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Supervised drug-use site, other services to be moved to downtown Kamloops

Supervised drug-use site, other services to be moved to downtown Kamloops

Interior Health is also expanding services for mental-health and substance-use issues
Surgery delays prompt letter from B.C. Orthopaedic Association president

Surgery delays prompt letter from B.C. Orthopaedic Association president

On March 16, Dr. Cassandra Lane Dielwart wrote a letter to B.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix, requesting an urgent call or meeting to discuss the state of orthopedic surgery in the province
Health minister Dix says Kamloops cancer centre in planning phase

Health minister Dix says Kamloops cancer centre in planning phase

During a visit to RIH last week, Dix repeated the government’s prior commitment to build the centre
​​​​​​​Tk’emlúps chief to meet with Pope Francis on March 31

​​​​​​​Tk’emlúps chief to meet with Pope Francis on March 31

Rosanne Casimir will have 10 minutes to speak with the pope one-on-one at the Vatican — and says she will ask for a meaningful apology for residential school abuses
Kamloops organizations planning for arrival of Ukrainian refugees

Kamloops organizations planning for arrival of Ukrainian refugees

Meanwhile, the first refugees from the war-torn country have already arrived in the city
In wake of McDonald’s closure downtown, city says it is working on social issues

In wake of McDonald’s closure downtown, city says it is working on social issues

Meanwhile, the Downtown Kamloops business improvement association says collaboration is key
Grants for homelessness projects in Kamloops

Grants for homelessness projects in Kamloops

The deadline for Kamloops organizations to apply for federal government funding for projects that aim at homelessness in the city is Monday, April 4, at noon
Kamloops breast health clinic has improved wait times

Kamloops breast health clinic has improved wait times

Four-week period from presenting with breast concern to diagnosis has jumped to 82% from 35% a decade ago
Kim’s Convenience opens this week in Kamloops

Kim’s Convenience opens this week in Kamloops

The play was written in 2011 and is the basis for the hit CBC-TV show that followed. The play from Vancouver’s Arts Club Theatre Company will be performed at Sagebrush Theatre from March 31 to April 9
Cirque du Soleil returning to Kamloops

Cirque du Soleil returning to Kamloops

There will be six performances from June 23 to June 26 at Sandman Centre downtown