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Two more retail cannabis stores to come before Kamloops council

By Ashley Legassic
March 19, 2019 - 4:09pm

KAMLOOPS — The public has a chance to weigh in next week on two additional cannabis store applications in Kamloops.

The city's business licence inspector, Dave Jones, says a public hearing will be held next Tuesday to discuss two new retail cannabis applications — one on each shore.

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Switch to summer gas blend expected to bring higher prices at the pumps

By Dylana Milobar
March 17, 2019 - 8:53am Updated: March 17, 2019 - 9:50am

KAMLOOPS — While the weather warms up in Kamloops, gas prices are also expected to go up.

Gas Buddy Senior Analyst Dan McTeague says gasoline providers are starting to change over to the summer blend of gas, and that means a more costly fill up at the pumps.

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B.C. Court of Appeal to hear province's oil-transport reference case Monday

By The Canadian Press
March 17, 2019 - 8:23am Updated: March 18, 2019 - 7:18am

 VANCOUVER — British Columbia's Court of Appeal will consider a key question regarding provincial powers in the political battle over the future of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project during a five-day hearing that starts Monday.

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Tk'emlups negotiating with federal government to have cannabis stores on reserve

By Chad Klassen
March 13, 2019 - 5:41pm

KAMLOOPS — With the federal government not giving First Nations across the country jurisdiction with cannabis under Bill C-45 (the Cannabis Act), many bands, including Tk'emlups, have choosen to write its own cannabis laws while negotiating with governments.