Business & Economy

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Kamloops Fly Fishers' Association pushing for immediate protection of at-risk species

By Jill Sperling
March 10, 2018 - 10:48am

KAMLOOPS — The Thompson River steelhead's numbers are depleting, and the Kamloops Fly Fishers' Association is taking action. 

President Leonard Piggin is urging federal Liberal cabinet ministers to immediately add Thompson River steelhead to the Endangered Species List. 

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City of Kamloops to pay extra $1.1 million in 2019 with employer health tax

By Chad Klassen
March 8, 2018 - 4:55pm Updated: March 8, 2018 - 5:32pm

KAMLOOPS — This year, the City of Kamloops will pay half a million dollars in MSP premiums for its nearly 900 employees and has budgeted an extra $100,000 as a cushion. But in 2019, the city will be shelling out another $1.1 million on top of the $500,000 they already pay.