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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Supporting the 2014 Skate Canada International Grand Prix of Figure Skating

October 31, 2014

Skate Canada receives Government of Canada funding to host the 2014 Skate Canada International Grand Prix of Figure Skating Kelowna, British Columbia – Canadian Heritage –  On behalf of the Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), the Honourable Ron Cannan today announced $45,000 in funding to Skate Canada. This funding, provided through Sport Canada’s […]

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