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FYI - For Your Information

  • Water Quality Advisory

    Date: December 21, 2017
  • 2017 RBC Blue Water Project donates $10,000 for the prevention of aquatic invasive species

    The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen is pleased to announce that financial support from the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) Blue Water Project Grant Program has been received again in 2017.
  • Planned Hydro outage affects North Westside water users

    Customers of three Regional District of Central Okanagan water systems may want to prepare for a planned electricity outage next week.
  • Notice to Great Vernon Water customers

    The Regional District of North Okanagan wishes to inform customers of Greater Vernon Water (GVW) that the Kalamalka Lake water source will be turned back on as of Wednesday, October 12, 2016.
  • Notice to Greater Vernon Water customers

    VERNON - The Regional District of North Okanagan wishes to inform customers of Greater Vernon Water (GVW) that the Mission Hill Water Treatment Plant/Kalamalka Lake water source will be shut down on September 28, 2016 to accommodate replacement of the transformer that supplies power to the station.
  • Citizens of Kamloops rally to support local and global action on climate change

    KAMLOOPS - As world leaders prepare to negotiate at the United Nations Conference on Climate Change beginning Nov. 30 in Paris, a group of Kamloops residents will host one of nearly 2,000 events across the globe to pressure leaders to avoid the catastrophic consequences of climate change. The Kamloops Climate Rally will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 29, at Riverside Park Bandshell, as part of Avaaz’s Global Climate March.
  • Andrew Sheret donation supports Okanagan College’s efforts to go green with new trades training complex

    KELOWNA - Inspired by Okanagan College’s goal of building one of the most sustainable trades training facilities in North America, a B.C.-based distributor of plumbing and heating supplies has stepped forward with major support for the $33-million renovation and expansion project.

    Andrew Sheret Limited has pledged $50,000 toward the Bright Horizons Building for Skills fundraising campaign.
  • LNG Contractor-Supplier Boot RFP seminar and boot camp for Kelowna

    KELOWNA – Request for Proposal (RFP) seminars and Contractor-Supplier boot camps will be offered in communities across B.C. to prepare B.C. businesses for the economic opportunity the Liquefied Natural Gas industry offers.

    A Request for Proposal seminar for Kelowna will be held May 27 to guide industry through the RFP process that will help them bid on major contracts.
  • Kamloops supports greener driving

    KAMLOOPS – Following the installation of the Level II electric vehicle charging station at the Visitor Information Centre last summer, the City of Kamloops received further funding from the Province of British Columbia and support from B.C. Hydro  to install a new direct current (DC) fast-charging station at the Tournament Capital Centre.
  • MP Report for Okanagan-Coquihalla: Discussion Needed on Canada's Energy Future

    Back in a mid November report I asked for input on the subject of pipelines. To my surprise, the amount of feedback I received was not as a strong as I was hoping for. What was not surprising is the comments I did hear back were quite divided with some strongly opposed to all pipelines and others in support of some pipelines and not others while some strongly support all pipelines.

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