Sebastian Kanally
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Sebastian Kanally holds a B.A and M.A from the University of Windsor in Philosophy, and journalism ended up finding him.

He moved to the South Okanagan in 2022. He is passionate about ensuring people understand the big and small stories that hold the spirit of our communities together.

Outside of work, you are likely to find Sebastian reading philosophy, listening to records, playing sports such as rugby or hockey, or relaxing with a beer on Penticton?s brewery patios.
Latest Articles from Sebastian Kanally

Split on problem dwellings

Sep 21, 2023 / 4:00 am

Photo: Google photo The property had long-term renters in it before the RDOS imposed a deadline on Jan. 19 to bring the building into compliance with the zoning bylaws or face remedial action. Gold Hill Winery has received a split

Teenager speeds into trouble

Sep 20, 2023 / 4:00 am

Photo: Sebastian Kanally Excessive speeding by a 17 year old over the weekend resulted in an impounded BMW and almost $500 in tickets. On Friday night around 9 p.m. Oliver RCMP were patrolling Highway 97 when they recorded a BMW going 130

U.S. firefighters look back

Sep 17, 2023 / 4:00 am

Photo: Photo courtesy of USDA Forest Service The Ventana Interagency Hotshot Crew came from the United States to help in the battle with the Eagle Bluff Wildfire, and they commented on how phenomenal it was to work with the Canadian crews. Harold

First FireSmart coordinator

Sep 16, 2023 / 11:00 am

Photo: Contributed Kai Kaplan educating the public about FireSmarting at the Roots and Fruits Festival. Oliver has hired its first FireSmart coordinator, a position that acts as a liaison between FireSmart BC and the Town of Oliver to bring

Crews look back on wildfire

Sep 16, 2023 / 4:00 am

Photo: Don Urquhart The Oliver Fire Department (OFD) mobilized and sent two trucks to help battle the Eagle Bluff wildfire that came dangerously close to Osoyoos this summer. One truck was a water tender and the other was a fire engine resulting

Wine Capital Weekend

Sep 15, 2023 / 7:00 pm

Photo: File photo. The highly anticipated Wine Capital Weekend, celebrating the wine, community and vibrant spirit of Oliver is fast approaching. The three-day event is Oliver's biggest weekend of the year, offering an immersive experience

Soccer passion kept alive

Sep 14, 2023 / 7:00 pm

Photo: Sean Hardman photo The rockslides and wildfire evacuations created difficult times for many, but one local 12 year old girl was able to keep her soccer dreams alive through the generous support of local adults. Tatum Hardman, a local

Annual motorcycle toy ride

Sep 14, 2023 / 1:33 pm

Photo: OMRA photo The 36th Annual South Okanagan Toy Run is calling all riders and asking for donations as the engines start on September 17, at 10 a.m. at Rotary Park in Penticton. The annual ride sees a convoy of motorcycles make their

Fire ignited from power pole

Sep 12, 2023 / 10:18 am

Photo: Don Urquhart The grassfire that ignited yesterday on the western edge of Oliver was caused by work that was being done to a power pole at a construction site on Spartan Street. The fire presents no danger to structures and is currently

Fire now 'being held'

Sep 11, 2023 / 3:43 pm

Photo: Don Urquhart UPDATE: 3:40 P.M. The wildfire that ignited just west of Oliver today on Tower Hill is now characterized as “being held”. BC Wildfire and the Oliver Fire Department have been battling a fire that ignited



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