CFJC Today – The Blue House Men’s Recovery Program gets set to open its doors

 May 24, 2018 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Community, Health, Kamloops, News /  No Comments

KAMLOOPS — It’s focused on 100 per cent sobriety, and will give men in our community overcoming drug and alcohol addiction, a safe place to rebuild their lives. Historically, ‘The Blue House’ – a heritage building located downtown, was a transitional house but it hasn’t been in operation for the past few years. On June 1, the home will once again open its doors, as the only men’s recovery house in Kamloops, providing an abstinence-based environment. Read …


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Khabarovsk to Kamloops to valedictorian

 May 24, 2018 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Education, Kamloops, News, TRU /  No Comments

Anastasia Silina started out as a nervous first-year student who was determined to speak English constantly to improve her skills. Now, she’s rehearsing her valedictorian speech and representing the Faculty of Adventure, Culinary Arts and Tourism at the June 7 convocation ceremony. A passion for travel brought Silina from her hometown of Khabarovsk, Russia, to TRU, where she completed a Bachelor of Tourism Management. Silina said tourism piqued her interest because it’s not a typical …


B.C.’s bee industry receives more help from new hires

 May 24, 2018 /  Darryl Schmidt /  News /  No Comments

It’s good news for the honey bees and beekeepers of British Columbia, with the addition of two new bee inspectors hired to join the Province’s apiculture inspection team.


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Communities to benefit from improved environmental infrastructure

 May 24, 2018 /  Darryl Schmidt /  News /  No Comments

People in communities throughout British Columbia can look forward to improved environmental infrastructure, thanks to a $243-million partnership between the federal and provincial governments.


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Statement on B.C. Supreme Court decisions

 May 24, 2018 /  Darryl Schmidt /  News /  No Comments

Attorney General David Eby has released the following statement:


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People who build illegal trails face stiff penalties

 May 24, 2018 /  Darryl Schmidt /  News /  No Comments

The British Columbia government is reminding everyone that it is illegal to build trails on Crown land without prior authorization.


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B.C. government’s primary health-care strategy focuses on faster, team-based care

 May 24, 2018 /  Darryl Schmidt /  News /  No Comments

The B.C. government is launching a new primary health-care strategy to deliver faster and improved access to health care for British Columbians in all parts of the province, Premier John Horgan has announced.


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Expansion of programs aid Indigenous children under six and their families

 May 24, 2018 /  Darryl Schmidt /  News /  No Comments

Indigenous children under six, and their families, will benefit from a $30-million expansion of Aboriginal Head Start (AHS) programs that provide culturally based inclusive child care and early learning, family bonding and prevention services.


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New sign provides history of Yorke Island

 May 24, 2018 /  Darryl Schmidt /  News /  No Comments

A new Stop of Interest sign has been unveiled at the Wharf at Kelsey Bay in Sayward, to provide travellers with information about the history of Yorke Island.


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Smithers students to learn in efficient, modern new school

 May 24, 2018 /  Darryl Schmidt /  News /  No Comments

Students and families in Smithers can look forward to learning in a brand new elementary school, announced Rob Fleming, Minister of Education.


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