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Major New TV Series Features Thompson-Nicola Region to Begin 2024

Kamloops, BC – February 16, 2024 – The Thompson-Nicola Film Commission (TNFC) is thrilled to share that the Thompson-Nicola region featured prominently in another major new TV series, serving as the launch point for this production. The drama action series Tracker, starring Justin Hartley, filmed the opening scenes of its first episode at a location […]

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Mandatory Recyclable Material Bylaw to be Fully Implemented in Spring 2024

Kamloops, BC – February 15, 2024 – Public education continues for the expanded Mandatory Recyclable Material Bylaw at solid waste facilities in the Thompson-Nicola Regional District (TNRD), and in March 2024, the TNRD will fully implement the bylaw. Most items included in this bylaw are part of the provincial Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) program. Consumers

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Expansion of Disposal Ban to Help Divert Materials from Landfill

Kamloops, BC – November 23, 2023 – To prevent hazardous waste and recyclable materials from being landfilled or improperly disposed of, an expansion to the Mandatory Recyclable Materials Bylaw has been approved by the Thompson-Nicola Regional District (TNRD) Board of Directors. The TNRD’s Mandatory Recyclable Material Bylaw was first implemented in fall 2022, and only

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TNRD Board Approves Tipping Fee Increase for Several Waste Streams

Kamloops, BC – November 23, 2023 – The Thompson-Nicola Regional District (TNRD) Board of Directors has approved an amendment to Solid Waste Management Facilities Bylaw 2681 to amend user fees for several waste streams, which will come into effect on January 1, 2024. This will be the first update in several years to tipping fees

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Introducing the Aberdeen Tiny Library: TNRL’s Charming Next Chapter

Kamloops, BC – November 20, 2023 – The Thompson-Nicola Regional Library (TNRL) is delighted to unveil its newest (and smallest!) library, bringing the joy of reading to the heart of Aberdeen Mall and southwest Kamloops. With a soft launch set for Wednesday, November 22, 2023, the TNRL warmly welcomes the community to enjoy a taste

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TNRD Receives UBCM Community Excellence Award for Innovative Library Program

Kamloops, BC – September 21, 2023 – The Thompson-Nicola Regional District (TNRD) and Thompson-Nicola Regional Library (TNRL) are honoured to be recognized with a Community Excellence Award at the annual Union of BC Municipalities (UBCM) convention. The TNRD received an Honourable Mention in the category of “Excellence in Service Delivery” for the new TNRL Service

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Thompson-Nicola Regional Library Announces Writer in Residence Programs & Events

Kamloops, BC—September 12, 2023 – The Thompson-Nicola Regional Library (TNRL) is thrilled to welcome its second Writer in Residence, Jennifer Chrumka, to the library this fall. Jennifer Chrumka is a B.C.-based writer and graduate of UBC’s Master of Journalism program and more recently The Writer’s Studio graduate workshop at Simon Fraser University. She is an award-winning journalist

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TNRD Hires Greg Lowis as General Manager of Corporate and Legislative Services

Kamloops, BC – August 30, 2023 – The Thompson-Nicola Regional District is pleased to announce that Greg Lowis has been hired as the new General Manager of Corporate and Legislative Services. “I’m really looking forward to joining the TNRD, and supporting the communities across the region of BC’s best,” Lowis said. Lowis brings nearly 15

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Regular Recycling Collection Resumes at Solid Waste Facilities

Kamloops, BC – July 4, 2023 – The Thompson-Nicola Regional District (TNRD) is informing residents that recyclable paper and packaging depot collection has resumed at all solid waste facilities impacted by a temporary service interruption that began on July 3, 2023. Several solid waste facilities were impacted by a hauling supply shortage and have now

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