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New Gold reports strong first quarter

April
27
,
2016
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Just ahead of its AGM, New Gold Inc. has announced its 2016 first-quarter results, reporting a robust profit margin on its gold output and increased copper production. "The year is off to a solid start," stated Randall Oliphant,...

Warm spring boosts farmers market

April
22
,
2016
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Expect more than the usual opening-day offerings at Kamloops Farmers Market as the season begins Saturday, April 23, starting at 8 a.m. More than 60 vendors are signed up for stalls along St. Paul Street at 2nd Avenue for the popular regional...

Outlook upbeat at first tourism summit

April
22
,
2016
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Tourism operators in the Nicola-Thompson region were upbeat on their outlook for peak season as they took part in the first annual Kamloops Tourism Summit at Hotel 540 Thursday. Tourism Kamloops co-ordinated the inaugural event, responding to...

KIC throws Startup Canada party

April
18
,
2016
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Kamloops Innovation hosts the launch Thursday, April 21, of Startup Kamloops, one of two dozen Startup Canada communities across the country Startup Canada is a network supporting entrepreneurs through programs, awards, events and partnerships to...

Food trucks head back to Gaglardi Square

April
14
,
2016
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Gaglardi Square will be food truck central this summer as the City updates its program for the mobile kitchens. A pilot program held in summer 2015 was well received by the public but the food and beverage sector downtown was not so pleased. More...

Market envisioned as food enterprise hub

April
14
,
2016
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Consultants who put together a feasibility study for a year-round farmers market feel that it has to be in the downtown core to capture its full potential as a food enterprise hub. Community Futures Thompson Country and a consulting team hired to...

Hiring activity brisk at spring fair

April
8
,
2016
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Kamloops Spring Hiring Fair was a big draw Thursday as hundreds of jobseekers filed through booths at the Coast Kamloops Convention Centre. The Open Door Group’s Mallory Bilodeau, who co-ordinated the fair, said they were trying to track...

New CEO joins Tourism Kamloops

April
5
,
2016
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Tourism Kamloops has welcomed a new chief executive officer. Beverley DeSantis joined the destination marketing agency Monday. DeSantis is no stranger to either the area or in leading similar organizations. "Our hiring committee...

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...

Sun Peaks adds summer lift hours

March
31
,
2016
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Sun Peaks visitors will be able to enjoy the mountain a little longer this summer as the resort expands its alpine service with a particular appeal to the local market. Turning daily from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m., the Sunburst chairlift will be...