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Proof that Canadian policewomen rock

September
21
,
2015
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Social media is a mass with sad stories but one story has sparked a movement that we couldn’t resist getting involved with. 4 year old Kinley Goertler (now known as Officer Kinley Goertler), wanted to be a police woman for Halloween but on her...

Flyer misrepresents NDP's pension position

September
21
,
2015
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Here is an example of how facts can be manipulated or falsified. A campaign flyer sent in the mail from local Conservative MP Cathy McLeod includes a mangled quotation from the writing of Erin Weir, the NDP candidate in the federal riding of...

Don't waste swimming pool water; re-use it

September
8
,
2015
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Dear Armchair Mayor, I am hoping you would be able to disseminate the attached information about how water from swimming pools can be safely re-used to water lawns and gardens, rather than just gushing it down the street. Just after the official...

Election sign vandalism continues

September
4
,
2015
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Thank you for the sign destruction coverage yesterday.   Just wanted to follow up today.   We had two of our large signs completely torn down and destroyed last night as well after re erecting them yesterday. Same locations,...

The sadness of living with dementia

August
29
,
2015
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Thank you for your reporting of the Kamloops residential care facility death following that dementia patient having been violently attacked by another patient (Jan. 31, 2014, The Armchair Mayor News), and keeping on this issue to learn of later...

Mayor repeats bland claims on biosolids

August
25
,
2015
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Re: 'Biosolids subject to rigorous standards,' Mayor Darrell Mussatto, NewsKamloops, Aug. 25. Mr. Mussatto has written a defense of Metro Vancouver's practice of transferring sewer sludge from the Lower Mainland to our backyards. I...

On right track for finding more doctors

August
13
,
2015
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We are Kamloops family doctors. We have seen the community grow and change and, in recent years, we have seen many people struggle to find a family physician. We know that having a relationship with a family doctor who gets to know you and...

More access to alcohol means more problems

August
12
,
2015
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I would like to offer a comment regarding the issue of liquor distribution in our city of Kamloops. Many have weighed in on the topic, including MLA Todd Stone (Transportation and Infrastructure). Recently Coun. Marg Spina suggested that some...

Progress made in recruiting doctors

August
8
,
2015
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Re: The big question — Isa there a GP for me?, NewsKamloops, Aug. 7, 2015. Kamloops, like B.C., has a growing, aging, and active population – contributing to an increasing demand for family doctors and specialists alike. We are...

Waiting for rebate from Emterra strike

August
8
,
2015
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What is mayor and city council doing to rectify the problems created as a result of the ongoing strike by Emterra recycling workers? When will we get the rebate cheques to return the money gathered, but not used, because of the strike? The...