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Pushor gives to Foundry

Jun 6, 2023 / 1:24 pm

Photo: Contributed (L to R): Pushor Mitchell managing partner Joni Metherell, CMHA Kelowna controller Amanda Wright and CEO Mike Gawliuk. Pushor Mitchell continues to spread the wealth in its 50th year. The Kelowna law firm on Monday

Listings, sales, prices jump

Jun 6, 2023 / 11:25 am

Photo: The Canadian Press The number of real estate listings and sales increased significantly across the Interior from April to May. Most benchmark prices also increased when compared to the previous month. In other words, the Association

Brain conference coming up

Jun 5, 2023 / 7:00 pm

Photo: Milad Fakurian, Unsplash Kelowna-based BrainTrust Canada will be hosting its annual conference about brain injuries next month. The West Coast Brain Injury Conference will be held on Wednesday, June 14, at Rotary Centre for the Arts.

Lakeshore project proposed

Jun 5, 2023 / 12:48 pm

Photo: Contributed A four-storey apartment building is being proposed on Lakeshore Road between Gyro and Rotary beaches. Lime Architecture has submitted applications for rezoning, development permit and development variance permits on behalf

Uber rides on Tuesday

Jun 5, 2023 / 11:35 am

Photo: The Canadian Press Uber vehicles will start roaming Kelowna streets at noon on Tuesday. The international rideshare company, which tried for years to enter the market, will host an official launch ceremony at Kelowna City Hall at

REnEW grads ready to work

Jun 5, 2023 / 4:00 am

Photo: Contributed Thanks to Canadian Mental Health Association Kelowna and FortisBC, seven people who might have had trouble getting into the workforce are now ready to go to work. The inaugural class of REnEW, the Residential Energy Efficiency

OC dean joins BC chamber

Jun 4, 2023 / 6:00 pm

Photo: Contributed A former Kelowna Chamber of Commerce president has joined the provincial chamber as the Okanagan/Shuswap representative. Laura Thurnheer, who is the associate dean at Okanagan School of Business, was sworn in at the BC

Forestry workers wanted

Jun 4, 2023 / 4:00 pm

Photo: Northern Rockies Rural Municipality Anyone who is looking to find meaningful employment opportunities, especially those who have been affected by the roller-coaster ride in the forest industry, are encouraged to investigate the DeNovo

New top dog at Eldorado

Jun 1, 2023 / 7:00 pm

Photo: Contributed Jessica Pearce and her famous pup, Winston, are now in charge at Kelowna’s Eldorado Resort. Argus Hospitality has hired Pearce to be the resort’s new general manager of Hotel Eldorado and Manteo. She comes

BNA Burger opens today

Jun 1, 2023 / 11:27 am

Photo: BNA Brewing BNA Brewing Co. & Eatery is really getting into the burger business. The popular Kelowna microbrewery, which already has a restaurant, is set to open BNA Burger. It will operate out of its tasting room located next



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