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COEDC RELEASES ECONOMIC INDICATORS REPORT FOR 3RD QUARTER OF 2017

KELOWNA CMA (CENTRAL OKANAGAN), BC – In an effort to keep the public and business community informed on the economy of the region, The Central Okanagan Economic Development Commission (COEDC) - the Region’s primary business resource - releases a publically available quarterly Economic Indicators Report...

motionball Kelowna raises $105,000 for Special Olympics    

motionball Kelowna , presented by Interior Savings, blew its fundraising target out of the water this past Saturday, providing a chance for even more aspiring athletes to participate in Special Olympics programming. “We still cannot believe we surpassed our target,” says co-event director Donnie Ungaro. “Our...

Free Agent spotlight – Ekaterina Embley

We’re excited to introduce Ekaterina (or Kate for short), as not only is she one of the brightest minds to recently relocate to the Okanagan, she’s also one of the most international. Hailing from the Far East of Russia, Kate received her degree in International Economics...

Free Agent spotlight – Kristian de Pont

Meet Kristian de Pont, a New Zealander currently living in Auckland, New Zealand. Kristian worked with Big White for just over a year before returning back to New Zealand. As happens to many, it wasn't long before he was looking to call the Okanagan Home. He...

Sugarplum 2017 Recap

The second annual Sugarplum Ball brought the community together again for an incredible evening that the Okanagan has never seen. Check out the recap video to see a glimpse into the event. We are already into planning for next year with an even more over...

Interview Tips from the Field – Grant Thornton

Heather Stickle, CPHR September 15, 2017 Fall is upon us, and with it brings crisp morning air, the smell of newly sharpened pencils and the general idea that it’s time to ‘Bet Back Down to Business’. After spending years in the education system where September =...

Sugarplum Ball 2017 Tickets go on sale

      The Okanagan Young Professionals (OYP) and Okanagan Pride Society (OPS) have teamed up once again to bring back The OYP Sugarplum Ball, July 29, 2017 at the Rotary Centre for the Arts.   In 2015, the Mayor of Kelowna received the title 'Mayor Sugarplum' after approving the...

Local Enactus Students win national awards

Idealistic, unrealistic, unreasonable millennials are succeeding at being idealistic, dedicated and recognized for transforming the lives of our community. This year our 2 local Enactus teams took home national awards from one of the top post-secondary competitions in the world. Students from Okanagan College won the 2017 Capital One® Financial Education Challenge National...

BC Election information

    Learn more about the party platforms and make your voice count.   OYP Election Infographic Create bar charts...

OYP Chair Chats with Adrienne Renaud

What is life really like in the Okanagan? The OYP set out to get the down low on Okanagan living straight from the locals. This series of videos featuring real people talking about what they love and why they choose to live in the sunny...

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