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  • Alternative Energy Conference April 22 in Penticton

    “Energy; our present, our future” is a one day symposium on renewable energy technology and climate action initiatives to be held at Penticton Secondary School on April 22.
  • If the US Election was potentially at risk of a cyber-attack, how safe are you from a threat?

    Kamloops, B.C., January 24, 2017 – Recent allegations of cyber attacks influencing the 2016 US election has brought the topic of cybersecurity to the forefront. A cyber threat can occur anywhere – from the world of international espionage to the computer sitting on our desks.
  • UBC Okanagan research offers faster way to confirm safety of oil and gas pipelines

    A simple vibration test can help oil and gas companies prevent pipeline spills in a way that is faster and cheaper than conventional methods, a UBC study shows.
  • UBC Okanagan research targets oil and gas pipeline safety

    KELOWNA - A recent UBC study could make it easier for oil and gas companies to prevent pipeline failures.
  • Praxair donation helps Okanagan College keep welding students on the cutting edge

    Welding students at Okanagan College’s Kelowna Campus recently sparked their torches for the first time in a newly retrofitted shop, and a donation from Praxair’s Global Giving Program is helping the College outfit state-of-the-art workspaces for them.

    “Praxair has a long history of developing talented STEM and skilled trade professionals that help us remain competitive globally,” says Praxair Canada President Sean Durbin.
  • Kaleden campground owner makes major donation to PRH tower campaign

    PENTICTON - From barges to helicopters, Douglas Dewar’s business background extends well beyond the picturesque locale of the Banbury Green campground in Kaleden.
  • Northside donation keeps Okanagan College trades campaign on upward arc

    Training the next wave of welders will be crucial for the local manufacturing industry, says one Okanagan College donor who has stepped up to support the College’s new trades training complex.

    Northside Industries, a steel manufacturing company based in West Kelowna, has donated $30,000 to the Bright Horizons Building for Skills Campaign.
  • MP report for Okanagan-Coquihalla: Discussing free trade and why South Korea

    This week our Government announced that negotiations between Canada and South Korea on a free trade agreement have successfully concluded. As is often the case when trade deals are announced there are reactions from a variety of different groups, businesses, individuals, political interests and organizations that either oppose or support the agreement in question.
  • B.C. welcomes LNG export applications

    Premier Christy Clark today welcomed the news that two companies, BG Group and Imperial Oil/ ExxonMobil Canada Ltd. both have filed liquefied natural gas (LNG) export applications with the National Energy Board.

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