People in Business


Top 40: David Kemp
Contributed - 10:04 am - People in Business

Okanagan Edge and Kelowna Chamber of Commerce are partnering to showcase some of the region’s most exciting entrepreneurs through the “Top 40 Under 40” program. Sponsored by BDO, the “Top 40 Under 40” recognizes high-achieving professionals in our community and showcases their accomplishments. This marks the eighth year the chamber has conducted a “Top 40” showcase. Honourees will […]

SD22 gets new assistant super
Jon Manchester - 8:53 am - People in Business

The Vernon School District has a new assistant superintendent. Katherine Oviatt says she is “humbled and grateful” to join the SD22 leadership team and is “looking forward to learning and growing together in this new and exciting adventure.” For the past seven years, Oviatt has served as superintendent of learning for Horizon School Division in […]

Top 40: Candice Loring
Contributed - May 12, 2022 - People in Business

Okanagan Edge and Kelowna Chamber of Commerce are partnering to showcase some of the region’s most exciting entrepreneurs through the “Top 40 Under 40” program. Sponsored by BDO, the “Top 40 Under 40” recognizes high-achieving professionals in our community and showcases their accomplishments. This marks the eighth year the chamber has conducted a “Top 40” showcase. Honourees will […]

Where is BC economy headed?
Okanagan Edge Staff - May 11, 2022 - People in Business

The state of the B.C. economy and where the housing market is going will be the points of discussion next week at Kelowna Chamber of Commerce’s monthly speaking event. Brendon Ogmundson, who is the chief economist for the BC Real Estate Association, will be the guest of honour during the Okanagan School of Business Speaker […]

Top UBCO researchers honoured
Okanagan Edge Staff - May 09, 2022 - People in Business

The best of the UBC Okanagan researching business was honoured last week for its outstanding work. Dr. Jennifer Davis, Dr. Kyle Larson, Dr. Margaret Macintyre Latta and Rhyann McKay were all all feted in their respective categories. Dr. Davis won in the health division, Dr. Larson was honoured for natural sciences and engineering work, Dr. […]

Top 40: Kyla Magee
Contributed - May 09, 2022 - People in Business

Okanagan Edge and Kelowna Chamber of Commerce are partnering to showcase some of the region’s most exciting entrepreneurs through the “Top 40 Under 40” program. Sponsored by BDO, the “Top 40 Under 40” recognizes high-achieving professionals in our community and showcases their accomplishments. This marks the eighth year the chamber has conducted a “Top 40” showcase. Honourees will […]

Fawcett retires from winery role
Glacier Media - May 09, 2022 - People in Business

The man who grew Black Hills Estate Winery and introduced one of B.C.’s first ultra-premium wines has shifted into a retirement that will include some consulting work. Glenn Fawcett is known in B.C.’s wine sector for his marketing savvy, which enabled him being able to drum up enough interest to sell thousands of cases of […]

Skiing star joins FH&P
Okanagan Edge Staff - May 06, 2022 - People in Business

There is a new face at FH&P Lawyers in downtown Kelowna. Brett McClelland has joined the firm and will practise in areas like general litigation, insurance defence, strata disputes and estate affairs. “I’m thrilled to join the team at FH&P, as I appreciate how the firm encourages and supports involvement in the local community, and […]

Top 40: Julien Gibon
Contributed - May 05, 2022 - People in Business

Okanagan Edge and Kelowna Chamber of Commerce are partnering to showcase some of the region’s most exciting entrepreneurs through the “Top 40 Under 40” program. Sponsored by BDO, the “Top 40 Under 40” recognizes high-achieving professionals in our community and showcases their accomplishments. This marks the eighth year the chamber has conducted a “Top 40” showcase. Honourees will […]

How to start feeling better
Contributed - May 04, 2022 - People in Business

By Courtney Kafka As a Bowen therapist I hear this a lot: Why do I feel like crap? Why am I in such pain? Why do I hurt so much? I can’t give you a definitive answer, but I can point you in the right direction. There are several reasons for you feeling like crap: […]