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About Castanet



Who we are

Since launching in November 2000, Castanet has become one of the most visited media websites in Western Canada.

Every week over 350,000 people visit Castanet for news, classifieds, weather and entertainment. Castanet's head office is located in
beautiful downtown Kelowna, British Columbia.

NEWS -

Castanet is best known for news coverage. Over 140,000 people living in Kelowna and surrounding area read over 30 pages per week. Castanet is always first bringing you local news. You will also find your entire regional, provincial, national and international news coverage on Castanet.

CLASSIFIEDS -

Offering an incredible range of categories to meet your needs, Castanet classifieds are designed to showcase both private and business sales.
We have a huge employment section and an advanced search engine.

Our classifieds pages receive over 600,000 page views per day and over 25,000 unique visitors making it the largest classifieds site in the Okanagan Valley.

Register with our automated system to create your own unique account. All we require is a valid e-mail address. Once registered, simply log in to post your ads.
(Your Castanet login also entitles you to post messages in our online discussion Forum).

DISCUSSION BOARD

If you're in the mood for a lively exchange of ideas with other people in the Okanagan community, check out our Discussion Board. From edgy debates over politics to friendly chit-cat about things in general, there's always a good conversation waiting for you.

Everything but the kitchen sink (and sometimes even the kitchen sink) is discussed in the forums, and your opinions will add to the conversation. Politics, social concerns, the environment, the economy, news stories, computer woes, do-it-yourself ventures, linguistic adventures, and much more, all to stimulate, entertan and sometimes enrage you. You'll make new friends, as well as worthy opponents who will challenge your point of view. Whether you just want to have fun or you have strong views that you want to bounce off others, you'll find an outlet here. The welcome mat is always out.

OTHER GREAT CONTENT -

Castanet also features all the best in Business, Sports, Weather and Entertainment. You’ll find some of the best hi-def Okanagan webcams as well as Flyers section featuring the best big box and local stores.

 



Castanet Media

Castanet Media's corporate and subsidary sites make it a leading provider of local news, information and entertainment.

Castanet owns and operates its subsidary portals:

  • Castanet Automall - up-to-date listings with hundreds of vehicles from Kelowna's largest auto dealers.
  • RV Powersports Mall - up-to-date listings of RVs, Boats, Motorcycles, ATVs, Snowmobiles and Watercraft from leading dealers.
  • The Tango - Entertainment, Showbiz, Music and Viral Videos.




We want your local news tips

Castanet readers are an important source of news and information. We wouldn't be where we are without you. If you see something happen you think others should know about, please email us at [email protected] or visit our news tip upload page. Weekly we pick the best news tip and the winner receives a $25 cheque.


Castanet Classifieds - Here for You.

Offering an incredible range of categories to meet your needs, Castanet Classifieds are designed to showcase both private and business sales. We have a huge Employment section too! Check out our advanced search engine.

Our Classifieds pages receive over 600,000 page views per day and over 25,000 unique visitors.

Register with our automated system to create your own unique account. All we require is a valid e-mail address. Once registered, simply log in to post your ads. (Your Castanet login also entitles you to post messages in our online discussion Forum).

We do not tolerate scammers. All new and edited ads are approved prior to appearing on site. Ads are approved several times a day, 7 days a week during normal business hours.

To save our sellers from spam an account is required in order to contact sellers who may choose to not reveal their telephone number.

We care about our clients. For any questions or concerns, our moderator is available via email at [email protected]
Monday to Friday, during normal business hours, our moderator is happy to assist by telephone. Call 250-860-5050.

For all information, including registration, instructions to post an ad and for pricing options to further enhance your FREE ads, visit our Help Guide

Click here today to see why our Classifieds users love us.



By the Numbers


Weekly Statistics*

  • 358,216 Unique Visitors visited Castanet
  • 8,777,205 pages were read on Castanet
  • Castanet readers browse 6.5 pages per visit
  • Castanet displayed 88,083,621 of our client's advertisements. Castanet's client's ads were clicked on 53,157 times.

* Source Google Analytics, April 2014



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Castanet Logo

Looking for our Castanet logo for web or print? Our logos can be found in our logo directory. Please ensure you have our permission to use our logo.


In The Community

With our corporate sponsorships, we contribute to the community and causes that are important to our clients and staff. In 2012 Castanet helped raise over $85,000 for numerous charities.

Castanet is a major supporter of the BCSPCA, Kelowna Salvation Army and Kelowna Community Food Bank


Memberships, Principles and Ethics

We strive to achieve the highest ethical standards in all that we do. Our newsroom abides by the RTNDA Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct, the British Columbia Press Council and follows the Canadian Press Stylebook. Our account managers and creative department ascribe to the Canadian Code of Advertising Standards. Castanet is a member of the Kelowna Chamber of Commerce.



Feedback / Contact us

We'd want to hear from you! Please use the form below to contact the right department.

Email Directory


Tel: 250-860-5050     Fax: 250-860-0505

Address:
202 - 346 Lawrence Avenue
Kelowna, BC Canada V1Y 6L4

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