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Hike Spion Kop Trails

Hike Spion Kop Trails

Lake Country has set the bar sky high. Okanagan planners looking to create outstanding trail systems need to head for this mountain and take a hike At the Spion Kop summit. it’s easy to see how Lake Country got its name. Wood and Ellison (Duck) are on the left; Okanagan on the right. You find […]

By July 29, 2014 Read More →

Events

Kelowna Theatre hosts Mexican Fiesta with Los Dorados

Kelowna Theatre hosts Mexican Fiesta with Los Dorados

Los Dorados, Canada’s premier 12-piece mariachi ensemble playing the finest of Mexican traditional music, perform Sept 13 at the #Kelowna Community Theatre.

By August 22, 2014 Read More →

Community

Teachers’ Strike: Kelowna Art Gallery and Bumbershoot Theatre offer children’s program

Teachers’ Strike: Kelowna Art Gallery and Bumbershoot Theatre offer children’s program

The Kelowna Art Gallery and Bumbershoot Theatre are collaborating to offer four days of children’s programming, from September 2 to 5. Dates: September 2 to 5 Ages: 6 to 10 Time: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Cost: $30.00 per day Register for one or more days To secure your spot call the Kelowna Art Gallery […]

By September 2, 2014 Read More →

Features

My big fab Okanagan Wedding

My big fab Okanagan Wedding

The views, the vineyards, the water, the weather—all reasons brides from Alberta and the Coast are choosing to have an Okanagan wedding.

By August 29, 2014 Read More →

Okanagan Food & Wine

Paying homage to the history of whisky in the Okanagan

Paying homage to the history of whisky in the Okanagan

Okanagan Spirits Craft Distillery is pleased to announce the opening of its much anticipated Laird of Fintry Single Malt Whisky lottery. Produced in small batches using 100% B.C. malted barley, B.C.’s oldest craft distillery releases the exclusive Laird only once a year. Since its release in the fall of 2013, the whisky has gained major […]

By September 2, 2014 Read More →

Okanagan Homes

Current Issue

Current Issue

Developing style – A stunning pictorial of the developments and homes in the Okanagan Shuswap – Aug-Sep 2014 Okanagan Life. Download the digital edition.

By August 26, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Okanagan News

Golf Okanagan Guide

Golf Okanagan Guide

One of Canada’s premier golf destinations, the Okanagan Valley offers courses to challenge every level, plus unmatched scenery and outstanding amenities. See our full golf feature Raising our Game and golf okanagan map in the April/May Okanagan Life magazine: How we got to be a hot golf destination and why the future’s looking bright. Photo courtesy of Predator […]

By June 17, 2014 Read More →
Best Restaurant Awards Winners 2014

Best Restaurant Awards Winners 2014

The Best Restaurants brand is one of the most recognizable in the Okanagan Valley. For 20 years, Okanagan Life readers have voted for their favourites —and for 20 years we have published the results in a magazine that has quietly become one of the best read magazines—of all magazines—per capita! Celebrate some of the hardest working […]

By June 13, 2014 Read More →
Gatzke Orchards Hosts Orchard Dinner Series

Gatzke Orchards Hosts Orchard Dinner Series

Gatzke Orchards is host to a unique culinary event showcasing highly skilled local chefs and #Okanagan wines as GO Foodism kicks off May 25. #Kelowna #BCwine

By May 12, 2014 Read More →
Online Directory

Online Directory

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Caring couple: in person with John and Carol Bubb

Caring couple: in person with John and Carol Bubb

It was a lucky day for the community of Summerland when John and Carol Bubb decided to drive through town. In 2003, they had sold their computer consulting business in Victoria, their home for 24 years, and were looking for a place to semi-retire. “We were on our way home from Kelowna, my hometown, and […]

By August 29, 2014 Read More →
Okanagan Favours for your Okanagan Wedding

Okanagan Favours for your Okanagan Wedding

Okanagan favours Something sweet, something small, something local that captures it all. Long gone are the coloured mints wrapped in pastel tulle, the wedding favour of choice for decades, often consumed before the cake was cut. Whether their guests are from the Valley or afar, today’s brides want to provide a taste of the Okanagan […]

By August 29, 2014 Read More →
Prince Edward to visit Kelowna

Prince Edward to visit Kelowna

Prince Edward will visit Kelowna this September, including stops at two Okanagan wineries. Prince Edward, the youngest child of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, will be accompanied by his wife, Countess Sophie Rhys-Jones. Their Royal Highnesses The Earl and Countess of Wessex will be in British Columbia from September 12 to 16. While in B. C.,  the […]

By August 28, 2014 Read More →
Okanagan Life to Feature Valley’s Top Lawyers

Okanagan Life to Feature Valley’s Top Lawyers

We’re featuring the Okanagan Valley’s top lawyers in the upcoming Okanagan Life Magazine. Reaching evey city, every business and 491,800 readers throughout the Okanagan, Okanagan Life magazine can extend your marketing reach. Your feature/ad in the Top Lawyers special advertising section includes a separate ad as well as a feature profile of your firm, including photo. Email paul@okanaganlife.com […]

By August 28, 2014 Read More →
Kids Have a Place at the YMCA if Teachers’ Lockout Continues

Kids Have a Place at the YMCA if Teachers’ Lockout Continues

With less than a week left for teachers and the province to reach a deal, parents are looking at child serving organizations for support if the lockout delays the start of school. The YMCA of Okanagan will be providing additional child care programming Monday to Friday starting September 2. “Everyone is hopeful that the kids […]

By August 26, 2014 Read More →
Free webinars focuses on kidney health and diabetes support

Free webinars focuses on kidney health and diabetes support

The Canadian Diabetes Association (CDA) is pleased to offer a webinar on Diabetes and Kidney Healthon Aug. 25 and a webinar on Diabetes Support 202 on Aug. 27, 2014. The CDA’s webinar series provide relevant and up-to-date information for people living with type 1 or type 2 diabetes in Canada. Individuals can sign-up at no […]

By August 22, 2014 Read More →
Kelowna hosts Axel Merckx Youth Cycling Series

Kelowna hosts Axel Merckx Youth Cycling Series

#Kelowna hosts the Axel Merckx Youth Development Foundation’s youth cycling event Aug. 29 – Aug. 31, supporting promising 11- to 18-year-old cyclists.

By August 22, 2014 Read More →
Research unveils what motivates wine lovers to visit the Okanagan

Research unveils what motivates wine lovers to visit the Okanagan

Extensive research conducted by the Okanagan Wine Festivals Society, the British Columbia Wine Institute and Okanagan College’s School of Business has uncovered what motivates wine visitors to come to this region and the secret to ensuring they return. This is especially important given the Okanagan’s increasing profile on the global wine stage. A July poll […]

By August 22, 2014 Read More →
Mission Hill releases Artist’s Series wines

Mission Hill releases Artist’s Series wines

To commemorate the ‘Encounters with Iceland‘ sculpture exhibition, on now until October at Mission Hill Family Estate, Proprietor Anthony von Mandl has commissioned the winery’s first-ever Limited Release Artist’s Series Wines. Each of the limited edition wine labels features one in a series of 20 unique photographs that capture the grandeur and elegance of the works of acclaimed Icelandic artist Steinunn […]

By August 21, 2014 Read More →
Fire & Ice: Encounter Iceland at Mission Hill Winery

Fire & Ice: Encounter Iceland at Mission Hill Winery

‘Encounters with Iceland’ features life-sized works of acclaimed Icelandic artist Steinunn Thórarinsdóttir until October The ‘land of fire and ice’ comes alive at Mission Hill Family Estate with ‘Encounters with Iceland’, a major sculpture exhibition devoted to the works of acclaimed Icelandic artist Steinunn Thórarinsdóttir. Inspired by Iceland, a land of intrigue and discovery, where […]

By August 21, 2014 Read More →
International team collaborating on a better helmet for contact sports

International team collaborating on a better helmet for contact sports

Imperial College London researchers visit partners at UBC Okanagan A partnership between UBC Okanagan and  Imperial College London (UK) is focused on development of a new helmet that could one day reduce sports-related concussions. Professors Peter Childs and Dan Plant, visiting from Imperial College, spent the week at UBC’s Okanagan campus, meeting with researchers and […]

By August 21, 2014 Read More →