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Central Okanagan embarks on 6th Annual Small Business Walk
9.11.2017 | Invest Kelowna
On the morning of Wednesday, October 6th elected officials, municipal staff and volunteers from business support organizations will take to the streets to connect with local businesses in the Central Okanagan. The walk takes place from 9am to noon in Lake Country, Kelowna, West Bank First Nation,…
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Central Okanagan Farmer Spotlight
8.21.2017 | Invest Kelowna
Read how a family of Los Angeles city-slickers became Lake Country orchardists and a farmer with deep roots in the Okanagan transformed the family farm.
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Central Okanagan Economic Indicators Report Q2 2017
8.1.2017 | Invest Kelowna
The Economic Indicators Report for Q2 2017 is now available in the resources page of the COEDC website.
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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