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B.C. Election: Allison Griner and Chris Bose on Ajax Mine

May 9, 2013
| Tyee reporter Allison Griner and Indigenous activist Chris Bose discuss the Ajax Mine proposal as an election issue.
Length: 23:33 minutes (21.57 MB)

Idle No More Kamloops in Aberdeen mall

On Dec. 30 around 11:30 a.m., a group of Indigenous people and some non-Indigenous supporters took over the area below the escalators at Aberdeen Mall in Kamloops, B.C. in an Idle No More flash mob.
Here are some of the highlights.

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Proposed Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion faces opposition in Kamloops, B.C.

Photo: Council of Canadians

The "No Pipelines No Tankers Solidarity Tour" made its stop in Kamloops last Wednesday evening, and local issues relating to the Trans Mountain pipeline were raised.

Five speakers greeted a packed auditorium.

"Who's opposed to pipelines?" asked the MC. Almost every hand in the room went up.

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Proposed open pit Ajax mine threatens the future of Kamloops, B.C.

What will Kamloops' future look like if the proposed Ajax open pit mine goes ahead as currently proposed? Should a huge mining operation be allowed inside the city limits and so close to schools and homes?

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Stark Raven: Prison Justice

Kamloops group is moving women beyond bars

January 8, 2010
| Formerly incarcerated women in B.C.'s Interior find new start doing research.
Length: 20:15

Kamloops Trans/Genderqueer Social Support Group

Thursday, October 3, 2013 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Location

Kamloops Women's Resource Group Society
374 - 4th Ave.
Kamloops, BC
Canada

This is a support group for those who have the experience or identify as Trans-Sexual, Transgender, Two-spirited, Intersexed, Gender Queer, or anyone who does not fit on the gender binary.

Participants will: Meet like minded folk, receive Resources, Strategies to manage Transphobic society, and Transition Support.

Topics may include: Communication, Creating clear boundaries, Advocating for self, Managing difficult relationships, Managing Emotions

Ages: 18yrs and up

Location: Kamloops Women's Resourse Group Society
375 - 4th ave, Kamloops, BC

Pride Parade planning event

Wednesday, January 23, 2013 - 7:00pm

Location

Kamloops Curling Club
Victoria St.
Kamloops, BC
Canada
50° 40' 32.9844" N, 120° 19' 37.7688" W

We are having a meeting 7 pm -- January 23 -- at the Kamloops Curling Club DWNST: There is disabled access for downstairs. It is on the Memorial arena side off of Lansdowne and is the very last door on that side. Phone 250-372-5432 to ensure that they know your are there at that entrance to get in. (they may not hear the door bell)
We will need lots of interest from Volunteers to put our very first Parade on, so come and get involved in a History making Event.
Lets get our PRIDE on.
call me Trish 250-319-9448 for more info

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