Clean Water and Wastewater Fund invests in Armstrong

 March 31, 2017 /  Darryl Schmidt /  News /  No Comments

Armstrong is receiving federal-provincial investment in critical clean water and wastewater infrastructure, announced MLA for Shuswap Greg Kyllo, The Clean Water and Wastewater Fund is providing approximately $310 million to 144 projects throughout the province. Through this fund, Armstrong is receiving $525,390 for wastewater treatment plant rehabilitation. The Clean Water and Wastewater Fund enables crucial investments in local government infrastructure, specifically supporting long-term benef …


Province examining expansion of Ashcroft Terminal

 March 31, 2017 /  Darryl Schmidt /  News /  No Comments

The Province is investing up to $150,000 to study the feasibility of expanding Ashcroft Terminal to improve efficiency of the transportation corridors to and from the Lower Mainland ports, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Todd Stone announced today. “Finding innovative ways to move Canadian goods from source to overseas markets through our Lower Mainland ports is vital to trade and to Canada’s and B.C.’s economic success,” said Stone. “Container volume …


The village helped to raise our son: A Smithers family reflects

 March 31, 2017 /  Darryl Schmidt /  BC, Community, News /  No Comments

Anita Clegg says that community members, organizations, friends and businesses owners have all played an important role in her son Jesse’s inclusion in his community of Smithers. When you walk into Sport Chek in Smithers and see Jesse Clegg unpacking garments and hanging gear, you may not realize the significance of that moment. You may not realize the number of people, programs, time and advocacy that created that moment. You may not realize that moment wouldn’t have been possible j …


Province invests in flood protection for Hammersley Pump Station

 March 31, 2017 /  Darryl Schmidt /  News /  No Comments

As part of the Province’s over $80-million investment in emergency preparedness and public safety, MLA for Chilliwack-Hope Laurie Throness has announced a number of flood prevention projects today for the region on behalf of Minister of State for Emergency Preparedness Naomi Yamamoto. The District of Kent will receive $4.17 million to expand and upgrade the Hammersley Pump Station, which is located approximately six kilometres west of Agassiz and conveys run-off from the Mountain Slough wa …


Clean Water and Wastewater Fund invests in Lytton

 March 31, 2017 /  Darryl Schmidt /  News /  No Comments

Lytton is receiving federal-provincial investments in critical clean water and wastewater infrastructure, announced MLA for Fraser-Nicola Jackie Tegart on behalf of Minister of Community, Sport and Cultural Development Peter Fassbender. The Clean Water and Wastewater Fund is providing approximately $310 million to 144 projects throughout the province. Clean Water and Wastewater Fund recipients for Lytton include: $2,158,000 for Village of Lytton Groundwater Development. $80,526 for Village of Ly …


$3 million to Brain Injury Alliance to support brain injury survivors in B.C.

 March 31, 2017 /  Darryl Schmidt /  News /  No Comments

The provincial government is providing $3 million to the Brain Injury Alliance to support community brain injury associations throughout B.C., Health Minister Terry Lake announced today. “This funding will help support brain injury survivors to lead full and rewarding lives as they manage the challenging cognitive and physical effects that stay with them well after the incident that caused their injury,” said Lake. “These important programs and supports benefit not only survivo …


New supportive housing for seniors coming to Enderby

 March 31, 2017 /  Darryl Schmidt /  News /  No Comments

Seniors in need of supportive housing soon will have access to new rental options, with construction underway at Enderby Memorial Terrace. The B.C. government has partnered with the City of Enderby to deliver the second phase of expansion, which will see an additional 33 units of affordable rental housing added to the current development, for a total of 48 units of seniors’ housing. The new units will house seniors requiring supportive services, including meals, housekeeping and laundry. Support …


BLAZERS IN KELOWNA FOR GAME 5

 March 31, 2017 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Kamloops, News, Sports /  No Comments

The Blazers have hit the road for Game 5 in Kelowna tonight. The Blazers trail the best-of-seven series 3-1 and face a must-win situation tonight. Western Conference Quarterfinal (best-of-seven)Game 1: 03/24/17, at Kelowna 4, Kamloops 0Game 2: 03/25/17, at Kelowna 3, Kamloops 2Game 3: 03/28/17, vs. Kelowna 1, Kamloops 4Game 4: 03/29/17, vs. Kelowna, Kamloops 0Game 5: 03/31/17, at Kelowna 1, KamloopsGame 6: 04/02/17, vs. Kelowna, KamloopsGame 7: 04/04/17, at Kelowna, Kamloops Blazers are 1-3-0-0 …


Construction gets underway on Malahat Village safety improvements

 March 31, 2017 /  Darryl Schmidt /  News /  No Comments

Today, the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and B.C. Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Todd Stone announced that work is beginning to improve the Malahat section of the Trans-Canada Highway (Highway 1) between Shawnigan Lake Road and Aspen Road. “As a large country that relies on trade for its economic success, Canada needs to ensure that people and products can move quickly and safely — whether from home to work, or from harvest to wareh …


DON HAY, COLIN ROBINSON RECEIVE WHL MILESTONE AWARD

 March 31, 2017 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Kamloops, News, Sports /  No Comments

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