Current Conditions

Mainly Sunny

Local business owner to run for city council position

Bob Dieno
Image Credit:
August 06, 2014 - 4:58 PM

KAMLOOPS – Local resident Bob Dieno announced he is “throwing his hat into the political ring” by running for a spot on Kamloops city council.

Dieno is the owner of Nutech Fire and Safety, a business which specializes in protection equipment. To focus on his political run, he has taken a leave of absence from the Kamplan committee with the Kamloops Chamber of Commerce. Last year, he acted as president on the Chamber's board of directors.

His election platform areas outlined in a press release from Wednesday afternoon include keeping a restraint on raising taxes, promoting safety and security by assisting the homeless and encouraging safety programs, attracting more business to Kamloops and conserving water throughout the city.

Dieno says he is ready to roll up (his) sleeves and get to work for every citizen of Kamloops.

“I am known for my business success, common sense approach to decision making, leadership skills and willingness to listen to all sides before forming an opinion,” he says.

“This is my home, I want to do my part and I am very passionate about Kamloops.”

To contact a reporter for this story, email, or call 250-319-7494. To contact the editor, email or call 250-718-2724.

News from © InfoTel News Ltd, 2014
InfoTel News Ltd

  • Popular penticton News
  • Comments
  • Body of missing Cache Creek fire chief found
    CACHE CREEK - The body of Clayton Cassidy has been found. Around 10:30 p.m. yesterday, May 27, members of the Ashcroft fire department found his body during a patrol of Cache Creek, accordin
  • TRENDING NOW: Instant karma for angry dog walker
    When crossing a street we all pay attention to a car pulling up to an intersection, but this man seems to get really riled up for some reason. Of course, his threatening behaviour is under c
  • Firefighters rescue unexpected visitors during blaze battle in Calgary
    Calgary firefighters made an unexpected rescue when they were battling a house fire in the city's southwest. On Friday afternoon, a passerby called 911 to report smoking coming from a ho
  • Fire on Front Street
    PENTICTON - Penticton firefighters spent a hot afternoon battling a fire on Front Street today. Penticton Deputy Fire Chief Chris Forester said in a release Sunday evening, May 28, firefight
  • FLOOD WATCH 2017: Oyama is stuck between two overflowing lakes
    OYAMA – Stuck between two lakes is probably the worst place to be during a flood. Tween Lakes Resort, located between Wood Lake and Kalamalka Lake, is close to be completely covered in
View Site in: Desktop | Mobile