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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...

OYP Chair Chats with Heather Hoskins

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...

Grant Thornton offers free tax prep for Medical and Dental Students

For the fifth year, Grant Thornton will offer free tax preparation for medical/dental students attending select schools across Canada (see list below).   Grant Thornton has developed this free offer to initiate a professional relationship with doctors and dentists early in their careers, to ensure...

Okanagan education makes our future look bright

While the OYP may be biased, the fear of millennials taking over the world is quickly dispelled after meeting with several groups of this engaging demographic. The past several weeks have been a great highlight of some of the amazing things our education institutions are doing to...

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