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Council Approves $500, 000 Gift from Canadian Jumpstart Charities To Construct New Multisport Court

Mayor and Council has approved a $500,000 gift from the Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities to construct a new Inclusive Multisport Court in the existing Westdale Tot Lot, located on Thompson Drive near the intersection of Thompson Drive and Beaver Crescent. The 13,200 square foot fully inclusive court will include opportunities for play for children of … Continue reading Council Approves $500, 000 Gift from Canadian Jumpstart Charities To Construct New Multisport Court

Council Approves New Committee Structure at 2020 Organizational Meeting of Council

Last night, at the City of Thompson’s annual Organizational Meeting of Council, Mayor and Council approved a new committee structure designed to streamline council business and improve the sharing of information among departments. Mayor: Colleen Smook Deputy Mayor: Duncan Wong Legislative and Finance Committee Formerly the Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs (LIGA) Committee and the Finance … Continue reading Council Approves New Committee Structure at 2020 Organizational Meeting of Council

City of Thompson Responds to Treatment of Detainee, Changes to CSO Oversight and Public Safety Strategy

Recently, a news organization has released a video from January 2018 that involves the detention of a young Indigenous woman under the Intoxicated Persons Detention Act (IPDA) by the City’s Community Safety Officers (CSOs) in the local RCMP cells. As the case is currently before the courts, we cannot release all of the details, but … Continue reading City of Thompson Responds to Treatment of Detainee, Changes to CSO Oversight and Public Safety Strategy