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LifeLabs union issues strike notice

LifeLabs union issues strike notice

Workers may hit the picket lines as of 7 p.m. on Oct. 22, with wages the main issue between the private company and the BC General Employees' Union
Blue Grotto owner says at least eight COVID-19 cases connected to Oct. 14 concert at nightclub

Blue Grotto owner says at least eight COVID-19 cases connected to Oct. 14 concert at nightclub

David “Pup” Johnston decided to make the public and patrons aware of possible exposure through a post on the Grotto's Facebook page
Tk'emlúps thanks City of Kamloops for its support

Tk'emlúps thanks City of Kamloops for its support

During an Oct. 20 Tk’emlúps-City of Kamloops community-to-community forum, Tk'emlúps Kúkpi7 (Chief) Rosanne Casimir said the city has shown support through its words and its actions
COVID-19 update: 696 new cases, six further deaths over past 24 hours

COVID-19 update: 696 new cases, six further deaths over past 24 hours

Interior Health saw none of the new deaths reported Wednesday, but did account for 118 of the new cases.
Fundraiser created for family of Kamloops man killed in workplace accident

Fundraiser created for family of Kamloops man killed in workplace accident

Wade Lieuwen, 34, died in an Oct. 15 accident at River City Fibre on Mission Flats Road
National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation refutes prime minister's claim on residential school records

National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation refutes prime minister's claim on residential school records

According to the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation, it is still awaiting documents from the federal government
After historic wildfire year, City of Kamloops tackles mitigation work

After historic wildfire year, City of Kamloops tackles mitigation work

The plan is to use grant funding and city funds to treat more than 23 hectares of high-risk interface land
Kamloops council gives nod to cannabis shop downtown

Kamloops council gives nod to cannabis shop downtown

Council’s resolution of support will be forwarded to the BC Liquor and Cannabis Regulation Branch, which has final say on whether cannabis stores can open
Kamloops council decides to spend more on snow removal

Kamloops council decides to spend more on snow removal

Funding will mean snow and ice will be removed faster from select sidewalks and bus stops, as the city will start clearing within 24 hours of the start of a snow storm, as opposed to 24 hours after the storm ends, which it has previously done
Health-care shortages impacting rural towns

Health-care shortages impacting rural towns

As a result, residents are losing local care and being forced to travel to Kamloops' Royal Inland Hospital