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Moving Together Towards a More Accessible Kamloops

In honour of National AccessAbility Week, we're highlighting accessible improvements made within City facilities and parks as we strive towards a more inclusive community.
Riverside Park sign

Riverside Park Grand Opening Celebration

The recently unveiled playground and water park at Riverside Park drew a significant crowd.
Lifeguard standing on deck of pool with swimmers

Three Awards Received Recognizing Lifesaving Work

The City of Kamloops Aquatics Section recently received three awards for their dedicated work in 2022 by the Lifesaving Society BC and Yukon Branch
self contained breathing apparatus on a table

30 Students Receive Hands-On Firefighting Training Experience

Kamloops Fire Rescue, in partnership with School District No 73, prepared a hands-on firefighting training experience for 30 female grade 10–12 students.
Exterior entrance of the North Kamloops Library

Thompson-Nicola Regional District Library and Community Services Successes

Community Services and the TNRD work together to help create a safe space for all patrons of the North Kamloops Library.
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Community Services Outreach and Response Program Seeing Positive Results

Benefits of the Community Services Officer Outreach and Response Program
Two children stacking blocks

Family Day Fun

2023 Family Day Festival highlights

FireSmart Year in Review

In 2022, Kamloops Fire Rescue saw an increase in Kamloops residents’ awareness of the FireSmart program.

Happy Holidays or Merry Christmas: What's More Inclusive?

How many times have you heard, “You can’t say Merry Christmas anymore. You have to say Happy Holidays so people don’t get offended.”?

Which greeting do you feel more comfortable using these days? If your goal is to be inclusive, you may be surprised to learn that Merry Christmas is a great choice. To learn more about why, read this article by our Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Coordinator.