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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...

Aleece Laird sworn in for B.C. chamber board

June
3
,
2016
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The city now has two representatives on the B.C. Chamber of Commerce board. Brant Hasanen, a former president of the Kamloops Chamber of Commerce (2008), and now immediate past chair of the B.C. board, delivered his year-end address to the...

Four categories added to Business Excellence

May
11
,
2016
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Four more outstanding city enterprises, including a nonprofit organization, are to be recognized with the addition of new categories to the Chamber of Commerce & TD Business Excellence Awards. The new categories and sponsors are: Project of...

Chamber of commerce elects new board

March
17
,
2016
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Ryan Scorgie of Forward Law is the new president of Kamloops Chamber of Commerce. The chamber held its annual general meeting Thursday night at South Thompson Inn & Conference Centre. Mayor Peter Milobar swore in the new directors and...

Ex-Lion Angus Reid shares gambling story

February
29
,
2016
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Former B.C. Lions football star Angus Reid beat the odds to overcome football injuries, health issues and a gambling problem. Angus is keynote speaker at the Kamloops Chamber of Commerce luncheon at Sandman Signature Tuesday, when he will share...

Chamber marks 120th anniversary

February
15
,
2016
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Not many organizations can count themselves almost as old as the City of Kamloops. Founded in 1896, Kamloops Chamber of Commerce is one of them. The chamber plans to celebrate its 120th anniversary during Chamber of Commerce Week, Feb. 15-19. ...

Hotel promises social like no other

January
26
,
2016
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Kamloops Chamber of Commerce has a busy month ahead with various events on the business calendar, including its first quarterly luncheon. The luncheon, featuring Minister of Health Terry Lake and Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Todd...

New hotel hosts year's first chamber social

December
23
,
2015
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Kamloops Chamber of Commerce kicks off the new year with its monthly social on Jan. 6 at the city’s newest hotel. Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott, 1475 Hugh Allan Drive, had its official opening Nov. 27 after construction was...

Chamber signs apprentice sponsorship pact

November
20
,
2015
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Kamloops Chamber of Commerce signed a partnership agreement Friday with the Industry Training Authority (ITA), the first of its kind in B.C. to encourage small and medium-sized businesses to sponsor apprentices. The partnership offers mutual...

Chamber hosts RIH project update

November
3
,
2015
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Kamloops chamber members get a progress report Friday on hospital developments. Carol Laberge, RIH services administrator, speaks on the hospital’s role in health care in Kamloops and provides an update on the Clinical Services Building and...