Kamloops

What is Kamloops known for?


active+dance

meals. Drink The legal drinking age in British Columbia is 19. Pubs and Lounges * '''The Duchess on Tranquille''' nightclub is located at 377 Tranquille Road in North Kamloops. This is combination pub, lounge and exotic nightclub. A great amateur exotic dance contest is held on Wednesday nights. During the evening the clientele is 50 50 men and women and there is a very active dance floor with a great lighting system and fogger. * '''Cactus Jacks''' is located on Seymour St in the downtown core. This is a large facility with a distinct country & western theme. Featuring weekly wet T-shirt contests, bikini bullriding and occasional live music acts. Sleep * Wikipedia:Kamloops Commons:Category:Kamloops, British Columbia


online education

, British Columbia Chase * Williams Lake (Williams Lake, British Columbia) Wikipedia:Kamloops Commons:Category:Kamloops, British Columbia


productions+past

) Firewall '', ''The Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants (The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (film))'' and various others.productions Past Productions "The Eye of Jupiter", the eleventh episode of the third season of Battlestar Galactica was filmed in Kamloops in 2006. See also * List of place names in Canada of Aboriginal origin * CFJC-TV * Kamloops Daily News * Kamloops This Week References


history historic

thumb left The 100th location of The Keg was built in Moncton, New Brunswick (Moncton) in 2007 It was founded in 1971 in North Vancouver (North Vancouver, British Columbia), British Columbia by George Tidball and today operates in all provinces (excluding Prince Edward Island) and five American states (U.S. state). Originally known as The Keg and Cleaver, the Keg is well known for buying up historic (history) manor (manor house)s and turning them into restaurants


team+film

of the television series ''Booker (Booker (TV series))'', the titular (title role) detective (played by Richard Grieco) tracks a capricious professional hockey player (Stephen Shellen) back to his hometown (:wikt:hometown) of Kamloops. Kamloops and surrounding areas have been used for various Hollywood films such as ''The A Team (The A-Team (film))'', ''2012 (2012 (film))'', ''The Pledge (The Pledge (film))'', ''Shooter (Shooter (2007 film))'', ''Firewall (Firewall (film))'', ''The Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants (The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (film))'' and various others. Past Productions "The Eye of Jupiter", the eleventh episode of the third season of Battlestar Galactica was filmed in Kamloops in 2006. See also * List of place names in Canada of Aboriginal origin * CFJC-TV * Kamloops Daily News * Kamloops This Week References Wikipedia:Kamloops Commons:Category:Kamloops, British Columbia


dance contest

meals. Drink The legal drinking age in British Columbia is 19. Pubs and Lounges * '''The Duchess on Tranquille''' nightclub is located at 377 Tranquille Road in North Kamloops. This is combination pub, lounge and exotic nightclub. A great amateur exotic dance contest is held on Wednesday nights. During the evening the clientele is 50 50 men and women and there is a very active dance floor with a great lighting system and fogger. * '''Cactus Jacks''' is located on Seymour St


team member

such as freeride pioneers and Mountain Bike Hall of Fame members Wade Simmons, Brett Tippie, (also a former Canadian National Team member for snowboard cross and giant slalom), Richie Schley. Also home to freerider Matt Hunter. Santa Cruz Sentinel Kamloops was featured in the first mountain bike film by Greg Stump, "Pulp Traction", and later the first three "Kranked" films, which starred


art public

-Culture-Heritage Public-Art Public-Art 8584828_shw6g3#!i 461634358&k NitaS title Public Art - PictureKamloops Provides A Comprehensive Visual Tour Of Kamloops publisher Picturekamloops.com date 2011-02-17 accessdate 2013-06-15 Transportation Kamloops is a transportation hub for the region due to its connections to Highways 5 (British Columbia Highway 5) and 97 (Suffixed routes of British Columbia Highway 97#Highway 97), the Trans-Canada Highway Trans-Canada


dance team

: www.bclocalnews.com bc_thompson_nicola kamloopsthisweek entertainment 96069984.html Biography Cairns was born in North Vancouver (North Vancouver, British Columbia), British Columbia, and grew up in Kamloops BC, with dreams of becoming a professional dancer, which were dashed when she broke her back in a car accident at 16 Wikipedia:Kamloops Commons:Category:Kamloops, British Columbia


huge+white

for the name may have come from the native name's accidental similarity to the French "Camp des loups", meaning 'Camp of Wolves'; many early fur trader (voyageurs)s spoke French. One story perhaps connected with this version of the name concerns an attack by a pack of wolves, much built up in story to one huge white wolf, or a pack of wolves and other animals, traveling overland from the Nicola Country being repelled by a single shot by John Tod, then Chief Trader, thus preventing the fort from attack and granting Tod a great degree of respect locally. ''Fur and Gold: Stories, Tales and Legends of British Columbia'', John Pearson, undated S.K. Press Holdings, undated., White Rock, B.C. Industry thumb KPMG (File:KPMG in Kamloops, Canada.jpg) building in Kamloops. Industries in the Kamloops area include primary resource processing such as Domtar Kamloops Pulp Mill, Tolko-Heffley Creek Plywood and Veneer, Lafarge (Lafarge (company)) Cement, Highland Valley Copper Mine (in Logan Lake (Logan Lake, British Columbia)), and others. RIH (Royal Inland Hospital) is the city's largest employer. TRU (Thompson Rivers University) serves a student body of 10,000 including a diverse international contingent. Thompson Rivers University, Open Learning (TRU-OL) is the biggest distance education provider in British Columbia and one of the biggest in Canada. There are tertiary industrial sector entities such as * British Columbia Lottery Corporation * Domtar * Tolko Culture Kamloops is home to many galleries including nationally recognized Kamloops Art Gallery, Kamloops Art Gallery the Kamloops Symphony Orchestra, Kamloops Symphony Orchestra Western Canada Theatre, the British Columbia Wildlife Park, BC Wildlife Park the Kamloops Heritage Railway, Kamloops Heritage Railway Kenna Cartwright Park and Riverside Park (Riverside Park (Kamloops)). Wikipedia:Kamloops Commons:Category:Kamloops, British Columbia

Kamloops

'''Kamloops''' is a city in south central British Columbia in Canada, located at the confluence of the two branches of the Thompson River near Kamloops Lake. It is the largest community in the Thompson-Nicola Regional District and the location of the regional district's offices. The surrounding region is more commonly referred to as the Thompson Country. It is ranked 37th (List of the 100 largest metropolitan areas in Canada) on the list of the 100 largest metropolitan areas in Canada and represents the 44th largest (List of Canadian census agglomerations by province or territory#British Columbia) census agglomeration (Census Agglomeration) nationwide, with 85,678 residents in 2011.

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