A Bit of a Bittersweet Start to September….

by: Arjun Singh
Posted on: September 8, 2016 4:53 pm

Mayor Peter Milobar announces his bid for the Kamloops North Thompson BC Liberal Party Nomination. I’ve always wondered why people run for provincial or federal elected office. I have a lot of time and respect for our current local MLA duo and for our MP. My Dad even tried twice to get elected an MLA. But, at city council, we look for reasons …


Converting the pool at McDonald Park to a spray park and a wading pool…

by: Arjun Singh
Posted on: April 21, 2016 11:01 am

   This was a tough decision for me, especially as we started to hear heartfelt support for the pool staying open. I indeed supported reconsideration of the decision at a second council meeting in order for council to have more discussion and thought. I ultimately voted again for the conversion but, again, it was not an easy decision at a …


Kamloops Gardening under the New Pesticide Bylaw…

by: Arjun Singh
Posted on: March 29, 2016 11:53 am

 I know gardening season is fast upon us again in Kamloops. And as the swing vote on banning certain ingredients in pesticides for cosmetic use, I feel a special responsibility to help citizens garden well under the new bylaw. First step, sharing this page on the city website.


Studying the Ajax Mine Application and Keeping an Open Mind…

by: Arjun Singh
Posted on: January 24, 2016 8:09 pm

  I had an interesting conversation with a friend of mine in the media week before last. This person was certain I was not going to support the Ajax Mine Application. I am not sure where this opinion has come from. I have maintained my neutrality about the proposal, waiting for the application for environmental application to submitted. I have …


A Couple of Days with a Nissan Leaf Electric Vehicle…

by: Arjun Singh
Posted on: December 20, 2015 12:16 am

Electric vehicles hold out this tantalizing possibility for those who want to drive and reduce their greenhouse gas emissions at the same time.   In my view, its terribly difficult for most people in Kamloops to switch to transit / cycling / walking as their primary mode of transportation. Car culture is a huge component of the overall culture …