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Latest Articles from Trevor Nichols

Okanagan's own Dragon

Apr 26, 2018 / 12:36 pm

Photo: Contributed Kelowna’s Lane Merrifield will enter the Dragons’ Den this fall, but not as a contestant. The powerhouse tech entrepreneur, who founded Club Penguin and FreshGrade, will join Cinemas Guzzo founder Vincenzo

Outlasting the giants

Apr 24, 2018 / 6:45 pm

Photo: Trevor Nichols For a decade and a half, Leo’s Video in Kelowna has been catering to a slice of the city’s movie lovers, renting out DVDs and Blu-Rays as illegal downloading forced rental giants to close and viewers ditched

Bye bye, West Kelowna

Apr 23, 2018 / 4:47 pm

Photo: Facebook After 18 years operating in West Kelowna, the Quality Greens Farm Market will close its doors for good. The local grocery chain is known for its freshly made sandwiches and upscale selection of food and Okanagan products.  Chris

Kelowna gas-break capital

Apr 20, 2018 / 8:00 pm

Photo: FortisBC More natural gas lines are being struck in British Columbia, and Kelowna is among the worst offenders. According to FortisBC, which supplies natural gas to a large swath of the province, Kelowna has had one of the highest

Big buy-in at Compass

Apr 20, 2018 / 1:26 pm

Photo: Contributed A global cannabidiol producer has bought in significantly to a fast-growing chain of medical marijuana clinics based out of Kelowna. Isodiol International Inc. announced today it will buy a 19.9 per cent share of Compass

No more server wage

Apr 19, 2018 / 2:58 pm

Photo: Contributed Minister of Labour Harry Bains announced today he will phase out B.C.’s lower minimum wage for liquor servers and several types of live-in positions. As part of its commitment to instituting a $15 minimum wage

More big hires at True Leaf

Apr 17, 2018 / 4:52 pm

Photo: Facebook Don Chisolm Lumby-based True Leaf Medicine continues to pad its professional team with high-profile hires, today announcing Don Chisholm as its chief marketing officer. Chisholm is a branding expert who, through his creative

A new foodie 'Landmark'

Apr 16, 2018 / 1:59 pm

Photo: Contributed The former home of Turner Volkswagen is poised to become “Kelowna’s newest mixed-use dining and farm-fresh culinary market destination.” Al Stober Construction says it’s overhauling the

Local eats sweep province

Apr 13, 2018 / 5:47 pm

Photo: Trevor Nichols A new provincial government program is aiming to amp up awareness of local cuisine in British Columbia by enlisting restaurants, wineries, and others to help spread the eat-and-drink locally message. The Buy BC:

Local shop wins nat'l award

Apr 11, 2018 / 5:05 pm

Photo: Facebook Vernon's Birch Hill Studio is getting national attention after it was named Retail Council of Canada's Excellence in Retailing Awards 2018 Independent Retail Ambassador of the Year. The award recognizes
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