News Releases

  • Second opinion – Touting our successes

    Health will always be a top priority for the government of British Columbia, and we’ve made significant investments in research, disease prevention and treatment. These…

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  • Column: Primary Care in B.C.

    My staff and I have been organizing a series of forums on health care for our community and one theme has emerged in each topic,…

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  • Column: Be Prepared

    This column appeared in the Kelowna Daily Courier on January 12, 2014. It’s not only boy scouts and girl guides who need to be prepared….

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  • Column: Growth Reaches New Heights

    Last week, the inaugural flight between Cranbrook and our own Kelowna International Airport (YLW) arrived on the tarmac, beginning regular service between the two regions….

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  • Central Okanagan gets funding to weed out invasive plants

    KELOWNA – The provincial government is providing $10,500 to the Regional District of Central Okanagan to control the spread of invasive plants. The funding will…

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  • Road improvements for central Okanagan

    KELOWNA – Three infrastructure projects, with a combined value of approximately $6.3 million, are slated for highways in the Central Okanagan this year. Project Details:…

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  • Highway construction update

    LAKE COUNTRY – The Highway 97 Winfield to Oyama project is on schedule and on budget, and is scheduled to be completed this summer. Project details: The…

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  • Supporting green communities in the central Okanagan

    KELOWNA – The B.C. government is providing funding to local governments in the Central Okanagan in recognition of their commitment to support healthier, more sustainable…

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  • Central Okanagan benefits from provincial Gaming Grants

    Today, MLAs Ben Stewart, Steve Thomson, and Norm Letnick announced that 21 local organizations are receiving Community Gaming Grants from the B.C. government worth a…

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  • Gaming grants support central Okanagan organization

    KELOWNA – MLAs Steve Thomson, Norm Letnick, and Ben Stewart joined members of the Okanagan Boys and Girls Club in Kelowna to announce the latest…

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