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Self-Management BC helps chronic health sufferers develop skills

Dec 1, 2020 / 12:01 am

Good health is easy to take for granted, that is until you no longer have it. Living with a chronic health condition presents challenges one doesn’t think...

Habitat for Humanity Kamloops opening ReStore in Salmon Arm

Nov 12, 2020 / 9:34 am

Good ideas tend to spread. And Habitat for Humanity Kamloops is preparing to open another ReStore in Salmon Arm next spring. Habitat Kamloops was established in...

Energy efficiency of buildings should be important election issue

Oct 9, 2020 / 12:01 am

While pandemic-related health policies are front and centre in this election campaign, it’s important not to lose sight of other critical issues that will...

Kamloops Chamber offers take & bake option for this year's show

Oct 6, 2020 / 11:55 pm

Kamloops Chamber of Commerce and MNP opened the nomination period for the 34th annual Business Excellence Awards on March 13. A few days later, the COVID-19...

Five fantastic fall getaways ready to be enjoyed in beautiful BC

Sep 30, 2020 / 12:01 am

With mild temperatures and the soft golden rays of afternoon sun, fall offers plenty of opportunity to explore. From coastal escapes to mountain adventures,...

Adapting to life’s changes part of helping building a community

Sep 28, 2020 / 12:01 am

Habitat for Humanity Kamloops’ mission is to help build and grow communities for seniors, veterans and families in need of a safe and decent home. Often,...

From mountain towns to its shoreline, BC offers plenty this fall

Sep 16, 2020 / 8:03 am

In fall, vivid colours transform an already spectacular setting. With fewer crowds and a slower pace, it’s a wonderful time to travel within our vast...

Babylon by TELUS Health offers convenient care during COVID-19

Aug 31, 2020 / 1:17 am

B.C. has been praised for its effective response to the pandemic. But many aspects of life have still been impacted, including regular access to care. According...

Financing deal helps boost affordable home construction plan

Aug 28, 2020 / 12:01 am

The comfort, safety and independence created by affordable housing just got a step closer to reality for more families, seniors and veterans in B.C.’s...

Take survey, maybe win $100 by explaining which path you took

Aug 25, 2020 / 12:01 am

How did you decide whether to seek or avoid more formal education after Grade 12? A new online survey in B.C. wants to find out, and participants have a chance...

Kamloops market is still trending in sellers' favour despite COVID

Jul 31, 2020 / 1:41 pm

British Columbia and the rest of Canada may still be battling the challenges of COVID-19, but the real estate market in the Kamloops region firmly remains a...

The 2020 Classic Car Raffle revved up and ready to help provide attainable housing

Jul 9, 2020 / 12:30 pm

Habitat for Humanity Kamloops is getting revved up for its second annual classic car raffle that will help to provide attainable housing for families, as well...

Catalpa Community sales raise money for Kamloops initiatives

May 22, 2020 / 12:42 pm

A new Kamloops housing development in Brocklehurst is providing more than just a place to call home. It’s helping to improve Kamloops for everyone. The...

Canada is the country of choice for immigrants. Here's why

Apr 29, 2020 / 1:45 pm

It only takes to read the newspaper headlines to know that we live in an unsettled world. There’s Brexit in Great Britain, labour strikes and immigration...

Donation prepares TRU respiratory students for hospital work

Apr 2, 2020 / 2:55 pm

Health-care workers have always been unsung heroes, but the COVID-19 pandemic has put a new spotlight on the people who spend their lives saving others. TRU is...

Don’t get caught by this caper

Mar 18, 2020 / 3:06 pm