How to Play: Winter Challenge

How to Play: Winter Challenge

Kamloops, BC – The City of Kamloops, in partnership with PLAYKamloops, is challenging the Kamloops community to get outside and to get moving December 1–31. Residents can challenge themselves to work through the How to Play Calendar, which provides inspiration for how to enjoy winter in our own backyard playground. The more activities that are … Read more

Impacts of COVID Public Health Orders on City Operations

Impacts of COVID Public Health Orders on City Operations

Yesterday afternoon, the Provincial Health Officer (PHO), Dr. Bonnie Henry, announced new public health orders for the entire province. By order and direction of the PHO, all individuals, places of work, and businesses in BC must significantly reduce their level of social interactions and travel. “The City has made some changes in response to the … Read more

Reaching Home: Canada’s Homelessness Strategy – Call for Proposals

Reaching Home: Canada’s Homelessness Strategy - Call for Proposals

Kamloops, BC – The City of Kamloops has put out a call for proposals for eligible projects under Reaching Home: Canada’s Homelessness Strategy (Reaching Home). Reaching Home is a community-based program aimed at preventing and reducing homelessness across Canada. This program provides direct funding to urban, Indigenous, rural, and remote communities to help them address … Read more

Tranquille Road Reopens to all Traffic Monday, November 23

Tranquille Road Reopens to all Traffic Monday, November 23

Kamloops, BC – As work on the Tranquille Road Sanitary Main Upgrade Project (Phase 2) nears completion for this year, motorists are advised that Tranquille Road between Southill Street and Nicolani Drive will reopen to all traffic on Monday, November 23. At that time, all detours will be removed and the normal posted speed limit … Read more

City of Kamloops Launches New Program to Encourage “Smart” Renovations

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Renovate Smart Kamloops is a new City program that offers to help residents get the most out of their home renovation plans by incorporating energy performance improvements that will enhance home comfort, reduce energy costs, and increase home value and marketability.  The program offers free consultations and virtual workshops for homeowners.  “Whether you’re planning to replace your … Read more

2020 Remembrance Day Ceremony | City of Kamloops

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Original news release from the Royal Canadian Legion Kamloops, Branch 052 sent on October 30, 2020. Kamloops, BC – As we are all aware, 2020 has been a challenging year, many events were cancelled and gatherings were changed to accommodate the rules surrounding the safe practices to prevent the spread of COVID 19. Remembrance Day this … Read more

2020 BC Festival of the Arts Legacy Fund Grant Deadline Extended

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Kamloops, BC – The City of Kamloops has extended the online application deadline for the BC Festival of the Arts Legacy Fund Grant. This grant provides financial assistance to further artistic development of an individual or single organization in the various fields of the visual, performing, literacy, media, and interdisciplinary arts. Kamloops residents or non-profit … Read more

Masks Expected in all City of Kamloops Facilities

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Following the direction of Dr. Bonnie Henry, the City of Kamloops now expects residents to wear a mask while inside any City facility, including City Hall, the Museum, and TCC.  The City thanks you for everything you continue to do to keep yourself and others safe.To stay up to date on the City’s response to … Read more

City of Kamloops Social Planning Engagement Group Call for Applicants

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Kamloops, BC – The City of Kamloops’ Social and Community Development Section is seeking applications from Kamloops residents who are interested in serving on a voluntary basis for the Social Planning Engagement Group. The Social Planning Engagement Group assists and supports the Community Services Committee with social issues in the community. The engagement group, which … Read more

City Seeking Input on Zoning Bylaw Review and Update

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Kamloops, BC—The City of Kamloops is seeking public input on a new draft Zoning Bylaw. The City is updating its existing Zoning Bylaw No. 5-1-2001, which regulates the use of land within city limits. The update is the first major review of the City’s zoning regulations since 2001 and the most comprehensive review since 1979, when … Read more

Kamloops Fire Rescue Seeking Paid On-Call Firefighters

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Kamloops, BC—Kamloops Fire Rescue (KFR) is looking for fit, motivated citizens who are committed to serving their community as paid on-call firefighters at one of three fire stations: Fire Station No. 4, 615 Porterfield Road, serving Westsyde Fire Station No. 5, Heffley Creek Road, serving Rayleigh and Heffley Creek Fire Station No. 6, 5300 Dallas … Read more

Tranquille Road Partially Reopens to Traffic Between Southill Street and Singh Street Starting October 17

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Kamloops, BC – Effective October 17, Tranquille Road will be partially reopened to traffic (one lane each direction) between Southill Street and Singh Street. The intersections of Desmond Street/Tranquille Road and Holt Street/Tranquille Road will be reopened as all-way stops (signals will be flashing red). Landscape restoration and electrical work will continue throughout this section … Read more

TRU and City of Kamloops Renew Memorandum of Understanding

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City of Kamloops and Thompson Rivers University (TRU) have renewed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) first signed on August 23, 2018, with both parties noting that such partnerships are more important than ever as Kamloops and region rebuilds from the pandemic. “TRU was pleased to be a member of the Mayor’s Task Force on Economic … Read more

Call for Applications Now Open for City of Kamloops 2021 Social and Community Development Grants

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Kamloops, BC – The City of Kamloops is inviting interested non-profit organizations and societies to submit applications for a 2021 Social and Community Development Grant (formerly the Social Planning Grant). For the 2021 funding cycle, the Social and Community Development Grants have evolved to meet the needs of our community in uncertain times. The grants … Read more