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Interview Recordings

January 30th, 2017 – Interview on Backstage 360 with Tracy Koga, Shaw TV
September 30th, 2016 – Interview on Radio Canada with Thérèse Létienne (in French)
September 27th, 2016 – Interview on The Charles Adler Show / SiriusXM

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Speaker’s Night, Youth Parliament of Manitoba

At the invitation of Adrienne Tessier, Premier of the Youth Parliament of Manitoba (YPM), I was the keynote speaker for their Annual Speaker’s Night Dinner on August 15th, 2018. The Youth Parliament of Manitoba (YPM) was founded in 1922 and has been organizing an annual five-day model parliament for the province’s youth ever since. YPM Read More

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Nellie McClung Foundation, AGM

Nellie McClung Foundation, AGM Monday, Sept. 10,2018 5:30 pm to 7:30pm St. Charles Country Club As part of the Annual General Meeting of the Nellie McClung Foundation, Dr. Shannon Sampert and Susan Thompson, BA,LLD,OM were asked to present at the first Speakers Series  of the Nellie McClung Foundation. The topic was “in Conversation with TRAILBLAZERS”. Read More

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The Red Coat

In 1995, I was going to be attending the meeting of the World Winter Cities Association of Mayors in Sapporo, Japan and then travelling to Harbin, China also (who would be hosting this international conference after Winnipeg). Winnipeg was hosting this International Winter Cities Conference in 1996. I knew I would be spending quite a Read More

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Winnipeg Metropolitan Region – An Important Organization

I want to thank Colleen Sklar and the members of the Winnipeg Metropolitan Region for all of their tremendous leadership and dedication. Please go to the following link to their media release about this very important group. Also, here is a link to their publication, the Regional Times, which has a wonderful article about how Read More

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New City Hall plaque commemorates Susan A Thompson building dedication

Press release from the City of Winnipeg on October 27th, 2017. At an event this morning, Councillor Devi Sharma was joined by former Mayor Susan Thompson to officially unveil a new plaque to commemorate the newly-named Susan A Thompson Building in the City Hall campus at 510 Main Street. “As a passionate advocate for women’s Read More

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City of Winnipeg Administration Building Renamed in Honour of Susan A. Thompson

On Thursday, June 22,2017, the City of Winnipeg officially renamed the administration building in honour of Susan A. Thompson. The weather was spectacular and it was a truly lovely ceremony. We would like to thank Mayor Brian Bowman, Councillor and Speaker Devi Sharma and the City of Winnipeg Council for making this historic moment happen. Read More

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A Wonderful Afternoon at the Winnipeg Art Gallery

Sunday November 27th, 2016 was a remarkable afternoon. Susan shared the stage at the Winnipeg Art Gallery with Shannon Sampert, Perspective and Policy Editor at the Winnipeg Free Press, in a delightful conversation between two amazing women. The crowd was treated to a wonderfully thought provoking and insightful “In Conversation”. From Susan’s legacy to how Read More

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Moments in History – A personal note from Susan

Today, November 16, 2016, Winnipeg’s City Council voted unanimously in favor of renaming the Administration Building (510 Main Street) the Susan A. Thompson Building. I am tremendously honored to have this building named after me. 2016 marks the 100th anniversary since Nellie McClung won the right to vote for most women of Manitoba. 2017 marks the Read More

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