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AJAX - Faculty members throw support behind SSN in opposing mine

The Stop Ajax movement has gained more momentum as TRU Faculty Association members have voted “overwhelmingly” to support the Stk’emlups te Secwepemc Nation (SSN) in its opposition to the mine. 51 more words


CITY HALL - Council moves ahead with KDN teardown for 'temporary' parking

City council moved ahead today (April 25, 2017) with plans to tear down the Kamloops Daily News building and “temporarily” put up a parking lot. 374 more words

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KINSELLA - Under the spectre of the presidential warmonger

THE BEARDED Republican regarded us suspiciously.

He had been washing his pickup truck (naturally) and listening to country music on the radio (ditto). It was blindingly-bright Saturday morning in August in New Hampshire and we were out knocking on doors for our candidate, Hillary Clinton. 765 more words

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McQUARRIE - Why do the BC Liberals have so much support in the Interior?

Lots of jobs have been created in B.C., but what the premier fails to point out is that most of those jobs were created in the Lower Mainland and Victoria… 131 more words

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EDITORIAL - 'Sponsored content' is a new wrinkle on an old sales pitch

An ArmchairMayor editorial by Mel Rothenburger.

THE PUBLICATION of so-called ‘Sponsored Content’ by Kamloops This Week featuring the proposed Ajax copper mine has raised the hackles of a few people, who say it’s nothing more than paid advertising. 614 more words


LIFESTYLES - Technological disruption and the loss of face-to-face interaction


The other day, I had to walk downtown to meet with my tax accountant. After a half-hour meeting, I was informed of my 2016 taxes owing and decided to pay them immediately just across the street at my bank. 728 more words

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POLITICS - Electoral reform by any other name is still progress

University of Calgary

START TALKING about parliamentary reform at a cocktail party and watch everyone melt away. But despite being an eye-glazing topic, there are good reasons why Canadians should take interest. 780 more words

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