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Record nominations for business 'Emmys'

August
4
,
2015
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A record number of nominations will vie for the hardware at Kamloops' business version of the Emmys this year. Nominations for the 29th annual Business Excellence Awards were released today (Tuesday) by the Kamloops Chamber of Commerce and TD...

Businesses count four years of disruptions

August
4
,
2015
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It had the makings of the biggest beef of the year, a giant punching bag for civic frustration over traffic delays in searing summer heat.  ...

Out Your Way — Lunch at The Pond

August
4
,
2015
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Top of the hill — in “the heart of downtown Barnhartvale” — there’s an establishment that brings fresh meaning to fresh food. I call it an establishment only because no single definition sums up The Pond Country Market. It’s not only a market, it’s a restaurant. ...

Welcome to NewsKamloops, the newest source of information for and about our community

August
4
,
2015
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Welcome to NewsKamloops, the newest source for news in the Tournament Capital of Canada and the Thompson Nicola region. This is the first day of what we hope will be years of service to our communities on the newskamloops.com website. ...

Casino opening ‘biggest party of year’

August
3
,
2015
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The city’s new multi-million-dollar casino will open the week after next and it promises to be a party, the company building the new entertainment facility says. Gateway Casinos & Entertainment, operators of Cascades Casino Kamloops,...

Help for businesses to hire tradespeople

August
3
,
2015
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OTTAWA — Stephen Harper says a Conservative government would spend $60 million a year on increased and extended tax credits for businesses that hire would-be tradespeople. Speaking in Laval, Que., on the first full day of the 2015 election...

Canada's frustrating dairy hardball could slow TPP talks, says New Zealand envoy

July
31
,
2015
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OTTAWA — Other parties around the bargaining table are growing exasperated with Canada for stonewalling their demands to pry open its dairy market as part of a major global free-trade deal. But cracks in...

Oilpatch pain persists - Cenovus to cut 300 to 400 more jobs as recovery hopes evaporate

July
30
,
2015
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CALGARY — Cenovus Energy says 300 to 400 workers will be let go from its Calgary office by year end as hopes for a quick recovery in oil prices evaporate. The cuts announced Thursday are on top of 800 positions Cenovus eliminated in...