Awards

Three local Aboriginal firms honoured

September
14
,
2016
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Tk’emlups Petro Canada, a Kamloops-based video production firm and a North Thompson-based environmental consultant have been recognized through the B.C. Aboriginal Business Awards. The Tk’emlups-owned service station and car wash...

Chamber reveals Business Excellence finalists

September
8
,
2016
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Kamloops Chamber of Commerce and TD announced their finalists Thursday evening for the 30th annual Business Excellence Awards at a special event hosted by Kamloops Lincoln. About 200 people turned out for the announcement, crowding into the...

Nominations soar for business awards

August
8
,
2016
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Nominees for the 30th annual Business Excellence Awards were released Monday, Aug. 8, by Kamloops Chamber of Commerce and awards sponsor TD Bank Group. A total of 509 nominations were received, nominating 368 Kamloops businesses in 16 award...

Small business awards deadline at hand

August
2
,
2016
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Municipalities, regional districts and First Nation governments have a couple of weeks left to apply for the B.C. Small Business Roundtable’s 2016 Open for Business Awards. This year’s awards recognize communities that are actively...

Info tech feedback helps win recognition

July
5
,
2016
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An information technology (IT) administrator at TRU has garnered industry recognition. Brian Mackay, TRU’s associate vice-president of IT services, has been  selected as a top chief information officer in Info-Tech Research...

Safety-wise, New Afton brings home the gold

June
9
,
2016
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New Afton Mine took home the gold at a provincial mine rescue competition. Mine rescue teams from across B.C. gathered last weekend to compete in the 61st annual Provincial Mine Rescue and First Aid Competition, part of the rich history of B.C....

Kamloops wines bring home awards

April
29
,
2016
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Kamloops wineries received a solid thumbs up at the 2016 Best of B.C. Varietal Wine Awards presented in Penticton Thursday with all three wineries bringing home medals in various wine categories.  Competing against other B.C. wineries,...

Keystones go to top-notch projects

April
4
,
2016
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Twenty-six top-notch design and construction projects were recognized Saturday at the 11th annual Keystone Home Builders Awards of Excellence.  A black tie gala was held at the Sun Peaks Grand Hotel and Conference Centre, where several...

Keystone Award finalists announced

February
9
,
2016
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Canadian Home Builders Central Interior has released its 11th annual list of Keystone Award finalists, top projects in the construction industry. “We were thrilled to showcase the incredible work that is done in the Thompson and Nicola...

VSA wins kudos for highway maintenance

December
10
,
2015
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VSA Highway Maintenance Ltd. of Merritt has earned recognition from the provincial government for its highway maintenance in the Nicola area. The company has received the Deputy Minister’s Contractor of the Year Award for highway...