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Family caregiving in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic

Family caregiving in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic

During the Covid-19 Pandemic, for those living in care facilities, family caregivers were the only connection to the outside world.
The Great Work

The Great Work

Smoke hangs heavy in the air, turning blue skies an eerie yellow. Ashes fall, coating patio chairs, cars, crops, buildings...everything outside.
Meet the new Executive Director of the Kamloops Arts Council

Meet the new Executive Director of the Kamloops Arts Council

Tanya Nielsen has arrived and is excited to be at the Kamloops Arts Council
Third Age Learning at KALS

Third Age Learning at KALS

The Kamloops Adult Learners Society (KALS) is heading into it’s 16th season of providing a full slate of courses and programming to its some 200 members.

Yet Another “Ism” or Two

Senior Week was in June. I missed that.
The Children’s Art Festival will go on:

The Children’s Art Festival will go on:

The KAC is working quickly and tirelessly to put some version of Children’s Art Festival this fall
Wildfire smoke can affect your health

Wildfire smoke can affect your health

Different people respond differently to smoke, and some people are at higher risk of experiencing health effects.
How to access the Butler Urban Farm

How to access the Butler Urban Farm

The Butler Urban Farm is up and running again, anticipating another successful season with weekly harvests now under way.
ARE COWS ADDICTIVE?

ARE COWS ADDICTIVE?

I didn’t believe it could happen to my friend. Not till he phoned to say he was back from his holiday in the Okanagan. Just a pleasure trip was the plan. See the scenery, do some boating, kick a little sand.

A house is not a home

“So does your new place feel like home yet?” Quite honesty, the answer is no. No, this brand new house I live in doesn’t feel like home. And this brand new community I live in doesn’t feel like home.