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NICU needs upgrade to a vital piece of equipment

By Tanya Cronin
May 4, 2016 - 4:50pm Updated: May 4, 2016 - 8:08pm

KAMLOOPS — Giving birth to a premature baby, or finding out your baby is critically ill can be a frightening experience for any parent. 

But thanks to the dedicated staff at Royal Inland Hospital's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, a time of profound worry can be made much easier. 

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Vancouver home sales hit record for April, prices soar from year ago

By The Canadian Press
May 3, 2016 - 11:46am

VANCOUVER — The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver says home sales in the region hit a record level for April with prices sharply higher compared to a year ago.

The board says sales totalled 4,781 for April, up 14.4 per cent from 4,179 in the same month last year.

Power Rangers set in Downtown Kamloops
Power Rangers set in Downtown Kamloops Image Credit: CFJC Today

B.C. cuts film tax credit 5 per cent after consulting with industry

By The Canadian Press
May 2, 2016 - 2:30pm Updated: May 2, 2016 - 3:43pm

VICTORIA — British Columbia’s finance minister has yelled cut on film and TV industry tax credits.

Mike de Jong said Monday the province’s film tax credit rate will be chopped by five per cent to 28 per cent and could save the province up to $100 million annually.

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