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KIC throws Startup Canada party

April
18
,
2016
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Kamloops Innovation hosts the launch Thursday, April 21, of Startup Kamloops, one of two dozen Startup Canada communities across the country Startup Canada is a network supporting entrepreneurs through programs, awards, events and partnerships to...

Tech innovation garners investor support

January
15
,
2016
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Lightship Works, part of a cluster of tech firms supported by Kamloops Innovation Centre, has seen significant investment and market interest in its recently launched productivity and safety application for worksites.  Lightship received $1...

Lightship strikes deal with KGHM International

December
2
,
2015
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A Kamloops tech firm just out of the door with an innovative industrial software application has struck a deal with KGHM International. Lightship, one of a group of tech firms based at Kamloops Innovation Centre, will provide its worksite...

KFC on North Shore closed permanently

November
12
,
2015
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The aroma of Kentucky-fried chicken and Colonel Sander’s secret formula are no longer a part of the North Shore. A KFC outlet on Eighth Street in North Kamloops closed on Oct. 31 and won’t be reopening. Loss of the takeout store,...

Vote for Kamloops, Joy Factory Films hopes

October
30
,
2015
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Joy Factory Films hopes online support from people in Kamloops will enable the to make a short documentary on Kamloops Innovation Centre. Filmaker Nathan Froese said Friday that there’s a remarkable story to be told about the business...

Innovation centre launches Lightship

October
22
,
2015
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Software developers with Lightship at Kamloops Innovation Centre have delivered one of their most significant applications to date, one  with a distinctive corner on industrial and mining markets. “It’s a worksite management...

Businesses count four years of disruptions

August
4
,
2015
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It had the makings of the biggest beef of the year, a giant punching bag for civic frustration over traffic delays in searing summer heat.  ...