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COEDC Connector Program Launches to Connect Newcomers and Recent Graduates to Professional Networks
6.20.2017 | Invest Kelowna
The Connector Program is an award winning best practices program and one way the COEDC seeks to enhance the sharing of Central Okanagan labour market opportunities between employers and job seekers. The simple but effective program pairs the newcomer, student or recent graduate (Connectee) with…
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COEDC Launches Quarterly Economic Indicators Report
6.7.2017 | Invest Kelowna
The Central Okanagan Economic Development Commission (COEDC) - the Region’s primary business resource - is launching a publicly available quarterly Economic Indicators Report highlighting key economic data for the Central Okanagan.
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The Aerospace Race
4.25.2017 | Invest Kelowna
"With the committed involvement of companies like WestJet, KF Aerospace and Avcorp, together with the crucial contribution of UBCO and the co-ordination and promotion provided by the EDC, conditions are ideal for the continued growth of a thriving aerospace industry hub in the Okanagan."
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Accelerate Okanagan Spotlight: Steve Cowburn of Perfit Dental Solutions
2.22.2017 | Invest Kelowna
"Why did you choose the Okanagan to start your company?" I could give 1,000 reasons, but the Okanagan was a smaller market where we could refine our product with a small group of experts, prior to launching in larger markets. It is also a great place to attract employees and visitors.
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How does Kelowna and the Okanagan stand up against other regions in North America?
1.10.2017 | Invest Kelowna
The OYP Collective has created a visually rich fact sheet answering some of the most pertinent questions asked by young professionals considering relocation
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COEDC 2017 Advisory Board Announced
12.16.2016 | Invest Kelowna
COEDC 2017 Advisory Board Announced
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UBC Okanagan: a case study in driving regional socio-economic development through innovation
12.8.2016 | Invest Kelowna
Guest Blog By: Professor Deborah Buszard UBC Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the Okanagan campus
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Thompson Okanagan attracts a fresh wave of young entrepreneurs and new corporate meeting facilities
12.8.2016 | Invest Kelowna
Guest blog courtesy of Business in Vancouver
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Business In Vancouver: SunRype CEO Dave McAnerney branches out from core business
12.6.2016 | Invest Kelowna
Fruit and fruit-snack company rapidly on the way to being a food and beverage venture