Community update – Facebook Live

by: Arjun Singh
Posted on: April 4, 2018 8:08 pm

Just posted on Facebook:  https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=10160285497825247&id=773295246


My 2014 platform accountability….

by: Arjun Singh
Posted on: April 4, 2018 3:28 pm

Election platforms should mean something. In each of my 4 previous city council campaigns, I have produced some type of platform document. I always keep my 2014 platform one pager handy and it’s always been readily accessible from the top menu bar on this website.  And below is an image of the platform in its entirety. I feel pretty good about …


An invitation to attend the 2018 Kamloops Idea Festival….

by: Arjun Singh
Posted on: February 7, 2018 2:36 pm

I warmly invite you to participate in the 2018 Kamloops Idea Festival on Saturday March 17th. Register here. About 125 Kamloops citizens participated in the first Kamloops Idea Festival in 2013. We came together to learn about and engage in dialogue over a broad range of community initiatives and issues. Feedback was quite positive.   I commit …


Why I voted against authorizing $100 000 (max) for a downtown parking study….

by: Arjun Singh
Posted on: November 9, 2017 9:35 pm

As a member of the downtown parking solutions working group and someone who has long advocated for evidence based parking strategies in Kamloops, I know many might be wondering why I voted against the downtown parking study proposed by city staff at the Nov 7th 2017 council meeting. I know my friend and Kamloops Central Business Improvement Associa …


This Summer with Your Council…

by: Arjun Singh
Posted on: September 11, 2017 1:20 am

 I had a awesome summer job this year. I was your Mayor. Actually, I will serve as acting Mayor until mid October when the new Mayor and Councillors, elected in the Sept 30th by-election, are sworn in.   I’m humbled my council colleagues asked me to take on this caretaker role and very thankful for their support and the support of c …


Stating my Position on the Ajax Mine Proposal…

by: Arjun Singh
Posted on: July 17, 2017 9:43 pm

Today, at city council, we made the decision to oppose the Ajax mine proposal. Here is my statement as to why I came to a difficult decision to oppose. : With the wildfires around us, I’ve spent some time in our evacuee reception centres over the past week. Everybody is coming together at these centres. The Ajax polarization of opinion largel …


Working with Wildfire Situation….

by: Arjun Singh
Posted on: July 10, 2017 7:32 pm

These are personal experiences and observations about the recent incredible wildfire activity in BC. For current updates and info, please visit the TNRD website and the BC Government wildfire website.  On Friday, events moved incredibly rapidly. In a couple of hours, wildfires were starting to threaten communities across our region. The incred …


Full time at City Hall for Four Months….

by: Arjun Singh
Posted on: June 1, 2017 8:28 pm

  May 30th City Council meeting… Today, I start full time working as the deputy Mayor.  I just want to thank council again for their unanimous support in appointing me. This is a an incredibly humbling honour. I am looking forward to serving the community in this role for the next four months. A by-election to elect a new Mayor and at l …


CBC Kamloops Interview on Decision to Demolish Old Daily News Building…

by: Arjun Singh
Posted on: April 25, 2017 10:37 am

  There has been quite a robust debate over the past days on council’s decision to start the process of demolishing the old Kamloops Daily News building to create some interim parking spaces downtown. I was on CBC Kamloops yesterday talking about this. There also some good clips of Councillor Denis Walsh, who opposes demolition. Thanks to Shel …


Why I Voted Against the City Budget This Year…

by: Arjun Singh
Posted on: March 22, 2017 11:15 pm

I work with amazing people at city hall. We don’t always agree on issues, both big and small. A big issue on which I voted differently than the majority of my city council colleagues was the 2017 city budget. I did not support the city budget this year. The majority of council did support it. I have a great deal of respect for my colleagues a …