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THIS CANADIAN TIRE DONOR IS IN IT FOR THE LONG HAUL: Heart and Stroke Foundation community manager Su Brock (centre) receives a $10,000 cheque from Aberdeen Canadian Tire general manager Justin Mondor (left) and dealer-owner Jack Juusola outside the store on Tuesday (Aug. 10). The generous donation will see the Heart & Stroke Foundation put it toward recent COVID-19 long-haulers research. Dave Eagles/KTW


The Canadian Imperial Bank of Canada is making available financial relief, advice and support to clients affected by wildfires.

The bank is offering:

• Flexible CIBC credit card bill monthly payment options;

• Re-amortizing mortgages to lower interest rate temporarily;

• Special payment arrangements and deferrals on loans and lines of credit;

• Conversion of Aventura points into cash payment for applicable credit cards;

• Debt consolidation for more manageable payment.

CIBC customers impacted by wildfires and in need of banking assistance should call 1-888-997-0929.


The Mustard Seed Kamloops is feeding the business community to raise money for those facing homelessness and poverty.

In exchange for a minimum donation of $21, businesses and donors can choose from a menu featuring five waffle-based sandwiches.

With a minimum order of five, the businesses and donors will receive a lunch, with the proceeds going toward funding local Mustard Seed programs and initiatives.

Lunch packages can be ordered online at