Skip to content

KLW 40: Kúkpi7 Casimir reflects on papal visit; discussion on former WolfPack coach Nogic suing Thompson Rivers University, allegations of abuse

Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc Kúkpi7 (Chief) Rosanne Casimir was in Toronto on Wednesday, en route to Kamloops from Vatican City, when she spoke to Kamloops Last Week about her meeting with Pope Francis.

Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc Kúkpi7 (Chief) Rosanne Casimir was in Toronto on Wednesday, en route to Kamloops from Vatican City, when she spoke to Kamloops Last Week about her meeting with Pope Francis.

She talks of the sincerity of his apology, the invitation she extended for a visit to Kamloops and the meaning of the trip for her and other Assembly of First Nations delegates, among other topics.

Co-hosts Marty Hastings and Chris Foulds discuss former TRU WolfPack women’s basketball coach Goran Nogic, who is suing the university for defamation and wrongful dismissal.

We talk about the allegations of physical and verbal abuse he claims were made against him by a former player.

Dialogue continues on Ukraine, with war crimes, propaganda and refugees in Kamloops on the agenda.

Hastings takes viewers and listeners to Hillside Stadium, where WolfPack volleyball player Ana Muzyka on Friday held a fundraising run for humanitarian efforts in Ukraine.

Also on the show: Foulds talks disdain for Blue Jays and love for Giants on eve of MLB season, along with upcoming tax increase in Kamloops, the largest bump in a decade.

We also announce a giveaway contest, with two sets of four tickets to an upcoming Kamloops Blazers’ game (April 15 vs. Prince George) up for grabs.

For a chance to win, share this episode on Facebook and answer this question in the post: Who would make the better charcuterie board, Foulds or Hastings, and why?

Nu Leaf Produce Market has the best charcuterie board ingredients in town. We can’t do the show without Herman Hothi of Nu Leaf and Brandy Sekhon of McDonald’s.

Subscribe to the show on YouTube and your favourite podcast provider.

Email klw@kamloopsthisweek.com to join the #LastWeekClique sponsorship team.

We’ll see you Last Week :)