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Free legal advice
Anita Sthankiya - Aug 24, 2019 - Biz Releases

Low-income residents will have the chance to take advantage of free legal advice next month as a four hour event is hosted in Kelowna next month. The Pro Bono Going Public advice-a-thon will be hosted at the City Park Rose Garden on Tuesday, September 10 and consist of lawyers rotating in hour-long shifts over the […]

New fees for business applications
Anita Sthankiya - Aug 22, 2019 - Biz Releases

The City of Kelowna is considering making changes to its business license application and renewal process system in what it says will help modernize the process. On Monday, council will look at the proposed changes that, if approved, will come into effect this fall. A $25 application fee will be charged to new applications to […]

Kelowna researcher earns national award
Anita Sthankiya - Aug 21, 2019 - Biz Releases

A Kelowna entrepreneur is working to fill a void in the aviation market with the launch of a lightweight cockpit video recorder that will provide monitoring solutions for small aircraft. Ephraim Nowak, 26, received a prestigious award from Mitacs, a not-for-profit organization that fosters growth and innovation in Canada for business and academia, for his […]

Building a better battery
Anita Sthankiya - Aug 21, 2019 - Biz Releases

Researchers at UBC Okanagan are working to design and develop a new battery that is smaller and more powerful than anything currently on the market. With the help of Fenix Advanced Materials in Trail, the UBCO team is using raw materials to create a tellurium-based cathode, which is a tiny device that will be used […]

Luxury homes at the Beverly
Anita Sthankiya - Aug 21, 2019 - Biz Releases

A new project in Kelowna by West Fraser Developments will bring luxury condos to the Mill Creek area where a high end hotel is slated to be built. The Beverly development on Enterprise Way at Spall Road will be a stylish six-storey building situated beside the new Hyatt Place hotel. The building, which will be […]

Cultural funding for Kelowna
Anita Sthankiya - Aug 21, 2019 - Biz Releases

The Kelowna Museums Society and the Kelowna Art Gallery Association are among several heritage institutions to receive funding from the federal government. Canada’s Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism, Pablo Rodriguez, announced investments totalling $905,752 for 19 organizations across the province. This funding has been provided through three components of the Museums Assistance Program (MAP): […]

Record breaking lawn bowling
Anita Sthankiya - Aug 20, 2019 - Biz Releases

A fun and popular lawn bowling event in Kelowna has wrapped up its fifth year and raised a record amount of money for its charity of choice. On The Lawn is a four-week event where participants come together for evenings of entertainment, networking, and socializing with 20 teams of four bowling head-to-head.  This year, event […]

Funding holds up cannabis buy
Anita Sthankiya - Aug 20, 2019 - Biz Releases

A Kelowna based cannabis company has announced it has entered into an Amending Agreement to give them additional time to secure financing to purchase a cultivation facility in Kelowna. In July, GTEC Holdings announced plans to acquire the facility from Canopy Growth Corporation. The facility, which is near completion, will have an estimated annual output […]

School financed by new condos
Anita Sthankiya - Aug 20, 2019 - Biz Releases

A new development taking shape in Rutland will not only be comprised of 50 modern residences, but also be built thanks to the support of an unlikely partnership. Eden Kelowna will be Rutland’s newest condo community community and it will be built with the help of the Kelowna Christian Centre Society (KCCS) and the team […]

License request for Lumby pot plant
Anita Sthankiya - Aug 20, 2019 - Biz Releases

A North Okanagan cannabis company has filed its final paperwork to Health Canada to obtain a license to cultivate in Lumby. True Leaf Cannabis submitted its site evidence to Health Canada for True Leaf Campus, the company’s cannabis cultivation and production facility. earlier this year, True Leaf completed construction on the current phase of the […]