Big Bar Landslide Interview w/Shamus Curtis

 August 21, 2019 /  ProvinceofBC /  BC, Politics /  No Comments

Big Bar Landslide fish wheel operator, Shamus Curtis, from the Upper Fraser Fisheries Conservation Alliance.

Have your say in our Inclusive Housing survey

 August 21, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  BC, Community, Health, News /  No Comments

Where do you want to live?  What does your ideal home look like? The Inclusive Housing Task Force, co-chaired by Community Living BC (CLBC) and Inclusion BC, is interested in knowing about people’s current and desired housing, including when they hope to access housing.   By answering questions in this online survey, you can help the Task Force and its partners in their efforts to increase access to housing.Over the months of August and September, the BC Non-Profit Housing Association (BCNPHA) i …

More choices, stronger protection for people in assisted living

 August 21, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  BC, News, Politics /  No Comments

People in assisted living residences, including supportive recovery homes, will have access to more care options and added protection as amendments to the Community Care and Assisted Living Act come into force.Effective Dec. 1, 2019, these changes and new regulations will give seniors, people living with disabilities and community-care clients, as well as people living in supportive recovery homes, the flexibility to stay in their community, while ensuring that they get the quality of care they …

Driving sustainability: School of Business and Economics speeds forward

 August 21, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Education, Kamloops, News, TRU /  No Comments

As climate change becomes increasingly evident and more than three billion people live on less than $2.50 a day, the call is louder than ever for the corporate world to step up and be a part of the solution. By using today’s technologies, global interconnectedness and other tools, business can still turn a profit while bettering the condition of the planet and all its residents. For insight into how TRU’s School of Business and Economics, its students, alumni and faculty can make the …

Temporary changes to parking, travel lanes at Broadway and Arbutus

 August 21, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  BC, News, Politics /  No Comments

Print Transportation and Infrastructure British Columbia News Temporary changes to parking, travel lanes at Broadway and Arbutus Traffic Advisory Vancouver Wednesday, August 21, 2019 7:00 AM Traffic Advisory Vancouver Wednesday, August 21, 2019 7:00 AM Motorists are advised that temporary lane closures and parking restrictions will be in effect Thursday, Aug. 22 and Friday Aug. 23, as well as Friday, Aug. 29, 2019.These closures and restrictions will allow for geotec …

Mississauga youth take action on climate change

 August 21, 2019 /  DavidSuzukiFDN /  Canada, Environment /  1 Comment

In June 2019, the City of Mississauga declared a climate emergency. Behind this historic motion was a team of inspiring changemakers: a group of seven local middle school students. This is their story.

STEM Final Exam Reflection

 August 20, 2019 /  ProvinceofBC /  BC, Politics /  No Comments

One student’s comprehensive reflection of their learning experiences at the end of a STEM program.

Episode 9: United: Inclusion as Unity

 August 20, 2019 /  ProvinceofBC /  BC, Politics /  No Comments

For this final instalment of the series, Shelley wraps up the year’s conversations, questions and strategies and challenges viewers to a call to action: How can we act to make inclusion better?

Moose in BC: What’s driving the declines?

 August 20, 2019 /  ProvinceofBC /  BC, Politics /  No Comments

In 2013, the Province of BC initiated a research project to determine the factors affecting moose population changes in central BC. This video describes the progress and results to date from that work. This research is focused on developing management recommendations aimed at improving moose abundance.

TRU Law medal winner stresses being kind

 August 20, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Education, Kamloops, News, TRU /  No Comments

This year’s winner of the Law Society of BC Gold Medal is heading to the BC Court of Appeal to be a clerk before moving on to the province’s largest law firm. Oliver Verenca was born in Toronto, but grew up in Kamloops, where he attended primary and secondary school and was involved in the community. He left Kamloops to get his bachelor’s degree from Queen’s University and then went on to complete graduate studies at UBC Okanagan. He finally returned home to earn his law degree from TRU. H …

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