Friday, October 9th

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 375,000 people visit Castanet for news, classifieds, weather and entertainment. Castanet's head office is located in beautiful downtown Kelowna, British Columbia.


Castanet is best known for news coverage. Over 180,000 people living in Kelowna and surrounding area read over 30 pages per week. Castanet is always first bringing you local, provincial, national and international news.


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.


If you're in the mood for a lively exchange of ideas with other people in the Okanagan community, check out our Discussion Board.


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 and we often offer cash for your tip!

[email protected] or visit our news tip upload page.

Castanet Classifieds - Here for You.

Castanet Classifieds are designed to showcase both private and business sales. We have a huge Employment section too!

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.

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.

We care about our clients. For any questions or concerns, our moderator is available at [email protected] or Monday to Friday call 250-860-5050. For all information visit our Help Guide. Click here today to see why our Classifieds users love us.

By the Numbers

Weekly Statistics*

  • 378,412 Unique Visitors visited Castanet
  • 8,496,818 pages were read on Castanet
  • Castanet readers browse 5.7 pages per visit

* Source Google Analytics, May 2015

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Castanet Logo

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.

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

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