Barry Gerding

Angela Nagy, president and CEO of Greenstep Solutions, a multi-faceted sustainable services company based in Kelowna. Photo: Barry Gerding/Black Press

B.C. tourism can lead in long-term sustainability

Facing the realities of climate change, collaboration and conserving ecosystems

Angela Nagy, president and CEO of Greenstep Solutions, a multi-faceted sustainable services company based in Kelowna. Photo: Barry Gerding/Black Press
Lisa Beare, B.C. Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture. —Image: Barry Gerding/Black Press

Tourism minister unveils new marketing campaign

Province to spend $150,000 to promote wine and food tourism

Lisa Beare, B.C. Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture. —Image: Barry Gerding/Black Press
Sophie Pierre speaks at the BC Tourism Industry Conference in Kelowna. Photo: Barry Gerding/Black Press

Tourism offers chance to preserve Indigenous culture

Job opportunities reconnect Aboriginal youth to their cultural heritage

Sophie Pierre speaks at the BC Tourism Industry Conference in Kelowna. Photo: Barry Gerding/Black Press
Destination BC executive (from left) Maya Lange, vice-president, global marketing; Grant Mackay, vice-president, destination management; and Marsha Walden, president and CEO. - Image: Barry Gerding/Black Press

Tourism strategy embraces digital technology

Digital platform initiatives to reach out directly to tourists lauded at Kelowna conference

Destination BC executive (from left) Maya Lange, vice-president, global marketing; Grant Mackay, vice-president, destination management; and Marsha Walden, president and CEO. - Image: Barry Gerding/Black Press
How Okanagan seniors can outsmart scammers

How Okanagan seniors can outsmart scammers

Protecting your personal ID and banking information is critical

How Okanagan seniors can outsmart scammers
thespruce.com                                The rat population in the Central Okanagan has taken off in the past few years.

Feature Friday: The rats have moved in

Destructive rodents have hitchhiked across the Interior from Lower Mainland

thespruce.com                                The rat population in the Central Okanagan has taken off in the past few years.
Kelowna campus of Okanagan College. Photo: Contributed

OC Students’ Union resigned to tuition fee hike

College commitment to improved student services softens financial hit

Kelowna campus of Okanagan College. Photo: Contributed
Kelowna campus of Okanagan College. Photo: Contributed

OC students face tuition hike

Proposed increase two per cent for domestic students; up to 5.9 per cent for international students

Kelowna campus of Okanagan College. Photo: Contributed
Funds aimed at ending racism

Funds aimed at ending racism

Thompson Okanagan Respect Network benefits

Funds aimed at ending racism
ALR review may not be open-minded

ALR review may not be open-minded

Past agriculture minister Norm Letnick skeptical of NDP approach

ALR review may not be open-minded
Oliver orchardist Pinder Dhaliwal is the new president of the BC Fruit Growers Association. Photo: Barry Gerding/Black Press

New BCFGA president well prepared for new task

Oliver orchardist Pinder Dhaliwal has been BCFGA vice-president for five years

Oliver orchardist Pinder Dhaliwal is the new president of the BC Fruit Growers Association. Photo: Barry Gerding/Black Press
Fred Steele holds up certificate of community service presented to him by Kelowna-Lake Country MP Stephen Fuhr on behalf of the federal government. Photo: Barry Gerding/Black Press

Outgoing BCFGA president passes torch of leadership

Fred Steele optimistic about future for Okanagan fruit growing industry

Fred Steele holds up certificate of community service presented to him by Kelowna-Lake Country MP Stephen Fuhr on behalf of the federal government. Photo: Barry Gerding/Black Press
B.C. Agriculture Minister Lana Popham. Photo: Barry Gerding/Black Press

A $5 million boost for Okanagan fruit growers

The Tree Fruit Competitiveness Fund was announced to help update aging farming equipment, infrastructure

B.C. Agriculture Minister Lana Popham. Photo: Barry Gerding/Black Press
Minimum wage increase hampers Okanagan fruit growers

Minimum wage increase hampers Okanagan fruit growers

No consultation for implementation of wage changes

Minimum wage increase hampers Okanagan fruit growers
Orchardists expand deer cull request

Orchardists expand deer cull request

Control measure to also include coyotes and bears

Orchardists expand deer cull request
IH declares an end to meningococcal disease outbreak

IH declares an end to meningococcal disease outbreak

No additional cases reported since Dec. 28, 2017

IH declares an end to meningococcal disease outbreak
BCWF’s steelhead extinction fears confirmed

BCWF’s steelhead extinction fears confirmed

Endangered wildlife status for Thompson River watershed endorsed

BCWF’s steelhead extinction fears confirmed
Internal review of the province’s response to floods is complete

Internal review of the province’s response to floods is complete

Vernon engineer assesses decisions in lead-up to 2017 floods

Internal review of the province’s response to floods is complete
Doug Donaldson is B.C.’s Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development. Barry Gerding/Capital News

No negotiations on U.S. lumber duties

B.C. Forests minister says government resigned to winning legal process

Doug Donaldson is B.C.’s Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development. Barry Gerding/Capital News
How can we change the public discussion on drug addiction?

How can we change the public discussion on drug addiction?

To fight the opioid epidemic will take altering people’s thoughts around drug abuse

How can we change the public discussion on drug addiction?