Jill Sperling

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Mother of OD victim says more must be done to prevent deaths

By Jill Sperling
June 10, 2016 - 4:55pm Updated: June 10, 2016 - 5:43pm

KAMLOOPS — The spate of overdose deaths in B.C. has hit Kamloops harder than any other community. 

Eighteen deaths were recorded in the city between January and May this year. One of those killed was Ryan Pinneo, a young man whose life was cut short by fentanyl. 

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Ready receives honorary degree, shares wisdom with TRU grads

By Jill Sperling
June 9, 2016 - 4:57pm Updated: June 9, 2016 - 6:03pm

KAMLOOPS — With a career spanning more than 40 years, Vince Ready has had little time to pursue post-secondary education. 

Today, June 9, the man responsible for mediating thousands of labour disputes was given an honorary degree from Thompson Rivers University.