Whether you are a newly graduated or experienced health professional looking to relocate, there are very inviting benefits when you locate your practice in the Kamloops Area.

With a combination of local hospitality and provincial funding available to those communities designated as rural, newly graduated family physicians can experience very favourable benefits by locating in the Kamloops area.

Rural Incentives


The Thompson Nicola Regional District is home to many communities that qualify for Rural Recruitment Incentives. Under the subsidiary agreement, physicians who are recruited to fill current or pending vacancies in eligible rural communities receive an incentive from $5,000 – $20,000. More Information

Red Carpet Program


If you are a physician looking to move to Kamloops, our city has a lot to offer. Our Red Carpet Program gives you the opportunity to experience the lifestyle and business advantages of Kamloops. A Welcome Package is available to visiting and relocated physicians that can include information on Kamloops, business start-up assistance, a familiarization tour and opportunities to experience local businesses and attractions.

If you are a local Kamloops business owner or professional, and would like to contribute to the Red Carpet Program, visit our Program Partners page to learn more about becoming a Red Carpet Program Partner.

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