News Releases

  • More Trades Seats for Okanagan College

    KELOWNA– The provincial government has provided Okanagan College with $766,560 for 152 critical trades seats to reduce wait times for students entering an in-demand trade…

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  • Grants Support Greener Communities

    KELOWNA– The B.C. government has provided more than $320,000 to Kelowna and area in recognition of local government’s commitment to support healthier, more sustainable communities….

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  • BC Arts Council approves grant for Kelowna

    KELOWNA– The Kelowna Ballet Society has been awarded a grant worth $39,300 from the B.C. Arts Council. These funds will support a program which sees…

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  • One-Time Grant Supports Oyama Playground

    KELOWNA– Kelowna-Lake Country MLA Norm Letnick has delivered a $35,000 grant to the District of Lake Country, in support of improvements to Oyama Pioneer Park…

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  • Fighting invasive plants in the Central Okanagan

    KELOWNA– The provincial government is providing $13,000 to the Regional District of the Central Okanagan, to help control the spread of invasive plants. This is…

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  • Sport Benefits From Hosting BC Grants

    KELOWNA– Four local sporting events will benefit from $14,500 from the provincial government’s Hosting BC program. BC Rugby Union: $7,500 for the Western Canadian Rugby…

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  • $7.2 million pledged for Okanagan recreational trail

    KELOWNA- The Okanagan’s trail network will expand with a new recreational corridor between Kelowna and Coldstream, after the Government of B.C. pledged $7.2 million toward…

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  • Five Kelowna Organizations Receive Grants

    KELOWNA – Five local organizations have received $167,500 in funding from the provincial government through the Community Gaming Grant program. Organizations Receiving Grants: Community Recreational…

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  • Local Funding for Local Priorities

    KELOWNA– Kelowna and area will be receiving nearly $890,000 as part of almost $40 million being invested into communities across B.C. to meet local needs…

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  • Kelowna Organizations Benefit from Civil Forfeiture Grants

    KELOWNA– Seven Kelowna organizations have received more than $155,000 from the province’s civil forfeiture program: Central Okanagan Elizabeth Fry Society $30,000 for its Central Okanagan…

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