New land added to B.C.’s parks and protected areas

 March 25, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  BC, News, Politics /  No Comments

Bridge Lake Provincial Park addition (29 hectares): Located in the Cariboo region between 100 Mile House and Clearwater, Bridge Lake Provincial Park is a popular recreation area protecting a lengthy stretch of undeveloped shoreline and islands in the lake — except for one. A 29-hectare island, known as Heritage Island, will be added to the park. The total area of this park will be 434 hectares.Harmony Islands Marine Provincial Park addition (2.5 hectares): A popular destination for boaters, Harm …

Celebrating Research at TRU

 March 25, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Education, Kamloops, News, TRU /  No Comments

TRU is once again celebrating Research Week! Now in its fourth year, Research Week, which runs March 25 – 30, offers a blend of workshops, poster and oral presentations, research communication competitions, and community-building opportunities. As always, the week is capped off by the annual Undergraduate Research and Innovation Conference. Complete Research Week calendar of events The events are inclusive and open to students, staff, faculty, and the community at large, and two of the events — …

Legislation introduced to complete fiscal framework for LNG investment, jobs and benefits

 March 25, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  BC, News, Politics /  No Comments

Legislation introduced today will pull together the final pieces needed to deliver liquid natural gas (LNG) investment that brings long-term benefits to the province and thousands of good-paying jobs for B.C. workers, while operating within strong environmental protections.“British Columbians are counting on us to attract LNG investment that meets strict conditions: delivering jobs and financial benefits to B.C., creating economic partnerships with Indigenous peoples, and protecting our clean ai …

2018-19 Kamloops Blazers Award Winners – Kamloops Blazers

 March 25, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Kamloops, News, Sports /  No Comments

Award 18/19Winners   MJB Most Improved Player Connor Zary Fifth Avenue Jewellers Diamond in the Rough Kyrell Sopotyk / Martin Lang Eldon Dever Trophy – Best Defenseman Montana Onyebuchi Doris Rubel Award – Most Dedicated Player Connor Zary / Brodi Stuart   Blazers Booster Club Award – Community Involvement Jermaine Loewen   Bob Winters Memorial Trophy – Grinder of the Year Jermaine Loewen   George Stewart Sr Award – Excellence in Hockey/Education Dylan Garand   Andy & Molly Clovechok Award – …

CFJC | ‘Future Students’ TRU Open House

 March 25, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Education, Kamloops, News, TRU /  No Comments

In this Midday interview, Holly McLean and Spencer Paul of TRU Future Students talk about what to expect at TRU’s Open House on Saturday, March 23. Watch the interview View Link to Original Source

Globe and Mail | Africa a growing target for business school recruiters

 March 25, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Education, Kamloops, News, TRU /  No Comments

Africa has become a top priority for TRU’s international recruitment efforts in the School of Business and Economics. Read more     View Link to Original Source

Wildfire weather forecasting

 March 25, 2019 /  ProvinceofBC /  BC, Politics /  No Comments

For the BC Wildfire Management Branch, monitoring current and predicted weather patterns is a crucial tool in preparing for forest fires. Watch as Fire Weather Forecaster Jesse Ellis from the Southeast Fire Centre provides an overview of some of the main indicators that helps the WMB plan ahead for unstable and hot weather. For more information, please visit: Stay connected:

Smoke from pile burns to be visible near Williams Lake

 March 25, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  BC, News, Politics /  No Comments

Print Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development British Columbia News Smoke from pile burns to be visible near Williams Lake Information Bulletin Williams Lake Monday, March 25, 2019 9:00 AM Information Bulletin Williams Lake Monday, March 25, 2019 9:00 AM BC Wildfire Service crews plan to burn piles of woody debris near Williams Lake over the next six weeks to reduce wildfire risks in the area.Smoke and flames may be visible from Williams Lak …

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