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Thompson Rivers University’s new engineering program offers real-life experience to prepare students for workforce

Thompson Rivers University’s new engineering program offers real-life experience to prepare students for workforce

Sponsored Content Feb 27, 2024 / 12:01 pm

The innovation and digitization of the workforce have undoubtedly directly impacted how post-secondary students view and approach their university education....

When it comes to signs, JAFA Signs really stands out

When it comes to signs, JAFA Signs really stands out

Sponsored Content Feb 26, 2024 / 12:01 pm

When it comes to sign making, JAFA Signs Ltd. in Penticton has you covered. The company, celebrating its 29th year in business, not only has the trained and...

Summerland's Haywire Winery giving back to Okanagan with Certified Local program

Summerland's Haywire Winery giving back to Okanagan with Certified Local program

Sponsored Content Feb 26, 2024 / 12:01 am

A Summerland winery has decided the people who live in the Okanagan deserve something a little special. Haywire Winery has created the free Certified Local...

Bring your visions to life and customize your boat or ride with August Motorcars

Bring your visions to life and customize your boat or ride with August Motorcars

Sponsored Content Feb 23, 2024 / 12:01 pm

Are you ready to hit the road, roll down the windows and crank the volume until the hairs on the back of your neck stand up? Or maybe you’re looking for...

Supporting Kelowna Women’s Shelter means supporting women like Deborah

Supporting Kelowna Women’s Shelter means supporting women like Deborah

Sponsored Content Feb 22, 2024 / 12:01 pm

Meet Deborah. Deborah is a mother. A daughter. An author. An adventurer and advocate. She is also a one of the 6.2 million women in Canada who has faced abuse...

Alzheimer Society of BC discusses how to prepare for impact of emergencies on people affected by dementia

Alzheimer Society of BC discusses how to prepare for impact of emergencies on people affected by dementia

Sponsored Content Feb 22, 2024 / 12:01 am

In the summer of 2023, Allison Knittig found herself glued to the news and her phone as she waited for the latest emergency response update during the most...

Checking your home's plumbing system each year is a good idea

Checking your home's plumbing system each year is a good idea

Sponsored Content Feb 21, 2024 / 12:01 pm

As the weather gets warmer, we are eager to open our windows to let the fresh air circulate through our homes again. At this time of year, many not be thinking...

Kelowna Cheese and Meat Festival back to please palates for second straight year

Kelowna Cheese and Meat Festival back to please palates for second straight year

Sponsored Content Feb 20, 2024 / 12:01 am

Prepare your palates for an extraordinary journey at the historic Laurel Packinghouse, as the Kelowna Cheese and Meat Festival makes its grand return. This...

Phoenix Stretch Ceilings celebrates 10 years of stunning ceilings, lighting

Phoenix Stretch Ceilings celebrates 10 years of stunning ceilings, lighting

Sponsored Content Feb 19, 2024 / 12:01 pm

Phoenix Stretch Ceilings is celebrating its 10th anniversary of turning ugly, old ceilings into stunning ones, complete with gorgeous LED lighting features. The...

Okanagan Clinical Trials seeking those with rhinosinusitis to participate in research study

Okanagan Clinical Trials seeking those with rhinosinusitis to participate in research study

Sponsored Content Feb 17, 2024 / 12:01 am

Okanagan Clinical Trials is inviting individuals 19 years old or older with acute recurrent bacterial rhinosinusitis to participate in an ongoing research study...

Habitat for Humanity Okanagan lottery a huge win for affordable housing

Habitat for Humanity Okanagan lottery a huge win for affordable housing

Sponsored Content Feb 15, 2024 / 12:01 pm

There’s a new lottery in town, and your local Habitat for Humanity wants you to be part of it. In 2023, Habitat for Humanity Okanagan launched the biggest...

Day One Society offering $20K bonuses to nurses who will work in its detox wing

Day One Society offering $20K bonuses to nurses who will work in its detox wing

Sponsored Content Feb 14, 2024 / 12:01 am

In a move to combat the rising tide of substance abuse among the younger population, Day One Society is launching an ambitious initiative to staff its newly...

Choices Lottery offers win-win for ticket buyers and B.C. Children's Hospital

Choices Lottery offers win-win for ticket buyers and B.C. Children's Hospital

Sponsored content Feb 13, 2024 / 12:01 pm

Time is running out to get your tickets for this year's B.C. Children’s Hospital Choices Lottery. If you haven’t bought your tickets for the...

Baldy Mountain Resort winning battle with Mother Nature due to high elevation

Baldy Mountain Resort winning battle with Mother Nature due to high elevation

Sponsored Content Feb 12, 2024 / 12:01 pm

Baldy Mountain Resort has expanded its amenities and its days of operation this year. Add that to the fact it boasts the third highest base elevation in B.C....

Clash.gg stands out as pioneer as fanbase of esports titles like CS2 grows

Clash.gg stands out as pioneer as fanbase of esports titles like CS2 grows

Sponsored Content Feb 10, 2024 / 12:01 am

In the dynamic world of esports, the thrill of competition extends far beyond the digital battlegrounds of Counter-Strike 2, more commonly known as CS2. As fans...

Gerni's Farmhouse at Sparkling Hill Resort delivers authentic Austrian experience

Gerni's Farmhouse at Sparkling Hill Resort delivers authentic Austrian experience

Sponsored Content Feb 9, 2024 / 12:01 pm

Nestled within the serene embrace of Sparkling Hill Resort, Gerni’s Farmhouse emerges as a beacon of traditional Austrian charm, weaving together the rich...

Get everything you need for Sunday at Angry Otter Liquor and Otter Co-op

Get everything you need for Sunday at Angry Otter Liquor and Otter Co-op

Sponsored Content Feb 8, 2024 / 12:01 pm

Angry Otter Liquor has everything you need for the big game this Sunday, but the fun will not stop there. In addition to being able to help you fill your glass...

Sign up for Local Savings Pass and get access to unique specials and promotions

Sign up for Local Savings Pass and get access to unique specials and promotions

Sponsored Content Feb 7, 2024 / 12:01 am

Tourism Kelowna is offering an unparalleled opportunity to discover the wonders of the Central Okanagan like never before. Thanks to the launch of the...

New lending program, designed to support first-time homebuyers, comes to Kelowna

New lending program, designed to support first-time homebuyers, comes to Kelowna

Sponsored Content Feb 5, 2024 / 12:01 am

The outlook for younger buyers regarding homeownership in Canada is not an optimistic one. A January 2024 report from research group, Made In CA, found that:...

Double cancer survivor praises BC Cancer-Kelowna on World Cancer Day

Double cancer survivor praises BC Cancer-Kelowna on World Cancer Day

Sponsored Content Feb 4, 2024 / 12:01 am

Kelowna’s Joy Playford is sharing her first-hand insights into B.C.’s cancer care system, following a double cancer diagnosis, to inspire her...

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