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City of Thompson Awarded $40 Million For Road Renewal Program Through ICIP

The Government of Canada and the Province of Manitoba have announced that the City of Thompson will be receiving $40 million towards its Road Renewal Program as part of the 2019 Investing In Canada Infrastructure Program (ICIP)’s Rural and Northern Infrastructure Stream. The grant includes a federal contribution of $20M, a provincial contribution of $13.3M, … Continue reading City of Thompson Awarded $40 Million For Road Renewal Program Through ICIP

Province Announces Location of New Sobering Centre in Thompson

Polaris Centre will be Repurposed to Support Safer, Healthier Community: Friesen Header Image: Stephen Allen giving Mayor Colleen Smook the keys to the Polaris Buildings. This announcement was originally published by the Government of Manitoba here. The Manitoba government is transferring ownership of the former Polaris Centre at the University of the North to the … Continue reading Province Announces Location of New Sobering Centre in Thompson

Mayor and Council Approve 2020-2023 Contract With Steelworkers Local 8223

The City of Thompson and its Union partner, United Steelworkers Local 8223, have ratified a new 4-year contract for City of Thompson union employees, effective March 1, 2020 to February 28, 2024. The new agreement approves a 0.75% annual wage increase for 2021 and 2022, and a 1.0% wage increase in 2023. The agreement also … Continue reading Mayor and Council Approve 2020-2023 Contract With Steelworkers Local 8223