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Transport authorities point to major growth

October
9
,
2015
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Vancouver came to Kamloops on Friday with dual presentations at a chamber luncheon by seaport and airport representatives. Peter Xotta, vice-president of operations with Port Metro Vancouver, and Anne Murray, vice-president of marketing and...

Homebuilders taking Keystone nominations

October
7
,
2015
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Submissions for the 11th annual Keystone Awards are now being accepted online by the Canadian Home Builders Association at www.chbaci.ca. The Keystone Awards recognize and honour excellence in residential construction in the Thompson Nicola...

Chamber focuses on Lower Mainland links

October
6
,
2015
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The business of moving people and products is on the agenda for a Kamloops Chamber of Commerce networking luncheon on Friday. As chamber guests, Peter Xotta of Port Metro Vancouver and Anne Murray with Vancouver International Airport will speak...

Emergency pipeline drills held on two rivers

October
6
,
2015
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Two emergency response exercises were recently completed by Kinder Morgan Canada along the Trans Mountain pipeline on the North Thompson and Coquihalla rivers. Emergency exercises are held 10-15 times a year, exceeding the minimum National Energy...

3D printing talk launches technology series

October
5
,
2015
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A series of talks on innovation and technology gets underway Monday at TRU with a focus on 3D printing. Dwanye Mott, print and images national director for Compugen, will speak to the rapidly evolving technology and the emerging possibilities...

Liquor sale loosening applies to craft markets

October
2
,
2015
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Alcohol can be sampled and sold now at artisan’s markets, the province announced Friday ahead of the seasonal flourish. In time for the holiday season, B.C. wine, beer and spirit producers will now be able to take their wares to artisanal...

Campaign encourages voter participation

October
1
,
2015
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Get out and vote, but first inform yourself, says Kamloops Chamber of Commerce. The chamber rolled out its federal election awareness campaign Thursday, a promotional initiative encouraging all eligible voters to exercise their democratic right....

Bordeaux arrives on shelves Saturday

September
28
,
2015
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An extensive selection of the finest 2012 vintage Bordeaux wines will be available in BC Liquor Stores throughout the province later this week as part of the annual Bordeaux release. Each year, the highly anticipated event attracts wine...

Mill celebrates 50-year milestone

September
26
,
2015
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Domtar management and employees gathered at a family picnic in Riverside Park Saturday, celebrating a significant milestone for the company and the city. Domtar’s Kamloops pulp and paper mill began operation in 1965, helping to drive a new...

SX Cloud strikes deal with City

September
24
,
2015
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Sexqeltkemc Cloud Services (SX Cloud), a company formed by three Shuswap First Nations, has joined the Kamloops Community Fibre Network (KCN) as a customer, the City of Kamloops announced Thursday. In order to service a “meet-me”...