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Thompson Humane Society's 3rd Annual Comedy Night Fundraiser

Guest: Oswald Sawh, Chairperson for the Thompson Humane Society

September 21st, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 4:42

Sawh talks about the upcoming Comedy Fun Night on Saturday, September 28th, who the three acts will be, and where you can buy tickets.

CFNCD to present Governance Training in Thompson

Guest: Charlene Kissick, Community Development Officer with Community Futures North Central Development

September 20th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 6:36

Kissick explains what governance training is, why it's important for people working with not-for-profit organizations to take part in the training, and how you can register to participate.

Thompson Pride

Guest: Susannah Mueller, Chair of Pride North of 55

September 18th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 4:35

Mueller talks about the Pride events coming up in the city.

Thompson Fire and EMS celebrates 60 years of service

Guest: Mike Bourgon, Thompson Fire Chief; Travis Mirus, Thompson Fire and EMS Captain, Union President of Thompson Professional Firefighters Association

September 17th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 6:48

Chief Bourgon and Captain Mirus talk about the Thompson Fire and EMS' 60 year history, and the upcoming events the fire hall will be hosting to celebrate. They will also talk about the upcoming Firefighters Ball, which will be coming up on Saturday, September 28th.

Danielle Adams on being elected MLA

Guest: Danielle Adams, MLA-Elect for Thompson

September 13th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 3:34

Adams reflects on the provincial election campaign, and what issues she wants to focus on moving forward.

Thompson Community Band

Guest: Kevin Lewis, Band Director of the Thompson Community Band

September 12th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 3:51

Lewis talks about the Thompson Community Band, their upcoming performances, and how you can be a member of the band.

Take Back the Night 2019

Guest: Mary Demare, Community Outreach Case Worker with the Thompson Crisis Centre

September 11th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 4:51

Demare talks about the different programs and services offered at the Thompson Crisis Centre, as well at the Take Back the Night walk, which will be on Thursday, September 19th. It will begin at Robin's Donuts at 6 p.m.

KTC to offer Jordan's Principle Speech and Language Clinic this Friday at the TRCC

Guest: Helen Trudeau, Jordan's Principle Coordinator for Keewatin Tribal Council

September 10th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 3:40

Trudeau explains what the Jordan's Principle Speech and Language Clinic is, and why it's important for young children to get screened.

Thompson Hotel Association

Guest: Keith MacDonald, Executive Director of the Thompson Hotel Association

September 7th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 7:54

MacDonald talks about what the THA has been working on since it was first established, as well as what they have coming up within the next year.

Thompson Terry Fox Run Update

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

September 6th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 4:41

Samantha talks about the upcoming volunteers meeting, more details about the day of the run, and how you can get pledge forms.

Raising Canada: A report on children in Canada, their health and wellbeing

Guest: Stephanie Mitton, Managing Director at Children First Canada

September 5th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 6:08

Mitton talks about Children First Canada's recently released "Raising Canada: Election 2019" report, which includes research from the O'Brien Institute for Public Health.

MB Green Party candidate talks about the upcoming provincial election

Guest: Meagan Jemmett, MB Green Party Candidate for Thompson

September 4th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 7:34

In this get-to-know-you, Jemmett talks about her background, her campaign platform, and why she decided to run for office.

Fun coffee recipes to try out during the Labour Day long weekend!

Guest: Ian Buckingham, Vice President of Melitta Canada.

August 31st, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 7:09

Coffee Expert Ian Buckingham talks about some neat coffee-related ideas and recipes you can try out for the long weekend, as well as some coffee trends consumers are gravitating towards as we head into the cooler months.

Back to School Eye Care for Students

Guest: Dr. Ashley Britton, Optometrist with Linden Ridge Eye Care in Winnipeg

August 27th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 8:01

Dr. Britton shares the importance of eye exams for children and common vision problems.

The BDC's new Executive Director

Guest: Saraj Thethy, Executive Director of the Boreal Discovery Centre

August 22nd, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 3:02

Thethy shares what he would like to accomplish as he works at the BDC.

The 10th Annual Thompson Mud Bogs

Guest: Dennis Foley, President of the Northern Manitoba Off-Road Association

August 20th, 2019 12:00am | Duration: 3:56

Foley talks about the upcoming Thompson Mud Bogs taking place during the Labour Day long weekend.

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.

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