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 450,000 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.

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.

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 subsidiary sites make it a leading provider of local news, information and entertainment.

Castanet owns and operates its subsidiary 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.
  • Okanagan Edge - Positive Local Business Stories.

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. Weekly we pick the best news tip and the winner receives a $25 cheque.

Castanet Classifieds - Here for You.

Castanet Classifieds features 60,000 active ads and is designed to showcase both private and business sales. We have a huge Employment section too!

For any questions or concerns, our moderator is available at [email protected] or Monday to Friday 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.

By the Numbers

Weekly Statistics*

  • 470,736 Unique Visitors visited Castanet
  • 8,776,274 pages were read on Castanet
  • Castanet readers browse 5.24 pages per visit

* Source Google Analytics, Jan 2019

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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 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 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

455 Lawrence Avenue
Kelowna, BC Canada V1Y 6L6


Tel: 778-506-2002

2906 - 30th Avenue
Vernon, BC Canada V1T 2B7


Tel: 778-646-2001

225 Main Street
Penticton, BC Canada V2A 5B1