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Kamloops property tax rate 'doing well' compared to other cities

By Vanessa Ybarra
November 11, 2017 - 10:47am Updated: November 13, 2017 - 8:08am

KAMLOOPS — Kamloops residential property tax rates are doing well compared to other municipalities.

Those are the words from the city's finance department in its 2018 provisional budget that's set to be unveiled at city hall Tuesday.

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Proposed 'Good Neighbour' bylaw to crack down on nuisance properties

By Jill Sperling
October 31, 2017 - 6:00pm

A new bylaw is being developed to toughen the city's stance on problem properties. 

The Good Neighbour Bylaw would consolidate a number of nuisance, property maintenance, and noise bylaws while giving bylaw officers more power to go after owners and residents of problematic homes. 

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MP McLeod hounds Morneau on conflict issues, stops short of demanding resignation

By James Peters
October 20, 2017 - 11:24am

OTTAWA — Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo MP Cathy McLeod is chiding Finance Minister Bill Morneau for failing to follow through with a commitment to put his significant personal assets in his family company into a blind trust when he was appointed to the federal cabinet.