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READERS’ CHOICE AWARDS

WINNER 2020

ONE OFT THE BES

2020

THANK YOU KAMLOOPS FOR CHOOSING US AS YOUR

#1 FITNESS CLUB & ONE OF THE BEST

MARIA MAYWOOD

DARREN MAYWOOD

SARAH LOCKERBIE

• STATE OF THE ART FITNESS EQUIPMENT • ADVANCED CARDIO EQUIPMENT

YOGA STUDIO YOGA INSTRUCTOR - SARAH LOCKERBIE PERSONAL TRAINERS - MARIA & DARREN MAYWOOD EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO REACH YOUR FITNESS GOALS GET STARTED WITH

• JUICE, SMOOTHIE & COFFEE BAR

$30/month

• WORLD CLASS BOOT CAMP ROOM

BECOME

• PERSONAL TRAINING • HOT YOGA • SAUNAS & STEAM ROOMS • KIDZ ZONE

BOOK A TOUR. FREE CONSULTATIONS.

NEWLY RENOVATED

SOCIAL DISTANCE & CLEANING PROTOCOLS ARE IN PLACE.

ELITE

$69/month

INCLUDES: GYM, TANNING, YOGA & GROUP FITNESS CLASSES

Personal training packages with fully certified coaches. PLUS we offer meal plans and 3D body scans. Touch on fully serviced locker room, sauna and steam room. Smoothie bar and pro shop for supplements.

905-8th St. Kamloops | 778-470-5550 | nolimitsfitness.ca | OPEN EVERY DAY OF THE WEEK • 4AM - 11PM


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www.kamloopsthisweek.com CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER

INVESTMENT/FINANCIAL ADVISOR

WINNER 2020

WINNER 2020

Working with our clients and guiding them through their financial goals is so rewarding. Knowing that we have helped you plan for and reach your personal financial goals is a job we don’t take for granted. Trusting us with your money is a true honour. Thank you David W. Page

INVESTMENTS/FINANCIAL FIRM

INSURANCE COMPANY

WEBSITE

ONE OF THE BEST

David W. Page, CFP, CPCA Certified Financial Planner

D.W. Page Wealth Management david.page@dwpage.com

Proud to be voted best financial planner 7 years in a row.

Helping you plan for your future, that’s our personal guarantee.

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#5 - 685 Tranquille Road | Kamloops, B.C. V2B 3H7 Phone: 1-778-470-3100

Mutual Funds Provided Through FundEX Investments Inc.. Commissions, trailing commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with mutual fund investments. Please read the prospectus before investing. Mutual funds are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated. Insurance products and services are offered through Manulife Securities Insurance Agency. Banking products and services are offered by Manulife Bank through an approved referral arrangement with FundEX Investments Inc.

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READERS’ CHOICE AWARDS ARE POWERED BY YOU

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ore than 14,000 voters. More than 3,600 local business and individual nominees. More than 198,000 votes. That’s what went into what you’re about to read here – the winners of the 2020 Kamloops This Week Readers’ Choice Awards, powered by Tourism Kamloops. The Readers Choice Awards has a history dating back more than 25 years in Kamloops. Many of the businesses listed here in this special publication have won awards in their categories for many years running, while many are celebrating their first Readers Choice Award here. A Readers Choice Award is an honour that can’t be bought. It can

Thank you for voting for us!

only be earned from you– our readers. And the voters, as they say, are never wrong. Kamloops is a fortunate city to have so many community-minded, locally owned companies who are committed to quality and customer service. This is your guide to who your fellow Kamloopsians know, love and trust with their business. Hang on to it and use it the next time you’re looking for a service, an experience or something new to try – and watch for the coveted Readers Choice plaques hanging in your local business as the seal of approval from your community. This year, more than ever, those businesses need your support. Before you place that order online, ask

BEST X-RAY CLINIC • All Requisitions Accepted • No Appointment Necessary • FREE Covered Parking • Open During Lunch Hour • Two X-Ray Machines • Minimal Wait Time WINNER 2020

Monday - Saturday 9am- 5pm

107-450 Lansdowne St, Lower Level, Lansdowne Village Mall Call: 250-377-0773 • www.downtownxray.ca

yourself if one of these businesses can fulfil your needs. To our winners listed here, congratulations and thanks for everything you do for the community, and thanks for your advertising support here in these pages and online throughout the year. Your patronage lets us tell the stories of this amazing community, and also helps us support hundreds of local groups and organizations with hundreds of thousands of dollars in advertising support. That’s the power of shopping local. Read all about it, right here. —T  im Shoults Operations manager, Aberdeen Publishing


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WINNER 2020

WINNER 2019

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HUGE THANK YOU FOR VOTING FOR US

4 YEARS IN A ROW! #1 Furniture Store #1 Appliance Store #1 Mattress Store

2018

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We Love Our Customers & Appreciate Your Support!

Serving Kamloops for over 31 years with largest selection of mid-to-high-end furniture, mattresses, electronics & appliances

2017

Monday, Wednesday & Saturday 9-6pm Thursday & Friday 9-9pm Sunday 11-5pm

250-372-7999

1350 HILLSIDE DRIVE, KAMLOOPS BC

Thank you Kamloops! ONE OF THE BEST

2020

for voting us one of the BEST furniture stores!

#1 FURNITURE STORE IN NORTH AMERICA

1663 EAST TRANS CANADA HIGHWAY


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READERS’ CHOICE AWARDS APPETIZERS Atlas Steak + Fish RUNNERS-UP Bright Eye Brewing Earls

ASIAN Arigato Sushi RUNNERS-UP Moon Wok Lee’s Garden

BAKERY Craig’s Bakery RUNNERS-UP COBS Bread Erwin’s Fine Baking & Deli

Mike and Jen O’Brien of 4Cats Studio, winners of Best Arts Class

BEER MENU Alchemy Brewery

BREAKFAST Hello Toast

BREWERY Bright Eye Brewing

BUFFET Hoja

RUNNERS-UP Bright Eye Brewing Iron Road Brewing Red Collar Brewing

RUNNERS-UP Amsterdam Cora’s Restaurant

RUNNERS-UP Alchemy Brewery Iron Road Brewing

RUNNERS-UP Beijing Restaurant The Buffet-Cascades Casino

Serving the Kamloops community for 40 years

Thank you Kamloops for choosing... OD FAST FO ST BREAKFA

Thank you Kamloops for voting us as #1 Deli Store and One Of The Best Specialty Meats Store

WINNER 2020

WINNER 2020 BURGER CHICKEN WINGSS/&ST RIPS

Truly Exceptional

Homemade European sausage and imported deli goods.

ONE OF THE BEST

2020

ONE OF THE BE ST

2020

Fortune Shopping Centre, Kamloops, B.C. 250.376.0832 ~ garysdeli@shaw.ca

• North Kamloops • Halston • Valleyview • Columbia Place • Aberdeen Mall • Petro Canada Verse


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Thank you Kamloops for Voting for Us

ONE OF THE BEST

WINNER 2020

2020

#1 Veterinarian Hospital & One of the Best Veterinarians, Dr. Sharma

The Kind of Care your Pets Deserve Tranquille Road Animal Hospital is proud to meet the pet care needs of the Kamloops, BC, area. Our veterinary clinic and animal hospital is run by Dr. Anil Sharma, who is a licensed, experienced Kamloops veterinarian. Modern day veterinary medicine is unique in the medical fields in that it is centered on the health of both animals and people. • • • • • • • •

Blood Diagnostics Dental Disease Treatment Pet-Pharmacy Pet Wellness Program Puppy & Kitten Care Radiology Senior Care

• Surgery • Hospice & Euthanasia Services • In-House Laboratory • Microchipping • Nutritional Counseling • Parasite Prevention

TRANQUILLE ROAD ANIMAL HOSPITAL 456 Tranquille Road, Kamloops, BC

250.376.6797 www.tranquillevet.com

Monday - Friday: 8AM–6PM • Saturday & Sunday: 9AM–5PM • CLOSED HOLIDAYS


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READERS’ CHOICE AWARDS BURGERS BC’s own White Spot RUNNERS-UP A&W Red Robin

CAESARS Atlas Steak + Fish RUNNERS-UP McCracken Station Pub Earls

CHARCUTERIE Atlas Steak + Fish RUNNERS-UP Bright Eye Brewing Gary’s European Sausage & Deli The Commodore

Reeve Harrison (centre) and team at 5Bean Brewbar & Cafe in Sahali, winners of Best Drink Menu

CHICKEN WINGS Earls

CHINESE Moon Wok

DESSERT Scoopz

DRINK MENU 5Bean Brewbar & Cafe

RUNNERS-UP Alchemy Brewery

RUNNERS-UP Lee’s Garden Oriental Gardens

RUNNERS-UP Ahh Yay! The Art We Are

RUNNERS-UP Bright Eye Brewing Kelly O’Bryans

THANK YOU FOR VOTING US YOUR

D#9719

#1 RV

DEALERSHIP

WINNER 2020

ON THE HALSTON CONNECTOR • 250-372-0600 • 1-800-497-4851 • www.jubileerv.com


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FOOD TRUCK

We would like to give a huge thank you to everyone who took the time to vote for us!

WINNER 2020

We are blown away and incredibly thankful to be given this award especially after only being in business for just a few short months! The support we have received from the people of Kamloops has been so much more than we ever expected and we cannot say thank you enough. Its an awesome feeling to see all our hard work paying off and so glad that the people in this community have taken the time to stop by and support us! We would also like to give a big congratulations to all the other winners of this years Reader Choice Awards! We have so many fantastic local businesses in our community and its great to see them getting the acknowledgment they deserve!

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READERS’ CHOICE AWARDS EAST INDIAN Flavours of India RUNNERS-UP Spice-a Taste of Indian Cuisine Koh-I-Noor Indian Restaurant

FAMILY RESTAURANT Harold’s Family Restaurant RUNNERS-UP Amsterdam BC’s own White Spot

FAST FOOD BREAKFAST A&W RUNNERS-UP McDonalds Tim Hortons

Dr Hardeep Kataria and team at Twin Rivers Animal Hospital, winners of the Best Veterinarian (individual)

FOOD & BEVERAGE SERVICE 5Bean Brewbar & Cafe

FOOD TRUCK Valhalla Smoke House

GREEK RESTAURANT Dorian’s Greek House

HEALTHY MEAL Ahh Yay!

RUNNERS-UP Bright Eye Brewing Earls

RUNNERS-UP Eats Amore Cookshack Cravings

RUNNERS-UP Minos Greek Kouzina

RUNNERS-UP Chopped Leaf The Art We Are

Thank you, Kamloops! & Implant Centre NEW PATIENTS WELCOME

Bright & Beautiful Smiles Providing Family Dentistry, Preventative, Restorative & Cosmetic. Sedation Options Available. WINNER 2020

Thank you Kamloops for voting for us.

ONE OF THE BEST

2020

Never an Overtime Charge Never Overtime Charge Never an an Overtime Charge HE’S AN EXPERT

HE’S AN EXPERT HE’S PROFESSIONAL HE’S AN EXPERT PROFESSIONAL • Complete plumbing repairs HE’S • Fast service 24/7 • Clogged drains/Sewer • Complete plumbing repairs • Complete plumbing repairs

•• There’s a24/7 reason they call Fast service 24/7 • Fast service

• Clogged drains/Sewer • Clogged drains/Sewer • Faucets/Disposals cleaning cleaning

• There’s a reason they call • There’s a reason they call ® • Know the price before ® us Mr. us Mr.

cleaning

• Toilets/Water heaters • Faucets/Disposals • Faucets/Disposals

• Hydroscrubbing • Trenchless sewer &

• Clean service professionals

• Leak locating

• Leak locating water line replacement

• Leak locating

• Trenchless sewer & • Trenchless sewer & water line replacement

www.fortunedental.ca | reception@fortunedental.ca #1A - 750 Fortune Shopping Centre • 250-376-5354

we start

• Toilets/Water heaters • Toilets/Water heaters • Hydroscrubbing

DR. JASPAL SARAO, DR. SUNIL MALHOTRA & ASSOCIATES

us Mr.®

• Know the price before Know the price before •• Fixed right the first time we start we start

• Hydroscrubbing

OPEN MON. - FRI. 8:30AM - 4:30PM FREE PARKING

HE’S PROFESSIONAL

• Clean service professionals

• Fixed right right the first • Fixed the time first time

• Scheduled appointment times

Clean service& professionals •• Workmanship parts

• Scheduled appointment times guarantee

• Scheduled appointment times

water line replacement

• Workmanship & parts • Workmanship & parts guarantee

778-470-5520

guarantee www.mrrooter.ca/kamloops

www.mrrooter.ca/kamloops 778-470-5520 Locally owned and independently operated franchise. www.mrrooter.ca/kamloops

778-470-5520

Licensed • Bonded • Insured

License#4050940

Locally owned and independently operated franchise.


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THANK YOU KAMLOOPS FOR CHOOSING US AS YOUR

THANK YOU KAMLOOPS! We are excited to be voted the

BEST TOYS, GAMES & HOBBIES STORE! WINNER 2020

WINNER 2020

2020 READERS’ CHOICE

BEST TIRE SHOP

WINNER SOUTHSHORE 880 Notre Dame Drive 250-828-2000

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INTEGRATIRE.COM

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Limited in store shopping hours: Tues-Sat 11-4 Online orders with curbside pick-up also available. Check out our new website!

NORTHSHORE 160 Leigh Road 250-376-7668

tumbleweedtoys.ca | 1201A Summit Dr | 250.372.3500

CUMMINS KAMLOOPS SERVICE CENTER Expert Service & Genuine Parts Thank You KAMLOOPS for voting us

#1 BEST DIESEL MECHANIC!

WINNER 2020

Servicing Trucks, Trailers, Buses, RVs, Generators & More Maintenance Inspections Diagnostics Repairs

Save up to 15% with code “BESTMECHANIC” till end of year

7950 Dallas Drive Kamloops BC

250 828 2388


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READERS’ CHOICE AWARDS ICE CREAM Scoopz RUNNERS-UP Dairy Queen Pizza King

MEXICAN Senor Froggy RUNNERS-UP Casa Azul Mexican Restaurant Fiesta Mexicana

NACHOS Iron Road Brewing RUNNERS-UP Bailey’s Pub Senor Froggy

Kanishka Balyan, Mansi Balyan, manager Natalie Stathan, supervisor Michelle McDermott and supervisor Tiffany Reid of Parasol Early Years Learning, winner of the Best Daycare Award

NEW RESTAURANT (OPENED IN PAST YEAR)

NIGHT CLUB Blue Grotto

PATIO Carlos O’Bryans

PIZZA Bold Pizzeria

RUNNERS-UP C Lovers Di Muzio Ristorante 5Bean Brewbar & Cafe

RUNNERS-UP The Commodore Cactus Jacks

RUNNERS-UP Earls Mason’s Kitchen & Bar

RUNNERS-UP Pizza Hut Freshslice Pizza

Bright Eye Brewing

Thank You! WINNER 2020

BEST

We are dedicated to ensuring a bright future for generations to come by focusing on environmentally friendly practices and promoting renewable energy solutions. At Greensleeves Electric, we give our clients the best value for their dollar through honesty, integrity and efficiency. We are honoured to be voted as one of the best electricians in Kamloops!

ONE OF THE BEST

2020

AUTO REPAIR SHOP

1331 Battle St. | 250-372-9900

250-320-4507 greensleeveselectricltd.ca | ambercachelin@gmail.com


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We extend our sincerest gratititude to our ADS families. Your support is greatly appreciated, especially during these difficult times.

WINNER 2020

Fall 2020 registration now on. Maintaining safe practices for our staff and families remains our top priority.

We are humbled by your support and ONE OF recognition in the Readers Choice Awards. THE BEST 2020 We look forward to serving our past, Weclients, are humbled by your support and recognition in the Readers Choice present and new, for many years to come.

ONE OF THE BEST

2020

Awards. We look forward to serving our past, present and new, for #1 Chiropractor - STEPHEN KARPUK,clients, B.Sc.,DC, Owner many years to come.

One of the Best Massage Providers - MATTHEW MCDONALD, RMT

#4-1390 Hillside Dr. Kamloops

250-372-2002

#33 - 700 Tranquille Rd | Northills Mall

250-374-5404

or visit www.acckamloops.ca for more info

Thank you for voting us one of the best Law Firms!

akimbodancestudios.com

Create Your Space by Cynthia Kamloops Best Downsizing and Senior Assistance Specialists

INTERIOR DESIGN

HOME BASED BUSINESS

ONE OF THE BEST

2020

WINNER 2020 P: 250-434-8911 F: 250-434-8589 E: reception@priddlelaw.ca

9th Floor, 235 1st Ave. Kamloops, BC V2C 3J4

Thank You for Voting For Us

ONE OF THE BEST

2020

778-471-2444

CALL TODAY - FREE CONSULTATION createyourspacebycynthia

Thank you Kamloops for all your support! The Chop N Block has been serving Kamloops for over 20 years and we look forward to continuing for many more. As much as we love your visits, we are now offering online ordering, curb side pickups and safe contactless home delivery 4 days a week.

WINNER 2020

BUTCHER SHOP • DELI • CHARCUTERIE #10-1415 Hillside Drive, Kamloops, BC, V2E 1A9

chopnblock.ca | 250-828-8616


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READERS’ CHOICE AWARDS PUB Bright Eye Brewing RUNNERS-UP Duffy’s Pub Fox ‘n Hounds Pub

ROMANTIC DINING Brownstone Restaurant RUNNERS-UP Atlas Steak + Fish Mittz Kitchen

SEAFOOD C Lovers RUNNERS-UP Atlas Steak + Fish Arigato Sushi

Left to right: Christine Yelland, Tobias Chaput, Zac Chaput, Ari Yelland, Shaye Yelland, Jake Dempster, Shaun Yelland, Brian Schoroeder, Ken Baitz, Denise Baitz of KDB HVAC, voted one of the best in Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning

SPECIALTY COFFEE Caffe Motivo

STEAK Atlas Steak + Fish

SUSHI Arigato Sushi

UPSCALE DINING Brownstone Restaurant

RUNNERS-UP Amplified 5Bean Brewbar & Cafe

RUNNERS-UP Mr. Mike’s Twisted Olive

RUNNERS-UP San Maru Oh Sushi Mura

RUNNERS-UP Atlas Steak + Fish Mittz Kitchen

Thank you! We appreciate your ongoing support! One of the Best

Medical Services Provider

Thank you, Kamloops!

We would like to express our gratitude to this amazing city

#1 Barber Shop & One of the Best Men Stylists

One of the Best X-Ray Clinics

ONE OF THE BEST

We have been proudly providing medical imaging services to this wonderful community for over 30 years. Our professional, knowledgeable, and caring staff always strives to consider the needs of every patient who walks through our doors.

WINNER 2020

2020

ONE OF THE BE ST

X-Rays are Walk-In or by appointment. Ultrasound exams are by appointment only.

ABERDEEN MALL - 250-1320 Trans Canada Hwy | 250-372-1145 Ultrasound: Monday to Friday: 8:30AM-4:30PM X-Ray: Monday to Friday: 8:30AM-4:30PM. Saturday: (X-ray only) 9 AM-4:30 PM

kamshine

2020

785 Notre Dame Dr, Kamloops | Get In Touch 250-299-9989

Be sure to check out our second location in the North Shore. Opening September 2020.

Thank you for voting us one of the best counselling services

PROFESSIONAL AUTO DETAIL & RECONDITIONING CENTRE LTD.

We offer access to adult oriented counseling services helping individuals deal with their life concerns such as: depression, anxiety, lifestyles, and family issues.

ONE OF THE BEST

2020

THANK YOU TO ALL OUR CUSTOMERS FOR VOTING US

WINNER 2020

#1 AUTO DETAILER!

1304R BATTLE STREET • 250-374-7267 • KAMSHINE.COM

Peter Persad | Greg Pearce Certified Clinical Counsellors, Registered with the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association

250.879.2008 • 387 4th Ave. Downtown

gbarros@thompsonvalleykids.com | thompsonvalleykids.com


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# WINNER 2020

1

of the

Pack

Dog Training Center

(5 Years in a row!)

2nd - Pet Boarding/Kennel 2nd - Pet Sitting 3rd - Pet Grooming

GROOMING

Bring your pooch in for a spa day! Our groomers are experienced with all breeds, sizes, and temperaments. Your four-legged friend is guaranteed to come out looking their best!

TRAINING

We offer bootcamp style and group classes, helping with difficult behaviours as well as on/off leash obedience, anxiety, and aggression. Out-of-town dogs welcome! Ask us for details!

BOARDING

We offer dog and cat boarding, and strive to provide a home-like environment and always cater to your pet’s personal needs.

DAYCARE

We offer a doggy daycare service Monday - Friday, 7AM-6PM and Saturday 8AM-5PM. We help socialize your pup in a safe, controlled environment. We always make sure they have a blast!

177 Leigh Road • 250-554-3700

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READERS’ CHOICE AWARDS VEGAN DINING Chopped Leaf RUNNERS-UP The Art We Are Ahh Yay!

VEGETARIAN Ahh Yay! RUNNERS-UP Chopped Leaf The Art We Are

WINE LIST Atlas Steak + Fish RUNNERS-UP B.C. Signature Liquor Store BC Liquor-North Shore

Lisa Fuller of the BC SPCA, voted Best Non-Profit Organization

WINERY Monte Creek Ranch Winery

ATTRACTION BC Wildlife Park

BAND/SINGER Shattered Blue

FUNDRAISING EVENT Ribfest

RUNNERS-UP Privato Winery Harper’s Trail Winery

RUNNERS-UP City Of Kamloops-Riverside Park BIG Little Science Centre

RUNNERS-UP Angie Heinze Band Henry Small

RUNNERS-UP Brewloops YMCA Dream Home Lottery

Thank You For Voting

Thank you for voting us the #1 Doula Services & Prenatal Classes in Kamloops! WINNER 2020

Mighty Oak Midwifery Care #1 Midwife Services

WINNER 2020

Full Colour

• Fully Funded: BC Care Card • Dedicated Care Throughout Pregnancy • Attend Births In Hospital And At Home • In-Home Postpartum And Newborn Care • Breastfeeding Support

We have been honoured to support & educate families in Kamloops through their prenatal & birth journeys for the last 20 years! We are grateful to all the new expectant families who place their trust in us!

• Prenatal Classes • Newborn 101 • Private Birth Prep aration • Doula Support • Birth Photography

Jodi Anderson

yourbirthmatters.ca 1315 Summit Drive, Tudor Village (within Modern Nest)

1315 Summit Drive, Kamloops

250-377-8611 mightyoakmidwifery.ca KamloopsMidwives

MIGHTY OAK MIDWIFERY


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Thank You Kamloops! Let’s make your home or business beautiful from the inside out! • Painter • Interior/Exterior • Custom Painting • Murals • Color Consultation • Photography • Home Staging CALL FOR FREE CONSULTATION

WINNER 2020

#1 PAINTER

250.318.5356

sherrythiessen@hotmail.com @StiltzPaintDecor

SHERRY THIESSEN Painter 15 Years Licenced/Insured Serving TNRD

THANK YOU FOR VOTING US

BEST BEER MENU AS WELL AS

ONE OF THE BEST PLACES FOR WINGS AND

WINNER 2020

ONE OF THE BEST BREWERIES!

COME ON DOWN AND TRY US OUT!

Craft Beers

Smoked Wings

ONE OF THE BEST

2020

alchemy

noun al·​che·​my​|​al-kə-mē a power or process that changes or transforms something in a mysterious or impressive way

BLT (Made with our own bacon!)

Glazed and Confused

HOURS: TUES-THURS 2PM - 10PM, FRI-SAT 2PM - MIDNIGHT

650 Victoria Street • 778-471-0096 • Find us on Facebook!

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2 YEARS IN A ROW!

ONE OF THE BEST

2020

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8 GB Data +Bonus 500 MB with AutoPay Unlimited Talk Canada-wide & USA Unlimited Text and Picture Messaging Voicemail & Call Display

• Physical & liquid damage repairs on cell phones, iPods, iPads & tablets • Unlock Phones • Accessories • Replacement batteries • Mail-in Repairs • New & Pre-Owned Phones

WE DELIVER & PICK UP FOR W NE BOTH SALES & SERVICE STAY SAFE & AVOID LINE-UPS - 250.299.5700

Aberdeen Mall 101-1320 Trans Canada Hwy W

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Thank you for choosing Temple Adornment as #1 Home-Based Business

WINNER 2020

Artisan Jewelry Handcrafted With Love & Intention

USE CODE READERSCHOICE10 FOR 10% OFF ANY ONLINE ORDER. www.facebook.com/TempleAdornment.com @templeadornmentjewelery

www.templeadornment.com

ONE OF THE BEST

2020

• baltic amber jewelry • moon phase jewelry • motherhood/birth jewelry • gemstone bracelets • stone/crystal necklaces • diffuser keychains • mala beads • hand-stamped jewelry • rear-view mirror charms • crystal vial necklaces • shungite jewelry

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From all of us at Metro Homes Thank you Kamloops for you vote of confidence and continued support over the years. Visit our website for our newest and most exciting projects coming to a neighborhood near you! metromodularhomes.ca


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READERS’ CHOICE AWARDS INFLUENCER Dave Payne RUNNERS-UP Paige Caswell @Paaigeelizabethhh Alicia Ashcroft

NICEST SMILE IN KAMLOOPS Alicia Grover RUNNERS-UP Lorraine Korobanik Fitness Anthony Salituro

NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION BC SPCA Kamloops & District Branch RUNNERS-UP BIG Little Science Centre Kamloops Hospice Society

Kevin and Roy de Vries of Norkam Lock & Cycle, voted Best Bicycle Shop

PERFORMING ARTS/THEATRE ORGANIZATION

Western Canada Theatre

PERSONALITY Uncle Chris The Clown

POLITICIAN Bill Sarai

SPORTS ASSOCIATION Kamloops Blazers

RUNNERS-UP Academy of Dance Kamloops Film Society

RUNNERS-UP Dave Payne Rich Woods

RUNNERS-UP Ken Christian Arjun Singh

RUNNERS-UP Dirty Feet Trail Races Freeze Athletics

Thank you Kamloops for always supporting us. One of the Best CAR WASH/ CONVENIENCE STORE

Thank you Kamloops for voting us

ONE OF THE BEST

#1 PEST CONTROL Broad Spectrum Pest Solutions offers a wide variety of services for residential, commercial, and industrial clients throughout Kamloops and surrounding areas. With over twenty five years of experience in the pest control industry we are committed to providing our customers with pest management solutions that are both safe and effective.

250-554-2505 info@bsps.ca • www.bsps.ca

2020

WINNER 2020

100% locally owned and operated. Government licensed and fully insured. We offer a 10% seniors discount.

CAR WASH & DETAILING ONE-STOP CONVENIENCE STORE Competitive Fuel Prices

Canco Robo

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On behalf of the team at Wild Roots, we are so grateful for your support and for taking the time to vote for us in this year’s Readers’ Choice Awards. We look forward to seeing you over the next year as our roots continue to grow in the community. Wishing you well, Kamloops! We welcome you to come and try the health benefits Chinese medicine has to offer regardless of your age or the health concerns you have. Some of the things we treat, but not limited too are: • pain, tension • stress, and anxiety • insomnia • headaches • hormonal problems / menstrual issues • pregnancy concerns or postpartum mood disorders • struggles with moving through puberty • menopausal conditions • digestive conditions

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• Chinese herbal medicine • acupuncture • cupping • moxibustion • food therapy 250.682.7289 | 614 Battle Street

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PAUL & COMPANY LAWYERS • Mediators • Arbitrators

Thank you Kamloops for voting me

Best Lawyer! ~Lorianna Bennett

WINNER 2020

172 Battle street 250-828-9998 www.kamloopslaw.com

Thank you for voting for us Kamloops! OPTICAL STORE

FLOWER SHOP

GROCERY STORE

TIRE SHOP

PHARMACY

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A big thank you to who nominated me and to all of those who voted! It has been my pleasure serving the community and being able to work with such wonderful people and professionals alike. A Buyers Choice Home Inspections in Kamloops thanks you all and is looking forward to many more wonderful years in our community.

THANK YOU for choosing us as the #1 paint store in Kamloops again!

KAMLOOPS 771 Notre Dame Drive • 250-828-1800 • KamloopsPaint.com

1-250-819-7060

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Get over $16,000 in total price adjustments now on select new 2020 F150 models!

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Thank you for voting for us Best Truck Dealership!

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NEW CAR DEALERSHIP

USED VEHICLE DEALERSHIP

AUTO PARTS STORE

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READERS’ CHOICE AWARDS SPORTS TEAM Kamloops Blazers

ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES

The Pond Country Market

BICYCLE SHOP Norkam Lock & Cycle

CHILDREN’S WEAR Carters Oshkosh

RUNNERS-UP TRU Wolfpack Kamloops Broncos

RUNNERS-UP Harmony Antiques Far & Wide

RUNNERS-UP Bicycle Cafe Spoke N Motion

RUNNERS-UP Modern Family Boutique The Children’s Place

VISUAL ARTIST Carly Schmidt

APPLIANCE STORE City Furniture & Appliances Ltd.

BOAT DEALERSHIP Domenic’s Marine Ltd.

COLD BEER/WINE U District Liquor Store

RUNNERS-UP Little River Boat World Captain’s Village

RUNNERS-UP BC Signature Store Stag’s Head Liquor Store

RUNNERS-UP Kla Originals-Kirsten Atkins Hannah Senger (Hipfat)

RUNNERS-UP Gord’s Appliance + Mattress Centre Andre’s

VOLUNTEER Bill Sarai

ATHLETIC SPECIALTY STORE Runners Sole

BOOKSTORE Chapters

COMPUTER STORE Simply Computing

RUNNERS-UP Jayne Reid-Awesome Gerry Reid Aka Santa

RUNNERS-UP Dolson’s Source for Sports Sport Chek

RUNNERS-UP Andrena’s Legends Used Books

RUNNERS-UP Kamloops Computer Center Best Buy

ADULT STORE Doctor Love Kamloops

AUTO PARTS STORE LORDCO

BRIDAL STORE First Comes Love

CONVENIENCE STORE 7-Eleven

RUNNERS-UP Scarlet Apple One Stop Love Shop

RUNNERS-UP Kamloops Ford Lincoln Canadian Tire

RUNNERS-UP Prima Bridal Bliss Bridal Boutique

RUNNERS-UP Erwin’s Fine Baking & Deli Dollarama

ONE OF THE BEST

WINNER 2020

2020

Thank you for voting us #1 Veterinarian Dr. Kataria & One of the Best Veterinarian Hospital

FREE MICROCHIP WITH DOG SPAY & NEUTER

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OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK

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FREE TATTOO

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Thank you, Kamloops! WINNER 2020

for voting us Best Moving Company & Best Cleaning Janitorial & Building Maintenance

WINNER 2020

BICYCLE

STORE

WINNER 2020

Serving Kamloops & Area since 1966

THANK YOU KAMLOOPS FOR VOTING FOR US AS

BEST BIKE SHOP

250-851-1539 • 250-819-5790 EZZZYMOVING.COM

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BEST BIKE SELECTION, REPAIR SERVICES, PARTS & ACCESSORIES

178 Tranquille Road 250.376.7822 OPEN: Tues - Sat 8:30-5:30

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Thank you for voting us One of the Best Kitchen Renovators & General Contractors in Kamloops

So thankful for the wonderful support and being chosen STORE! BEST HOME DECOR STORE! WINNER 2020

#9 1103 12th Street, Kamloops | 250-377 5450 www.4js.ca

ONE OF THE BEST

2020

Open Tuesday to Saturday 1514 Lorne St E. | 250-828-2500 | realdeals.net/kamloops /RealDealsKamloops

THANK YOU FOR VOTING US ONE OF THE BEST Auto Parts, Hardware & Fishing Stores

ONE OF THE BEST

2020

TWO LOCATIONS TO SERVE YOU

Aberdeen

1441 Hillside Drive | 250-374-9747

Northshore

944 8th Street | 250-376-2013


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READERS’ CHOICE AWARDS DELI Gary’s European Sausage & Deli RUNNERS-UP Fratellis Erwin’s Fine Baking & Deli

FABRIC STORE Fabricland RUNNERS-UP Heathers Fabric Katja’S Quilt Shoppe

FARM EQUIPMENT DEALER The Horse Barn RUNNERS-UP Peavey Mart Douglas Lake Equipment

Store manager Nish Raghunath (left) and owner Ramesh Patel of U District Liquor Store, voted Best Cold Beer & Wine Store

FISHING STORE Surplus Herby’s

FLOORING STORE Nufloors

FLOWER SHOP Art Knapps

FURNITURE STORE City Furniture & Appliances Ltd.

RUNNERS-UP Canadian Tire Peavey Mart

RUNNERS-UP Bridgeport Floors End of the Roll

RUNNERS-UP Kamloops Florist Costco Newell Florists

RUNNERS-UP Ashley Home Store Portfolio Interiors Urban Barn

THANK YOU KAMLOOPS FOR VOTING US #1

POOL & SPA COMPANY!

WINNER 2020

1388 Battle St • 250-372-8581 • Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 - 5:00 PM, Sat 10:00 - 4:00 PM • parklanepoolandspa.com


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Helping You Look & Feel Beautiful

AUTOMOTIVE • RESIDENTIAL • COMMERCIAL

Thank you for choosing us as

ONE OF THE BEST AUTO REPAIRS!

Thank you Kamloops for voting me as One Of The Best Makeup Artists in Kamloops. Thank You.

ONE OF THE BEST

2020

Makeup Artist · Lash Lift & Brow Bar • Makeup Artistry • Bridal Styling Specialist • Makeup Lessons Virtual, Group and Private • Brow Shaping • Waxing

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• Beautycounter Senior Manager Free Consults • Lash Lift and Tint • Brow Lamination • Brow Tinting • Hybrid Tinting

Gingerturley0@gmail.com Ginger Turley Artistry @gingerturleymakeup www.gingerturleyartistry.com

PLEXI SNEEZE GUARDS made on site!

ICBC & PRIVATE INSURANCE CLAIMS

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• Rock Chip Repairs • Sealed Units & Vinyl Windows • Bevelled Mirrors • Patio Doors & Screen Service • Plexiglass/Lexan • Glass & Mirrors Cut to Size • Tempered Glass • Safety Glass & Mirrors • Showers and Railings

• Free Wash & Vacuum • Urethane For Fast Drive Away Service

2020

Courtesy Cars Available!

437 MT. PAUL WAY - ACROSS FROM RONA - 250-372-5177 201-255 Victoria Street, Kamloops

Monday - Friday 8-5 • Closed Long Weekends

THANK YOU KAMLOOPS FOR VOTING US

#1 NEW CAR DEALERSHIP

Thank you for choosing us as Kamloops #1 new car dealership. We strive to treat people the way we would like to be treated and receiving this honour from the community is truly humbling and certainly most appreciated. Terry Lowe, Owner

2483 East Trans Canada Hwy 1.888.874.7500 www.volkswagenofkamloops.com

WINNER 2020

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READERS’ CHOICE AWARDS GARDEN CENTRE Art Knapps

HEAVY EQUIPMENT DEALER Finning (Canada)

JEWELLERY STORE Fifth Avenue Jewellers

MATTRESS STORE City Furniture & Appliances Ltd.

RUNNERS-UP Lyon’s Landscaping Purity Feeds

RUNNERS-UP Brandt Tractor Great West Equipment

RUNNERS-UP Danielle’s Silver and Gold Ann-Louise Jewellers

GROCERY STORE Nu Leaf Market

HOME DECOR Real Deals on Home Decor

LADIES WEAR STORE Jardines/Domaine

MENSWEAR STORE Moore’s

RUNNERS-UP Costco Save-On Foods

RUNNERS-UP Far & Wide Castles and Cottages

RUNNERS-UP Reitman’s Main Street Clothing

RUNNERS-UP McAllister & Howard Marks

HARDWARE STORE Home Hardware

HOME ELECTRONICS STORE Andre’s

LIGHTING STORE Lampost

MODULAR HOME MANUFACTURER Halston Homes

RUNNERS-UP Home Depot Canadian Tire

RUNNERS-UP Best Buy Visions Electronics

RUNNERS-UP Essence Lighting and Design Portfolio Interiors

RUNNERS-UP Eagle Homes (Kamloops) Ltd Metro Modular Homes

HEALTH FOOD STORE Nature’s Fare

HOME IMPROVEMENT STORE Home Depot

LINGERIE STORE Lavender Lingerie

MOTORCYCLE SHOP Barnes Harley Davidson

RUNNERS-UP Nu Leaf Market Fortune Health Foods

RUNNERS-UP Home Hardware Rona

RUNNERS-UP La Vie En Rose La Senza

RUNNERS-UP Rivercity Cycle RTR Performance

RUNNERS-UP Sleep Country Gord’s Appliance + Mattress Centre

Thank you Kamloops for choosing us for Readers’ Choice Awards

7 years in row!

We love our customers!

ONE OF THE BEST

2020

• Sterile Compounding • Pain Management • Veterinary Medicine • Hormone Replacement • Vitamins & Herbal Products • Vaccinations • First Aid Products • Home Care Products • Blister Packing FREE CITY WIDE DELIVERY

Glover’s Medicine Centre Pharmacy

10-1380 Summit Drive • 250-851-3131

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ONE OF THE BEST

2020

Thank you Kamloops for your continued support of our store.

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HUGE THANK YOU!! for choosing us as your #1 Two Years in a Row!

Full-service pet store. Drop by and check out our specials.

WINNER

WINNER 2020

2019

700 TRANQUILLE RD, NORTHILLS CENTRE 250-376-1142

74-1395 Hillside Dr. Aberdeen Village (Across from Pet Smart) • 250-377-4055 www.runnerssole.com

Thank you, Kamloops! ONE OF THE BEST

2020

Our goal is to Go the Extra Mile for you every day - offering value, quality, selection and service you can’t put a price on. We are so proud to be part of this great community.

SAHALI

1210 Summit Drive 250.374.6685

WESTSYDE

3435 Westsyde Road 250.579.5414

BROCKLEHURST

#38 - 1800 Tranquille Rd. 250.376.5757

LANSDOWNE

#200-450 Lansdowne St. 250.374.4187

VALLEYVIEW

#9 - 2101 E. Trans Canada Hwy. 250.374.4343


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READERS’ CHOICE AWARDS NEW BUSINESS (OPENED IN LAST YEAR)

Amplified

RUNNERS-UP Mitchie’s Delivery 5Bean Brewbar & Cafe

NEW CAR DEALERSHIP Volkswagen of Kamloops RUNNERS-UP Mercedes-Benz Kamloops Kamloops Ford Lincoln

NEW TRUCK DEALERSHIP Kamloops Ford Lincoln RUNNERS-UP Zimmer Wheaton Rivershore Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram

OPTICAL STORE Summit Eyecare RUNNERS-UP Costco Nicola Eye Care

The friendly staff at Jubilee RV, voted Best RV Dealership

PAINT STORE Benjamin Moore Kamloops Paint RUNNERS-UP Sherwin Williams General Paint Home Depot

Thank You Kamloops! WINNER 2020

Art Gallery & Gift Shop Ranch Supplies Firearms & Ammunition Western & English Wear Western & English Saddles & Tack

PET STORE Petland

POOL AND SPA COMPANY Parklane Pool and Spa

RUNNERS-UP Animal house Total Pet

RUNNERS-UP Desert Pools & Spas Pleasure Pools Plus

Thank you for your trust and voting us #1 in Kamloops

14 times in a row!

WINNER 2020

Yes We Are Warranty Approved!

1280 SUMMIT DRIVE 250-314-0610

(Across from Tudor Village)

LANSDOWNE VILLAGE (Beside the Bus Loop) 250-314-1141


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Thanks to you Kamloops! 5Bean Brewbar has won

Thank you Kamloops!!!!

FIVE AWARDS! #1 BEST FOOD & BEVERAGE SERVICE

WINN ER 2020

#1 DRINK MENU and ONE OF THE BEST

is thrilled to be named ONE OF THE BEST Photographers in Kamloops!!

NEW RESTAURANTS, SPECIALTY COFFEES and NEW BUSINESSES

Huge Appreciation and Gratitude to our Amazing Team.

Services: ONE O THE BESFT 2

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ONE OF THE BEST

2020

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studio portraiture personal branding + headshots families weddings commercial

I am so grateful for the love and support from this beautiful community!! lisanovak.ca

BREWBAR & CAFE 900-1210 Summit Dr, Kamloops | +1 236-425-0666 289 Tranquille Road, Northshore Find Us On Instagram & Facebook - 5bean.ca

lisanovakphoto lisa@lisanovak.ca 250.320.4213

Great Food Great Location Great Value

Thank you Kamloops for voting us #1 Family Restaurant in Kamloops! ~ Home Style Cooking ~ All Fresh Ingredients ~ Local Produce ~ Home Made Roasts, Meatloaf, Burgers, Soups, Sauces & Salads Ch e c k o u t o u r m e nu a t h a ro l d s f a m i l yd i n i n g. co m

1771 E. Trans Canada Hwy. - 250.372.2135

WINNER 2020

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READERS’ CHOICE AWARDS PRODUCE Nu Leaf Market

SNOWMOBILE SHOP RTR Performance

TIRE SHOP Integra Tire

ACCOUNTING FIRM Sukhi Chouhan, Chouhan Accounting Ltd

RUNNERS-UP Gourmet Greens Safeway

RUNNERS-UP Barnes Harley Davidson Rivercity Cycle

RUNNERS-UP Kal Tire Costco

RV DEALERSHIP Jubilee RV

SPECIALTY MEAT Chop n Block

TOYS, GAMES, HOBBIES Tumbleweed Toys

ACUPUNCTURE CLINIC BlueWhite Health

RUNNERS-UP Butler RV & Auto Centre South Thompson RV Fraserway RV

RUNNERS-UP Summit Gourmet Meats Gary’s European Sausage & Deli

RUNNERS-UP Toys R Us High Octane Comics & Collectibles

RUNNERS-UP Wildroots Clinic Health Quest

SHOE STORE Shoe Warehouse

SPORTING GOODS STORE Sport Chek

TRACTOR-TRAILER DEALER Brandt Tractor

ART CLASSES 4 Cats Kamloops

RUNNERS-UP Kennel Shoes Big Boot Inn

RUNNERS-UP Dolson’s Source for Sports Atmosphere

RUNNERS-UP Peterbilt Pacific Inland Kenworth

RUNNERS-UP Carly Schmidt Kamloops Art Party

SHOPPING CENTRE Aberdeen Mall

THRIFT STORE Flutter Buys

USED VEHICLE DEALERSHIP Country Auto

AUTO BODY SHOP Buzz’s Autobody

RUNNERS-UP Fortune Shopping Centre Brock Shopping Centre

RUNNERS-UP Value Village Hospital Auxiliary Thrift Store

RUNNERS-UP Kamloops Ford Lincoln AB car sales

RUNNERS-UP Alastair Murdoch Accounting Daley & Company Llp

Auto Body Shop

RUNNERS-UP Apex Collision Blaine’s Auto Body

Thank you Kamloops for voting! WINNER:

BEST VEGAN

WINNER 2020

Thank You Kamloops For Voting Us Your #1 Drycleaner.

ONE OF THE BEST:

HEALTHY MEAL VEGETARIAN

2020

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Under New Ownership. Drop in to say Hi!

We appreciate your support as we navigate through 2020 1180 Columbia St West 250.851.2467

700 Tranquille Rd 250.554.2467

• Alterations & Repair • Wash & Fold Laundry Services • Coin Laundrymat mccleaners.ca 437 Seymour Street - 250-372-9655 1200 Summit Dr - 250-372-7523 301 Tranquille Road - 250-554-2131

ONE OF THE BEST

WINNER 2020

1180 Columbia St West 700 Tranquille Rd 250.851.2467 250.554.2467


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Thank You

D&L Music

Providing music education in Kamloops for over 25 years! Daniel Heslop & Laurel Stanley thank everyone for voting them BEST PLACE FOR MUSIC LESSONS! facebook.com/DLMusicKamloops dlmusickamloops@gmail.com

to all our customers & Canadian Designers

WINNER 2020

THANK YOU FOR VOTING US

#1 AUTO TINTING BUSINESS IN KAMLOOPS

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WINNER 2020

Proud to be Kamloops’ #1 Jewellery Store

WINNER 2020

• DETAILING • AUTOMOTIVE WINDOW TINT • PAINT PROTECTION FILM • VEHICLE WRAPS • CERAMIC COATINGS

Toronto, ON

Montreal, QC

www.facebook.com/Dunriteauto • 250-320-4047

Montreal, QC

WINNER 2020

Montreal, QC

Vancouver, BC Vancouver, BC

Thank you to my current and future clients

dryinkamloops.com | Tel: 250-574-0272 Langley, BC

Thank you for voting us #1 Junk Removal Company in Kamloops

Robert Andrews Handmade Boxes

2 YEARS IN A ROW!

- Junk Removal - Renovation & Demolition Debris - Hot Tub Removal - Yard Waste Disposal - Appliance Removal - Dumpster Bins & More!

Mayne Island, BC WINNER 2020

WE’RE LIGHTNING YOUR WORK LOAD

250-682-6262

Always Full Service

Brantford, ON

Always Lowest Price

Locally owned. Locally operated. Located in the Wal-Mart Plaza #510-1055 Hillside Drive, Kamloops 250.372.7777 FifthAvenueJewellers.com


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READERS’ CHOICE AWARDS AUTO DETAILER Kamshine RUNNERS-UP Straight 8 Detailers Darryl’s Professional Auto Detailing

AUTO REPAIRS The Garage RUNNERS-UP Auto Repairs Aall Glass Ltd

AUTO SALES PERSON Dave Payne RUNNERS-UP Alistair Morris Harvinder Singh-Kamloops Hyundai

AUTO TINTING SHOP Dunrite Auto

Jennah Dittrich, bottom left, and team at Instinct Adornment, voted Best Body Piercing Studio

BANK/FINANCIAL INSTITUTION Canadian Western Bank – Kamloops branch

RUNNERS-UP Protex Kamloops

RUNNERS-UP Bank of Montreal RBC

BARBER SHOP Straight 8 Barbers

BOAT SERVICE Domenic’s Marine Ltd.

RUNNERS-UP Anita’s Manhandler Barber Shop

RUNNERS-UP Bart’s Boat Repair and Fry Shack Captain’s Village

Thank You

for choosing Craig’s Bakery & Deli as the best bakery in Kamloops!

WINNE R 2020

We appreciate the support of our community over the years. As a family owned business Supporting local is important to us. We are blessed to be able to continue doing what we love and making products you love.

Your dollar will go farther when you shop at Craig’s Craig’s Bakery bakes fresh, delicious breads, pastries, scones and handmade donuts, from scratch and without preservatives in Kamloops and Chase, BC. We offer deli and catering services, and custom cakes for any occasion!

& DELI

1800 Tranquille Road | Brock Shopping Centre 250-376-1117 | www.craigs-bakery.com


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Thank You! 7 !

CONGRATULATIONS Years in a Row Kamloops Golf & Country Club on your 100TH ANNIVERSARY!

to Kamloops This Week and all the readers who voted for us!

WE ARE THRILLED TO ONCE AGAIN BE KAMLOOPS’ 

“Hats off to 100 years in business! As a member, I’ve personally enjoyed the friendly atmosphere of the Club plus the new renovations of the course which have created new challenges for golfers while still emphasizing the walkable layout.

WINNER 2019

#1 BOAT DEALERSHIP & #1 BOAT SERVICE

WINNER 2020

Largest Selection of Parts & Accessories in the Kamloops Area

Our hotel is pleased to enjoy a great partnership with the Club and Golf Kamloops offering stellar Stay & Play packages and we look forward to many sunny tee times at the Club in you to everyone who voted Thank Thank you to everyone who the future.”

for our Award Winning, Eco Hotel, , and to our staff that work very hard on superior Hotel ONE OF Friendly voted for our Award Winning, THE BEST Tim Rodgers | General Manager customer Eco-Friendly Hotel, and to our care. 2020 PLUS Kamloops Best Western Hotel staff that work very hard on superior customer care. VISIT OUR WEBSITE FOR GOLF & STAY PACKAGES

877.302.7878

bestwesternkamloops.ca

660 Columbia St. West Kamloops, BC

250-372-8699

461A DENE DR, KAMLOOPS domenicsmarine.com • domenics@telus.net

DOMENIC LUCIA OWNER

FRANK LUCIA OWNER


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READERS’ CHOICE AWARDS BODY PIERCING STUDIO Instinct Adornment

CAR WASH Wise Guys

RUNNERS-UP True Spade Tattoos

RUNNERS-UP Canco Robo Car Wash Kozy Klean

RUNNERS-UP Dan Suttill Dr. Michael James Dr. Scott Carson

RUNNERS-UP 6th Avenue Montessori Kamloops Child Development Centre

BOOKKEEPING SERVICE

CARPET CLEANING Bio Dry

CLEANING, JANITORIAL AND BUILDING MAINTENANCE SERVICES Ezzzy Moving and Cleaning

DENTIST Fortune Dental and Implant Centre

Accurate Bookkeeping-Wendy Ego RUNNERS-UP

C.A.Knox Wealth & Tax-Trevor Knox City Bookkeeping

RUNNERS-UP Concord First General Kamloops Classic Carpet

CHIROPRACTOR Aberdeen Chiropractic Clinic

DAY CARE Parasol Early Years Learning

RUNNERS-UP Payneless Cleaning Rags 2 Riches Cleaning Services

Chase Dental/Logan Lake Dental--Dr. Sunil Malhotra

CATERING COMPANY Ahh Yay!

COUNSELLING SERVICES David Darwin

RUNNERS UP: Isabelle Hamptonstone Brain Train International Fresh Tracks Leadership Development

RUNNERS-UP Black Salt Catering The Art We Are

RUNNERS-UP C & C Resources For Life Thompson Valley Kids Counselling

DIESEL MECHANIC Cummins Sales & Service Kamloops

CANNABIS DISPENSARY OG Junction

CELL PHONE RETAILER Andre’s

DANCE STUDIO Academy of Dance

DOCTOR Dr. Jason O’Connell

RUNNERS-UP Fiore Fresco Pinnacle Access

RUNNERS-UP Kamloops Cell Repair Bell

RUNNERS-UP Akimbo Dance Kamloops Performance Company

RUNNERS-UP Dr. Chahal Dr. Mavis Hollman

BUSINESS COACHING AND CONSULTING SERVICES Thrive Business Strategies

IN A G A S K THAN ! S P O O L M KA

Why Pacific Coast Heavy Truck Group? With over 160 employees and 30 years experience Pacific Coast Heavy Truck Group continues to give service to all makes and models of trucks and bus’s.

WINNER 2020

7 YEARS IN A ROW!

RUNNERS-UP Protech Diesel Center Pacific Coast Heavy Truck Group

WE ARE SO GRATEFUL TO OUR CUSTOMERS FOR THEIR VOTE OF CONFIDENCE & HAPPY TO BE KAMLOOPS’ #1 PET STORE!

905 Notre Dame Dr. 250.828.0810 petlandkamloops.ca Mon-Fri 9am—8pm | Sat 9am—7pm | Sun 10am—6pm

Authorized Warranty Facility for Volvo, Mack, Prevost, Cummins, Meritor, Eaton, Bendix, Horton and National Seat.

SERVICE PARTS, SALES & FINANCE

Pacific Coast HEAVY TRUCK GROUP

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ONE OF THE BEST DIESEL MECHANICS

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#1 Kitchen Renovator

One of the Best General Contractors WINNER 2020 R WINNE 2019

Residential & Commercial WWW.FIVEOAKCONTRACTING.CA 211-166 Oriole Road | 250-318-0946

Thank you voters!

After 30 years doing what I LOVE, I am honoured to be recognized!

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#1 Pet Boarding/ Kennel One of the Best Dog Training Centres . Training . Boarding . Grooming . Lab Breeder

WINNER 2020

LANDSCAPING COMPANY

LAWN MAINTENANCE

ONE OF THE BEST

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READERS’ CHOICE AWARDS DOG TRAINING CENTRE Brazilian Dog Guru Facility

ELECTRICIAN Nextgen Electrical

RUNNERS-UP Someday Retrievers Roving K9 Kare

RUNNERS-UP Greensleeves Electric RCL Electrical Services

DOULA SERVICES

EMPLOYMENT AGENCY Work BC Kamloops

Birth Matters Doula Services & Prenatal Classes RUNNERS-UP Special Delivery Birth Doula-Janet Harder Mighty Oak Midwifery Care

DRY CLEANER McCleaners

RUNNERS-UP Excel Personnel Inc. Aboriginal Employment Services

ESTHETICIAN (INDIVIDUAL) Bhumika Salon & Spa

RUNNERS-UP Thompson Cleaners and Tailors Cleanway

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATOR Caitlyn Munar-Parasol Early Years Learning RUNNERS-UP Kamloops Kidz-Jessica Zuidema Tiffany Reid-Parasol Early Years Learning

RUNNERS-UP Audra’s Image and Wellness Day Spa Darren and Maria Maywood at No Limits Fitness, Kristina Mitchell Winners of Best Fitness Club

FIRE SAFETY COMPANY Nutech Safety Ltd

FITNESS CLUB No Limits Fitness

RUNNERS-UP Checkmate Fire Prevention Inc. Western Canada Fire Protection

RUNNERS-UP Oxygen Yoga & Fitness Kamloops Lorraine Korobanik Fitness

FUNERAL DIRECTOR (INDIVIDUAL) Kim Nobert-Alternatives Funeral & Cremation Services RUNNERS-UP

Drake Smith-Drake Cremation and Funeral Services Geoffrey Tompkins-Alternatives Funeral & Cremation Services

Thann yoo Kamloopp! ONE OF THE BEST

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Locally Owned and Operated Jewellery Repairs Done on Location

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If it takes a battery; we do it!

Monday - Saturday: 10 am-4:00 pm Closed Sunday Located in Sahali Mall

KAMLOOPS 1395 BATTLE STREET (250) 374-4488

Thank you Kamloops for voting us One of the Best Bookkeepers in town!

KAMLOOPS II 940 NOTRE DAME DRIVE (250) 374-9922 ONE OF THE BEST

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READERS’ CHOICE AWARDS FUNERAL HOME

HOME BASED BUSINESS

Alternatives Funeral & Cremation Services

HAIR SALON Enigma

Temple Adornment Jewelry

INSURANCE COMPANY CapriCMW Insurance

RUNNERS-UP Drake Cremation and Funeral Services Schoenings

RUNNERS-UP Ardeo Tips and Toes

RUNNERS-UP Lorraine Korobanik Fitness Create Your Space By Cynthia

RUNNERS-UP D.W. Page Wealth Management BCAA Hub International

GENERAL CONTRACTOR Chimera Construction Ltd.

HAIRSTYLIST FOR MEN Straight 8 Barbers

HOME BUILDER Chimera Construction Ltd.

INTERIOR DESIGN & DOWNSIZING SERVICES

RUNNERS-UP Five Oak Contracting Ltd 4JS Custom Millwork and Contracting Ltd.

RUNNERS-UP Enigma Bhumika Salon & Spa

RUNNERS-UP Interior Elite Contracting Streamline Enterprises

GOLF COURSE Mt. Paul Golf Course

HAIRSTYLIST FOR WOMEN Cassandra Galon

HOME INSPECTION

RUNNERS-UP Dunes At Kamloops Bighorn Golf Course

RUNNERS-UP Ardeo Tips and Toes

HAIR REMOVAL Enigma

HEATING, VENTING & AIR CONDITIONING

Interior Plumbing Ltd.

HOTEL Delta Hotel by Marriott

RUNNERS-UP Bhumika Salon & Spa Smooth Effects

RUNNERS-UP KDB Hvac Inc Amplified HVAC

RUNNERS-UP Coast Hotel Best Western

(TIE) A Buyer’s Choice Home Inspections Laine Mueller (TIE) Pillar To Post RUNNERS-UP Barclay Home Inspections Advantage Home Inspections

Create Your Space By Cynthia RUNNERS-UP Portfolio Interiors The Edit

INVESTMENT/CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER (INDIVIDUAL) David Page-D.W. Page Wealth Management

RUNNERS-UP

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INVESTMENT/FINANCIAL ADVISOR (INDIVIDUAL)

David Page-D.W. Page Wealth Management RUNNERS-UP Brenda Sawada Fred Zhou-TD Wealth

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#1 AUTOBODY SHOP! ONE OF THE BEST

2020

WINNER 2020

THANK YOU KAMLOOPS! Phil, Thomas, Russell & our staff would like to thank you once again for voting us

ONE OF THE BEST SPORTING GOODS STORE & ONE OF THE BEST ATHLETIC SPECIALTY STORES We are proud to carry on the legacy our Father and Grandfather started back in 1960. It’s been a priviledge to serve Kamloops and area for 60 years.

ABERDEEN MALL Kamloops, B.C. 250.372.5531

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COME AND SEE US!

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READERS’ CHOICE AWARDS INVESTMENT/FINANCIAL FIRM TD Wealth Financial Planning

LASH STUDIO Bhumika Salon & Spa

RUNNERS-UP D.W. Page Wealth Management BMO

RUNNERS-UP Lashed & Waxed By Natalie Sugar and Spice Beauty Bar

JUNK REMOVAL

Lightning Rubbish Removal

LAW FIRM Chahal Law

RUNNERS-UP The Job Squad D-Junk, Junk Removal Specialists

RUNNERS-UP Priddle Law Group Fulton & Co

KITCHEN RENOVATOR Five Oak Contracting Ltd

AWN MAINTENANCE Lyon’s Landscaping

RUNNERS-UP 4JS Custom Millwork and Contracting Ltd. Excel Industries Interior Elite Contracting

RUNNERS-UP Outside the Box Cam’s Lawn Maintenance Grass Roots

LANDSCAPING COMPANY Lyon’s Landscaping

LAWYER (INDIVIDUAL) Lorianna Bennett

MAKEUP ARTIST Bhumika Salon & Spa

RUNNERS-UP Outside the Box Culture Care

RUNNERS-UP Hardeep Chahal Jessica Moon

RUNNERS-UP Ginger Turley Artistry Cassidy Watt Makeup & Lash Artistry

Dr. Sharma’s team at Tranquille Animal Hospital, winner of Best Vet Clinic

MANICURE/PEDICURE La Dolce Vita Day Spa & Salon RUNNERS-UP Son Mai Spa Tips and Toes

#1 PLUMBER

READER’S CHOICE AWARD WINNER 6 YEARS IN A ROW

ONE OF THE BEST

WINNER 2020

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Our customers avoid the HASSLE and call McCaskill NEW - Septic Pumping & Services Commercial & Residential Plumbing • Heating • Gas Fitting

SENIOR DISCOUNTS 27035 City View, Kamloops

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WINNER 2020

ONE OF THE BEST

GOOD FOOD. GREAT STAFF. COLD BEER.

1050-8TH STREET 250-376-3193

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ABERDEEN VETERINARY HOSPITAL veterinarians and staff would like to send out a big thank you to all of our clients and Kamloops This Week readers for their votes and support for the Readers Choice Awards.

GMC

ONE OF THE BE ST

2020

#301-1150 HILLSIDE DR. KAMLOOPS

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WINNER 2020

Groove2Moves (Age 2) | Creative Dance (Age 3-4) | Combo Dance (Age 5-7) | Funky Jazz (Age 6-11) | Musical Theatre | Contemporary | Hip Hop | Lyrical | Ballet | Jazz | Acro | Tap

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2020

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s.Academy of Dance Fun & Challenging Lessons for all!

685 NOTRE DAME DRIVE, KAMLOOPS

Veterinary Hospital

We love what we do at the Academy of Dance and the fact that you love it too makes us really happy! We love teaching children the joys of dance and look forward to another great year! Thank you for your votes!

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Mercedes-Benz Kamloops 695C Laval Crescent • Toll Free 855-984-6603 Mercedes-Benz-kamloops.ca

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New Truck Dealers!

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2020

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THANK YOU FOR NAMING US BEST

REAL ESTATE

COMPANY

IN KAMLOOPS THANK YOU FOR VOTING US

#1 USED CAR DEALERSHIP!

WINNER 2020

WINNER 2020 SEE OUR ENTIRE INVENTORY ONLINE AT

www.countryautokamloops.ca

1024 - 8TH STREET • 250-554-5450 REAL ESTATE (KAMLOOPS)

(Across the street from North Shore Dairy Queen)

Thank you Kamloops for voting us one of the best HVAC companies As a family owned business this means so much.

Why Choose Us - All Work Performed By Red Seal Ticketed Tradespeople - Prompt Reliable Service

- Available 24 Hours A Day - Licensed Refrigeration Mechanics, Gas Fitters And Re Electrical Certified

- Trained On All Brands Of Commercial And Residential Equipment - Your Comfort Is Our Priority

ONE OF THE BEST

2020

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Thank you for voting us #1 General Contractor & #1 Home Builder

Thank you for voting me BEST MORTGAGE BROKER IN KAMLOOPS! Proud to serve such an amazing place!

WINNER 2020

WINNER 2020

#250 - 546 St. Paul St. Kamloops, BC, V2C 5T1 (250) 682 0908

Ryan W. Smith Mortgage Broker

WINNER OF 7 AWARDS! Thank you for your overwhelming support!

WINNER 2020

#1 Naturopath - Dr. Tracy Levins #1 Medical Services Provider - Radiant Life Naturopathic Centre #1 Massage Provider- Niki Coster RMT # 1 Nutritionist - Kelly Aiello RHN #1 Website - HappiHuman.com One Of The Best Medical Service Providers - Dr. Tracy Levins One of The Best Naturopaths - Dr. Sapphire Vanderlip

ONE OF THE BEST

2020

Naturopathic Physicians Registered Massage Therapist Registered Holistic Nutritionist

radiantlifenaturopath.ca Come visit our wellness centre, at our Valleyview location.

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READERS’ CHOICE AWARDS MARTIAL ARTS STUDIO Laroche World GungFu & Kickboxing

MORTGAGE BROKER Ryan W. Smith RUNNERS-UP Sarah Mathieu James Dyment

RUNNERS-UP Tiger Martial Arts Boa BJJ and Mma

MASSAGE PROVIDER Niki Coster

MOVING COMPANY Ezzzy Moving and Cleaning

RUNNERS-UP Aberdeen Chiropractic Clinic Aina Organic Spa

RUNNERS-UP Pioneer Moving Milton’s Movers

MEDICAL SERVICES PROVIDER Radiant Life Naturopathic Centre

MUSIC LESSONS D & L Music RUNNERS-UP Lee’s Music Terry Kemp

RUNNERS-UP Dr. Tracy Levins Aberdeen Ultrasound & X-Ray Clinic

MIDWIFE SERVICES Mighty Oak Midwifery Care RUNNERS-UP Ace Porter Sage Hills Community Midwives

NUTRITIONIST Kelly Aiello Happihuman.Com (Nutritional Services)

PAINTING (INTERIOR/EXTERIOR) Stiltz Painting and Decor

OFFICE EQUIPMENT SUPPLIER Staples

PAYDAY LOAN SERVICES Cashstop

RUNNERS-UP Kamloops Office Systems Gold Business Technologies

OIL CHANGE Great Canadian Oil Change RUNNERS-UP Mr Lube Advance Auto

NATUROPATH Dr.. Tracy Levins

OPTOMETRIST Summit Eyecare

RUNNERS-UP Dr. Clayton Bostock Dr. Sapphire Vanderlip

RUNNERS-UP Nicola Eye Care Dr. Lowey

RUNNERS-UP Sun Valley Painting Custom Craft

Payday Loan Services RUNNERS-UP Cash Money Speedy Cash

PERSONAL TRAINER Lorraine Korobanik Fitness RUNNERS-UP Maria Maywood Rosalind Mitchell-Kamloops Fit Center Daren Maywood

PEST CONTROL COMPANY Broadspectrum Pest Solutions RUNNERS-UP Interior Pest Arrest

Thank You Kamloops! THANKS FOR VOTING US #1 -----------------------------

You voted our team as

THE BEST

We’re proud to serve the Best Burgers and be named one of the Best Family Restaurants. We couldn’t have done it without you Kamloops! ---------------------------------------------------

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Heating, Venting & Air Conditioning and One of the Best Plumbers

Proudly serving and supporting Kamloops & area since 1949

ONE OF THE BEST

2020

KAMLOOPS

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KAMLOOPS’ ONLY LENNOX PREMIER DEALER


Shattered Blue WINNER 2020

2 years in a row! Thank you Kamloops, we love you too! Stay safe and let’s rock soon!

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We Are Honoured To Have Been Selected As

One Of The Best & Proud To Help Realize Your Vacation Dreams Since 1969.

250--371250 371-1197

ONE OF THE BEST

2019

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#1 NIGHTCLUB THANK YOU EVERYONE FOR YOUR SUPPORT! WE WILL BE BACK!

Thank you Kamloops for voting me

One of the Best Auto Salespeople! I am honoured and proud to represent our wonderful community each and every day.

WINNER 2020

ONE OF THE BEST

2020

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948 Notre Dame Drive

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thank you kamloops! Best Fire Safety Company WINNER 2020

ONE OF THE BEST

COFFEE + FOOD

2020

PLEASED TO BE VOTED BEST NEW BUSINESS & ONE OF THE BEST SPECIALTY COFFEES

WINNER 2020

Proudly supporting Kamloops for the past 25 years.

Come here for Goldleaf Pastries, Blacksalt Catering & Blackwell Dairy

250.828.2888 | www.nutechsafety.ca

KAMLOOPS

VERNON

Downtown Kamloops Library 465 Victoria Street

Vernon Jubilee Hospital 2101 32nd Street

Thank You Kamloops for choosing Delta Hotels Marriott as Readers’ Choice Best Hotel.

Hotel features: • Cordo Resto + Bar • Grab + Go Market • Private Dining Room

• Modern Guestrooms • Year Round Rooftop Pool • 24 hour Fitness Room

540 Victoria St | 250.372.2281 | www.marriott.com/ykade

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SERIOUS

FUN

Make batches of craft beer, wine, ciders or coolers with us!

WINNER 2020

On average 50% the cost of commercial equivalents

15% off the first batch for all new customers!

We are proud to have been voted

#1 19 times!

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Where fun meets education and nature conservation - and having a good time means doing a good thing. With amazing exhibits and experiences like nowhere else in Kamloops, the BC Wildlife Park opens a world of wonder and discovery, every time you visit.

Thank you for choosing us as Kamloops’ #1 Attraction.

Also voted “One of the Best!” for our BA Winexpert Location in Valleyview! BA Brewmaster

#20-1425 Cariboo Place Kamloops, BC, V2C 5Z3

250-372-2739

BA Winexpert

BA Brewmaster

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FUNERAL DIRECTOR

WINNER 2020

#50-1967 East Trans Can Hwy Kamloops, BC, V2C 4A4

WINNER 2020

BC WILDLIFE PARK

Located 15 minutes east of Kamloops (exit 390 & 391 on the Trans Canada Highway) 250.573.3242 or visit www.bcwildlife.org

250-314-6629

Thank you to all the families that have placed their trust in us.

Kim Nobert Voted Best Funeral Director

We are grateful to have been voted best funeral director and best funeral home in Kamloops.

WE ARE A FULL-SERVICE FUNERAL HOME, OFFERING: Cremation, burial, traditional and Alternatives EventTM options.

Geoffrey Tompkins Voted One of the Best Funeral Directors

FUNERAL HOME

WINNER 2020

PROUDLY PARTNERED WITH THE MEMORIAL SOCIETY OF BC

#4-665 Tranquille Road, Kamloops | 250-554-2324 | www.myalternatives.ca

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READERS’ CHOICE AWARDS PET BOARDING/KENNEL Someday Retrievers

PHOTOGRAPHER Rozalind Photography

RUNNERS-UP Brazilian Dog Guru Facility TLC for Pets

RUNNERS-UP Lisa Novak All Memories

PET GROOMING Roving K9 Kare

PHYSIOTHERAPIST Catherine Bolton

RUNNERS-UP Pawsitively Pets Brazilian Dog Guru Facility

RUNNERS-UP Amy Moffatt Kamloops Physiotherapy

PET SITTING SERVICES Roving K9 Kare

PLUMBER McCaskill Mechanical Plumbing & Heating

RUNNERS-UP Brazilian Dog Guru Facility We Love Dogs

RUNNERS-UP Mr. Rooter Interior Plumbing Ltd.

Paul and Robert Trudeau of Visual Signs and Printing

PHARMACY Shoppers Drug Mart

REAL ESTATE COMPANY Remax Kamloops

REALTOR Jerry Gill

RECYCLING DEPOT General Grant’s

RUNNERS-UP Costco Glovers Pharmacy

RUNNERS-UP Royal Lepage Westwin /Kamloops Realty Century 21 Desert Hills Realty

RUNNERS-UP Daljit Sadhra Jared Thomson

RUNNERS-UP Lorne Street Bottle Depot Castle Fuels (2008) Inc.

Thank you for voting us #1 Indian Food Restaurant!

MUAY THAI • SAN SHOU • MMA PREPARATION

KAMLOOPS’ BEST MARTIAL ARTS STUDIO

Try out our menu with the best view in town!

Fitness | Self Defense Women | Men | Children Preschool SIGN UP NOW FOR FALL CLASSES

WINNER 2020

Tom LaRoche 4XWorld Kickboxing Champion & Master of Chinese Gung-Fu, is offering you classes that will lift you to new levels of fitness, self-defense & confidence.

OPEN TUESDAY TO SUNDAY 11 AM - 9 PM 610 West Columbia St. (at Panorama Inn)

250-374-0340 flavoursofindiakamloops.com

WINNER 2020

| CALL (across from Norkam Secondary)

GENERATION CENTRE, 1110 TRANQUILLE RD .

250-572-4485

From our family to yours,

THANK YOU KAMLOOPS THOMPSON OKANAGAN GUIDED TOURS & SHUTTLE SERVICE

WINNER 2020

WINNER 2020

#1 Shuttle & Tour Company #1 Wine Tour Operator

Wine & Brew | Golf & Ski Shuttle | Private Charters

1226 McGill Road, Kamloops

TasteFullExcursions.ca | 250.312.0707

250-828-2287

Tourism Services Leader Award Winner | Chamber Business Excellence Winner


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Thank You Kamloops For Voting Us The #1 Pharmacy. 100% LOCALLY OWNED & OPERATED.

WINNER 2019 2020 2020

TIM PHILLIPS

JIM MOTOKADO

MIKE HUITEMA

Pharmacist/Owner Northills Centre & Brocklehurst

Pharmacist/Owner Valleyview

Pharmacist/Owner Sahali

Your health. Our priority. We offer a variety of Pharmacy services to help you stay healthy.

Refilling prescriptions just got easier.

• Vaccination Services • Medication Reviews • Refill Extensions • Travel Clinic Consultations • Diabetic Consultations • Blood Pressure Check • and more!

• View prescription history • Refill & transfer prescriptions • Receive refill and pick up notifications

Local Community Investment

THURSDAY is

BEAUTY BRANDS

Mike, Tim and Jim believe that when Canadian women are strong, we’re all stronger. Kamloops

Shoppers Drug Marts have raised more than $10,000 every year to help Kamloops

women live their best lives possible through Shoppers’ LOVE. YOU. program.

#SHOPPERSLOVEYOU www.shoppersloveyou.ca

www.shoppersdrugmart.ca

Funds go to local women’s charities and to initiatives supporting women’s health topics, such as breast cancer and osteoporosis.

NORTH SHORE

BROCK

SAHALI

VALLEYVIEW

700 Tranquille Rd 250-376-9010

#35-1800 Tranquille Rd 250-376-5611

1210 Summit Dr 250-374-0477

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Thank You KAMLOOPS! VOTED #1 GOLF COURSE WINNER 2020

SERVING Kamloops’ Best Breakfasts AT 7 AM YEAR ROUND DAILY LUNCH SPECIALS LICENSED

IF YOUR HEALTH MATTERS, YOUR STORE MATTERS. #1 HEALTH FOOD STORE

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!

Mt. Paul Golf Course

WINNER 2020

Located in the Mt. Paul Industrial Park

250.374.4653 | www.mountpaulgolf.com

1350 SUMMIT DRIVE, KAMLOOPS

KAMLOOPS’ ONLY LOCALLY OWNED MOTORSPORTS STORE

ONE OF THE BEST

2020

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Welome Ashley & Glen to the Rivercity Cycle Team!

FOR VOTING US ONE OF THE BEST MOTORCYCLE SHOPS AND ONE OF THE BEST SNOWMOBILE SHOPS THANK YOU FOR SHOPPING LOCAL!

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Thank you Kamloops for voting us: Best Place for a Healthy Meal Best Place for Vegetarian Best Catering Company One of the Best Places for Dessert One of the Best Places for Vegan Dining

WINNER 2020

Thank you Kamloops for your confidence, trust and support.

NEW!

I look forward to continuing to serve all past clients and welcome all new clients!

Home Meal Prep program Check out our website at

ahhYaY.com Looking forward to catering your next corporate lunch!

Nutritionally Designed Menu with the Purest, Living Foods...

WINNER 2020

Don’t Feel Like Cooking? Pre-Order Lunch/Dinner for Pick-Up! 250-377-0199 Unit #101-311 Columbia Street (Below Royal Inland Hospital, Street Level)

Phone: 250-571-7653 | Email: gilljerry@gmail.com | Website jerrygillteam.com

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#1 Cold Beer & Wine Liquor Store. Best Value In Town... Don’t Believe Us Come Visit!

We offer a huge selection with consistent low prices.

WINNER 2020

• Best Rewards Program In Kamloops • Locally Owned And Operated For Over 10 Years • Over 100 Unique Craft Beer • Over 2000 Products Among BC’s Top Sellers • Keg Rentals • Curbside Pick-Up

105-795 McGill Rd, across from TRU Monday to Saturday • 10am - 11pm Sundays • 10am - 9pm


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READERS’ CHOICE AWARDS RESTORATION SERVICES Concord First General Kamloops RUNNERS-UP Service Master N&H

ROOFER Able Roofing

SHUTTLE/TOUR COMPANY Tastefull Excursions

TATTOO ARTIST Life Ink-Ben

RUNNERS-UP Ron Moropito-Kamloops Dodge Chrysler Jeep Dewayne Remmie-Rivershore Ram

RUNNERS-UP Mika Prefontaine-Wildwood Tattoo

SIGN MAKING FIRM TATTOO STUDIO Visual Signs and Awards Psychocity Tattoos & Supplies

VETERINARIAN (INDIVIDUAL) Dr. Hardeep Kataria-Twin Rivers Animal Hospital RUNNERS-UP Dr. Sharma Dr. Diane McKelvery

WEBSITE Happihuman.Com

RUNNERS-UP Superior Roofing Clarke Roofing Services Ltd

RUNNERS-UP Sign Cellar Christian & Christian Signs

RUNNERS-UP Wildwood Tattoo Bolder Syde Custom Tattooing

RUNNERS-UP D.W. Page Wealth Management Lorraine Korobanik Fitness

SECURITY COMPANY Lapper Security

SPA Your Escape Day Spa

TRAVEL AGENCY Travelwise

WEDDING PLANNER Anthony Salituro

RUNNERS-UP Prestige Alarm Monitoring Paladin Security

RUNNERS-UP Bhumika Salon and Spa Audra’s Image and Wellness Day Spa

RUNNERS-UP Expedia Cruises Marlin Travel

RUNNERS-UP Brandy Maddison Events Wild Sage Events

SENIORS HOME Kamloops Seniors Village

STORAGE FACILITY McGill Mini Storage

WINE TOUR OPERATOR Tastefull Excursions

RUNNERS-UP Chartwell Ridgepoint Retirement Residence Berwick On The Park

RUNNERS-UP Budget Versatile Storage

TRAVEL AGENT (INDIVIDUAL) Kelly VanGenne, Expedia Cruises

Thank You Kamloops! for voting us One of the Best Restoration Companies

RUNNERS-UP Rachelle Cheetham Davis Nancy Cuzzetto

RUNNERS-UP Divine Tours Tailgate Tours

U-BREW B.A. Brewmaster

X-RAY CLINIC Downtown X-Ray Clinic

RUNNERS-UP Wine Kitz B.A Wine Expert

RUNNERS-UP Aberdeen Ultrasound & X-Ray Clinic North Shore X-Ray

VET CLINIC Tranquille Road Animal Hospital RUNNERS-UP Twin Rivers Animal Hospital Aberdeen Veterinary Hospital

YOGA INSTRUCTOR Lorraine Korobanik Fitness RUNNERS-UP Dina McLeod-Oxygen Yoga and Fitness Sarah Lockerbie No Limits Fitness

YOGA STUDIO Oxygen Yoga & Fitness Kamloops RUNNERS-UP No Limits Fitness Kamloops Hot Yoga

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ONE OF THE BEST

2020

ONE OF THE BEST NEW BUSINESSES IN KAMLOOPS

Greg (left) and Chris (right) are proud of their team at ServiceMaster and thrilled to be servicing Kamloops and area for over 27 years!

Locally owned for 27 years

#106 - 1366 Hugh Allan Drive Kamloops, BC, V1S 1L8

Tel: 250-828-7994

SVMRESTORE-KAMLOOPS.CA

We HUGELY appreciate your support

ONE OF THE BEST

2020

AD DOWNLO R FO P P OUR A ,

FASTERE! SERVIC

Founded in November 2019

www.mitchiesdelivery.com

A local delivery company working with local restaurants


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WINNER 2019

ONE OF THE BEST

2020

We are thrilled to be voted ONE OF THE BEST & BEST TIRE SHOPS IN KAMLOOPS

3 YEARS IN A ROW!

WE DO MORE THAN TIRES | CERTIFIED MECHANICAL SERVICES Quality work performed by certified technicians

3 LOCATIONS TO SERVE YOU! 825 Notre Dame Dr (250) 372-3302

788 Mt Paul Way (250) 374-6258

1032 Victoria St (250) 374-6248

Visit kaltire.com for tips & tricks and special offers to keep you rolling all year long!

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READERS’ CHOICE AWARDS

PRODUCE

WINNER 2020

GROCERY STORE

On behalf of the entire Nuleaf team we want to say thank you to our community, this means so much to us. We have been working hard for almost a decade to offer you amazing local products and exceptional, knowledgeable customer service.

WINNER 2020

HEALTH FOOD

We appreciate the continued support as we navigate a new way of doing business and keeping you and your family safe as well as our staff.

ONE OF THE BEST

2020

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