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Urban Distilleries moving downtown
Colin Dacre - Jun 05, 2024 - Biz Releases

Urban Distilleries is moving to downtown Kelowna. The Westbank-based craft distillery is making a move across the bridge and into one of downtown’s most prominent—and long vacant—storefronts on Bernard Avenue. Urban Distilleries will open later this summer at 327 Bernard Ave. Owner Mark Spurgeon said he is very excited for the move. “We see it […]

Chamber hosts policy conference
Okanagan Edge Staff - Jun 04, 2024 - Biz Releases

Kelowna Chamber of Commerce hosted nearly 200 chambers of commerce and boards of trade executives last week, and 42 policies were adopted. Industry leaders and elected officials from the province’s four political parties were in attendance, listening to what the province’s business representatives had to say about their most important issues. Kelowna’s chamber had six […]

Gala will support health centre
Okanagan Edge Staff - Jun 04, 2024 - Biz Releases

Lake Country Health Society is continuing its push to build a community health centre in the district. The group will host its third annual Shine A Light Gala at 50th Parallel Family Estate Winery on Thursday, Sept. 12, with the goal of raising $125,000. “This year we want to shine a light on urgently needed […]

Naramata unveils audio tours
Chelsea Powrie - Jun 04, 2024 - Biz Releases

Visitors to Naramata now have the option of exploring the community through a series of 12 GPS-guided audio tours, providing information on a variety of key regional features. Listeners will learn about everything from agriculture and gardens, notable local residents, and wildlife, through the project launched by non-profit organization Discover Naramata. “GPS-guided audio tours are […]

E-scooters for Salmon Arm?
Luc Rempel - Jun 04, 2024 - Biz Releases

It’s been five months, but Salmon Arm council is still waiting for its active transportation advisory committee to decide whether to recommend the city join the provincial e-scooter pilot program. Salmon Arm council asked the active transportation advisory committee to look into the possibility of bringing an e-scooter program to Salmon Arm at a council meeting in […]

Table Nineteen opens doors
Rob Gibson - Jun 04, 2024 - Biz Releases

Okanagan Golf Club has unveiled the redesign of its 18th and 19th holes. Most golf courses usually only have 18 holes, Okanagan Golf Club has 36 and the 18th hole on the Quail course has been rebuilt as a par 3 and is now accepting birdies. The 19th hole, typically the lounge, has also been redesigned and […]

New furniture store opens
Okanagan Edge Staff - Jun 03, 2024 - Biz Releases

A European furniture and decor store has opened its doors in Kelowna. Lux Domus Furnishings held its grand opening over the weekend, with Kelowna Mayor Tom Dyas, MP Tracy Gray and MLA Renee Merrifield all on hand for the ceremonial ribbon cutting. The new business is located at 104-1641 Commerce Ave. Owner Mihaela Rasovic has […]

Night market makes debut
Brayden Ursel - Jun 03, 2024 - Biz Releases

The Downtown Kelowna Night Market made its debut at Kerry Park on Thursday, opening space for more than 30 vendors to showcase and sell their products. People filled the downtown core on opening night to see what fun and exciting things were up for sale. “It brings more foot traffic downtown,” Downtown Kelowna Association’s Mark […]

Brain injury conference on tap
Okanagan Edge Staff - May 30, 2024 - Biz Releases

BrainTrust Canada will bring together community leaders next month when it hosts the West Coast Brain Injury Conference. The event will be held on Wednesday, June 11, at Delta Hotels by Marriott Grand Okanagan Resort. Public health officials, brain injury specialists and politicians will take part in the full day of collaboration, dialogue and learning. […]

FortisBC hits 50K charges
Okanagan Edge Staff - May 30, 2024 - Biz Releases

The Southern Interior sure is getting a charge out of its electric vehicles. FortisBC announced Thursday that its network of public electric vehicle charging stations has surpassed 50,000 charges since the first one started humming in 2018. “Our charging stations provide quick, convenient and reliable EV charging,” FortisBC vice-president of corporate services and technology Dawn Mehrer […]