specialist w/ the Northern Health Region

January 29th, 2021 12:00am | Duration: 9:33

In this edition of Thompson Today, Verville talks about the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on Canadians' mental health, and how people can participate in Bell Let's Talk Day. Original Air Date: January 28, 2021.

2021 Ride for Dad running all February to raise money for prostate cancer research

Guest: Kelly Martens, President of the Thompson Trailbreakers

January 27th, 2021 12:00am

In this edition of Thompson Today, Martens explains how this year's Ride for Dad snowmobiling fundraiser will work and how people can participate. Original Air Date: January 26, 2021.

CFIB states COVID-19 pandemic highlights red tape "headaches" business owners have to deal with

Guest: Jonathan Alward, the Director of Provincial Affairs (MB) at the CFIB

January 26th, 2021 12:00am | Duration: 9:22

In this edition of Thompson Today, Alward talks about how the COVID-19 pandemic has shined a spotlight on red tape policies that make it difficult for independent businesses to sign up for aid programs. Original Air Date: January 25, 2021.

Winnipeg clinic offering free virtual doctors' clinics to Northern, rural, and remote communities

Guest: Alysha Buck, Co-Founder & Director at Sabe Wellness Medical Clinic (Winnipeg)

January 23rd, 2021 12:00am | Duration: 5:44

In this edition of Thompson Today, Buck explains the importance of virtual health care and how Sabe Wellness is focusing on under-served communities across Manitoba. Original Air Date: January 22, 2021.

Northern Health Region CEO addresses COVID-19 case spike in the region

Guest: Helga Bryant, CEO of the Northern Health Region

January 22nd, 2021 12:00am | Duration: 7:06

In this edition of Thompson Today, Bryant addresses the increase in COVID-19 cases in the north. Original Air Date: January 21, 2021.

CFIB advocating for easing of restrictions for independent business owners

Guest: Jonathan Alward, the Director of Provincial Affairs (MB) at the CFIB

January 21st, 2021 12:00am | Duration: 4:56

In this edition of Thompson Today, Alward gives an update on how small businesses in Manitoba fared in 2020, and what more needs to be done to support them during the COVID-19 pandemic. Original Air Date: January 20, 2021.

Kiddies Northern Preschool organizes COVID Time Capsules

Guest: Lynn Martin, Director of Kiddies Northern Preschool

January 20th, 2021 12:00am | Duration: 4:27

In this edition of Thompson Today, Martin talks about how families in Thompson can get involved in creating a COVID Time Capsule. Original Air Date: January 12, 2021.

UCN's Tim Gibson talks about the Community and Industry Solutions Groups and Workforce Development program

Guest: Tim Gibson, University College of the North

January 20th, 2021 12:00am | Duration: 4:08

Interview by Mark Andrews.

Breakfast in a Bag continues into 2021

Guest: Pastor Mel Versluis from the Thompson Pentecostal Assembly

January 19th, 2021 12:00am | Duration: 4:31

In this edition of Thompson Today, Pastor Versluis gives an update on the Breakfast in a Bag program and how the initiative went overall in the past year. Original Air Date: January 18, 2021.

U of M ethics professor weighs in on handling of the COVID-19 pandemic in Manitoba - Part Two

Guest: Arthur Schafer, Director of the Centre of Professional and Applied Ethics at the University of Manitoba

January 16th, 2021 12:00am | Duration: 7:25

In part two of this edition of Thompson Today, Schafer talks about how the pandemic has been handled by provincial and federal governments. Original Air Date: January 15, 2021.

U of M ethics professor weighs in on handling of the COVID-19 pandemic in Manitoba - Part One

Guest: Arthur Schafer, Director of the Centre of Professional and Applied Ethics at the University of Manitoba

January 15th, 2021 12:00am | Duration: 8:57

In part one of this edition of Thompson Today, Schafer talks about how the pandemic has been handled by provincial and federal governments. Original Air Date: January 14, 2021.

New Northern Voices: Writer's Edition looking for writers

Guest: Ursula Lawson, National Screen Institute

January 14th, 2021 12:00am | Duration: 5:05

In this edition of Thompson Today, Lawson talks about how northern writers can get their ideas off the ground with their free writers course. Original Air Date: January 13, 2021.

Manitoba Chambers of Commerce offering info session to business owners on aid programs

Guest: Chuck Davidson, President & CEO of Manitoba Chambers of Commerce

January 13th, 2021 12:00am | Duration: 10:22

In this edition of Thompson Today, Davidson gives an over view of how businesses fared in 2020, and explains some of the resources the provincial chamber has to assist business owners during the COVID-19 pandemic. Original Air Date: January 12, 2021.

Winnipeg swimming school offering free babysitting courses for youth across Manitoba this winter

Guest: Rishona Hyman, owner and instructor at Aqua Essence Swim Academy (Winnipeg)

January 9th, 2021 12:00am | Duration: 9:25

In this edition of Thompson Today, Hyman talks about the Red Cross Babysitting Course Aqua Essence is offering for free online to youth across the province. Original Air Date: January 8, 2021

Alzheimer's Awareness Month 2021

Guest: Erin Crawford, Program Director for Alzheimer Society Manitoba

January 8th, 2021 12:00am | Duration: 11:10

In this edition of Thompson Today, Crawford talks about this year's Alzheimer's Awareness Month campaign and how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted those with dementia. Original Air Date: January 7, 2021

Chief Leroy Constant gives an update on York Factory First Nation - Part Two

Guest: Chief Leroy Constant of York Factory Cree Nation

January 6th, 2021 12:00am | Duration: 5:36

In part two of this edition of Thompson Today, Chief Constant gives an update on the COVID-19 situation in York Factory and the recent outbreak at the Manitoba Hydro Keeyask Construction site. Original Air Date: January 5, 2021.

Chief Leroy Constant gives an update on York Factory First Nation - Part One

Guest: Chief Leroy Constant of York Factory Cree Nation

January 5th, 2021 12:00am | Duration: 7:45

In part one of this edition of Thompson Today, Chief Constant talks about the KNC investment York Factory made in the summer of 2019. Original Air Date: January 4, 2021.

Thompson Trailbreakers

Guest: Kelly Martens, President of the Thompson Trailbreakers

December 24th, 2020 12:00am | Duration: 4:17

In this edition of Thompson Today, Martens talks about how the trails are looking so far this year. Original Air Date: December 23, 2020.

Mall of the Arts bringing virtual youth theatre workshops to kids in Thompson and Flin Flon this January

Guest: Andria Stephens, Co-Founder of the Mall of the Arts

December 23rd, 2020 12:00am | Duration: 4:16

In this edition of Thompson Today, Stephens talks about the new online youth theatre workshops the Mall of the Arts is offering this January in partnership with the Flin Flon Arts Council and the Manitoba Theatre for Young People. Original Air Date: December 22, 2020.

MITT establishes new Cyber Security Centre to train Manitobans in industry jobs

Guest: Kathy Knight, Executive Director of the Manitoba Cyber Security Centre for the Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology

December 16th, 2020 12:00am | Duration: 9:21

In this edition of Thompson Today, Knight talks about the potential the cyber security sector has in Manitoba. Original Air Date: December 15, 2020.

Help Santa find his way in Thompson by taking part in the Christmas Eve Jingle!

Guest: Darlene Dick, Events Coordinator for the City of Thompson

December 15th, 2020 12:00am | Duration: 3:52

In this edition of Thompson Today, Darlene goes into how the Christmas Eve Jingle will work here in Thompson. Original Air Date: December 14, 2020

Thompson Winter Wonderland raises money for new community pool

Guest: Todd Harwood, Co-Chair of the Thompson Community Pool Committee

December 12th, 2020 12:00am | Duration: 6:14

In this edition of Thompson Today, Harwood talks about what the Pool Community's latest fundraising effort will look like as it kicks off December 12th. Original Air Date: December 11, 2020.

Manitoba Arts Network talks about their Indigenous Emerging Artist Mentorship Incentive

Guest: Rhonda Head, Indigenous Program Coordinator w/ the Manitoba Arts Network

December 10th, 2020 12:00am | Duration: 5:15

In this edition of Thompson Today, Head talks about the Indigenous Emerging Artist Mentorship Incentive. Original Air Date: December 9, 2020.

NRHA's CEO talks about UCN's upcoming condensed Health Care Aide program

Guest: Helga Bryant, CEO of the Northern Health Region

December 9th, 2020 12:00am | Duration: 10:01

In this edition of Thompson Today, Bryant goes into what the condensed Health Care Aide program will look like at UCN. Original Air Date: December 8, 2020.

Operation Red Nose launches "Take the Reins for Your Safety" campaign this holiday season

Guest: Marie-Chantel Fortin, Operation Red Nose

December 5th, 2020 12:00am | Duration: 4:21

In this edition of Thompson Today, Fortin explains what the ORN's new campaign "Take the Reins for Your Safety" is all about! Original Air Date: December 4, 2020.

Make sure to be prepared with a winter emergency vehicle kit if you're travelling on winter roads this time of year

Guest: Christa Mariash, CAA Manitoba

December 4th, 2020 12:00am | Duration: 5:02

In this edition of Thompson Today, Mariash talks about what essential items should be in your winter emergency vehicle kit. Original Air Date: December 3, 2020.

North of the 55th Toy Drive looking for donations to keep the holiday spirit alive during COVID-19

Guest: Tiffany Price, Organizer of the North of the 55th Toy Drive

November 28th, 2020 12:00am | Duration: 4:18

In this edition of Thompson Today, Price talks about the importance of having a toy drive during this unconventional holiday season. Original Air Date: November 27, 2020.

COVID-19 at the forefront for Diabetes Awareness Month

Guest: Dr. Vincent Woo, Endocrinology Consultant w/ St. Boniface Hosipital (Winnipeg)

November 27th, 2020 12:00am | Duration: 5:28

In this edition of Thompson Today, Dr. Woo talks about the risks of severe COVID-19 symptoms for people who may have diabetes. Original Air Date: November 26, 2020.

CFIB COVID-19 Update November 2020

Guest: Jonathan Alward, the Director of Provincial Affairs (MB) at the CFIB

November 26th, 2020 12:00am | Duration: 9:58

In this edition of Thompson Today, Alward talks about how independent businesses in Manitoba are holding up with the strict Public Health orders in place, and what it could mean for the holiday shopping season. Original Air Date: November 25, 2020.

Students Against Destructive Decisions

Guest: Rick Birt, Director w/ Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD)

November 24th, 2020 12:00am | Duration: 6:50

In this edition of Thompson Today, Birt explains what SADD is, how they've been engaging with communities during the pandemic, and how Northern Manitoban communities can start their own chapters. Original Air Date: November 23, 2020.

Salvation Army focusing on Christmas Hampers this season as clients continue to rise during second wave of COVID-19

Guest: Roy Bladen, Director of the Thompson Salvation Army

November 20th, 2020 12:00am | Duration: 6:19

In this edition of Thompson Today, Bladen explains the Salvation Army is focusing on the Christmas Hampers campaign this holiday season, and how the Salvation Army has been doing this the start of the pandemic. Original Air Date: November 19, 2020.

National Child Day will be going virtual this year

Guest: Penny Brenton, Marymound

November 13th, 2020 12:00am | Duration: 4:34

In this edition of Thompson Today, Brenton discusses the major activities taking place for National Child Day this year, including a photo contest. Original Air Date: November 12, 2020.

Huron Carole will hold its 33rd season virtually this year

Guest:Tom Jackson, Founder and Lead Performer of The Huron Carole

November 7th, 2020 12:00am | Duration: 8:54

In this edition of Thompson Today, Jackson talks about how the 33rd season of The Huron Carole will work this time around. Original Air Date: November 6, 2020.

Snowmobile Tourism

Guest: Laura Finley, Community Futures North Central Development

November 5th, 2020 12:00am | Duration: 6:48

In this edition of Thompson Today, Finley take about the near-completion of the new snowmobile trail encompassing both northern and southern Manitoba, along with other updates. Original Air Date: November 4, 2020.

Remembrance Day service will be livestreamed this year

Guest: Dan Colosie, Operations Manager w/ Royal Canadian Legion #244

November 4th, 2020 12:00am | Duration: 5:47

In this edition of Thompson Today, Colosie explains how this year's Remembrance Day service will be different considering the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Original Air Date: November 3, 2020.

Kids Grief for Educators

Guest: Tara Skibo, Communications and Engagement Manager of the Canadian Virtual Hospice

November 3rd, 2020 12:00am | Duration: 8:27

In this edition of Thompson Today, Skibo talks about the new Kids Grief for Educators program to help teachers and other community leaders help support a grieving child. Original Air Date: November 2, 2020.

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