Business Case Released for New Kamloops Performing Arts Centre Proposal….

by: Arjun Singh
Posted on: October 24, 2019 8:44 pm

  Kamloops has an amazing community of arts supporters! And today the Kamloops Centre for the Arts Society released the business case (pdf file) for the new performing arts centre proposal. I am hoping this building can be as energy efficient as possible and that the public subsidy is kept as low as possible. Can this building actually have no net …


Welcome to Your Kamloops!: Kamloops Councillors Talk Civility

by: Arjun Singh
Posted on: October 18, 2019 8:35 pm

We made another one! Kathy Sinclair and I spent about 11 minutes talking about: civility / incivility in the federal election partisan politics, why we would not run for MLA or MP Obama as a guest? The white arrow in the orange button below will play this podcast…   View the full article from the original source


Welcome to Your Kamloops!: Kamloops Councillors Talk Civility

by: Arjun Singh
Posted on: June 20, 2019 6:42 pm

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Raw notes from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s speech at FCM 2019

by: Arjun Singh
Posted on: June 6, 2019 6:27 pm

– middle class  – family  – retirement secure  – communities are strength and force of our country – Federal government as partner to local govt – we've seen promises broken by some provinces  – infrastructure funding priority for this mandate , moved quickly early  – clean water a right  – homelessness and affordability changes – national hou …


Raw note from Green Party Leader Elizabeth May’s speech at FCM 2019

by: Arjun Singh
Posted on: June 4, 2019 6:26 pm

(not comprehensive) a passionate call to action on climate action – in 2015, green party platform adhered most to FCM goals- long term stable infrastructure funding – not just money, seat at a table – council of Canadian governments, 4 orders of governments- must not let politicians divide us- one country, one family – all hands on deck- shoutout t …


Raw notes from NDP leader Jagmeet Singh’s speech at FCM 2019

by: Arjun Singh
Posted on: June 2, 2019 6:22 pm

        (Not comprehensive) – live in an incredible country – municipal leaders are fabric of country  – deserve a federal partner who will work with you on big challlenges  – 2 challenges : climate change and growing inequality – outdated funding system for municipalities – need true federal partner who will stand up with you and give you tools yo …


Raw notes from Canada’s leader of the opposition Andrew Scheer at FCM 2919

by: Arjun Singh
Posted on: May 31, 2019 6:22 pm

(Not necessarily comprehensive) .- helping Cdns get ahead, not just get by  – FCM very important – less than 13% of infrastructure funds have gone out under Liberals – infrastructure program not well managed – unplanned and unmanaged deficits . Conservatives will get this fixed  – will work with provinces AND municipalities – invest in programs tha …


Welcome to Your Kamloops!: A New Podcast

by: Arjun Singh
Posted on: April 25, 2019 5:58 pm

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First meeting of the new Development and Sustainability Committee…

by: Arjun Singh
Posted on: February 26, 2019 4:17 pm

Huge thanks to Mayor Ken Christian for asking me to chair this incredible council committee. We’ve realigned council committees to provide more policy guidance to the different departments at city hall. I’m joined by great councillors, Dieter Dudy and Sadie Hunter, and great staff, led by Development, Engineering, and Sustainability Director Marvin …


Uniting behind a plan for a multiuse park on Mac Island…

by: Arjun Singh
Posted on: January 31, 2019 3:58 pm

Some thoughts I recorded this morning….   View the full article from the original source