• February 16, 2015

    Young Entrepreneurs New Driving Force Behind Kelowna's Economy

    Young entrepreneurs are the way of the future and the driving force behind Kelowna's economy, but the problem is, people have no idea where to begin, said Evan Dizak from Community Futures Central Okanagan in a conversation with KelownaNow.

    As a young entrepreneur himself, Dizak helped to kick start an informal information and networking session by the name of Aspiring Entrepreneurial S...

  • February 13, 2015

    Combining Technical and Artistic Skills with FCCS

    Amber Choo graduated with her BFA at UBC Okanagan. She was drawn to the Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies (FCCS) because she had taken an interest in artistic endeavors during high school. Her passion for a broad range of creative outlets led to her taking the opportunity to work in many different fields on campus.

    While at UBCO, she worked with Dr. Aleksandra Dulic in the Centre...

  • February 12, 2015

    Kelowna Museums Partnership with QuestUpon Brings History Alive

    The Kelowna Museums Society has partnered with edutainment gaming company QuestUpon, creating a variety of experiences that bring culture and heritage to life. Pigs On Bernard is a historical quest that combines cutting edge technology called augmented reality, (where virtual objects live and move in the realworld), with Kelowna's history and heritage. It's basically a walking tour guided by yo...

  • February 2, 2015

    co+Lab Announces Upcoming Launch of co+Learn

    Empowering people to advance their lives through learning.

    Kelowna’s first coworking space co+Lab is launching co+Learn — a community powered, non-traditional learning experience that fosters open learning environments, coaching and mentorship, and facilitates peer-to-peer knowledge sharing.

    Bringing together a community of creative individ...

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