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News Items tag as: Kamloops Graffiti Task Force

  • Racist graffiti in Kamloops is nothing new

    KAMLOOPS - Racially-charged graffiti has been found twice in Kamloops over the past two weeks but city groups are not concerned about an increase in such behaviour.
  • Anti-Harper graffiti continues in Kamloops despite Conservative election loss

    KAMLOOPS - The election was over more than two weeks ago but taggers in Kamloops either haven't heard or just want to make sure their delayed political message, while sometimes misspelled, is still heard.
  • Kamloops Graffiti Task Force recognized for inclusive workplace

    KAMLOOPS - Staff at the Graffiti Task Force headquarters managed to put their rollers down long enough yesterday, Nov. 5, to receive a certificate which recognizes the efforts made to create a inclusive workplace in the city.
  • Goodbye graffiti: Kamloops acquires new tool in fight against vandalism

    KAMLOOPS - The Kamloops Graffiti Task Force has a new weapon in their arsenal which promises to improve their response to the inappropriate things painted around town.
  • Task Force signs deal with Canada Post for graffiti clean-up

    KAMLOOPS — There are plans to have every graffiti covered mailbox in Kamloops clean before the end of September after Canada Post signed a three-year agreement with the city’s Graffiti Task Force.
  • Graffiti tagging hits all time high in Kamloops

    KAMLOOPS - The amount of graffiti tags being cleaned up on a daily basis in Kamloops is roughly equivalent to the entire outside of two 1,000-square-foot homes, including the roofs.
  • How you can help catch the people vandalizing a Kamloops daycare

    KAMLOOPS – The next time you pass by Puddle Jumpers on York Avenue, bring your camera; you could help catch whoever has been tagging the daycare almost every weekend for the last two years.

    “We need the community’s help to identify (the vandals),” Ronnie Bouvier of the Kamloops Graffiti Task Force says. “People know who these people are, 100 per cent.”

    Daycare manager Shelley Schweitzer echoes Bouvier’s sentiment
  • Sun Peaks taggers might be motivated by media attention

    KAMLOOPS – A certain someone has gained notoriety by spray painting tags all over the Sun Peaks resort, but the director of the Kamloops Graffiti Task Force is hoping the exposure will stop.
  • UPDATE: Who has been tagging Sun Peaks?

    SUN PEAKS - The Sun Peaks community is trying to figure out who is damaging their village after more than two dozen signs, posts and electrical boxes were tagged since the beginning of February.
  • STAHN: Community needs to step up to stop tagging

    There’s urban art, known as graffiti to many, and then there’s tagging—the ugly scribbles, words and obscene pictures that end up on our buildings, on murals and even in tot lots.

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