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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

Bryant NHR Update

Interview

April 16th, 2021 12:00am

Northern Health Region CEO Helga Bryant spoke to Arctic Radio to give an update on the current COVID-19 situation in the region.

MLA Amanda Lathlin

Interview

April 15th, 2021 12:00am

Our MLA Amanda Lathlin spoke to Arctic Radio and took the time to discuss the 2021 provincial budget, and Bill 64

Beatrice Wilson Health Centre Vaccination Clinic

Interview

April 14th, 2021 12:00am

Marie Jebb a nurse from the Beatrice Wilson Health Centre spoke to Arctic Radio to talk about the first day of their COVID 19 vaccination clinic.

The Pas OCN Tourism Committee is Looking for New Committee Members

Interview

April 13th, 2021 12:00am

The Pas OCN Tourism Committee is looking for business owners and tourism operators to become new committee members. Economic Development Officer Darryl Bauer has the details

Kelsey School Division Board Meeting

Interview

April 13th, 2021 12:00am

Kelsey School Division Chair Vaughn Wadelius spoke to Arctic Radio to talk about some of the items brought up at the latest board meeting.

CCS Daffodil Campaign

Interview By Navi Bal

April 13th, 2021 12:00am

The Canadian Cancer Society’s Daffodil campaign is in full swing despite the COVID-19 pandemic. The Daffodil campaign helps the CCS raise money to fund research, shape health policies, and provide support to those who have cancer. Here, spokesperson Brad Stevenson elaborates on how the funds are used.

The Pas Town Council April 12th

Interview

April 13th, 2021 12:00am

The Pas mayor Herb Jaques spoke to Arctic Radio about the first council and committee of the whole meetings for the month of April. One of the highlights from the meeting is the passage of a new building and zoning By Law for the town.

Niki Ashton on Northern Manitoba Drinking Water Issues

Interview

April 13th, 2021 12:00am

MP Niki Ashton talked about what she is planning to do to address drinking water issues in Northern Manitoba

Parkinson’s Awareness Month

Interview

April 9th, 2021 12:00am

With roughly 100, 000 people diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease across the country, Parkinson Canada is calling for better awareness and support of those affected by the disorder.rnrnThe organization’s vice-president of marketing and fundraising Jon Collins says the No Matter What campaign allows those with Parkinson’s to share their stories and clear up misconceptions about the disorder.rn

The Pas Community Development Corporation Presentation at RM of Kelsey Meeting

Interview

April 9th, 2021 12:00am

Jackie Rechenmacher, The Economic Development Coordinator from The Pas Community Development Corporation conducted an annual presentation at the RM of Kelsey meeting this past Thursday to talk about what they have been working on this year and the things they accomplished in 2020.

Opaskwayak Health Authority COVID 19 Vaccine Clinic

Interview

April 7th, 2021 12:00am

Marie Jebb and Shawn Yaremko from the Opaskwayak Health Authority spoke to Arctic radio about their COVID 19 vaccination clinics.

Ronald McDonald House Charities

Interview

March 30th, 2021 12:00am

Ronald McDonald House Charities Manitoba is expanding their house in Winnipeg, meaning more families in rural and northern communities can be supported while their children receive specialized medical care in Winnipeg. Patricia Kandiurin, a mother from Churchill who’s family stayed at the Ronald McDonald House in Winnipeg when her youngest son was receiving treatment after he was born prematurely, says she’s thrilled to hear the facility increasing capacity.

Northern Juried Art Show

Interview

March 29th, 2021 12:00am

The Northern Juried Art Show is accepting entries from residents across the region. All the information is available here

CFIB Small Business Fraud

Interivew

March 25th, 2021 12:00am

The Canadian Federation of Independent Business says the COVID-19 pandemic has caused problems for small businesses in new ways when it comes to fraud. Jonathan Alward, the Director of the Prairies, explains much of that is due to the Public Health Orders that are in place.

Kelsey School Division Budget Hearing

Interview

March 25th, 2021 12:00am

The Kelsey School Division Chair Vaughn Wadelius spoke to Arctic Radio about their virtual meeting held on Monday.

Skills Manitoba Young Woman’s Conference

Interview

March 18th, 2021 12:00am

Maria Pacella the executive director of Skills Manitoba spoke to Arctic Radio about this year’s Young Woman’s Conference. Skills Manitoba has held these conferences in The Pas before but this year’s conference will be done virtually due to COVID 19

Niki Ashton Telephone Town Hall

Interview

March 16th, 2021 12:00am

Our MP Niki Ashton spoke to Arctic Radio to discuss what was discussed at last week’s telephone town hall that she hosted.

The Pas and District Chamber of Commerce

Interview

March 15th, 2021 12:00am

Sandra Shapiro the office manager from The Pas and District Chamber of Commerce spoke to Arctic Radio to talk about their spring gift card giveaway and how it works to help small businesses. With the help of a Grant from the Manitoba Chamber of Commerce the local chamber was able to purchase gift cards for local businesses to give away to community members that enter and win a contest.

Fraud Prevention Month

Interview

March 15th, 2021 12:00am

With March being Fraud Prevention Month, the RCMP is reminding residents to be aware of potential scams. Constable Sandy Deibert says fraud-related crime happens everywhere, and causes thousands of Canadians to lose millions of dollars.

Courtney Senow on being in the front lines against Covid-19

March 11th, 2021 12:00am

Idle Vehicle Maintenance

Interview

March 11th, 2021 12:00am

With travel restrictions and other COVID 19 related measures more vehicles have been idle this past year and Glenn O Connell the General Manger at Northland Ford spoke to Arctic radio to give some tips on how to maintain an idle vehicle.

Kenanow Program

Interview

March 4th, 2021 12:00am

David Williamson the Dean of Faculty of Education for the University College of The North Spoke to Arctic Radio about the Kenanow Program

4x4x48 Running Challenge

Interview

March 4th, 2021 12:00am

Opaskwayak Cree Nation Chief Christian Sinclair Spoke to Arctic Radio about the 4x4x48 Running Challenge that he is taking part in

Changes To a Local Vaccination Plan

Interview

March 3rd, 2021 12:00am

Lori Forbes spoke to Arctic Radio about changes being made to the local vaccination plan.

Winter Bonfire Safety

Interview

March 2nd, 2021 12:00am

Fire Chief Randy Manych spoke to Arctic radio to talk about campfires being set near the Oscars Place Homeless Shelter and to give some bonfire safety tips for the winter months.

Make Shift Happen Safer Communities and Neighbourhoods Meeting

Interview

March 1st, 2021 12:00am

Make Shift Happen held a virtual Safer Communities and Neighbourhoods Meeting this past weekend. The meeting brought people together from different sectors of the Tri community and it was started by Brett Lemieux to share with the community what the RCMP has been doing and to discuss what community members can do to keep the community safe.

The Pas OCN Place Brand Launch March 1st

Interview

March 1st, 2021 12:00am

The Pas Community Development Corporation and OCN in Partnership with Travel Manitoba and McKim Communications will be having a virtual launch of their Pas/OCN Place Brand Linda Whitfield from Travel Manitoba has all the details here.

Nutrition Month

Interview By Navi Bal

March 1st, 2021 12:00am

The Dieticians of Canada say that Manitoba has high instances of food insecurity. A spokesperson for the organization, Tamara Sarkisian, has the details.

Amanda Lathlin Conversations With The Homeless Population

Interview

February 25th, 2021 12:00am

Our MLA Amanda Lathlin took the time to speak to the homeless population to listen to their stories and to find out how these individuals can be helped.

Mayor Herb Jaques On COVID 19 Vaccination Sites

Interview

February 23rd, 2021 12:00am

The Pas Mayor Herb Jaques Spoke to Arctic Radio about COVID 19 vaccination sites in Northern Manitoba.

2021 Northern Manitoba Trappers Festival Fur Queen Jordan Constant

Interivew

February 22nd, 2021 12:00am

The Northern Manitoba Trappers Festival has come and gone and Jordan Constant was crowned the festival fur queen. She spoke to Arctic Radio and told us how it felt to receive the honour.

Stay Safe at Home Festival

Interview By Navi Bal

February 17th, 2021 12:00am

The Manitoba Arts Network will be presenting their online Stay Safe at Home Festival beginning this weekend. The festival will feature talent from across Manitoba, and was supported through funding from the provincial government’s Safe at Home grant. Rose-Anne Harder, the executive director at the network, shares further details on the festival.

Billy Keane on MJHL season cancelation.

February 17th, 2021 12:00am

Northern Health Region Medical Officer of Health Doctor William Libich

Interview

February 12th, 2021 12:00am

Northern Health Region Medical Officer of Health Doctor William Libich spoke to Arctic radio to remind people that we need to continue to remain vigilant even though certain COVID 19 restrictions have been lifted so that we don’t go back to square one.

Northern Manitoba Trappers Festival Events

Interview

February 11th, 2021 12:00am

Brea Anderson from The Northern Manitoba Trappers Festival Spoke to Arctic Radio to talk about this year’s festivities.

Jimmy Jack Fishing Ice Fishing Derby Running Virtually This Year

Interview

February 11th, 2021 12:00am

Al McLauchlan spoke to Arctic Radio recently and confirmed that this year’s jimmy Jackfish Ice Fishing Derby will be going ahead this year but it will be done virtually. Here he tells us how that will work.

2021 Northern Manitoba Trappers Festival Torch Light Parade

Interview

February 9th, 2021 12:00am

Northern Manitoba Trappers Festival Torch Light Parade Director Terry McKellep spoke to Arctic Radio about how they plan to have their torch light parade during the pandemic.

Amanda Lathin on Northern Manitoba MLA Press Confrence

Interview

February 5th, 2021 12:00am

Our MLA Amanda Lathlin spoke to Arctic Radio to talk about what was discussed at last week’s Northern Manitoba MLA's Press Conference.

Meal Share a Program to Help Families in Need

Interview

February 4th, 2021 12:00am

Derek Juno the Vice President of Meal Share spoke to Arctic Radio about how people in The Pas and Area will benefit from their program. Logo from mealshare.ca

Cannabis Growth Court Challenge

Interview By Navi Bal

February 4th, 2021 12:00am

A Manitoba resident is taking the province to court to get the government to change its legislation to allow Manitobans to grow their own pot at home. Jesse Lavoie, is challenging a section of The Liquor, Gaming, and Cannabis Control Act, which bans the cultivation of cannabis in a home residence for personal use, which he filed an application for in August 2020. Here Lavoie explains what ultimately led him to file the court challenge.

Heart Month

Interview By Navi Bal

February 3rd, 2021 12:00am

February is Heart Month, the Heart and Stroke Foundation’s annual awareness campaign to shed light on heart health in Canada. Amanda Nash, a Health Promotion and Nutrition Manager with the foundation, elaborates.

Alexander McKay Helps and Homeless Person in The Pas

Interview

January 27th, 2021 12:00am

The Town of The Pas has its own hero who went out of his way to help a homeless person outside the Oscars Place Homeless Shelter.

Kelsey School Division Budget Hearing and Board Meeting

Interview

January 26th, 2021 12:00am

Kelsey School Division Chair Vaughn Wadelius spoke to Arctic Radio about their public budget consultation meeting and their recent board meeting.

Helga Bryant COVID 19 Update

Interview By Navi Bal

January 21st, 2021 12:00am

The CEO of the Northern Health Region spoke to Arctic Radio News about the current COVID-19 situation in the region.

Billy Keane on another Potential MJHL Restart

January 20th, 2021 12:00am

UCN’s Community and Industry Solutions Group and Workforce Development Centre

Interview

January 19th, 2021 12:00am

Tim Gibson from UCN’s Community and Industry Solutions Group and Workforce Development Centre spoke to Arctic Radio to talk about how the program works.

COVID-19 Ethics

Interview By Navi Bal

January 14th, 2021 12:00am

As the world continues to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic into 2021, a Manitoba ethicist talks about what lessons we should take from this pandemic once it’s behind us.Arthur Schafer, the Director of the Centre of Professional and Applied Ethics at the University of Manitoba, says it’s not too early to learn from this pandemic and that it should teach us how to be better prepared should a similar situation arise in the future.

Kelsey School Division Update

Statement

January 12th, 2021 12:00am

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