She's Got the Edge
A light-hearted Q&A with the people who make the Okanagan work


Laura Brookes
Contributed - Jun 04, 2020 - Got the Edge

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What business or organization are you involved with? Castanet Kelowna

What is your role with that organization? News reporter.

What’s your favourite thing about living in the Okanagan? Living somewhere we get the best of all four seasons!

If you could have lunch with anyone in the world, who would you choose and why? Jacinda Ardern, New Zealand prime minister and all-round legend.

What’s your go-to happy place? When I’m in New Zealand, it’s Wanaka. When I’m in Canada, it’s Banff.

What are you most proud of? The people I consider family and friends. They are the greatest humans I know.

What are the top three things on your bucket list?
• visit Peru
• see the northern lights
• travel around New Zealand in a camper van

What’s the weirdest thing you’ve ever eaten? Raw fish in Tonga. Can’t say I’ve done much worse.

Latest movie or book? Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson. I highly recommend it—movie or book!

What’s the best gift you’ve ever received? My first digital camera. Once upon a time, that was very exciting.

If today were your last day, how would you spend it? I’d invite everyone I know for food and drinks—and six feet distancing.


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