Did You Know - Updated Weekly
To highlight facts and information about the Kamloops Centre for the Arts (KCA), we will be issuing a regular “Did You Know” feature through the City social media channels and on the City’s Let’s Talk website.
We encourage you to share the information with those who are interested in learning more about the KCA project and the referendum process.
Did You Know - March 9
The capital cost for building the Kamloops Centre for the Arts does not project any tax increase for any taxpayer, residential or business. The financial plan will keep the City’s debt payments at approximately $6 million, which reflects the Tournament Capital Centre (TCC) program loans being paid off and the borrowing for the KCA replacing the TCC debt in 2024. View the Project Annual Debt (Mortgage) Servicing graph.
Did You Know - March 2
Many of the civic/community uses that are projected for this facility will benefit from a 1,200 seat theatre, such as high school graduations, university convocations, speaker series, and special celebrations. Year-end dance shows, traveling broadway productions, and music tours are also projected.
Did You Know - February 26
Did You Know - February 5
Did You Know - January 29
Once constructed, the Kamloops Centre for the Arts would help Kamloops’ Tournament Capital program build on its success and attract large sporting events by providing a competitive venue to host the award ceremonies, celebrations, and volunteer events that have become an expected component of a host City.
Did You Know - January 22
The proposed design for the Kamloops Centre for the Arts allows for all three theatre spaces to be used at the same time with complete sound separation and to be serviced by a 9,000 sq.ft. lobby.
Did You Know - January 15
Did You Know - January 8In 2019, over 1000 students graduated from School District 73. Graduation ceremonies were held in churches, school gymnasiums, sporting arenas, and a conference centre to accommodate the size of the graduating classes. The Kamloops Centre for the Arts will provide students with a venue appropriate in size and decorum.