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  • Two new Directors join Interior Health Board

    Interior Health is pleased to announce the appointment of two new members to its Board of Directors.

    “These appointments strengthen community connections and help ensure we maintain a regional perspective in health services planning and delivery,” said Board Chair Norman Embree. “Both bring a solid business background and equally strong commitment to community, along with other skills and knowledge that further broadens our Board’s expertise.
  • MP Dan Albas report Sept. 23

    In the discussion on the importance of direct jobs and industry, we often hear about the positive economic spin-off effects from a particular industry but usually as a secondary concern and very rarely in a quantitative or business like way. Recently the Okanagan Wine Festival, in partnership with the British Columbia Wine Institute and the Okanagan College School of Business conducted a study looking at the economic impact of wine tourism to our local economy.
  • MP Dan Albas report Sept. 9

    In one of my July reports I referenced the importance of innovation and cited specific examples where our Government has entered into partnership agreements with many value added wood producers in Western Canada including Okanagan Falls.
  • MP Dan Albas weekly report

    Although Forestry falls under Provincial jurisdiction it is important to recognize the importance of this industry to all levels of Government that also includes communities, local economies and the many working families who are supported directly and indirectly by forest sector jobs.

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