COVID-19 Awareness for the Safety of Frontline Sanitation Workers

City of Kamloops Wins Recognition Provincially in Public Works

Kamloops, BC – The City is ensuring that it protects its frontline garbage and recycling staff by reinforcing proper social distancing and hygiene protocols.  LandfillsThe City recognizes that in this time of social isolation, many residents are working hard in their homes and their yards, which results in increased trips to the landfills. In order to … Read more

Hillside Stadium Closed Due to Social Distancing Concerns

City of Kamloops Wins Recognition Provincially in Public Works

Everyone needs to avoid being in close contact with people in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19.  The City of Kamloops is closing Hillside Stadium effective immediately due to social distancing concerns.   “Unfortunately, social distancing best practices are not being adhered to at Hillside Stadium and therefore the Emergency Operations Centre made the decision … Read more

City of Kamloops is Closing all City Play Structures and Installing Social Distancing Signage at other Parks

City of Kamloops Wins Recognition Provincially in Public Works

To encourage compliance with social distancing measures, the City of Kamloops is closing all City-run play structures effective immediately. In addition, the City is installing signage about social distancing at all City parks, skate parks, dog parks, and courts.    Closure signage is being installed today at 48 play structures including Riverside Park, Campbell Creek … Read more

City of Kamloops Declares State of Local Emergency

City of Kamloops Wins Recognition Provincially in Public Works

To address the evolving circumstances related to the COVID-19 pandemic, and to support the Provincial Health Authorities, the City of Kamloops has declared a state of local emergency. This declaration provides the City the opportunity to quickly and effectively address emerging issues for the purposes of enhancing preparedness and response to the COVID-19 pandemic and … Read more

Direction to be Provided by Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing on the April 4 Referendum (Assent Voting)

City of Kamloops Wins Recognition Provincially in Public Works

Kamloops, BC – The City acknowledges the concerns of residents regarding the COVID-19 outbreak and the upcoming referendum for the Kamloops Centre for the Arts (KCA). With the recent provincial and federal announcements regarding COVID-19, the Chief Election Officer for the KCA Referendum has been in conversations with the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing to … Read more

City of Kamloops Receives Grant to Support Harm-Reduction Initiatives

City of Kamloops Wins Recognition Provincially in Public Works

The City of Kamloops has received a Community Health and Harm Reduction grant, which is supported by the Community Action Initiative, the Ministry of Mental Health and Addictions, and the Overdose Emergency Response Centre.    The City, in partnership with Interior Health and several community organization partners, applied for funding to support three main initiatives:   … Read more

Victoria Street West Improvements Project on Schedule for Completion

City of Kamloops Wins Recognition Provincially in Public Works

The Victoria Street West Improvements Project is currently on schedule for completion by early summer 2020. Throughout March, crews are completing electrical and other utility service changeovers for Victoria Street West businesses and residents. Some lane closures will be in place to accommodate the changeover work. Please expect delays. Once the changeovers from the old … Read more