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Sinclair confident TRC report will be embraced

October
26
,
2015
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After more than six years of leading the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, Justice Murray Sinclair is optimistic that government will heed its recommendations for fostering social change, particularly with a new government in Ottawa. Sinclair...

TRU gala focuses on path to reconciliation

October
21
,
2015
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The judge who led the Truth and Reconciliation Commission returns to Kamloops next week to speak on the urgent need to heed its recommendations. Justice Murray Sinclair, who served as chairman of the commission, will be part of a special...

B.C. Ombudsperson talks about seniors

October
17
,
2015
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B.C.’s ombudsperson will give an overview of the office’s role in relation to seniors in a visit to Kamloops next month. Jay Chalke will speak on Thursday, Nov. 5, 3-4 p.m., at the Brock Activity Centre. He’ll include discussion...

Singing a salute to the Maple Leaf

October
13
,
2015
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O Canada has never sounded quite like this. Groups of elementary students at Bert Edwards and St. Ann’s Academy took turns singing the national anthem Tuesday as part of a cross-Canada celebration of the Maple Leaf.  With funding...

Local voices in Flag of Canada project

October
11
,
2015
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St. Ann's Academy elementary students will be recorded Tuesday for participation in the "Flag of Canada — Hometown Proud" commememorative project for elementary schools celebrating the 50th anniversary of the national flag. ...

TRU convocation, open house in store

October
10
,
2015
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Next week will be a particularly busy one for TRU on campus and off campus. Fall convocation is set for Friday, Oct. 16, at the Tournament Capital Centre. The next day the university opens its doors to the community for its fall open house on...

TRU sees slight rise in domestic students

October
7
,
2015
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Domestic enrolment is up slightly at TRU this fall while international enrolment has dropped a little, a reversal from trends in recent years. The university’s institutional planning and analysis office has released figures showing a marked...

Universities, colleges host free info night

October
6
,
2015
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Students and their parents can learn more about post-secondary education opportunities Thursday night at TRU House of Learning. Fourteen B.C. universities and colleges will be in attendance at an information session that starts at 7 p.m. in the...

Student enrolment decline levels off

October
6
,
2015
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A final count confirms that enrolment in Kamloops-Thompson School District remains in decline, but the drop in student numbers is far lower than forecast, which bodes well for provincial funding and community growth “We’re much better...

Pride Parade attracts bigger turnout

October
1
,
2015
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TRU’s Pride Parade attracted the largest turnout in its short history Thursday, culminating with a boisterous march around campus by about 150 students, staff and faculty. More than that rallied before noon, sipping free herbal teas and...