GOOD ON THE CITY for its newest public art project. I’m a huge fan of public art. This week, councillors were shown plans for putting lipstick on the Lansdowne Street parkade and they were full of praise for what they saw.
WHEN HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS are leading the movement for change in our society, there is little reason to fear for our future.
TECHNOLOGY SEEMS UNSTOPPABLE. The accumulated wealth of the Big Five: Apple, Alphabet (Google’s parent company), Microsoft, Facebook and Amazon, have a combined value of $4 trillion. That’s more than twice Canada’s annual GDP.
THE TERRIBLE MULTI-VEHICLE CRASH on the Coquihalla last weekend — thank goodness there were no fatalities — has everyone talking again about the dangers of driving that highway in winter conditions.
TUCKED AWAY behind all the budget speechifying Tuesday by federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau about pay equity, gender equality, pharmacare and so on was something you might not have noticed.
KAMLOOPS — The Kamloops Chamber of Commerce decried the new BC budget of last week with an eye popping, over the top comment suggesting, “...businesses of all sizes — from dry cleaners to family logging companies — are facing the cumulat
WITH ALL THE CONCERN about crime in our streets, wouldn’t it help if we had surveillance cameras everywhere? Some cities are thinking that way.
KAMLOOPS — I’ve been reading the reaction on social media to Coun. Dieter Dudy’s proposal to establish a 10-km. buffer zone around communities that would stop mines from being developed within them.