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'Tremendous progress' in the hunt for GPs

August
11
,
2015
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In her final year in residency at Royal Inland Hospital, Dr. Harpreet Ghuman has no hesitation saying where she would like to practise medicine, even though her mother would prefer to hear otherwise. “Actually, I’m quite comfortable...

Overlanders Bridge off ramp still closed

August
9
,
2015
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Here's the City's status report on public works projects for next week: Overlanders Bridge Rehabilitation Project • The south west off ramp remains closed to all traffic. Detour signage is in place directing all southbound traffic...

Tuning in to the debate

August
7
,
2015
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Some tuned in, some tuned out, but even those who missed Thursday’s broadcast of the national leaders’ debate were able to catch up afterwards. A stroll down Victoria Street picked up all kinds of signals that suggest people are...

Casino a whirlwind of construction

August
7
,
2015
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Cascades Casino may appear as though it won’t be ready for its grand opening in less than two weeks, but outward looks can be deceiving. Gateway Casinos CEO Tony Santo was confident on Friday that it most certainly will be ready for guests....

The big question — Is there a GP for me?

August
7
,
2015
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Ask any random group of senior citizens about what’s on their minds and you’re sure to get an earful about the GP shortage. “Many of our seniors at the centre, they speak about that a lot,” said Brenda Prevost, executive...

Y Dream Home lands in Westsyde

August
6
,
2015
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Partners have kicked off the annual Canadian Home Builders’ training house, a milestone for the Y Dream Home lottery and for Westsyde. The residential construction project at the corner of Hayward Place and Bank Road had its official start...

Aquatic centre reopening delayed

August
6
,
2015
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Repairs to the Canada Games Aquatic Centre are taking longer than expected, the City announced on Thursday. A break in the main water supply pipe forced the closure of the pool on July 23.  City staff decided to combine the repairs...

Inquest ordered into death in KRCC cell

August
5
,
2015
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The B.C. Coroners Service today (Wednesday) announced a public inquest into the death of a 20-year-old man found dead in his cell last year. Dylan Levi Judd, 20, was found unresponsive in his cell at Kamloops Regional Correctional Centre on Nov....

'Does the world need another pipeline?'

August
5
,
2015
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A Kamloops environmental group wants to know why the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion is needed when the world is changing to renewable energy. The Kamloops chapter of the B.C. Sustainable Energy Association has sent a letter to the National...

Candidates way ahead of the game

August
4
,
2015
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Prime Minister Sir John A. Macdonald fought for re-election and B.C. voted for the first time as a province of the dominion. You have to go that far back, to a five-year-old Canada, to find an election as long as this one, which earns the 42nd...