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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...

Business council seeks vision for 2035

September
1
,
2016
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The B.C. Business Council is inviting input from local businesses and business leaders on the future of the province’s economy over the next 20 years. The council holds a workshop called BC2035 on Thursday, Sept. 8, 8 a.m.-noon, at Coast...

New apple varieties bring bigger crop

August
31
,
2016
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By NICHOLAS JOHANSEN KELOWNA — Almost twice as many apples have been sent to retail this summer compared to this time last year, thanks to favourable growing conditions. This summer's growing season has been similar to last...

Union, Canada Post reach tentative deal

August
30
,
2016
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Nonstop bargaining through a federally appointed mediator appears to have found common ground between Canada Post and its 50,000 union employees. Labour Minister MaryAnn Mihychuk said Tuesday that a tentative agreement has been reached by the two...

Oh, farmers market, how do I love thee?

August
29
,
2016
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By WAYNE MOORE If you're a poet, but didn't know it, B.C. Association of Farmer's Markets would like to hear from you. In conjunction with Farmer's Association Week, Sept. 12-18, the association is asking people across the...

BCLC reviewing future office needs

August
25
,
2016
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While renewing a pledge to maintain its corporate headquarters in the city, B.C. Lottery Corporation (BCLC) confirmed Thursday that it is reviewing its office needs. Through a request for proposal (RFP), BCLC has selected Avison Young Commercial...

Postal union postpones strike notice

August
25
,
2016
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The Canadian Union of Postal Workers postponed a media conference Thursday morning on its talks with Canada Post, fuelling speculation that there could be progress in the simmering dispute. CUPW said earlier that it was prepared to serve 72-hour...

Think strategically, think Pokémon Go

August
24
,
2016
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Go North, young Pokémon players. To the North Shore, hopefully, to shop and dine. Cashing in on the current craze, North Shore Business Improvement Association is inviting members to increase their business by using the free,...

Hitting the right notes for tourism growth

August
23
,
2016
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Alive After Five, a two-week effort to enhance visitor and resident experiences downtown, got rolling and rocking Monday night. Some merchants closed shop at regular hours Monday evening but Focus Downtown — a partnership of organizations...