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Project Literacy Central Okanagan Society seeks volunteer tutors

Oct 23, 2021 / 12:01 am

Reading makes people smarter. If people are smarter, their community flourishes. If their community flourishes, life is better for everyone. You can now play a...

How to buy bitcoin in Canada? An easy guide for beginners

Oct 22, 2021 / 12:01 pm

Way back in 2011, a leading tech magazine said bitcoin was over—a fad whose time had passed. Yet almost 13 years after it was first introduced, it’s...

SOS Sleep Solutions will help young ones sleep through the night

Oct 21, 2021 / 12:01 pm

Baby and toddler sleep problems can be debilitating for exhausted and frustrated parents, but it doesn’t have to be that way. SOS Sleep Solutions is a new...

More affordable housing projects set for Habitat Kamloops region

Oct 21, 2021 / 12:01 am

Executive director William Miller and his team at Habitat for Humanity Kamloops are about to put the hammer down. What that means is they are about to pick the...

Wilden Living Lab determines what works for energy conservation

Oct 20, 2021 / 12:01 am

The importance of airtightness in homes just took a giant leap forward. The Wilden Living Lab’s latest study compares two different investments in home...

Long wknd inspires cleaner, everyday, Earth-friendly routines

Oct 19, 2021 / 12:01 pm

Who doesn’t love a long weekend? No one, that’s who. Those extra days off provide an opportunity to relax, renew and refresh. A long weekend is good...

Spiritleaf Vernon finding that BC Interior cannabis beats them all

Oct 19, 2021 / 12:01 am

They are three Interior producers who use their own unique methods to make three kinds of cannabis. And Sarah Ballantyne cannot keep it on the shelves at her...

Move RX Performance & Wellness will get you back moving again

Oct 18, 2021 / 12:01 pm

It’s all about movement at Move RX Performance and Wellness. The brand new Kelowna business, which is located on Lakeshore Road, provides chiropractic...

Kelowna company has built a reputation for giving back

Oct 18, 2021 / 12:01 am

A lot has been said and written about corporate giving. But for Methal Abougoush, owner-operator of Boyd Autobody and Glass in Kelowna, it all comes down to one...

Fox Plumbing Heating Cooling Electrical holding unique fundraiser

Oct 13, 2021 / 12:01 am

Plenty of Okanagan companies give back to the community, but Fox Plumbing Heating Cooling Electrical is doing so in a way that will definitely stand out from...

For hundreds of families, JoeAnna's House is a lifeline

Oct 12, 2021 / 12:01 am

This Thursday (Oct. 14) is the KGH Foundation’s second annual Better Together Day, an opportunity for the community to come together and support families...

Halcyon Hot Springs is the perfect place to slow ... life ... down

Oct 11, 2021 / 12:01 am

One of the expressions you will hear around Halcyon Hot Springs is “slow life.” And when you hear the words “slow life,” that is a...

New upscale beachside Kelowna condo development is popular

Oct 9, 2021 / 12:01 am

Kelowna’s newest upscale beachside condominium community is a hit. Sales opened for MOVALA last weekend and 80% of the available units in the first...

Your last chance to own in The Residences at Lakeview Village

Oct 7, 2021 / 12:01 am

There has been plenty of talk about how unique, beautiful and perfectly located The Residences at Lakeview Village is going to be. It turns out people were...

Multiple generations supporting multiple generations

Oct 6, 2021 / 12:01 am

Joan and Garry Norkum like to put their money where their mouths are when it comes to supporting local businesses. As the owners of their own successful cycle...

Food Bank donation made on behalf of TD employees

Oct 5, 2021 / 12:01 pm

In honour of its more than 4,200 employees in the Pacific Region, TD has made a $50,000 donation to Food Banks BC to provide support to families and individuals...

Free training made possible by Community Workforce Response Grant

Oct 5, 2021 / 12:01 am

First College received funding provided by the Government of Canada through the Canada-British Columbia Workforce Development Agreement for the Health Care...

Four Function Autosport can service every high-performance ride

Sep 30, 2021 / 12:01 pm

Four Function Autosport spends its summers working on fast cars that rip around tracks like Area 27 near Osoyoos. Now Kelowna’s foremost speed shop is...

Associated Property Management looking for new strata managers

Sep 30, 2021 / 12:01 am

Associated Property Management leads the way when it comes to property and strata management in Kelowna, and now it is looking for people who want to join the...

Taigh Sidhean helping make Passive Homes the norm in Okanagan

Sep 29, 2021 / 12:01 pm

You may have heard the term Passive House—or maybe you haven’t. Regardless, you should know it. It is where we came from and where we are going....