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Building Permits Highlight $11, 486, 226 in Construction Completed in 2020

Despite the uncertainty and restrictions around COVID-19, construction investments remained steady in Thompson for 2020. Property owners invested $11, 486, 226 in construction in 2020, slightly up from $11, 019, 004 in 2019. The value of residential alterations jumped to $878, 901 across 48 projects in 2020, more than threefold from $272, 685 across 34 … Continue reading Building Permits Highlight $11, 486, 226 in Construction Completed in 2020

As COVID-19 Restrictions Loosen, Thompson’s Case Numbers Are Slow To Improve. Here’s Why.

As COVID-19 restrictions loosen in the province, positive COVID-19 cases in Thompson have increased slowly but steadily since the winter holidays. begging the question: where is the transmission within our community taking place? Last week, the City of Thompson sat down with NRHA officials and northern leaders to discuss where our current cases are coming … Continue reading As COVID-19 Restrictions Loosen, Thompson’s Case Numbers Are Slow To Improve. Here’s Why.

The Special Service Levy Covers Your Service Line Breaks.

Mayor and Council are hosting a Public Hearing on February 11, 2021 to review the budgeted rates for the City of Thompson’s Special Service Levy, which covers the repair of private residential water breaks between a resident’s property line and one meter away from a home’s foundation. The average service break repair costs roughly $6000 … Continue reading The Special Service Levy Covers Your Service Line Breaks.