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.
Everyday, trillions of bytes of data pass through servers all over the world. Here in Kamloops, a new facility opened today, designed to help keep that data secure. Sexqeltkemc (SX) Cloud Services will host a variety of high tech services on the Tk'emlups reserve.
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.
A First Nations Oil Pipeline Development Summit will be held in Kamloops this week. Organized by the Lower Nicola Indian Band, Chief Aaron Sam says the conference is to bring First Nations together from Alberta and B.C. to discuss the proposed expansion of the Trans Mountain Pipeline.
During Wednesday night's all-candidates debate at TRU, questions from the media and public touched on everything from the economy, environment, foreign policy, terrorism and security, and even electoral reform.
Kamloops voters are preparing to go to a referendum next month to determine if the city should borrow close to 50 million dollars on a performing arts centre and parkade. In Merritt a local non profit is working to construct a three screen movie theatre and performing arts centre.