Biz Releases

Towers proposed at Prospera
Wayne Moore - Sep 20, 2023 - Biz Releases

Five years after plans first surfaced for construction of residential tower in front of Prospera Place, the idea is again alive and well. GSL Group, which owns the arena and the parking lot, has revived plans to construct residential towers in the parking lot fronting onto Water Street and Cawston Avenue. Discussions between GSL Group […]

Biz award nominations sought
Okanagan Edge Staff - Sep 19, 2023 - Biz Releases

Greater Westside Board of Trade is once again searching for its best businesses, non-profits and entrepreneurs. The chamber of commerce’s 22nd annual Key Business Awards are coming up, and the nomination window is now open. There are 12 awards that will be given to the cream of the crop when it comes to Westbank First […]

Dine Around returns to BC
Rob Gibson - Sep 19, 2023 - Biz Releases

Dine Around Kelowna is back this week with the happy hour version of the popular restaurant program. The British Columbia Restaurant and Foodservice Association has kicked off the Dine Around Happy Hour program, running until Sept. 30. The program showcases different B.C. restaurants and the events they have planned throughout the year, including Dine Around […]

Lynx Air no longer at YLW
Rob Gibson - Sep 19, 2023 - Biz Releases

Budget airline Lynx Air has quietly stopped serving Kelowna. Kelowna International Airport director Sam Samaddar said Lynx Air stopped flying into Kelowna once its service was disrupted by wildfires in late August. “You’re seeing a fluctuation, obviously, in flight schedules. Especially with the (ultra low cost carriers) like Flair and Lynx, they tend to move […]

Lake Life Lottery returns
Okanagan Edge Staff - Sep 18, 2023 - Biz Releases

The Interior’s only dream home lottery is back for a second year, which means you are one ticket away from living the dream. The second annual Lake Life Lottery launched on Monday in support of Kelowna General Hospital Foundation and YMCA of Southern Interior of BC. Proceeds from ticket sales will go to the two […]

Learn more about insurance
Okanagan Edge Staff - Sep 18, 2023 - Biz Releases

A U.S.-based adjusting firm that is new to the Okanagan will be holding a pair of community workshops in Kelowna for anyone who wants to learn a little more about the insurance claim process. Greenspan Adjusters International, which bills itself as the largest and oldest public adjusting firm in the West, will be hosting an […]

Wine harvest starts early
Casey Richardson - Sep 18, 2023 - Biz Releases

“We’re seeing the valleys in a bit of a rush right now trying to get fruit off.” Harvest season is in full swing across the Okanagan, as grapes are at peak ripeness much earlier than normal this year. Winemakers from Bella Wines, Tightrope Winery and Three Sisters Winery have been working on picking since mid-August. […]

The Ponds developer returns
Wayne Moore - Sep 18, 2023 - Biz Releases

The developer of The Ponds neighbourhood in Kelowna’s Upper Mission is taking a second run at development of a new phase of the project. A new proposal for Hewetson Court envisions 16 three-storey buildings on the property below Kuiper’s Peak Mountain Park. The development would include four single-family homes and 12 duplexes for a total […]

New boss at Third Space
Rob Gibson - Sep 18, 2023 - Biz Releases

There is a new leader at Third Space Charity in Kelowna. The board of directors is welcoming Megan Woodruff as the charity’s new executive director, replacing the outgoing Karen Mason. Woodruff said she’s looking forward to the opportunity to put on the executive director hat. “The work Third Space Charity does building capacity among the […]

Little Caesars offering $5 pizzas
Okanagan Edge Staff - Sep 15, 2023 - Biz Releases

That wallet of yours has taken a beating lately, thanks to rising inflation and price hikes across the board. Little Caesars of Canada wants to help you out. In honour of next week’s National Pepperoni Pizza Day, the restaurant chain is offering its medium cheese and pepperoni Classic pizzas for just $5 on Wednesday, Sept. […]