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Anti-PAC group like an invisible rabbit

October
31
,
2015
8 comments
I’m surprised and somewhat skeptical of Ms. Dever’s recent comments in ‘News Kamloops’.  According to Ms. Dever her “No” committee members wouldn’t expose themselves for fear of reprisal from the...

PAC hasn't had thorough public process

October
31
,
2015
2 comments
Recently,  Mayor Milobar remarked on the public consultation process around the controversial PAC, "We based location, sighting, what’s in the space, the quality of what’s in the space based on public feedback at our...

It's time to invest in PAC now, not later

October
31
,
2015
9 comments
I am writing this letter because I am convinced that investing in a new Performing Arts Centre and Parkade (PAC) will benefit Kamloops citizens.  As much as I enjoy attending performing and visual arts productions wherever I am, this letter is...

Yes, if you build it, they will come

October
31
,
2015
3 comments
I have been involved in producing many of the live events that have come to Kamloops over the past 25 years. I can speak from my knowledge of touring music, comedy and Broadway shows. The proposed Performing Arts Centre and Parkade will allow many...

Dear City Hall - I'm still voting no on PAC

October
30
,
2015
3 comments
Re: 'City's answer to questions on PAC costs,' letter to the editor, Carmin Mazzotta, Oct. 29. Carmin: Thank you for your prompt reply to my concerns and questions.  As I understand your response the 20 year...

Arts and culture - an economic fact sheet

October
30
,
2015
1 comments
Re: Performing arts theatre, economic fact sheet. 1. Comparisons: The City of Kelowna (2014 pop. of 122,000 ) in a recent study of its creative sector impact found arts and culture responsible for a total economic impact of $143.8 million...

B.C. can be proud of its carbon tax

October
30
,
2015
2 comments
In his October 23, 2015 article ‘Carbon tax not as advertised’, David Charbonneau wants to get real about the carbon tax but he does not have all the facts. Fact: B.C. was the first jurisdiction in North America to introduce a...

PAC Not Yet really means PAC Not Ever

October
29
,
2015
1 comments
Re: Proposed Performing Arts Centre As a member of the board of directors of Western Canada Theatre, I would like to comment on the “PAC Not Yet” campaign as presented by Nelly Dever on October 22 on Daybreak on CBC. Others...

PAC is a question of venue capacity

October
29
,
2015
5 comments
Re: Performing Arts Center I have been reading many comments about how we don’t need the new Performing Arts Center as we don’t fill what we have presently.  These comments misrepresent the current situation dramatically as...

City's answer to questions on PAC costs

October
29
,
2015
4 comments
Re: Letter to the editor from C. Henderson, 'PAC will cost much more than stated,' NewsKamloops, Oct. 28, 2015. Hi Chuck, Answers to your questions and responses to your statements are below: Q: Taking the estimated $3,700,000.00...