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  • 2018 Keystone Awards Finalists

    Kamloops, BC – The Canadian Home Builders Association Central Interior announces the 2018 finalists of the 13th Annual Keystone Awards.
  • Winner, winners, next ten recipients revealed

    VERNON - The final ten recipients in the Greater Vernon Top 20 under 40 powered by KPMG. The program recognizes top young professionals and community builders under the age of 40. The final group of ten includes a lawyer, a couple of business owners, and an acupuncturist, to name a few.
  • Happipad was developed by a UBC Okanagan professor and student to address the rental shortage

    KELOWNA - UBC engineers create a program to help connect renters and landlords.
  • Jolly Good Spudz wins Enterprize Challenge

    Martin Paris dared to hope his business idea would be chosen as one of the top three winners in the Enterprize Challenge. He moved from his native England to Vernon five years ago, and while he’s held jobs in construction, his love is in the kitchen, namely potatoes.
  • City looks for new ways to manage wastewater solids

    As the population in the region increases, the cities of Kelowna and Vernon are working together to identify sustainable ways to manage the region’s growing supply of treated wastewater solids – and they want to hear from residents.

    “We are committed to finding a socially, economically and environmentally responsible long-term solution,” said City of Kelowna Utilities Planning Manager Andrew Reeder.
  • 33rd annual Greater Vernon Chamber Business Excellence Awards biggest event to date

    VERNON – The best of Greater Vernon’s business leaders were celebrated at the 2017 Business Excellence Awards at the Vernon Lodge on Friday night, March 10. with Swan Lake Nurseryland winning the prestigious BDC Business of the Year Award. 
  • Okanagan College business team takes silver at The Winning Pitch

    A quartet of Okanagan College students have pedaled their way onto the podium with an Okanagan-inspired business idea at one of B.C.’s most prestigious tourism case competitions.
  • Sun Peaks as B.C. fastest growing incorporated municipality

    SUN PEAKS - The Sun Peaks Mountain Resort Municipality reported the largest growth of all incorporated municipalities and cities in British Columbia, with a 66% population increase, according to recently released Canada Census information.
  • Okanagan College marketing team earns silver in Montreal case competition

    A trio of third-year marketing students from Okanagan College’s School of Business are back on B.C. soil after placing second at the 12th annual BDC Marketing Case Competition hosted by Vanier College in Montreal last weekend.
  • Tickets available for Penticton's Okanagan Fest of Ale

    PENTICTON - Guests of the 22nd annual Okanagan Fest of Ale can look forward to sampling the best beers and ciders from 62 craft breweries in Penticton April 7 & 8, 2107.  A favourite for patrons and participants alike for over 20 years, this  “must attend event” is one of the largest and longest running beer festivals in the Pacific Northwest.

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