Sebastian Kanally
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Sebastian Kanally holds a B.A and M.A from the University of Windsor in Philosophy, and journalism ended up finding him.

He moved to the South Okanagan in 2022. He is passionate about ensuring people understand the big and small stories that hold the spirit of our communities together.

Outside of work, you are likely to find Sebastian reading philosophy, listening to records, playing sports such as rugby or hockey, or relaxing with a beer on Penticton?s brewery patios.
Latest Articles from Sebastian Kanally

Thanksgiving food drive

Sep 23, 2023 / 6:00 pm

Photo: Contributed Oliver’s 13th Annual BC Thanksgiving Food Drive is approaching and donations directly support the Oliver Food Bank. On Saturday Sept. 23 the BC Thanksgiving Food Drive tent will be set up at the Oliver Food Bank

See, buy, and vote on art

Sep 22, 2023 / 6:00 pm

Photo: Contributed Fall Festival Weekend is full of amazing activities and the Fall Art show and Sale is one of them. Oliver’s 38th Fall Art Show & Sale is opening its doors at the Oliver Community Hall on September 23 and 24. The

Addressing domestic water

Sep 22, 2023 / 4:00 am

Photo: File photo The Town of Oliver may have to deal with contingency plans for the domestic water system sooner than was previously thought. Town council engaged in a lengthy discussion at their Sept. 11 meeting around transferring funds

Honouring local firefighters

Sep 21, 2023 / 6:00 pm

Photo: Ravina Johal photo Raising a glass to you - Firefighters sit around the table with drinks during a BBQ in the spirit of showing appreciation by local buinsnesses. Local businesses in Oliver got together to honour and show their appreciation

BBQ for firefighters' homes

Sep 21, 2023 / 1:25 pm

Photo: Sebastian Kanally The Oliver Fire Department is going above and beyond to support their fellow first responders. They are hosting a barbecue fundraiser at Buy-Low in Oliver this Saturday to support 13 firefighters who lost their own

Split on problem dwellings

Sep 21, 2023 / 4:00 am

Photo: Google photo The property had long-term renters in it before the RDOS imposed a deadline on Jan. 19 to bring the building into compliance with the zoning bylaws or face remedial action. Gold Hill Winery has received a split

Teenager speeds into trouble

Sep 20, 2023 / 4:00 am

Photo: Sebastian Kanally Excessive speeding by a 17 year old over the weekend resulted in an impounded BMW and almost $500 in tickets. On Friday night around 9 p.m. Oliver RCMP were patrolling Highway 97 when they recorded a BMW going 130

U.S. firefighters look back

Sep 17, 2023 / 4:00 am

Photo: Photo courtesy of USDA Forest Service The Ventana Interagency Hotshot Crew came from the United States to help in the battle with the Eagle Bluff Wildfire, and they commented on how phenomenal it was to work with the Canadian crews. Harold

First FireSmart coordinator

Sep 16, 2023 / 11:00 am

Photo: Contributed Kai Kaplan educating the public about FireSmarting at the Roots and Fruits Festival. Oliver has hired its first FireSmart coordinator, a position that acts as a liaison between FireSmart BC and the Town of Oliver to bring

Crews look back on wildfire

Sep 16, 2023 / 4:00 am

Photo: Don Urquhart The Oliver Fire Department (OFD) mobilized and sent two trucks to help battle the Eagle Bluff wildfire that came dangerously close to Osoyoos this summer. One truck was a water tender and the other was a fire engine resulting



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