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  • February 15, 2019

    COEDC RELEASES ECONOMIC INDICATORS REPORT FOR 4th QUARTER OF 2018

    Highlights as reported by the Labour Force Survey include an increase in the Central Okanagan’s labour force (1.4%) and an average unemployment rate of 5.0% for 2018. The Central Okanagan experienced a 49.3% increase in job postings in 2018, with an average of 1,938 jobs posted per month. The top three categories for job postings included – Sales and Service Occupations (30.4%), Business, Finan...

  • February 14, 2019

    Faces of OKGNtech | Meet Raghwa

    A strong community can promote new ideas and ensure accountability. It can also act as motivation, support, and even provide a little friendly competition. The power of community is undeniable and the Okanagan tech community is no exception.

    Our community is strong and growing with record speed and maintaining connection through a period of growth like this can be a challenge. ...

  • February 7, 2019

    Making the connection: College offers emerging technology program

    Ever wondered what health care and real estate have in common? Both are among the countless industries that will be impacted by an emerging technology called blockchain – and a new program at Okanagan College will soon help students tap into the know-how to ride this wave of change into new technology careers and frontiers.

    Okanagan College’s Continuing Studies department is launching a...

  • February 7, 2019

    Faces of OKGNtech | Meet Jason

    A strong community can promote new ideas and ensure accountability. It can also act as motivation, support, and even provide a little friendly competition. The power of community is undeniable and the Okanagan tech community is no exception.

    Our community is strong and growing with record speed and maintaining connection through a period of growth like this can be a challenge. ...