Ethical investing advice from TRU

 May 17, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Education, Kamloops, News, TRU /  No Comments

When it comes to your bottom line, the ethics of the people who manage your money could be the most important consideration when weighing your investing options. “If people feel like they aren’t being treated honestly, they stop investing and money stops flowing and eventually, the whole economy could come to a halt,” said School of Business and Economics (SoBE) faculty member Dan Thompson. There have been a number of financial crises in the past half century that were rooted in ethical lapses i …


Careers @ ASK: General Kitchen Helper (Spero House – Kamloops) – ASK Wellness Society

 May 14, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Community, Health, Kamloops /  No Comments

  Join Us! Whether you are a student, recent graduate just starting out, or a senior professional, we’re always looking for great individuals to join our team. For us, finding the right people fit for our culture is key. When we achieve this, we come together to provide hope and collaboration.  Please note we do not keep resumes on file so check back often, like us on Facebook or Twitter to get notification of the latest employment opportunities. ASK-Permanent-Part-Time-General-Kitchen-Helper-MT …


Careers @ ASK: General Cook- Mission Flats (Kamloops) – ASK Wellness Society

 May 14, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Community, Health, Kamloops /  No Comments

  Join Us! Whether you are a student, recent graduate just starting out, or a senior professional, we’re always looking for great individuals to join our team. For us, finding the right people fit for our culture is key. When we achieve this, we come together to provide hope and collaboration.  Please note we do not keep resumes on file so check back often, like us on Facebook or Twitter to get notification of the latest employment opportunities. ASK-Permanent-Full-Time-Mission-Flats-Cook-Job-De …


Law students tap into wealth of experience with judge in residence

 May 14, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Education, Kamloops, News, TRU /  No Comments

So much has changed since the Hon. Hope Hyslop went to law school in the 1960s. She was one of only four women in her law class at UBC; one of them became ill and dropped out not long after classes started. Then there were three among a sea of men. “I went to the common room and was booed out of there,” she said. Hyslop and the other two women found a common space of their own in a basement. By her third year, the male students were accepting them, and one of them invited the women back into the …


United Way Fire Mitigation Project a Continued Success – United Way Thompson Nicola Cariboo

 May 14, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Community, Kamloops, News /  No Comments

United Way TNC in the News – CLICK HERE for the original article from the Quesnel Observer Spring cleaning can mean different things to different people, and after two straight summers of busy wildfire activity in the Cariboo, many people may be thinking of cleaning up their properties to ensure they are clear of debris that could fuel a fire. Steve Dodge certainly is. Dodge is the supervisor for the Quesnel United Way Fire Mitigation Project, and since November, the project has been helping sen …


Following her passion led to TRU

 May 13, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Education, Kamloops, News, TRU /  No Comments

There was only one career path for Makenzie Vandertoolen: nursing. For the Utah-born young woman whose family moved to Canada when she was in high school, the only question was where would she study. “I always knew that I wanted to work with people and work in a way that would help people. I found nursing was the best place to do that,” said Vandertoolen, who is valedictorian for the School of Nursing at this spring’s convocation. Once she did some research, her educational path was also an easy …


May 9, 1984 – Kamloops Jr. Oilers Celebrate their first WHL Championship

 May 10, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Kamloops, News, Sports /  No Comments

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A walk(off) to remember

 May 8, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Education, Kamloops, News, TRU /  No Comments

Matt Walker’s only home run of the 2009 Canadian Collegiate Baseball Conference (CCBC) campaign remains not only the biggest in TRU WolfPack history, it’s the biggest blast in the league’s history as well. Ten years later, the WolfPack are attempting to rekindle some of that playoff magic as they look to win their first CCBC title since Walker’s walkoff home run landed among the pallets of cement bricks beyond the left field wall at Lloyd Nolan Yard in Lethbridge. “That was a long time ago,” Wal …


Trades and tech students storm provincial competition

 May 8, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Education, Kamloops, News, TRU /  No Comments

TRU School of Trades and Technology (STT) students have won Skills Canada Provincial Competition medals in nearly every category they entered back in April, with four moving on to the national competition in the Maritimes. Decorating the halls of TRU’s STT building are dozens of student awards, reminiscent of high school gymnasiums where the athletic skills from preceding rosters is proudly displayed. These banners boast a different type of skill from the student body, however, and each new clas …


TRU researcher joins Canadian Mountain Network

 May 8, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Education, Kamloops, News, TRU /  No Comments

Dr. Courtney Mason has spent 15 years researching the histories of Canada’s national parks and the impacts that management strategies have on local Indigenous communities. While studying the impacts on the Indigenous communities who were displaced in the formation of parks, the Canada Research Chair in Rural Livelihoods and Sustainable Communities, also began examining food security. Mason’s research programs unite in his new role as academic theme lead, member of the research management committ …



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