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Thu, Sep 24, 2020
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Tea is the most popular beverage in the world, first cultivated over 6,000 years ago in ancient China. Shunan Teng is on a mission to experience it in its most authentic, historic form. Her love for tea knows no bounds, as she travels halfway around the world, up steep mountains [...]
Thu, Sep 24, 2020
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When customers visit the Comfort Tech Heating and Cooling office in Kelowna, the humans who work there are often overlooked at first. Much more attention is paid to the office dogs. “Our customers love it,” Comfort Tech dispatcher Paula Broadhead says. “We have a gate, so they [...]
Thu, Sep 24, 2020
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The four Okanagan and Shuswap teams in the BC Hockey League will have something tangible to play for during what the league is calling "extended training camp." The West Kelowna Warriors, Penticton Vees, Vernon Vipers and Salmon Arm Silverbacks will play a 12-game series over seven weeks, ... [...]
Wed, Sep 23, 2020
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A three-week old orca and newest member of the southern resident killer whale pod has been declared a boy. The calf dubbed J57 and its mother, J35, also known as Tahlequah, has been spotted off the coast of Washington State, near Point Roberts Tuesday. CTV News Vancouver Island is reporting [...]
Wed, Sep 23, 2020
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It's a once-in-a-lifetime adventure at a once-in-a-lifetime price. Or maybe it's twice, if you have pockets deeper than the Pacific Ocean. Bella Coola Heli Sports and Maple Leaf Adventures have teamed up to offer a vacation unlike any other. It is called the Soar and Explore package, and... [...]
Wed, Sep 23, 2020
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Hours after a Kentucky grand jury brought no charges against Louisville police for Breonna Taylor's death and protesters took to the streets, authorities said two officers were shot and wounded Wednesday night during the demonstrations expressing anger over the killings of Blac... [...]
Wed, Sep 23, 2020
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NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says his party hasn't decided whether it can vote to support the minority Liberal government's throne speech. He says he wants to see the Liberals to abandon plans to phase out the $500-a-week Canada Emergency Response Benefit for those thrown out of work by the ... [...]
Wed, Sep 23, 2020
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The BC Interior Community Foundation (BCICF) presented A Way Home Kamloops with a $15,000 cheque earlier today, to provide COVID-19 crisis support for homeless youth. The money will go toward a COVID-19 specific youth housing outreach worker, to support double the intake of youth and help mitigate t... [...]
Wed, Sep 23, 2020
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The response was astounding. More than 150 businesses and charities applied to a local giveaway of three free months of billboard advertising. Venture Realty Corp. and the Electronic Billboard put out the call in August, originally planning on giving away a single advertising package to a group imp... [...]
Wed, Sep 23, 2020
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The response was astounding. More than 150 businesses and charities applied to a local giveaway of three free months of billboard advertising. Venture Realty Corp. and the Electronic Billboard put out the call in August, originally planning on giving away a single advertising package to a group imp... [...]
Wed, Sep 23, 2020
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Applications for grant-in-aid applications through the Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen are now open for 2021. Grants are offered for local non-profit societies and community organizations to provide financial assistance to "organizations providing cultural, charitable, sporting, recr... [...]
Wed, Sep 23, 2020
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Wells Fargo CEO Charles Scharf apologized Wednesday for comments he made suggesting it is difficult to find qualified Black executives in the financial industry. Scharf said in a memo to employees “there is a very limited pool of Black talent to recruit from” in corporate America. The me... [...]
Wed, Sep 23, 2020
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A Swedish-born vocalist is taking to the steps of Vancouver's Art Gallery on Friday, Oct. 2 to sing with other musicians in face of a busking ban currently in effect throughout the city. Typically, nearby sidewalks on the 800-block of Robson Street would be free game for a musician like [...]
Wed, Sep 23, 2020
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Elections BC has come out with limits as to just how much each candidate, party, and third-party sponsor is able to spend during the provincial election campaign. Individual candidates will be limited to just $66,123.96 for the duration of the campaign, while parties will be able to spend $4.59 mill... [...]
Wed, Sep 23, 2020
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The federal Liberal government delivered a Speech from the Throne today, where they reiterated the gravity of the COVID-19 crisis and also touched upon what the Liberal minority government plans to do in the future. Trudeau's government pledged to create over a million jobs and expand benefit su... [...]
Wed, Sep 23, 2020
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Warning: This story contains content that may be disturbing to some readers. Sentencing submissions continued in Kelowna Wednesday in the case of Terry Krock, a man convicted of possessing child pornography. The 54-year-old pleaded guilty in November 2019 to possessing child pornography, a charge th... [...]
Wed, Sep 23, 2020
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UPDATE: 5:38 p.m. The City of Vernon has confirmed that a person was in the BX Creek culvert on 35th Avenue, and they have been rescued safely. "City Utilities staff assisted the search by using a camera that helped emergency responders find an individual below ground, who was safely led [...]
Wed, Sep 23, 2020
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Westbank First Nation has taken steps which would allow landlords to end residential tenancy. WFN council adopted measures to suspend evictions and all rent increases in April to minimize the impacts of layoffs and shutdowns due to COVID-19 restrictions implemented at the time by the provincial heal... [...]
Wed, Sep 23, 2020
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Interior Health is warning anyone who was at the Coldwater Hotel pub in Merritt on Saturday Sept. 19 between 9 pm. and 10 p.m. may have been exposed to COVID-19. Anyone who was at the pub at that time is being asked to self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms, according to a [...]
Wed, Sep 23, 2020
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