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Princeton newspaper announces final edition

July
7
,
2016
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By DEBORAH PFEIFFER The Similkameen News Leader, a locally-owned, independent weekly community newspaper in Princeton, is shutting down. The first issue was published Jan. 6, 1998, and the final one will be July 26, 2016. "I...

Digital design house celebrates first decade

July
6
,
2016
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A decade in business may not hold great distinction in some fields, but in the highly competitive and ever-changing graphic design industry it’s a major milestone. Jeff Kilduff, founder of Graphic Depictions Intelligent Design, is...

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...

Sun Peaks ‘high fives’ Fort Mac

July
4
,
2016
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They’re reaching for new fundraising heights in Sun Peaks this summer to help with Fort McMurray fire relief and the local food bank. On Tuesday, July 5, visitors can enjoy a full day of lift-accessed activities for only $5. Called High...

Postal workers expect imminent lockout

June
30
,
2016
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Postal workers are more convinced than ever that Canada Post intends to lock them out after the long weekend. Deepak Chopra, the corporation’s CEO, has rejected a request to extend the July 2 deadline for a lockout by a period of two weeks....

New Gold finds potential for added life

June
29
,
2016
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Operations at New Afton Mine could be extended another six years with the outlook bolstered by results from exploratory drilling so far this year. The additional lifespan hinges upon the mine’s C-zone block cave, a down-plunge extension of...

Business survey aims for 200 participants

June
29
,
2016
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The City’s economic development arm has partnered with the city’s largest employment service to survey the business climate in Kamloops. Venture Kamloops and Open Door Group have partnered to launch the 2016 Business Climate Survey, a...

Lottery corp names Pat Davis to tech post

June
28
,
2016
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Pat Davis has been appointed vice-president of business technology and chief information officer (CIO) at BCLC, based at the corporate head office in Kamloops. “Pat has been with our organization for more than 13 years and has demonstrated...

CN official stresses re-investment, safety

June
24
,
2016
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More than a century after its forerunner first rolled through Kamloops, CN considers the city a key stop on Canada’s Pacific gateway, a senior CN executive told the Kamloops chamber. Sean Finn, executive vice-president corporate services...

CN executive speaks at chamber luncheon

June
21
,
2016
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Canadian National Railway will be front and centre Friday as Kamloops Chamber of Commerce hosts a luncheon with the company’s executive vice-president of corporate services as guest speaker. Sean Finn was has held a variety of roles with CN...