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Frustration in getting campsite understandable

July
11
,
2016
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I completely understand the frustration people feel when they are unable to reserve a campsite in one of our provincial parks. You've booked some vacation time, or maybe have simply left work early on a Friday to get a jump on the weekend....

Government must listen to Seniors Advocate

July
4
,
2016
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Will the Health Ministry implement any of the recommendations made by the Seniors Advocate in regard to resident-on resident-aggression in senior facilities? Seniors Advocate Isobel Mackenzie. Let's take a look at the Ministry's...

NDP continues to say 'No' to jobs in B.C.

June
24
,
2016
3 comments
When the NDP and the “Forces of No” come to Kamloops this weekend they will need to explain to local workers and families why they remain opposed to resource projects that would create jobs for workers in Kamloops and across British...

Bloated health-care bureaucracy needs diet

June
22
,
2016
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In the June 3 edition of KTW, Susan Brown, CEO for hospitals and communities IHA, handwringingly suggests, in an IHA boiler plate format, that the Provincial Govt. redesign the health care system. When I started my consulting practice in 1975 RIH...

TRU is the real gold mine for Kamloops

June
22
,
2016
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Mr. Harrison: I must respond to your June 21 NewKamloops editorial entitled, “Mining helps pay the freight at TRU.” It makes perfect sense for a mining company like New Gold to have a conscience and to directly fund research...

Len Marchand was a great Canadian

June
9
,
2016
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Two great champions died on June 3, 2016:  Muhammad Ali and Leonard Marchand.  Muhammad Ali has received great and well deserved praise in the U.S., Canada, and around the world. Leonard Marchand, who grew up on a First Nations...

Thanks to truckers from a cyclist

May
24
,
2016
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I frequently cycle the Knutsford Highway, in the quiet of the evening and lit up like a Christmas tree, from Summit Drive south to Aberdeen Drive. Most of the shoulder is narrow, with the distance between the white line and the curb about the same...

Harrison takes big swing and a miss at labour

May
19
,
2016
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Jim Harrison took a giant swing and a miss at the labour movement in his latest editorial by making misguided assumptions about our position on jobs. First of all, it would have been of some benefit to Jim had he actually attended the Good Jobs,...

Error has little effect on Ajax emissions results

May
17
,
2016
10 comments
A story appeared on your news site recently concerning a numerical error in the Ajax Project’s air quality assessment. We are aware of the error and appreciate it being pointed out so that it could be investigated and corrected by our air...

Site C a shining symbol of hypocrisy

May
10
,
2016
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Dear Prime Minister Trudeau: I request that you act immediately act to reverse all federal permitting which allows work on the Site C Dam in British Columbia to go forward, or at the very least put into place a moratorium on construction until...