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Here We Grow Again

Downtown is growing and we are excited! 2021 has seen a number of new businesses and there is an emerging trend in Downtown of new faces since 2020. Even though the pandemic has created many challenges for new business owners, the value of local entrepreneurship does not go unnoticed. Downtown Kamloops saw a staggering 33 percent increase in new businesses opening. We will continue to highlight these new names and encourage you to support local stores in the coming months. The Botanical Scene From rare finds to a range of common, and not-so-common houseplants, pots, and accessories, they have it all. Located on 250 Victoria St. this branch of the trendy Far & Wide Store is every plant lovers' haven. This lush oasis opened in late Feb 2021 and is already a local favourite. You can find updates on their Instagram page for their new stock. But don't wait too long because they sell out sometimes before even reaching their online store! The Cure Culinary Your charcuterie haven has...

Cigarette Recycling Program

Cigarette Recycling Program

The Kamloops Central Business Association continues its "Butt Out" cigarette recycling initiative. Since 2017, this project has successfully reduced waste on the streets and helping out the environment with each cigarette recycle. The boxes are scattered throughout...

Storybook Village Winners

Storybook Village Winners

Due to the current events and ongoing health-pandemic, Downtown Kamloops decided to switch things this year regarding the 40th Annual Santa Parade. Downtown businesses worked together to spread cheer this holiday season while following social distancing protocols....

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