Local Organizations Receive Federal Funding for Canada Day and National Aboriginal Day Celebrations

June 19, 2014

The Honourable Ron Cannan, MP for Kelowna-Lake Country, on behalf of the Minister for Canadian Heritage Shelly Glover, is pleased to announce that local organizations received funding under the Celebrate Canada program which helps the community organize activities to celebrate Canada’s heritage. Mr. Cannan said $24,420 in total was awarded to local organizations including the […]


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Walk, Run or Ride on Rails with Trails

June 7, 2014

Pathway opens for National Health and Fitness Day thanks to federal Gas Tax Fund and BikeBC Kelowna, British Columbia – Phase Two of the Rails with Trails pathway was opened today in Kelowna as part of the celebration for National Health and Fitness Day. This project completes a vital link in the existing network of […]


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British Columbia Dragoons plaque unveiled at YLW

May 9, 2014

The National Day of Honour was recognized at Kelowna International Airport (YLW) on Friday, May 9, at 10 a.m. with a plaque presentation by the British Columbia Dragoons, the first and only Canadian Military Unit in the Okanagan. “The BC Dragoons have a long history in the Okanagan and close ties to YLW,” said Chair […]


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Investing in Kelowna’s Cultural Scene

May 7, 2014

Member of Parliament Ron Cannan Announces Funding for the Kelowna Visual and Performing Arts Centre Society Kelowna, British Columbia – Department of Canadian Heritage The performing arts continue to thrive in the Okanagan Valley, thanks to an investment of $15,000 in Canada Arts Presentation Fund support for the Kelowna Visual and Performing Arts Centre Society. […]


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Harper Government Invests to Improve Quality of B.C. Grape and Wine Sector

April 22, 2014

Lake Country, British Columbia – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Canada’s wine and grape sector has gained support in its efforts to become more competitive and sustainable with a $2 million investment from the Harper Government, Member of Parliament Ron Cannan (Kelowna–Lake Country) announced today, on behalf of Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz. With this investment from […]


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