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Mcdonald's Mchappy Day

Interview

September 22nd, 2021 12:00am

It’s the 27th McHappy Day today across Canada, a fundraising campaign by McDonald’s restaurants to support Ronald McDonald House Charities and other local children’s charities.

The Pas Friendship Centre Giving Back

Interview

September 21st, 2021 12:00am

Brenda Dahr a coordinator for The Pas Friendship Centre spoke to Arctic Radio to talk about how the organization has been giving back to the community.

Terry Fox Run 2021

Interview

September 16th, 2021 12:00am

Fred Fox, the brother of the late Terry Fox spoke to Arctic Radio about his brothers legacy

Ongoing Issues with the Town of the Pas’s Walking Paths

Interview

September 14th, 2021 12:00am

Town of The Pas councillor Chad Zolinski spoke to Arctic Radio to discuss the ongoing issues with the town walkways in the Rotary park area.

University College of the North Update

Interview

September 9th, 2021 12:00am

Doug Lauvstad talks to Derek about new things happening at UCN and what to expect for fall classes.

FASD Awarness Day

Interview

September 9th, 2021 12:00am

FASD is a disability that is the result of pre natal alcohol exposure. Here Marni Streit from The Pas FASD Committee spoke to Arctic Radio about FASD and some of the challenges people with the disability face.

Dealing With Long COVID Symptoms

Interview

August 20th, 2021 12:00am

The Pas resident Ralph McLean spoke to Arctic Radio about his COVID 19 diagnoses from last fall, and how he is dealing with long covid symptoms.

Investigated Documentary Being Filmed on OCN

Interview

August 13th, 2021 12:00am

A special investigated documentary is being filmed on Opaskwayak Cree Nation. Filmmaker Crystal Parks is making the documentary as a way to research her family.

#Timsforgood

Interview

August 12th, 2021 12:00am

Arctic Radio spoke to the Regional Tour Manger of the #Timsforgood campaign and how they have shown there thanks for essential businesses locally.

NHR on Phase 3 of Reopening

Interview

August 5th, 2021 12:00am

With the province loosening restrictions for Phase Three of the reopening plan, the Northern Health Region spoke to Arctic Radio to go over what this means for the north.

Wild Fire Smoke Safety

Interview

July 30th, 2021 12:00am

Dr Michael Issac the Chief Medical Officer of Health at the Northern Health Region spoke to Arctic Radio about wild fire smoke safety.

Tornado Preparedness

Interview By Navi Bal

July 26th, 2021 12:00am

The Canadian Red Cross is reminding Manitobans to be prepared for potential tornado activity this summer. Spokesperson Alison Everitt says while tornados are more common to in the southern part of the province, activity in the north is becoming more prominent.

Grace Lake Boardwalk/Outline Youth Project

Interview

July 22nd, 2021 12:00am

Al McLaughlin from the Grace Lake Board Walk committee spoke to Arctic Radio about the Grace Lake Board Walk Project and the construction progress, and Peter Bird the supervisor of the Outland Youth Employment Project talked about the program, a program that is providing assistance for the boardwalk project.

National Drowning Prevention Week

Interview

July 20th, 2021 12:00am

It’s National Drowning Prevention Week, and Lifesaving Society Manitoba is encouraging residents to take the steps necessary to ensure they prevent water-related deaths. Water-Smart Coordinator Doctor Christopher Love explains the society released their annual Drowning Report, which overall hasn’t seen too much change when it comes drowning incidents.

Northern MB Mall of the Arts

July 16th, 2021 12:00am

Mark talks to Andria Stevens about what Mall of the Arts is and the workshops future workshops they are planning.

Rhonda Head Elected onto the SOCAN Board of Directors

Interview

July 7th, 2021 12:00am

Rhonda Head spoke to Arctic Radio about being elected onto the SOCAN board of directors. She also took the time to give some advice to musicians and other artists that are struggling during the pandemic.

CAA Campaign

Interview

July 6th, 2021 12:00am

CAA has launched a campaign to help drivers and cyclists navigate the road together safely. Heather Mack, Manager of Government and Community Relations for CAA Manitoba says it’s hard to put a number to the incidents that occur between vehicles and bicycles.

National Fishing Week

Interview

July 2nd, 2021 12:00am

Mike Melnick the Director of the Canadian Sport Fishing Foundation spoke to Arctic Radio about National Sport Fishing Week.

Forest Fire Prevention Tips

Interview

July 2nd, 2021 12:00am

With the hot dry weather we have been having as of late The Pas Fire Chief Randy Manych spoke to Arctic radio with some tips on preventing forest fires.

Oscar Lathlin Collegiate Enrichment Program

interview

June 30th, 2021 12:00am

Oscar Lathlin Collegiate principal Ron Constant spoke to Arctic Radio about their enrichment program which is set to run from July 6th until the 29th.

Tourism Association of Canada Original Original Campaign

Interview

June 30th, 2021 12:00am

A campaign to promote and help rebuild the Indigenous tourism industry across Canada has been launched this month. The Original Original Campaign was created by the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada as a way to boost wide-spread recognition of authentic Indigenous experiences domestically as a part of their Destination Indigenous initiative.

Canada’s Best Summer Job

Interview

June 28th, 2021 12:00am

If you’re looking for a summer job, why not try for Canada’s best summer job? That’s what Hip Camp Canada is offering to one lucky candidate.

Heart and Stroke Foundation Survey

Interview

June 25th, 2021 12:00am

The Heart and Stroke Foundation recently conducted a survey regarding virtual care for heart and stroke patients across the country.

Red Mail Box Program to Provide Free Feminine Hygiene Products For Woman In Need

Interview

June 25th, 2021 12:00am

Jann Brooks from The Pas’s Christ Church Anglican Church spoke to Arctic Radio about their Red Mail Box Program

Heat Stroke Safety Awareness

Interview

June 25th, 2021 12:00am

The Canada Safety Council is reminding residents to keep cool during the summer months. Spokesperson Lewis Smith says it’s important for people to be aware about the dangers of getting heat stroke.

Dr. Melanie Morris Pediatric Surgeon from the Health Sciences Centre

interview

June 18th, 2021 12:00am

Dr. Melanie Morris pediatric surgeon from the Health Sciences Centre in Winnipeg spoke to Arctic Radio about a new indigenous community healing space project that is going to be developed at the Health Sciences Centre children hospital for indigenous children receiving care.

CFIB on MB Reopening Plan

Interview

June 17th, 2021 12:00am

The CFIB welcomes the Manitoba government’s reopening plan, though it is hoping the province releases more details leading up to July 1st so independent businesses can be better prepared.

Make Shift Happen Lab

Interview

June 17th, 2021 12:00am

Bonnie White spoke to Arctic Radio to talk about a Make Shift Happen Virtual Lab that addresses homelessness

NHR COVID-19 Update

Interivew

June 16th, 2021 12:00am

Doctor Michael Isaac with the Northern Health Region spoke to Arctic Radio to give an update on the current COVID-19 situation in the north.

Kelsey School Division Update

Interview

June 15th, 2021 12:00am

Kelsey School Division Chair Vaughn Wadelius spoke to Arctic Radio to talk about what was brought up at their last board meeting.

MB School Boards Bill 64

Interview

June 14th, 2021 12:00am

The President of the Manitoba School Boards Association spoke to Arctic Radio about the provincial government’s controversial education bill. One of the main points of Bill 64, ‘The Education Modernization Act’, is that it would eliminate most locally-elected school boards in favour of regional school councils, which would be appointed by the government. Alan Campbell called the legislation “anti-democratic”, and that it removes the local community voice in education.

ALS Awareness Month

Interview

June 9th, 2021 12:00am

June is ALS Awareness Month, and the ALS Society of Manitoba is encouraging residents to learn more about the disease.rnDiana Rasmussen, the Executive Director of the society, explains what ALS is.rn

LifeWorks Mental Health Index

Interview By Navi Bal

June 8th, 2021 12:00am

LifeWorks, formerly known as Morneau Shepell, says its report shows that almost half of working Canadians surveyed want mental health support, but affordability of those services is a barrier for some.

Summer Water Safety

Interview

June 7th, 2021 12:00am

Lynn Kolba the Red Cross Swimming and Water Safety Representation spoke to Arctic Radio about summer water safety.

Participaction Community Better Challenge

Interview

June 2nd, 2021 12:00am

Local Jerome Conaty spoke to Arctic Radio to talk about the Participaction Community Better Challenge a program that The Town of The Pas is involved with.

OCN Community Garden and Community Update

Interview

May 28th, 2021 12:00am

Opaskwayak Cree Nation Chief Christian Sinclair spoke to Arctic Radio to give an update on what has been happening in the community.

Pride Month Plans for The Pas and Area

Interview

May 28th, 2021 12:00am

Adrianna Sawchyn from the Aurora Sacred Healing Centre and Opaskwayak Cree Nation Vice Chief Jennifer Flett spoke to Arctic Radio to talk about their plans for Pride month that officially starts June 1st.

Manitoba Restaurants

Interview

May 18th, 2021 12:00am

With the foodservice industry hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, Restaurants Canada is calling for a sector-specific recovery package for the 400, 000 jobs still missing in the industry. That includes nearly eleven hundred foodservice jobs in Manitoba. The body’s Central Canada Vice President James Rilett talks about how Manitoba restaurants have been doing from the beginning of the pandemic until now.

ATV Safety

Interview

May 17th, 2021 12:00am

With the weather warming up, the Manitoba RCMP is reminding the public that knowledge and safety are key when riding an off-road vehicle. In 2020, the RCMP responded to seven fatal collisions involving ORVs and 46 collisions where serious injuries occurred. Gary Hora the President of the ATV Association of Manitoba, says it’s important to riders, beginners and experienced alike, to be prepared before they head out.

Vision Health Month

Interview

May 14th, 2021 12:00am

May is Vision Health Month, and the Canadian Ophthalmological Society is stressing the importance of residents getting their routine eye exams.

Needle Handling Safety

Interview

May 13th, 2021 12:00am

Courtney Almas from the Northern Health Region spoke to Arctic Radio to talk about how to handle discarded needles safely.

War Amps Story

Interview

May 11th, 2021 12:00am

Jamie Lunn tells her story of how the War Amps and the War Amps Key Tag Campaign helped her and how its helped other amputees.

Janessa - Children's Hospital Foundation Interview

Interview

May 6th, 2021 12:00am

Arctic Radio speaks with Janessa, a 12-year-old patient at the Children's Hospital, about her kidney transplant and hospital experience.

Karen Driedger - Make Shift Happen Interview

Interview

May 4th, 2021 12:00am

Karen Driedger spoke to Arctic Radio about what's coming up for Make Shift Happen in the future.

Vaccine Hesitancy

Interview

April 30th, 2021 12:00am

Doctor Michael Isaac the medical officer of health from the Northern Health Region spoke to Arctic Radio about COVID 19 vaccine hesitancy. He wants to reassure people that the benefits of vaccines still outweigh the risks despite reports of blood clots from AstraZeneca vaccines and encourages everyone to get the first vaccine available to them

Town of The Pas Still Looking at Installing Electric Vehicle Chargers

Interview

April 27th, 2021 12:00am

The Town of The Pas is still interested in installing Electric Vehicle chargers and they are looking at applying for the Zero Emissions Vehicle Infrastructure Program for Assistance. Jackie Rechenmacher from the The Pas Community Development Corporation explains.

CFIB Update

Interview

April 23rd, 2021 12:00am

The Canadian Federation of Independent Business spoke to Arctic Radio about how the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic will impact business owners across the province.

UCN Muses from the North Interview

April 22nd, 2021 12:00am

Arctic Radio speaks with professors Ying Kong and James Atoyebi from UCN about Muses from the North.

The Pas Mayor Herb Jaques

Interview

April 16th, 2021 12:00am

The Pas Mayor Herb Jaques spoke to Arctic Radio about this year’s budget for the town of the pas and here he talks about some of the highlights.

Northern Juried Art Show

Interview

April 16th, 2021 12:00am

James Dean spoke to Arctic radio to talk about the 44th annual Northern Juried Art show

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