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  1. STORYHIVE looks for Indigenous storytellers in KelownaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... projects with up to $5,000 in top-up funding. The 20 successful projects will be selected by an all-Indigenous jury. Kelowna creators are being asked to submit their short film idea which can include a comedy, drama, animation, web series pilot or ...

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  2. Differences between the California and Okanagan fires taken seriouslyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... according to the San Francisco Chronicle . The Okanagan area has its own problems with forest fires every year. Kelowna Fire Department Chief Travis Whiting says that the department is constantly learning from devastating fires like the California ...

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  3. Highway upgrades completeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Castanet.net

    "The Government of Canada recognizes how important investing in transportation networks is to economic growth and strengthening the middle class," said Stephen Fuhr, member of Parliament for Kelowna-Lake Country, on behalf of Franois-Philippe Champagne, federal Minister of Infrastructure and Communities. "Our government is proud to have helped make the widening of Highway 97 possible, which will allow residents to spend less time on the road and businesses to move their goods to market safely and efficiently."

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  4. Canada Post workers continue strikes, await word on request for mediatorRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | 680News

    ... Union of Postal Workers says they have pickets in several locations, including Edmonton, Kitchener, Ont., and Kelowna, B.C., following a request late Saturday to bring in a third party. It came after the union let pass a time-sensitive proposal from ...

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  5. Physio treatment user fees dropped for auto accident injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... strains, aches, cuts, bruises, minor whiplash, concussions and mental health issues caused by automobile crashes. Kelowna physiotherapist Kevin Bos, co-owner of Sun City Physiotherapy who sits on the Physiotherapy Association of B.C. board of ...

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  6. Postal strike needs 'cooling'Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Castanet.net

    ... Union of Postal Workers says they have pickets in several locations, including Edmonton, Kitchener, Ont., and Kelowna, B.C., following a request late Saturday to bring in a third party. It came after the union let pass a time-sensitive proposal from ...

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  7. Teen allegedly ripped off by social worker - hurt,' - angry'Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Daily Courier

    A victim of a Kelowna social worker accused of stealing thousands of dollars from vulnerable children in care wants justice. Lawsuits filed in B.C. Supreme Court on behalf of two youths allege the social worker took financial benefits from children in care.

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  8. Missing Kelowna woman found deadRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Daily Courier

    "As a result of the investigation to date, RCMP do no believe criminality was involved in Cassandra's death," Kelowna RCMP Cpl. Jesse O'Donaghey said in a release.

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  9. Federal Liberals take heat for PR flip-flopRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Daily Courier

    Federal Liberals were criticized by members of their own party Sunday for reneging on a promise to change Canada's voting system. One delegate to the party's B.C. convention in Kelowna said Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had lied about the issue, and another predicted the flip-flop would come back to haunt the party during next year's federal election.

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  10. Depleted Vees ground GrizzliesRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Penticton Herald

    ... D Kenny Johnson has three games remaining on a four-game ban for a check-to-the-head infraction Nov. 14 against West Kelowna. D Kelvin Hair (lower body) could play this week a Vees F Lukas Sillinger (broken finger) and F Luke Loheit (shoulder) are ...

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  11. Federal Liberal Party convention wraps up in KelownaRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | GlobalNews

    ... Fuhr, the Liberal MP in this riding. We've seen it with Justin Trudeau bringing the whole national caucus to meet in Kelowna last summer," he added. The convention offers an opportunity for the party to start crafting its election platform for 2019 ...

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  12. Missing Kelowna woman, Cassy Miller found deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Kelowna RCMP are now supporting the BC Coroners Service, after missing 28 year-old Cassandra Miller was found deceased in Kelowna's Rutland. On Nov. 16, just before 9 p.m., Kelowna RCMP officers were conducting follow up on an active missing person's investigation when they located a deceased individual.

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  13. Okanagan Floral Design students create elaborate Christmas arrangementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Eleven students from Okanagan College's Floral Design program are adding a dash of holiday cheer to their studies, creating elaborate Christmas floral arrangements for the popular Homes for the Holidays tour. The Homes for the Holidays event is a self-guided tour of seven private homes in Kelowna decorated for Christmas and featuring artists, tastings and music along the way.

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  14. South region forestry workers nearly in legal strike positionRead the original story

    Yesterday | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    According to a Facebook post released by United Steelworkers president Pat McGregor, the Southern Interior region's USW operations will be in official strike position on Nov. 21 at approximately 10 a.m. The USW Bargaining Committee resumed talks on Nov. 2 with the Interior Forest Labour Relations Association , an organization representing forestry employees. The committee represents USW Locals in Kamloops, Kelowna, Cranbrook and Prince George, including 2,600 members in the south region and 2,000 members in the north region.

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  15. B.C. federal Liberals look to appeal to younger generation at Kelowna conventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... 2019. As well as grow the federal party across the province, with a focus on the B.C. Interior. Stephen Fuhr, Kelowna-Lake Country MP and the co-chair of the event attended by approximately 400 people says that the convention was a success for the ...

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  16. Crash closes Highway 33 south of KelownaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    DriveBC reported the incident at Daves Road shortly after 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18. However, they estimate that the road will re-open as early as 7:30 p.m.

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  17. Horoscope: Nov. 18-25Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Castanet.net

    ... in schools and colleges as well as at an institute in Germany. She has clients around the world. She resides in Kelowna, BC and does psychic and astrology readings in person, by phone or e-mail. She also does personal, relationship and past life ...

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  18. Unsolved crimes: DLCRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Castanet.net

    ... events, helping sell items or tickets, working on special events and providing person power or expertise. Websites: Kelowna Vernon Penticton The views expressed are strictly those of the author and not necessarily those of Castanet. Castanet does ...

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  19. College Heights puts on a showRead the original story

    Yesterday | Prince George Citizen

    ... the provincial tournament in Langley next Wednesday as the second-ranked team behind the George Elliot Coyotes of Kelowna. George Elliot has been the Cougars' nemesis all season, beating College Heights in three tournaments, twice in the final. Last ...

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  20. IH and TRU escape exec salary freezeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily News

    ... $400,000 including benefits and pension contributions. That's up 4.4 per cent from the same period last year for the Kelowna-based administrator. The highest-paid public servant living in Kamloops is Tom Williamson, B.C. Lottery Corp.'s chief ...

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