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Wildfire smoke in Kamloops had 'significant' impacts on health: report

By Greg Fry
October 19, 2017 - 10:51am Updated: October 20, 2017 - 9:00am

KAMLOOPS — A new study confirmed what many in Kamloops already suspected: this summer's wildfire smoke "significantly impacted health and healthy lifestyles."

The report was released by Kamloops Physicians for a Healthy Environment Society today (Oct. 19).

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Safeguards in place to protect Kamloops arenas from ammonia leaks

By Greg Fry
October 18, 2017 - 2:29pm Updated: October 18, 2017 - 5:41pm

KAMLOOPS — Are Kamloops' five hockey rinks safe from ammonia leaks?

That's the question CFJC Today posed to the City's Parks and Civic Facilities Manager Jeff Putnam after a suspected ammonia leak claimed three lives at a rink in Fernie Tuesday.