News Releases

  • SCIF grants make for safer streets

    KELOWNA – Kelowna, Lake Country, West Kelowna, and Central Okanagan will be receiving Strategic Community Investment Fund (SCIF) grants. Funds come from the Traffic Fine…

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  • Local tourism programs get provincial boost

    KELOWNA – The communities of Lake Country and West Kelowna are eligible to receive a total of $14,200 for projects that help grow tourism. The…

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  • Welcome to the jungle Gym: playground funding for Ellison Elementary

    KELOWNA – School District 23 has received $50,000 in the final phase of funding for the repair, improvement and replacement of the playground at Ellison…

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  • Lucky number nine: local groups score gaming grants

    KELOWNA– Nine Kelowna area organizations will share $258,000 in Community Gaming Grants from the Ministry of Community, Sport and Cultural Development. They are: Kelowna Crows…

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  • Help for the helpers

    VICTORIA – The Emergency Intervention Disclosure Act passed unanimously in the legislature, and is now law. The Act allows individuals to apply for a testing…

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  • Provincial funding helps weed out invasive plants

    KELOWNA – The Regional District of Central Okanagan is receiving $15,500 from the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations (FLNRO) to help regional…

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  • Game on! 10 Kelowna groups score with gaming grants

    KELOWNA – Ten Kelowna-area community groups are benefiting from a total of $372,900 in the latest round of gaming grants released by the provincial government. They…

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  • Straight A’s: school district 23 gets funding

    KELOWNA – School District 23 is getting $2,236,720 through the Learning Improvement Fund to support students with special needs and $433,484 through the BC Education…

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  • New centennial tower

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  • Joe Rich gets richer with community recreation grant

    KELOWNA–Joe Rich Community Sport Park will receive $224,000 from the Ministry of Community, Sport, and Cultural Development’s Community Recreation Program to help fund a project…

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