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Read the blog posts about good news stories and locals stepping up in our community.

It’s More Than a Beer
You’ve just sat down for a pint of your perfect craft pour …
Support Kamloops Series – Part 2
We are asking you and the community of Kamloops to act now …
Support Kamloops Series – Part 1
We are asking you and the community of Kamloops to act now …
Press Release | YKAStrong Gives Back to Community with Kamloops Food Bank Donation
Today, YKAStrong donated $1270 to the Kamloops Food Bank in support of …

Businesses

Read the latest blog posts written to help navigate businesses in Kamloops.

#ykastrong | Partner Connection
Stay YKA Connected with online resources to receive relevant and timely information and provide important and necessary tools for Kamloops businesses and residents to endure the COVID-19 crisis.
Free Tourism Job Board Open to Other Industries
With many tourism and hospitality employees facing work shortages, go2HR has partnered with the healthcare, retail, and agriculture sectors to post urgent job openings on their free job board.
#ykastrong | Partner Connection
Stay YKA Connected with online resources to receive relevant and timely information and provide important and necessary tools for Kamloops businesses and residents to endure the COVID-19 crisis.
Re-start, re-open and re-ignite – Getting Back to Business
WorkSafeBC has released industry specific information and resources that align with the provincial government's multi-phased plan to restart the economy.
Go2HR COVID-19 HR Recovery Planning – Getting Employees Back to Work
Go2HR is BC’s tourism human resource association and is working closely with WorkSafeBC & Government of BC to support HR programs during the COVID-19 situation.
#ykastrong | partner connection
Stay YKA Connected with online resources to receive relevant and timely information and provide important and necessary tools for Kamloops businesses and residents to endure the COVID-19 crisis.
BC’s Restart Plan
With a flattening curve and a stronger understanding of COVID-19 behaviour and transmission, the province of British Columbia are allowing businesses to reopen aligning with a four-phase restart plan.
Introduction to Zoom Video Meetings
Kamloops This Week is pleased and proud to support the #ykastrong campaign with a new full page campaign in our print edition beginning in May.
Kamloops This Week Support #ykastrong Campaign
Kamloops This Week is pleased and proud to support the #ykastrong campaign with a new full page campaign in our print edition beginning in May.
Canada’s Economic Response Plan: Definitions & FAQs
This article will explain the Canada Emergency Response Benefit, Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy, and common questions about eligibility.
7 Ways to Support British Columbia’s Travel Industry
Amidst the turmoil of a global health crisis & economic collapse, artists are supporting their communities. Chefs are sharing their secrets in live cooking classes over Instagram. Curators are walking us into …
Shining a Spotlight on 5 Local Photographers
Amidst the turmoil of a global health crisis & economic collapse, artists are supporting their communities. Chefs are sharing their secrets in live cooking classes over Instagram. Curators are walking us into …
#ykastrong | stay connected and informed
Stay YKA Connected with online resources to receive relevant and timely information and provide important and necessary tools for Kamloops businesses and residents to endure the COVID-19 crisis.
Rent relief on the way for B.C. small businesses
Thousands of small businesses in British Columbia will see their monthly rent reduced by at least 75%, thanks to the new federal-provincial Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance Program (CECRA).
New #ykastrong Window Decals
Businesses in Kamloops can now show their support for our community and shopping local by displaying a #ykastrong window decal.
4 Social Tips to Engage with Your Community
Having a digital presence is an investment in your business and platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter are free. Here are 4 business examples to use as inspiration to develop your digital …
Temporarily Closed: Updating Your Business Listings Online
If your business has reduced hours or has temporarily closed its doors, remember to update your business listings online in order to effectively communicate with current and future customers.
#ykastrong | stay connected and informed
Stay YKA Connected with online resources to receive relevant and timely information and provide important and necessary tools for Kamloops businesses and residents to endure the COVID-19 crisis.
Small Business BC’s Free Webinars
Catch up on Small Business BC’s latest webinars.
Fostering Employee Engagement During a Time of Crisis
How do you remain connected and foster engagement with your employees during a time of crisis? This can be an overwhelming time for both employers and employees if you have recently laid …