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This B.C. highrise will be tallest in Canada outside Toronto

The dramatic increase in the number and height of highrises in Kelowna, and two coming for Kamloops, has a lot of people looking up, but a new tower in Burnaby is reaching all new heights.

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Large, multi-home garage sales planned for coming weekend in Kamloops, Okanagan

Garage sale shoppers in the Okanagan and Kamloops are sure to find treasures while browsing multiple tables in these larger, one-stop shop community sales events this coming weekend. 

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Gardening success means avoiding these common mistakes

Much of gardening is learned by trial and error – for many, mostly error.

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B.C. realtor ordered to pay $150K for forging signature

A B.C. realtor has been ordered to pay $150,000 and had her licence suspended for nine months for professional misconduct that included forging a signature multiple times.

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Kamloops, Okanagan cherry farmer expecting price increases because of early cold

Despite cooler temperatures and variable spring weather in both the Okanagan Valley and the Thompson Valley, the owner of Jealous Fruits anticipates a normal, nice cherry crop coming this year.

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North Kamloops redevelopment reaching a 'tipping point'

A Kamloops neighbourhood new residents were once warned to steer clear of due to crime in the area is about to change, and developers aren't waiting on the City to make a plan.

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Ending stigma: A Kelowna woman's experience living in supportive housing

Lee’s lived through hard times. Homelessness, substance use and poverty have all been part of it, but some of the toughest things are surprising, like stigma and the hostility it creates.

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YO MAMA: Just another (very messy) day in the life of feeding a baby

Example Feeding Plan for a 6-12 month old

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HOUSING CRISIS: Young couple with pet forced to live in a car in Kelowna

A young man, his girlfriend and his 140 lb dog have been living in a sedan in Kelowna for a month.

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Why Central Green never became the 'gateway' to Kelowna

There was a time, more than a decade ago, when an old school site in downtown Kelowna was imagined to become a gateway to the city.

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iN PHOTOS: Home storage that goes well beyond the utilitarian

You might think of storage cabinets as utilitarian. But designers are forever fascinated with how a simple cupboard can be built, dressed and adorned in ways that showcase craftsmanship and inventiveness.

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One-bedroom rental rates jump in Kamloops, Kelowna and likely to go higher

Kelowna’s rental rate for a one-bedroom apartment jumped back to $1,800 in April after dropping to $1,710 in March.

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Labour, red tape stand in way of controlling rising house prices in Okanagan: economist

The best way to put a lid on skyrocketing housing prices in the Okanagan and beyond is to increase the supply of housing.

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A tomato lover's seven tips for growing them big

Tomatoes are not only my favourite backyard crop — they’re also the most popular among home gardeners. And it’s no wonder: Have you ever compared a supermarket tomato to a backyard one? The homegrown scent alone will transport you straight to summer.

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Interest Rates are Expected to Rise: Is It Time For You To List?

B.C.’s Okanagan is a hot Canadian real estate market. Thinking of selling? It’s important to consider upcoming interest rate effects when you think about the right time to put your property on the market.

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Why Kelowna may be heading toward a downtown highrise overbuild

The most visible sign that Kelowna is the fastest growing major metropolitan area in Canada with the third-fastest growing downtown core is the plethora of highrises that are not only under construction but in the works.

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North Okanagan's population growth double what was predicted

The population of the North Okanagan grew at twice the rate it was expected to, according to new data released by Statistics Canada.

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B.C. senior wins case after Christian charity tries to evict him

A B.C. senior has been given a reprieve and escaped eviction for now after he won a court case against the Residential Tenancy Branch and the Christian charity that tried to evict him.

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