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  • January 19, 2021

    Empowering Employment: College to host virtual employment fair in Feb

    Okanagan College is powering up a new virtual employment fair next month to help connect students, alumni, job seekers in the community and employers from across the region.

    Empowering Employment is a virtual career fair to be held on Thursday, Feb. 4 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Anyone interested in attending as a job seeker or showcasing their business as an exhibitor can learn more at www.o...

  • January 18, 2021

    Central Okanagan Economic Development Commission Launches Innovative Data Portal

    The Regional District of Central Okanagan’s Economic Development Commission (COEDC) announces release of COEDC Regional Community Data Portal: CityViz.  The user-friendly data portal makes information, research and analysis instantly accessible to community stakeholders and businesses seeking data to make informed decisions.

    “In light of current COVID-19 restrictions and physical distan...

  • January 15, 2021

    Government of Canada announced $1.9 million in funding to establish a cleantech hub at UBC Okanagan

    January 15, 2021 – Kelowna, British Columbia – Western Economic Diversification Canada

    The Government of Canada is committed to supporting a competitive, green economy by leveraging opportunities to promote sustainable technologies. That includes investing in innovation that recycles materials normally thrown away into value-added commodities.

    Today, the Honourable Mélanie Joly,...

  • January 12, 2021

    Kelowna startup community helped to fuel recent acquisition of PLAYR.gg, Says CEO

    Kelowna, BC - Jan 13, 2021 — PLAYR.gg, a leading technology platform for brands and content creators to grow their audiences and generate first-party customer data, was recently acquired by Toronto-based Trufan, a social intelligence platform that helps brands make smarter marketing decisions. While the acquisition marks a significant increase in Trufan’s expansion, PLAYR.gg co-founde...

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