CBC’s What on Earth? | Canada’s colleges and universities among the greenest in the world

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

The 2019 Sustainable Campus Index put out recently by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), an international organization put Thompson Rivers University at the top of the sustainability rankings for masters institutions. Scroll down in CBC’s green e-newsletter, What on Earth?, has the story. Read more View Link to Original Source


FINAL PRESEASON HOME GAME VERSUS KELOWNA

 September 13, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Kamloops, News, Sports /  No Comments

The Kamloops Blazers will play their final WHL preseason home game tonight as they host the Kelowna Rockets. Game time is 7:00pm at the Sandman Centre. TICKETS GAME LINE UPS   Source link


Kootenay Lake dredging activities to start in late September

 September 13, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  BC, News, Politics /  No Comments

Print Transportation and Infrastructure British Columbia News Kootenay Lake dredging activities to start in late September https://news.gov.bc.ca/20583 Information Bulletin Nelson Friday, September 13, 2019 9:00 AM Information Bulletin Nelson Friday, September 13, 2019 9:00 AM Dredging activities will be conducted in the west arm of Kootenay Lake from Sept. 24 to Nov. 30, 2019, to ensure the long-term navigational safety of the Kootenay Lake ferry service.During this time, dredging with heavy ma …


Premier’s statement celebrating Mid-Autumn Festival

 September 13, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  BC, News, Politics /  No Comments

Print Office of the Premier British Columbia News Premier’s statement celebrating Mid-Autumn Festival https://news.gov.bc.ca/20576 Statement Victoria Friday, September 13, 2019 8:05 AM Statement Victoria Friday, September 13, 2019 8:05 AM Premier John Horgan has issued the following statement marking Mid-Autumn Festival:“This week marks the beginning of Mid-Autumn Festival celebrations, also known as Moon Festival, where Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Filipino and Vietnamese communities throughout B …


Mitacs Workshop: Essentials of Productive Teams

 September 12, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Education, Kamloops, News, TRU /  No Comments

More than ever, organizational success depends on people working together effectively. The pressure to communicate productively, quickly turn ideas into profitable action and consistently deliver results never decreases. Using team simulation exercises, participants work from a clear understanding of personal strengths and an appreciation of the differences in others will be the foundation of success in the future. Register now Course Objective: To constitute an effective team, its members must …


TRU Law faculty and students publish journal on animal law

 September 12, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Education, Kamloops, News, TRU /  No Comments

The latest volume of the Canadian Journal of Comparative and Contemporary Law edited by faculty and students of TRU Law is delving into a topic that hasn’t been given in-depth treatment by other Canadian law journals. Until now. This is the first Canadian law journal to devote an entire issue to animal law. Research in animal law is growing, and 2019 has been an unprecedented year for legislative reform in the field, with three important bills passed by Parliament. Beyond Humanity: New Frontiers …


Leading-edge mental health supports coming for Comox Valley students

 September 12, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  BC, News, Politics /  No Comments

Students in the Comox Valley School District will have a clearer, easier-to-understand path to mental health and substance use services.A “one-care plan” approach is a new service delivery model being introduced in the school district.Integrated teams will work closely with school and team-based primary care and specialized services providers to offer wraparound care to children, youth and their families. This means individuals experiencing mental health and substance use challenges and their fa …


CHNL | Robert Hanlon on the federal election

 September 12, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Education, Kamloops, News, TRU /  No Comments

The writ is dropped and the campaign is on. Dr. Robert Hanlon, TRU associate professor of political studies, talks to Jeff Andreas about what’s in store in the coming weeks of campaigning. View Link to Original Source


Mayors join finance minister to discuss, share feedback on landmark tax

 September 12, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  BC, News, Politics /  No Comments

Carole James, Minister of Finance, is in Vancouver today to meet with mayors from municipalities where the speculation and vacancy tax (SVT) is applied.With more than 1.6 million declarations completed, data shows that 99.8% of British Columbians are exempt, while foreign owners, satellite families and those with vacant homes are contributing toward building more affordable homes for people in the communities where the tax applies.“Our government inherited a province at the peak of a housing cri …


Canadian Geographic | Return to Raspberry Rising

 September 12, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Education, Kamloops, News, TRU /  No Comments

Cave explorer Christian Stenner wrote about the Raspberry Rising cave system and included a sidebar on Dr. Naowarat (Ann) Cheeptham and her research into cave bacteria having potential as medical “superheroes.” Read more View Link to Original Source



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