Columnists


Shivers sets sights on allergies
Kirk Penton - Jun 12, 2019 - Columnists

By Tom Kernaghan Kate Shivers is an allergy-reaction detective. And the offenders are the stressors that cause all manner of challenges in our bodies and our lives. Her mission is to identify these culprits and then exile them. Like any good detective, she knows it’s about evidence in the story, so she works holistically with […]

Housing market steady, flat
Bill Hubbard - Jun 11, 2019 - Columnists

The housing market is cruising along as we expected. When we compare the first five months of this year with the same period last year, residential sales in the Shuswap and the North Okanagan are steady, and prices are actually slightly up in both the Shuswap and the North Okanagan. The Central Okanagan is a […]

Playfulness of psychic life
Contributed - Jun 05, 2019 - Columnists

By Tom Kernaghan “One thing I like to do is walk down the street and pretend I’m an alien who has dropped into my body from outer space and has never seen any of this… And notice how quickly my mind wants to give (everything) a story.” These lines perfectly capture the electric clarity and […]

Faces of OKGNtech
Accelerate Okanagan - Jun 03, 2019 - Columnists

A strong community can promote new ideas and ensure accountability. It can also act as motivation, support and even provide a little friendly competition. The power of community is undeniable, and the Okanagan tech community is no exception. Our community is strong and growing with record speed, and maintaining connections through a period of growth […]

Hanson does it all … her way
Kirk Penton - May 22, 2019 - Columnists

By Tom Kernaghan “To be human is to have a limited understanding of what it is I think I see.” This line, from one of Cherie Hanson’s many mind-jolting blog posts, says volumes about the awakening effect she can have on people. I’m going to go a little gonzo and put myself in the story, […]

Think about financial health
Special to Okanagan Edge - May 17, 2019 - Columnists

By Troy Media FP Canada’s Kelley Keehn served in the financial industry for more than 10 years but decided at that point to become an educator instead of an advisor. She has written 10 books on financial literacy, appears on television programs, has done thousands of interviews and sits on numerous financial boards. Her primary […]

Don’t overprice your home
Bill Hubbard - May 16, 2019 - Columnists

Most Realtors know that the most active time in a listing is the first three weeks. This is because the listing goes in front of all the Realtors and customers who have automatic searches set up. All the social media advertising has it at the top in the beginning of the listing as well. If […]

Faces of #OKGNtech
Accelerate Okanagan - May 14, 2019 - Columnists

A strong community can promote new ideas and ensure accountability. It can also act as motivation, support and even provide a little friendly competition. The power of community is undeniable, and the Okanagan tech community is no exception. Our community is strong and growing with record speed, and maintaining connections through a period of growth […]

Do you and money get along?
Contributed - May 08, 2019 - Columnists

By Sharon Davison Money is the last taboo. Try talking to someone about what they make, what they owe, or what savings they have or hope to have, and you will likely be met with a range of reactions or emotions. Ask them how their relationship with money is, and you might get a blank stare. […]

Faces of #OKGNtech: Jamie Wood
Accelerate Okanagan - May 01, 2019 - Columnists

A strong community can promote new ideas and ensure accountability. It can also act as motivation, support and even provide a little friendly competition. The power of community is undeniable, and the Okanagan tech community is no exception. Our community is strong and growing with record speed, and maintaining connections through a period of growth […]