Federal Government Supports the Central Okanagan Economic Development Commission

April 16, 2014

KELOWNA – The Honourable Ron Cannan, the Member of Parliament for Kelowna-Lake Country, on behalf of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada, and the Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade today announced that Central Okanagan Economic Development Commission will receive $14,125 to help it attract job-creating investments in the community. The Invest Canada-Community Initiatives […]


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Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade and Member of Parliament Ron Cannan Highlight Benefits to British Columbia of Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement

March 14, 2014

Photo  L->R:  The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade; David A. Geen, BC Cherry Growers’ Association; Ezra Cipes, C.E.O. Summerhill Winery; Ron Cannan Member of Parliament for Kelowna-Lake Country. Kelowna, British Columbia – Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, and Ron Cannan, Member of Parliament for […]


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Round table discussions provide valuable input for Bill C-18

March 12, 2014

Kelowna, BC – Pierre Lemieux, Parliamentary Secretary to Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, and Ron Cannan, Member of Parliament for Kelowna—Lake Country, today met with key agriculture stakeholders to discuss the proposed modernization of Canada’s agriculture legislation under the Agricultural Growth Act (Bill C-18). The Agricultural Growth Act will modernize nine statutes that regulate Canada’s agriculture […]


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PM announces historic Free Trade Agreement with the Republic of Korea

March 11, 2014

The Honourable Ron Cannan accompanies the Prime Minister to South Korea for the signing of the Free Trade Agreement with the Republic of Korea. Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced that Canada and the Republic of Korea have concluded negotiations for a bilateral free trade agreement that will significantly boost trade and investment ties between […]


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City of Kelowna and the Kelowna International Airport Improve Energy Efficiency Thanks to Federal Gas Tax Fund

January 20, 2014

Kelowna, British Columbia – Kelowna International Airport and other city-owned buildings are now more energy efficient thanks to a contribution of $1.25 million from the federal Gas Tax Fund. The City of Kelowna dedicated a portion of its annual Gas Tax Fund transfer to geothermal and radiant floor heating projects designed to help reduce the […]


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