Feds announce $15m Kelowna contract for aircraft fleet maintenance

The Honourable Kerry-Lynne D. Findlay, Q.C., Associate Minister of National Defence and Member of Parliament for Delta – Richmond East, and the Honourable Ron Cannan, Member of Parliament for Kelowna-Lake Country, announced a significant maintenance contract to support the CC-115 Buffalo and CC-138 Twin Otter aircraft fleets that will sustain 54 full time jobs in […]

Update: Charges Laid Against Kelowna Cop

Charges have come down against the police officer involved in the Buddy Tavares incident.  Assistant Police Commissioner Peter Hourihan says Cst. Geoff Mantler faces multiple counts.  “The two charges of Assault Causing Bodily Harm have been sworn against Constable Mantler,” says Hourihan, “these charges stem from two seperate incidents,” he says.  Hourihan explains the other incident […]

Liberal Leadership Vote Draws Ire From Democracy Advocates

Democracy advocates say its not fair that Christy Clark could spend up to another 2 years in office before the next election.  A group called Democracy Watch wants new rules that would require an election months after a leadership change.  Co-ordinator Duff Conacher says, “the mandate should essentially require if there is a change in the […]

Atheist Bus Ads Return

They’re back on the side of 2 Kelowna Transit buses to finish off the advertising campaign that was interrupted by a case of vandalism. The billboards have been run in cities across the world by the skeptic group Centre for Inquiry, with the Okanagan chapter booking the space in Kelowna in April.  The ads suggest […]