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B.C. budget update likely just an appetizer for next year’s main course: experts

By The Canadian Press
September 10, 2017 - 8:17am

VANCOUVER — British Columbia’s New Democrat government is expected to unveil its first budget on Monday following last week’s ambitious throne speech, but experts expect the financial update will be little more than an appetizer ahead of the main course early next year.

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Students and faculty celebrate kickoff to TRU's first Master of Nursing program

By Vanessa Ybarra
September 8, 2017 - 6:05pm Updated: September 8, 2017 - 6:52pm

KAMLOOPS — The nursing program at TRU has long been regarded as one of the best in the province.

Its reputation received an even bigger boost when it was announced a Master of Nursing program was coming to the university, the third masters program to be offered at the campus.

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Estimates show close to 300 more students throughout school district this year

By Vanessa Ybarra
September 8, 2017 - 2:04pm Updated: September 8, 2017 - 5:57pm

KAMLOOPS — There are 294 more students in the District this year than last year.

Rob Schoen, Assistant SuperIntendent of Elementary Schools, says preliminary estimates from the first week of school show School District 73 will have 14,137 students this year.

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SD73 elementary students to remain indoors on poor air quality days

By James Peters
September 7, 2017 - 2:31pm

KAMLOOPS — The Kamloops-Thompson School District is taking steps to keep students out of the smoke.

The district has announced it will keep Kamloops elementary students indoors on days when the Environment Canada Air Quality Health Index is at a '7' or higher.