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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

Thompson YWCA COVID-19 Outbreak Update – Contingency Plan in Effect – What’s Open and What’s Not

This press release has been prepared by the YWCA. We are distributing it on their behalf at their request. (Thompson MB – Oct 16, 2020) A COVID-19 outbreak has been declared and remains in effect at the YWCA in Thompson in an effort to stop any further spread of the virus at the facility. The … Continue reading Thompson YWCA COVID-19 Outbreak Update – Contingency Plan in Effect – What’s Open and What’s Not

MCMURDO BECOMES CITY COUNCILLOR, CRIPPS SCHOOL TRUSTEE IN 2020 MUNICIPAL BY-ELECTION

The votes are in! Braden McMurdo has won the 8th City Council seat with 355 votes, and Li Cripps has won the office of School Trustee with 630 votes. A total of 1104 residents turned out to cast their votes. The voter turn-out this year is slightly lower than the last by-election in 2019, where … Continue reading MCMURDO BECOMES CITY COUNCILLOR, CRIPPS SCHOOL TRUSTEE IN 2020 MUNICIPAL BY-ELECTION

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