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Tasty food event returns

Jan 30, 2023 / 7:00 pm

Photo: Contributed The Amuse event for social foodies is back. The eighth annual event will return this March after taking a break for the pandemic, and this year’s night out will take place at an interesting new venue: KF Aerospace

People love BLK MKT brand

Jan 29, 2023 / 9:00 pm

Photo: Contributed The people have spoken, and they love Kelowna’s BLK MKT cannabis. Avant Brands’ most popular product recently captured Adcann’s 2022 Cannabis Brand of the Year award. The Adcann Awards are known by industry

Summerland looks to future

Jan 29, 2023 / 11:00 am

Photo: Contributed A Hydro-Quebec subsidiary has teamed up with a pair of Okanagan companies on a renewable energy project for Summerland. EVLO Energy Storage, a Quebec battery energy storage company, is partnering with Penticton’s

Interior's best up for awards

Jan 29, 2023 / 10:00 am

Photo: Isabey Home The Maverick is a finalist for five George Awards. Projects in the Thompson Okanagan have received 21 finalist nods for the 2023 Georgie Awards, which honour B.C.’s top homebuilding, renovation and real estate projects. Kelowna’s

Angel field trimmed to 24

Jan 29, 2023 / 4:00 am

Photo: Contributed Accelerate Okanagan received 45 applications for this year’s OKGN Angel Summit, and the group of investors in charge of awarding $225,000 to the winner has reduced the field to the final 24. The OKGN Angel Summit

Key Award finalists named

Jan 28, 2023 / 12:00 pm

Photo: Facebook Off the Grid Organic Winery is up for the Environmentally Sustainable Business award. Greater Westside Board of Trade on Thursday revealed the finalists for its 21st annual Key Business Awards. The chamber of commerce

Small biz can win big

Jan 23, 2023 / 4:00 am

Contributed Small business owners are invited to compete for $40,000 in prize money as Small Business BC celebrates the 20th anniversary of its annual awards. The Small Business BC Awards will honour the best and the brightest small businesses

Get your finances in order

Jan 22, 2023 / 1:00 pm

Photo: Contributed It’s time to get your finances in order, and Launch Okanagan has just the program to help you do that. The non-profit organization, in collaboration with Crowe MacKay LLP, is once again presenting Dollars and Sense,

Local book teaches balance

Jan 22, 2023 / 4:00 am

Photo: Contributed An Okanagan author’s book about scaling a company, growing rich and doing so without ruining your personal life hit shelves earlier this week. Penguin’s Portfolio on Tuesday released Buy Back Your Time, which

Concert Caravans set to roll

Jan 20, 2023 / 7:00 pm

Photo: Contributed Chris Rocks isn’t only his name; it’s also a lifestyle. And now it’s the theme of his new business. Rocks has started a Kelowna company called Concert Caravans, a hassle-free, door-to-door service



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