Biz Releases

Enderby welcomes Rusty Spur
Okanagan Edge Staff - Aug 13, 2020 - Biz Releases

A Lumby feed, tack and pet store is adding a second location in Enderby. Rusty Spur Tack and Feed will open its doors on Cliff Avenue on Saturday. “We’re looking forward to serving the tight-knit community of Enderby with pets and hobby farms, and the wider North Okanagan-Shuswap farm and equine community,” co-owner Stuart Anderson […]

Smooth road to Big White
Rob Gibson - Aug 13, 2020 - Biz Releases

If you’re heading up to Big White be prepared for a smoother ride, at least once the road work is complete. Big White Ski Resort senior vice-president Michael J. Ballingall told Castanet, “paving has commenced on the Big White Road accessing Big White Mountain and the village of Big White Ski Resort. Please drive with […]

Pandemic boosts booze sales
Jon Manchester - Aug 13, 2020 - Biz Releases

If you’re reading this while sipping a cold brew, you may already know the following to be true: We’re all drinking a lot more since the COVID-19 pandemic began. Be that because more of us are out of work and simply have more time to indulge, or are working from home and the temptation is […]

Kelowna Hyundai eyes new spot
Okanagan Edge Staff - Aug 12, 2020 - Biz Releases

Kelowna Hyundai and Genesis Auto Dealerships want to make a move down Highway 97. The dealership has submitted plans to the City of Kelowna to build a brand new facility on the current site of Buy Direct Truck Centre, which it also owns, at 2576 Highway 97 N. The current Hyundai dealership, along with Genesis […]

Keep dogs from mail carriers
Okanagan Edge Staff - Aug 12, 2020 - Biz Releases

It appears Canada Post employees are still having problems with dogs while out on their routes. The organization put out a call in April, reminding Kelowna residents to keep their dogs away from Canada Post carriers if possible, and it did so again on Wednesday. “Every day our employees deliver to millions of homes across […]

GTEC gets into Ontario
Okanagan Edge Staff - Aug 12, 2020 - Biz Releases

A Kelowna cannabis company has completed its first shipment to Canada’s largest pot market. GTEC Cannabis Co. sent five products to Ontario Cannabis Store recently, marking its first foray into the country’s most populated province. “We are confident that entering the Ontario market will enable us to repeat our success from British Columbia,” GTEC founder and […]

Former mill site finally sells
Chelsea Powrie - Aug 12, 2020 - Biz Releases

The sale of a mill site in Okanagan Falls long plagued by offers falling through has finally closed. The old Weyerhaeuser mill location, previously intended for purchase by a cannabis production company, has been sold for $6.8 million to an unnamed B.C. investment company by Sunniva Inc. “Finalizing the sale of the land in Okanagan Falls effectively completes the disposition […]

Music, food venue proposed
Okanagan Edge Staff - Aug 11, 2020 - Biz Releases

Plans have been made for a new food and music venue in downtown Kelowna. The three-storey building, whose backers applied for a development permit and variances earlier this week, will be known as Revelry Kelowna. It will be located on Ellis Street across from Okanagan Regional Library. “Our wide open, hall-style environment will offer spaces […]

Standing up for workers
Okanagan Edge Staff - Aug 11, 2020 - Biz Releases

You wouldn’t think an organization would have to launch a campaign to remind people to treat hospitality workers with respect, but here we are. The BC Restaurant and Food Services Association is standing up for its berated workers, who are taking heat from customers upset with their service in these unprecedented times. The BCRFA has […]

College, TOTA teaming up
Okanagan Edge Staff - Aug 11, 2020 - Biz Releases

Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association and Okanagan College are teaming up to provide help to tourism industry businesses manage COVID-19 challenges. The two organizations have signed a formal agreement as part of the Thompson Okanagan Tourism Resiliency Program. Okanagan College staff will deliver one-hour, virtual counselling sessions based on expressed areas of need. Those subject areas […]