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Inclusive Pump Track Opens in Kamloops

The brand-new pump track at the Kamloops Bike Ranch In Juniper has officially opened for wheeled enthusiasts.

Kam-Motion Energizes Kamloops: A Community Celebration of Movement and Inclusion

Kam-Motion, a free, low-barrier, inclusive community event, took place at the Tournament Capital Centre on Sunday, June 2, 2024, to kick off the ParticipACTION Community Challenge.

Open House Draws Big Crowd and Smiling Faces

The Civic Operations Open House is held every second year and demonstrates how public works professionals proudly contribute to and enhance the quality of life in our community.
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Emergency Services Day Raises $6500 for Three Community Organizations

More than 300 residents participated in Emergency Services day, with over $6500 raised for three community organizations.

Getting Everyone to Where They Need to Be

People In Motion has a long history of building effective partnerships and relationships within the City of Kamloops and the broader region to ensure that the needs of people with disabilities are met.

Grants Funds Help TRU Consent Café Program Reach More Than 800 Students

The Consent Café is an activity-based consent education, communication, and sexualized violence prevention program for youths and young adults. Funding from the City of Kamloops Social and Community Development Grant has helped make the program possible.

Unified Community Effort: Comprehensive Services and Supports for Kamloops' Most Vulnerable

Community partners and government agencies at the Kamloops Access Hub table coordinate to provide a range of programs, services, and supports for unhoused and unsheltered individuals in Kamloops. Read our full article to learn what each partner and agency provides and how they work together.

Kamloops Museum and Archives Reopens Doors: Preserving the Past, Illuminating the Present

The Kamloops Museum and Archives is a place where Kamloops’ history is shared in the light of the present. After a lengthy closure, the Archives is reopening to the public on Tuesday, April 23, 2024. 

Increasing Access to Healthy Food

The Mount Paul Community Food Centre used grant funds to create affordable produce boxes resulting in access to healthy food for people; increased knowledge of nutrition and local food; reduced social isolation; reduced financial stress for people; and introduced the centre as a permanent resource for those accessing it.