Lake Country Celebrates Completion of Three Significant Infrastructure Projects

October 15, 2014

Projects made possible thanks to federal Gas Tax Fund Lake Country, British Columbia – Government officials gathered today with local residents to celebrate the completion of three major infrastructure projects that will contribute to improving the quality of life in the District of Lake Country. First, renovations to Lake Country’s wastewater treatment facility are now […]


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Harper Government Supports Innovation Technology in Kelowna

October 14, 2014

University of British Columbia – Okanagan to Implement Survive and Thrive Applied Research Facility Kelowna, British Columbia – Western Economic Diversification Canada Today, the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification announced funding of $3,801,000 for the University of British Columbia – Okanagan (UBCO) to support the establishment of the Survive and […]


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Canada fast-tracks citizenship for Canadian Armed Forces members

October 14, 2014

Halifax, NS — Thanks to the government’s recent changes to the Citizenship Act, Canada has now welcomed two new citizens under the recently-launched fast-track provision for members of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF), announced Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander today. As part of Citizenship Week, Minister Alexander attended a citizenship ceremony today to […]


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RapidBus service expansion speeds up Westside commute

September 6, 2014

WEST KELOWNA – Faster service, new modern stations and the latest transit technology will make taking the bus more comfortable and reliable for RapidBus BC passengers. The RapidBus BC service connecting West Kelowna, Westbank First Nation and Kelowna with the University of BC Okanagan (UBCO) is now in service. The $46 million Kelowna RapidBus BC project […]


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Government of Canada supports the annual Lake Country ArtWalk

August 27, 2014

Lake Country, British Columbia – Department of Canadian Heritage – The Okanagan’s largest art show, the Lake Country ArtWalk, will once again welcome visitors and art lovers, thanks to an investment of $7,600 under the Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage program. This multi-arts festival highlights the work of established and emerging artists from throughout […]


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