Publication: Thompson Citizen

First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

New anti-spam laws affect virtually every business in Canada

Legislation applies to almost any form of electronic message – not just unsolicited email adsPhoto courtesy of Dominic SchaeferLawyers Andrew Aguilar and Ryan Black have written a book on Canada’s new anti-spam laws.New anti-spam regulations that came ... [Published Thompson Citizen - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Thompson no longer Canada's most violent crime city, new Statistics Canada rankings show

After a three-year run as Canada’s most violent crime city, according to annual federal statistics, Thompson has improved marginally to be only the country’s second most violent city. While that may not sound like much of an improvement on the surface, ... [Published Thompson Citizen - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Tom Flanagan's roadmap to power

Tom Flanagan’s new book, Winning Power , is a reflection on his time in politics helping conservative parties to victory and near-victory. We have been friends since graduate school so I have read a lot of his stuff. Of his readily accessible books, this ... [Published Thompson Citizen - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Europe's airfares a bargain compared to Canada

Mark MilkeNothing so liberalizes a man and expands the kindly instincts that nature put in him as travel and contact with many kinds of people,” wrote Mark Twain in an 1867 letter to a San Francisco newspaper.Twain, a fan of travel, naturally hated to ... [Published Thompson Citizen - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

The Guns of August 1914: 100 years later

What came to be known as the “Great War” began on July 28, 1914 – the centenary of which is this coming Monday – with Austria-Hungary's declaration of war with Serbia, igniting the first truly global war.And so it would be for the next four years.Honduras ... [Published Thompson Citizen - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Glad to see NUPGE All Together Now! Fairness Express in Thompson

To the Editor:I'm very pleased that somebody is trying to do something about economic inequality, because governments at all levels keep pretending that it isn't even a problem. Yet we have a situation in this country where a handful of people and corporations ... [Published Thompson Citizen - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Manitoba Chambers of Commerce president Chuck Davidson says average weekly wage here now $94 a week less than Saskatchewan

Two provinces were in “basically a dead heat” in 2000Thompson Citizen photo courtesy of Manitoba and SaManitoba Chambers of Commerce president and chief executive officer Chuck Davidson.Manitoba Chambers of Commerce president and chief executive officer ... [Published Thompson Citizen - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Intersection collision

Thompson Citizen photo by Ian GrahamJuly 23, 2014Traffic was tied up at the intersection of Thompson Drive North and Mystery Lake Road around 4 p.m. July 16 as police and paramedics attended to the occupants of two pickups that collided. ... [Published Thompson Citizen - Jul 23 2014]
Entities: Ian Graham, Citizen
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

A Port in the Storm hopes government will support its mission

Thompson Citizen photo courtesy of A Port in the SThis building at 210 Rue Masson in old St. Boniface in Winnipeg has been purchased by A Port in the Storm as the eventual permanent home of a 40-room facility for rural and northern Manitobans staying ... [Published Thompson Citizen - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

NDP leader meets postal workers and targets opponents

Thompson Citizen photo by Ian GrahamFederal NDP leader and leader of the opposition Tom Mulcair addresses Canada Post workers outside the Thompson post office July 3, with Churchill MP Niki Ashton alongside him.Federal NDP leader and leader of Canada's ... [Published Thompson Citizen - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Chemical apple pie tricks taste buds at science camp

Thompson Citizen photo by Ian GrahamParticipants in the WISE Kid-Netic Energy science camp test the percussive properties of bats made of different materials during science of sports day at Deerwood Elementary School on July 10.Chemical apple pie, chemical ... [Published Thompson Citizen - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Back on track: After exactly seven weeks of no service, Via Rail Canada set to roll into Churchill July 19

After exactly seven weeks of no passenger train service, Via Rail Canada said Friday Train 693 is to set to roll out of Gillam at 11:30 p.m. bound for Churchill and is scheduled to arrive at 9 a.m. Saturday morning in the Hudson Bay port town on the Manitoba ... [Published Thompson Citizen - Jul 19 2014]

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“I really didn't think it was going to taste like apples because it had crackers in it, so it was like, ‘Oh, this tastes really good, "” said Kyler Timmons, who attends Riverside School. “I was really surprised. I wouldn't know. I would think that there were apples in there.”"
"Whether it requires further investments in the future, again, we'd be prepared to sit down and talk with OmniTRAX, but what we have to do in the short term is get that rail line reopened" Infrastructure and Transportation Minister Steve Ashton said at the time
...xploration activity boosts local economies, contributes to the province's geosciences knowledge base and identifies potential mines," said Chomiak.   "Three of this year's projects involve companies exploring in Manitoba for the first time and these companies have been attracted in part by financial assistance from the province."
"The inspection will occur on July 16. Once it is completed and the rail between Gillam and Churchill is confirmed to meet with VIA Rail's rigorous safety requirements, the corporation will resume its passenger train service in the area as soon as possible."

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Thompson no longer Canada's most violent crime ... [Published Thompson Citizen - Jul 24 2014]
Europe's airfares a bargain compared to Canada [Published Thompson Citizen - Jul 23 2014]
Tom Flanagan's roadmap to power [Published Thompson Citizen - Jul 23 2014]
The Guns of August 1914: 100 years later [Published Thompson Citizen - Jul 23 2014]
Glad to see NUPGE All Together Now! Fairness Ex... [Published Thompson Citizen - Jul 23 2014]
Chemical apple pie tricks taste buds at science... [Published Thompson Citizen - Jul 23 2014]
New anti-spam laws affect virtually every busin... [Published Thompson Citizen - Jul 23 2014]
NDP leader meets postal workers and targets opp... [Published Thompson Citizen - Jul 23 2014]
A Port in the Storm hopes government will suppo... [Published Thompson Citizen - Jul 23 2014]
Intersection collision [Published Thompson Citizen - Jul 23 2014]
Manitoba Chambers of Commerce president Chuck D... [Published Thompson Citizen - Jul 23 2014]
Back on track: After exactly seven weeks of no ... [Published Thompson Citizen - Jul 19 2014]
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$3-million Mineral Exploration Assistance Progr... [Published Thompson Citizen - Jul 18 2014]
Mist on the river [Published Thompson Citizen - Jul 18 2014]
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Northern cadet programs funded by property seiz... [Published Thompson Citizen - Jul 11 2014]
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