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Latest Instalment of Councillor’s Corner from Colin Basran

Following our commitment to bring you the whats what from City Hall, here is the latest instalment of Councillor's Corner from Colin Basran. City Councillor and Realtor with Royal LePage and an outstanding OYP Member of Influence. Lots has happened since I talked to you last....

The OYP Collective and Top Local Chefs Bring Growing Chefs! to the Okanagan

Growing Chefs! Chefs for Urban Agriculture to pilot Classroom Gardening and Cooking Program in Kelowna elementary school In collaboration with the Okanagan Young Professionals (OYP) Collective and chefs from top restaurants in Kelowna, Growing Chefs! is piloting its Classroom Gardening and Cooking Program in two Kelowna...

OYP April Update

timeDRIVE a smashing success! We want to take a moment to thank all those who attended, bid on positions, the non-profits and our team for helping make timeDRIVE a huge success. We raised 1691 volunteer hours for local non-profits which is the equivalent of over $50,000 worth of professional services...

Stand by me – An Evening Benefiting Blake Harper

Fundraising gala for Blakes treatment in India. The folks at Ex Nihilo Winery are graciously letting us use their winery for this event. Tickets are $125 and include -3 complimentary drinks -Live entertainment by Devon Coyote -Tapas -Live auction highlighted by live performance painting by Ellen Houben -Extensive silent auction -Safe...

Cost of living comparison

While many people see the great events the OYP Collective put on, few see that a part of my job is the recruitment and retention of young professionals to the Okanagan. The events, the lifestyle, the culture are huge draws, but contrary to popular belief,...

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