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  • West Kelowna Council meeting highlights

    December 13, 2016

    Agricultural Advisory Committee
    Mayor Doug Findlater rose and reported that Council had appointed the following people to the Agricultural Advisory Committee, to serve for a period of four years to end December 31, 2020:
  • Construction Craft Worker Aboriginal Bridging program offers job skills for Aboriginal students

    OKANAGAN - With strong demand for construction trades workers across the province and a healthy residential construction market in the region, Okanagan College is offering up a second intake of a popular program designed to help Aboriginal students build jobsite skills, gain apprenticeship training and get on the fast track to employment.

    In March 2015, the College delivered the new Red Seal Construction Craft Worker apprenticeship program.
  • UBC Okanagan professor examines impact of reforestation on carbon and water

    KELOWNA - A four-year UBC study will look at current forest management practices to determine how harvesting, and natural disturbances — such as wildfires and pest infestations — are affecting the natural balance between carbon and water.
  • Penticton Indian Band economic success turning heads across Canada

    PENTICTON - The wave of economic progress taking hold at the Penticton Indian Band has caught the attention of national business leaders and other First Nations across Canada.
  • Highlights of the Regional Board Meeting – May 14, 2015

    2014 Audited Financial Statements Adopted
  • TRU names honorary degree recipients

    KAMLOOPS - Thompson Rivers University will recognize five individuals who embody the spirit and essence of TRU during its Spring Convocation in June.
  • Emil Anderson Construction helps Okanagan College students step into heavy-duty classroom

    KELOWNA - Prompted by the looming skills gap across the trades sector, a local construction company has thrown its support behind the $33-million project to expand and renovate the trades training complex at Okanagan College’s Kelowna campus.
  • Penticton and Wine Country Chamber of Commerce announces 2015 Business Excellence Awards nominees

    PENTICTON - The Penticton and Wine Country Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the nominees list for the 2015 28th Annual Business Excellence Awards sponsored by Britco. These awards recognize businesses and persons in Penticton and area that have achieved excellence in the community through their own abilities, efforts and initiatives.
  • Highlights from The B.C. Jobs Plan 24-Month Progress Report

    VANCOUVER - Significant headway has been made in meeting the B.C. government's economic goals as laid out in The BC Jobs Plan 24-Month Progress Report, released today.
  • West Kelowna council highlights for Aug. 13

    Recycling Curbside Collection Changes
    With new provincial regulations to the provincial Recycling Regulation of the Environmental Management Act which will see producers of packaging and printed paper becoming responsible for the collection, resident education, processing and recycling or disposal of the material, a new non-profit organization has formed called Multi Material British Columbia (MMBC).

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