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OYP Chair Chats with Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran

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 is the third in a series of videos featuring real people talking about what they love and why they choose...

OYP Chair Chats with Sattu Dhaliwal

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 is the second in a series of videos featuring real people talking about what they love and why they choose...

OYP Chair Chat with Jenna Stasuk

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 is the first in a series of videos featuring real people talking about what they love and why they choose...

How does the Okanagan Compare

It's hard to define what makes the Okanagan Special, it is a different answer for everyone but inevitably those who call the Okanagan home can point to more than a few things. The OYP undertook the challenge of trying to put some of those reasons...

Kiersten Ballard

Kiersten, left Kelowna after high school to work in Tokyo and London, the last 5 years have been career focussed in Vancouver, but like many, the allure of the Okanagan has drawn her back to the region. A passionate runner and outdoor enthusiast, the lifestyle and...

Miranda O’Connor

Miranda, originally born in Montreal, was raised in the Caribbean where she grew up in an entrepreneurial environment. A founder of several startups herself, the Okanagan caught her eye when looking for a move for her family and back to Canada. She wanted a safe...

OYP Heads to Toronto

Join us on Apr 22 in Toronto for a Taste of the Okanagan. Food, wine and beer from the region will be the highlight of the night with special tastings of Quails Gate wine, Tantalus Wine, Tree Brewing and food inspired by the region, and...

Rhys Mahannah

Rhys was born in Edmonton and raised in Kelowna, and feels lucky to call the Okanagan home. He recently returned from a 5.5 month-long trek through SE Asia and Australia – his first-ever solo trip. With a Masters in English Literature and an insatiable hunger...

Students win big!

2 Enactus Teams from Okanagan College Win Regionals and Head to Nationals Okanagan College’s Enactus teams have returned from Western Canadian Regionals in Calgary with two first-place finishes. This means they get to head to the National Exposition in Toronto later this year. The team from Okanagan College...

Skill development perfect for our region

As many can see clearly when you look at local tech job boards, our community needs more skilled employees to meet our booming community. Lighthouse Labs is an intense, immersive learning environment with endless support. Students are surrounded by passionate, and driven people including mentors,...

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