A boost for B.C.’s arts, culture, community sport programs

 November 7, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  BC, News, Politics /  No Comments

British Columbians will have a variety of arts, culture and sport programs to enjoy in their community with support through B.C.’s Community Gaming Grants.“These programs bring people together, fostering community connections through art, cultural programming and athletic activities for all ages and abilities,” said Selina Robinson, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing. “Our government is proud to support organizations contributing to vibrant, healthy communities across B.C.”Over 700 not-fo …


Province moves forward with leaders’ table on caribou recovery in the Peace

 November 7, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  BC, News, Politics /  No Comments

Print Office of the Premier British Columbia News Province moves forward with leaders’ table on caribou recovery in the Peace https://news.gov.bc.ca/20959 Information Bulletin Victoria Thursday, November 7, 2019 2:00 PM Information Bulletin Victoria Thursday, November 7, 2019 2:00 PM Premier John Horgan met with Chief Ken Cameron of the Saulteau First Nations and Chief Roland Willson of the West Moberly First Nations on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019, to discuss moving forward with a leaders’ table to …


Public input sought to help B.C. prepare for climate change

 November 7, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  BC, News, Politics /  No Comments

The Province is looking for public input to help develop a new strategy that will better prepare B.C. communities for the impacts of climate change.“Across British Columbia, we are seeing and feeling the steadily increasing effects of climate change – from record wildfires, to severe droughts and floods, to the job impacts of beetle-killed forests,” said George Heyman, Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy. “British Columbians expect governments at all levels to act. Our CleanBC pl …


Corridor study launched for Upper Levels Highway

 November 7, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  BC, News, Politics /  No Comments

A long-term plan is under development for the section of Highway 1 between Lynn Valley Road and the Horseshoe Bay ferry terminal.This is a key east-west route for people who live and work on the North Shore.“With another million people expected in the Lower Mainland over the next 20 years, we need to start the early work now to keep traffic moving and encourage more active transportation,” said Claire Trevena, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure. “This study will identify potential fut …


More long-term care support for people in the Comox Valley

 November 7, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  BC, News, Politics /  No Comments

People in the Comox Valley will soon have access to a new long-term care facility that will provide 126 publicly-funded long-term and hospice care beds.“British Columbians deserve to know that high-quality, compassionate long-term and end-of-life care is available when they or their loved ones need it,” said Premier John Horgan. “After years of cuts to services, we’re working to make sure seniors and adults with complex health conditions are supported and treated with dignity and respect. This i …


Foundation Breakfast spotlights School of Business and Economics

 November 7, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Education, Kamloops, News, TRU /  No Comments

KAMLOOPS–Scholarships and bursaries change the lives of students who have the potential to do great things. Helping these students so they can create a better world is the goal of the Thompson Rivers University Foundation Breakfast. This year, the breakfast featured the School of Business and Economics (SoBE) and the people who support that department. RBC Royal Bank sponsored this year’s breakfast and two students from SoBE shared their stories. Those students were Haley Coss, in the Bachelor o …


Overnight lane closures on the Lions Gate Bridge

 November 7, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  BC, News, Politics /  No Comments

Print Transportation and Infrastructure British Columbia News Overnight lane closures on the Lions Gate Bridge https://news.gov.bc.ca/20949 Traffic Advisory Vancouver Thursday, November 7, 2019 7:00 AM Traffic Advisory Vancouver Thursday, November 7, 2019 7:00 AM Drivers are advised that single-lane alternating traffic will be in effect from 10 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 7, to 5 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, for joint and bearing repairs on the Lions Gate Bridge.The sidewalks will remain open for pe …


Vancouver Sun | They might be spooky, but bats are under threat from deadly fungus

 November 7, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Education, Kamloops, News, TRU /  No Comments

Researchers at Thompson Rivers University are working to stop the spread of a disease called White Nose Syndrome that is killing bats. Read more View Link to Original Source


Make your info and sales tables stand out: Chief Engagement Officer (CEO) Workshop

 November 7, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Education, Kamloops, News, TRU /  No Comments

Learn how to make your next information table, or sales table, one that people want to stop at. This interactive, and hands-on training workshop includes activities like table set-up, creating an elevator pitch and role playing. » RSVP to [email protected]   View Link to Original Source


TRU opens doors to Community Scholars

 November 7, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Education, Kamloops, News, TRU /  No Comments

As an open access research university, TRU prides itself on reducing barriers. Which is why we are thrilled to announce that TRU has joined the Community Scholars Program, providing access for regional non-profit organizations and registered charities to the latest research. In partnership with Simon Fraser University, and funded through the McConnell Foundation, TRU will support 20 community groups, granting access to 20,000 journal titles and ebooks. Access to scholarly research benefits non-p …



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