Thompson Today

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Music at the Museum

Guest: Amy Caldwell and Isabel Carter from the Heritage North Museum

August 17th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 3:27

Amy and Isabel talk about what's in store for the first ever Music at the Museum concert!

Norman Northstars 2019-2020 Season

Guest: Glenn Laycock, Co-Coach of the Norman North Stars

August 16th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 6:57

Coach Glenn talks about preparations and expectations for the upcoming season, as well the team try-outs and summer camp that will be held next week.

The Fabulous Family Feud Night Fundraiser

Guest: Penny Byer, Vice-Chair of the Boreal Discovery Centre

August 15th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 4:10

Penny talks about the upcoming Fabulous Family Feud Night, which will be on Friday, September 6th.

Bear Safety

Guest: Janine Stewart, Human-Wildlife Conflict Biologist w/ MB Sustainable Development

August 14th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 4:32

Stewart talks about ways you can protect yourself when you encounter a bear.

Thompson Blessing Box

Guest: Joanie Jesso

August 13th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 3:50

Joanie talks about how she first came up with the idea of the Thompson Blessing Box, and where people can go to donate.

How to ease parenting stress when it comes to your child's health

Guest: Dr. Brett Belchetz, Emergency Room Physician and CEO of Maple

August 10th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 8:18

Dr. Belchetz shares some tips on how parents can find resources and solutions to support their children's health.

Small Business Optimism increases in Manitoba

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

August 9th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 4:15

Alward talks about why small business optimism increased across the province for the month of July.

2019 Terry Fox Run

Guest: Samantha Leahy, organzier for the Terry Fox Run in Thompson

August 8th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 3:05

Leahy discusses this year's upcoming Terry Fox Run taking place September 15th at the TRCC, and how they are looking for volunteers to help out at the event.

Impaired Boating and Operation Dry Water

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

August 3rd, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 5:49

Dr. Love talks about impaired boating in the province, and how Operation Dry Water works to raise awareness about boating while intoxicated.

NDP Leader Wab Kinew on the Mining Sector Part 2

Guest: Wab Kinew, Manitoba NDP Leader

August 2nd, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 6:55

In part two, Kinew continues to talk about the mining industry, and also comments on healthcare.

NDP Leader Wab Kinew on the Mining Sector Part 1

Guest: Wab Kinew, Manitoba NDP Leader

August 1st, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 6:15

In part one, Kinew talks about the mining industry in northern Manitoba.

Lightning Safety Part 2

Guest: Natalie Hasell, Warning Preparedness Meteorologist w/ Environment and Climate Change Canada

July 31st, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 6:01

In part two, Hasell talks about how you can prepare for a lightning storm.

Lightning Safety Part 1

Guest: Natalie Hasell, Warning Preparedness Meteorologist w/ Environment and Climate Change Canada

July 30th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 7:07

In part one, Hasell talks about why it's important to take lightning safety seriously.

Technology and Mental Health Treatment

Guest: Sandy Delamere, VP of Digital Health Solutions at Sunlife Financial

July 27th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 7:15

Delamere talks about how technology is aiding mental health patients with their treatments.

Burnout and how to identify it: Part Two

Guest: Dr. Sam Mikail, Senior Consultant for Mental Health at Sunlife Financial

July 26th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 6:24

In part two, Dr Mikail talks about how you can manage burnout and stress, and what to do if you think you may be experiencing burnout.

Burnout and how to identify it: Part One

Guest: Dr. Sam Mikail, Senior Consultant for Mental Health at Sunlife Financial

July 25th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 6:38

In part one, Dr. Mikail talks about burnout and how to identify it.

Climate change initiatives for small and medium-sized businesses

Guest: Darren Swanson, Associate at the International Institute for Sustainable Development.

July 24th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 6:47

Swanson talks about how small and medium-sized businesses can incorporate climate change initiatives in the north.

ICTAM DigitALL Program coming to Thompson

Guest: Margaux Miller, Program Director at ICTAM

July 20th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 6:53

Miller talks about two digital literacy programs that will be rolled out in Thompson within the next year.

The Canadian Free Trade Agreement

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

July 19th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 8:57

Alward talks about the CFTA, and how Manitoba can benefit from inter-provincial trade.

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.

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