Health Canada Launches the Translated Eating Well with Canada's Food Guide for First Nations, Inuit and Metis in Four Aboriginal Languages

 March 9, 2010 /  Darryl Schmidt /  News /  No Comments

OTTAWA, ONTARIO–(Marketwire – March 9, 2010) – Today, the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of Health, is pleased to announce that Eating Well with Canada’s Food Guide – First Nations, Inuit and Metis is now available in four Aboriginal languages. "Our Government is ensuring that information about healthy eating is more accessible to Aboriginal people in Canada," said Minister Aglukkaq. "This food guide, which better reflects the values, traditions and food choices of Aborigina …

Project X Theatre Productions’ CALL FOR AUDITIONS

 March 9, 2010 /  Darryl Schmidt /  News /  No Comments

You helped us select it, and now it’s your chance to take an even bigger role in X Fest 2010. Project X Theatre Productions is holding auditions for X FEST 2010, the Interior of BC’s only outdoor summer Shakespeare festival! Will you be a part of it? Project X is looking for actors, singers & musicians of various ages for this year’s productions: Shakespeare’s 12th Night, or What You Will and the camp-cult classic musical, chosen by popular vote, The Rocky Horror Show by Richard O’Brien. The …

Free flowers being handed out March 17

 March 9, 2010 /  Darryl Schmidt /  News /  No Comments

The TRU Wellness Centre wants to brighten your day! We will be handing out flowers around campus on Wednesday March 17th. If you receive one you can either keep it for yourself or pass it on to help them beat those winter blues. More Info Here

Unapproved Health Product, "POWER-MAX" May Pose Serious Health Risks

 March 8, 2010 /  Darryl Schmidt /  News /  No Comments

OTTAWA, ONTARIO–(Marketwire – March 8, 2010) – Health Canada is warning Canadians that an unapproved health product that contains sildenafil, a prescription medication was found on the Canadian market in Ontario. Sildenafil may pose serious health risks, particularly to people with heart problems. Health Canada is working with the Canada Border Services Agency to stop future importation of any shipments of "POWER-MAX" from entering Canada. "POWER-MAX" was imported by Cha Hea …

Canadian Masters Videos

 March 7, 2010 /  Darryl Schmidt /  News /  No Comments

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A Heartbraking Tail!

 March 7, 2010 /  Darryl Schmidt /  News /  No Comments

On March 5, 2010, my loving family member died. A cat of only 2 years old, named Maple, died because of anti-freeze. Maple was a Manx cat, a red silver tabby, who loved the outdoors and his people, he had lots of energy and loved his food. He was my best friend and was a part of our family. A great personality, a lot of character and a funny, lovely, vocal kitty who was extremely loved. It was not his time to die. Every year 88% of domestic pets die because of anti-freeze. To animals it tastes s …

Kamloops City – Kamloops RCMP Bust Grow Ops

 March 6, 2010 /  Darryl Schmidt /  News /  No Comments

Kamloops City RCMP have uncovered two marijuana grow operations that resulted in the seizure of a substantial amount of marihuana, other drugs, firearms, cash and the removal of young children from one of the homes. On March 4, 2010, a Kamloops RCMP general duty member, assisted by the Kamloops Drug Section and Kamloops Action Response Team executed a search warrant at a residence in the 100 block of Yew Street. Police located a makeshift stairway leading to a dirt basement w …

2010 World Masters Athletics Indoor Championships in Kamloops, British Columbia

 March 1, 2010 /  Darryl Schmidt /  News /  No Comments

Kamloops is set to host the first World Masters Athletics Indoor Championships in North America from March 1st – 6th, 2010. Athletes both men and women, thirty-five years of age and above in five year age groups will compete in a full range of indoor track and field events at the Tournament Capital Centre such as running, jumping, throwing, and race walking. There will also be a half-marathon on Tranquille Road beyond the airport, an eight kilometre cross-country run at McArthur Island Park and …

Surrey Couple 'In Shock' With B.C.'S Biggest Ever Jackpot Win

 March 1, 2010 /  Darryl Schmidt /  News /  No Comments

RICHMOND, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwire – March 1, 2010) – B.C.’s biggest ever lottery winners are still coming to grips with the sheer size of their record win. Today, Derek and Frances Bird of Surrey were presented with a record $25 Million cheque at BCLC’s Richmond office after the ticket they purchased for last Friday’s LOTTO MAX draw matched all seven numbers drawn. "My wife was checking our numbers on the computer when I heard her hollering ‘We won!’ from the other room," said De …

Kamloops City – Education Key to Pinpad Fraud

 February 28, 2010 /  Darryl Schmidt /  News /  No Comments

Reports of pin pad fraud returning to the Kamloops area has the Kamloops City Auxiliary RCMP out in force to educate merchants and consumers alike about steps they can take to protect themselves. With criminals getting increasingly sophisticated in their scams, education is the key. “We’re telling merchants to treat their pin pad machine as if it’s a thousand dollar bill,” says Kevin Beeton, co-ordinator of Kamloops RCMP’s auxiliary program. “They have to watch the machine at all times, or keep …

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