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5 hrs ago | Castanet.net

Money For Trades Key To LNG Industry

As part of B.C.'s Blueprint , TRU will receive funding for an additional 52 training spaces to increase access and help reduce waitlists for trades critical to the Liquefied Natural Gas and other industries.

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11 hrs ago | Canada.com

Kamloops lawyer sues bride, saying she ditched him after getting Canadian visa

First came love, then came marriage, then came the lawsuit by a Kamloops lawyer who says his Vietnamese bride ditched him after getting a Canadian visa.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Penninsula News Review

Northwest gold mine gets B.C. approval

One of the biggest copper and gold ore deposits in the world has received an environmental assessment certificate to begin development of a mine near Stewart in northwestern B.C. Seabridge Gold's KSM mine property includes four ore bodies that contain silver and molybdenum as well as gold and copper.

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Terrace Standard

High rate of illegal tobacco found in Terrace, B.C.

Terrace has some of the highest rates of illegal tobacco in B.C. with only Vancouver and Kamloops higher, according to a study commissioned by the Western Convenience Store Association.

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Journal of Commerce

Thompson Rivers University expands

Thompson Rivers University is opening the first new law school in Canada in 30 years, built on an existing structure in Kamloops, B.C. 4,500 sq ft.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

CNews

War buddies reunite for cross-Canada PTSD trek

For two former soldiers strolling alongside Ontario's Hwy. 17 on Tuesday, the blast of a tractor-trailer's horn briefly felt like incoming artillery fire.

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Campbell River Mirror

Davies joins Mirror reporting staff

Campbell River Mirror Editor Alistair Taylor is pleased to announce the appointment of Mike Davies to the position of Reporter.

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Prince George Citizen

Panhandling at parking kiosks in Kamloops could be prohibited same as for ATMs

City officials will consider whether new parking kiosks in downtown Kamloops, B.C., should be legislated off-limits for panhandlers - the same as for ATMs and bank entrances.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

Canada's Sultana Frizell wins gold in the hammer throw at Commonwealth Games

The 29-year-old from Perth, Ont., threw 71.97 metres to claim Canada's first track and field medal at these Games.

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Castanet.net

Casino wants to move

City staff are encouraging councillors in Kamloops, to reject a company's bid to build an expanded casino outside the downtown core.

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CBC News

Dog owners warned about rising rattlesnake numbers

Dog owners in Kamloops are being warned about a spike in rattlesnakes sightings along some trails.

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Business Insurance

Canada: Storm cleanup bill in Kamloops to cost millions

The cost of cleanup from the recent storm in British Columbia's Kamloops city is expected to amount to several million dollars, CBC reported.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Herbal Magic deal poised to buy company

Store front for a Herbal Magic Weight Loss and Nutrition Centres shop in Kamloops, BC.

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Sys-Con Media

Williams Creek Gold Announces Appointment of Interim CEO

Williams Creek Gold would like to thank Mr. Wyant for agreeing to step back in as Interim CEO in the short term.

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Globe and Mail

Powering a community centre in Nepal

Bill Adams and his crew have built and will soon install a 10-kilowatt solar system for the young women's community centre.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Osoyoos Times

Rain provides lull, but wildfire risk likely to return

Fire and thick smoke enshroud vegetation near Osoyoos in this fire in early July.

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The Georgia Straight

Rapist Donald Sabey's disappearance leads women's groups to ...

Battered Women's Support Services, the Downtown Eastside Women's Centre and the WISH Drop-In Centre Society issued a statement expressing outrage after convicted rapist Donald James Sabey, 48, had failed to return to his halfway house.

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CBC News

Kamloops flood damage to cost millions of dollars

The bill to clean up the damage from Wednesday's storm in Kamloops, B.C., is expected to hit several million dollars, with many homeowners left to handle the costs themselves.

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Castanet.net

Storms throw blanket over fires

Heavy rain showers over the past 48 hours have wiped out any imminent wildfire danger across British Columbia, although it's expected to be only a temporary reprieve.

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Globe and Mail

B.C. Mountie responds to harassment suit

A high-profile B.C. RCMP officer has filed a response to a civil lawsuit that accuses him of sexual harassment, denying claims he exposed himself and made advances towards a former civilian co-worker.

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