November 7, 2015 - 8:30pmUpdated: November 12, 2015 - 12:51am
Kamloops residents have had their say, rejecting the Performing Arts Centre and Parkade Complex. 31.97% of eligible voters cast a ballot in the referendum. Of those 53.74% voted against the centre and 46.26% voted for it.
Kamloops residents appear very eager to have their voices heard on the question of borrowing money to build a performing arts centre. The City of Kamloops says 1,529 ballots were cast in the first day of advanced voting yesterday.
The Premier was in Merritt today to officially open a new trades training centre at NVIT the Nicola Valley Institute of Technology. The new 670 square meter facility will house 40 trades students each year.
420 guests attended the Coast Kamloops Conference Centre last night for the 29th consecutive Kamloops Chamber of Commerce and TD Businesse Excellence Awards. The Chamber received 509 nominations this year according to President Steve Earl.