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Small biz can win big

Jan 23, 2023 / 4:00 am

Contributed Small business owners are invited to compete for $40,000 in prize money as Small Business BC celebrates the 20th anniversary of its annual awards. The Small Business BC Awards will honour the best and the brightest small businesses

Get your finances in order

Jan 22, 2023 / 1:00 pm

Photo: Contributed It’s time to get your finances in order, and Launch Okanagan has just the program to help you do that. The non-profit organization, in collaboration with Crowe MacKay LLP, is once again presenting Dollars and Sense,

Local book teaches balance

Jan 22, 2023 / 4:00 am

Photo: Contributed An Okanagan author’s book about scaling a company, growing rich and doing so without ruining your personal life hit shelves earlier this week. Penguin’s Portfolio on Tuesday released Buy Back Your Time, which

Concert Caravans set to roll

Jan 20, 2023 / 7:00 pm

Photo: Contributed Chris Rocks isn’t only his name; it’s also a lifestyle. And now it’s the theme of his new business. Rocks has started a Kelowna company called Concert Caravans, a hassle-free, door-to-door service

Renting as costly as owning

Jan 17, 2023 / 4:00 am

Photo: The Canadian Press A new study shows there is not much of a difference if you rent or own in Kelowna. You’re basically going to be paying the same amount either way. Point2, a company that analyzes real estate trends, took

Time to get off those screens

Jan 16, 2023 / 8:00 pm

Photo: Thinkstock Interior Savings is ready to once again offer a barrage of family activities that do not involve a screen. The credit union’s ninth annual Unplug & Play and Family Literacy Week will take place across the Central

Chamber seeks directors

Jan 16, 2023 / 4:00 am

Photo: Contributed Kelowna Chamber of Commerce is looking for new directors to join its board. The nomination window for its volunteer board of directors is open until Thursday, Feb. 9. The chamber is seeking professionals from diverse backgrounds

Top 40 Over 40 wanted

Jan 15, 2023 / 7:00 pm

Photo: Contributed It’s time to once again highlight the best and brightest the Central Okanagan has to offer. BDO, in co-operation with Kelowna Chamber of Commerce, is back with its Top 40 program, and this year it is honouring those

Tire shop builds on Legacy

Jan 15, 2023 / 5:00 pm

Photo: Contributed The desire to run a family owned business and to support local initiatives has turned the Fountain Tire location on Highway 97 in Kelowna into Legacy Tire. Natasha Mondoux and Tyson Irmen are carrying on the legacy their

More apartments for Rutland

Jan 9, 2023 / 3:25 pm

Photo: Contributed A local developer has submitted plans to the City of Kelowna to consolidate four plots of Rutland land and turn it into a 127-unit apartment building. Troika Developments has applied to have the four lots consolidated


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