ASK Wellness in Kamloops is lobbying for a storage facility for the City's vulnerable population. The idea is based on a concept run by First United Church in Vancouver's downtown east side. They have 200 storage spaces, 150 for plastic bins and 50 spaces for carts and luggage.
The Kamloops Food Bank is following the national trend with slightly more demand in 2015 compared to a year ago. Overall, the Wilson Street location sees 2,400 visits every month, with 7,000 individuals that come to us in a year.
The BC Coroners Service has confirmed another resident of a Kamloops care home has died after being attacked by a fellow resident. 84-year-old Emily Houston died on July 15th, 10 days after she was punched and pushed into a doorway by a resident at Kamloops Seniors Village.