Global Citizen Kelowna Shines Light on Okanagan Multiculturalism

January 28, 2015

The Honourable Ron Cannan announces Government of Canada support for the Intercultural Society of the Central Okanagan January 28, 2015 – Kelowna, British Columbia – Department of Canadian Heritage The Intercultural Society of the Central Okanagan (ISCO) will receive funding of $25,100 through the Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage program to present the 11th […]


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200K for Women in Business

December 16, 2014

Minister of Labour and Minister Responsible for the Status of Women, Dr. Kellie Leitch, today announced $200,650 in funding for Women’s Enterprise Centre (WEC). The funds will be used in BC regions to continue discussions which began at the BC Economic Forum: Women as a Catalyst for Growth, held in Vancouver earlier this year. This […]


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Supporting Canadian Literature in British Columbia

November 13, 2014

Wood Lake Publishing will receive $44,007 from the Canada Book Fund. The Honourable Ron Cannan, Member of Parliament (Kelowna–Lake Country), made the announcement today on behalf of the Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages. This funding will help Wood Lake Publishing produce and promote Canadian-authored books for all ages tailored to […]


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Next Phase of John Hindle Drive to Move Forward Thanks to Government Partnership

November 10, 2014

Funding commitments from federal, provincial and municipal governments make road extension project possible Kelowna, British Columbia – Today, the Government of Canada, the Province of B.C. and the City of Kelowna announced $11.6 million in joint funding for the final phase of the John Hindle Drive extension project, allowing another option for students, staff and […]


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Okanagan Wetlands Benefit from Funds and Strong Partnerships

November 7, 2014

Kelowna, B.C. – The Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB) and Okanagan Nation Alliance (ONA) held a joint news conference today at Fascieux Creek Wetland in Kelowna, welcoming new funding from Environment Canada towards Phase 2 of the Okanagan Wetlands Strategy project and some significant additional work by the ONA. While Phase 1 involved public outreach, […]


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