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Feature: Okanagan POTibilities

Cultivating the cannabis industry The business of legalizing marijuana is creating a buzz in the Okanagan. Whether you call it pot, weed or Mary Jane, cannabis becomes legal across Canada on July 1, 2018, when the federal government officially enacts Bill C-45. The new cannabis law will end almost 100 years of prohibition. Expect the weed scene to become as mainstream as the bar scene. People will smoke different sativa and indica strains with catchy names like Pineapple Express, Blue Dream and Super Silver Haze. Buds and confectionaries will sell online and through retail. The machine of legalization will...

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$30,000 to support small business in the Okanagan

Local business owner Paul Byrne, publisher of Okanagan Life magazine, is supporting small business with a $30,000 giveaway to mark his 30th year in publishing. “Okanagan Life would not have reached this milestone without our readers and the support of local businesses; I want to give back,” says Byrne. More than $3,000 was awarded in the first round of the giveaway this October. Winners include Kelowna’s based Meiklejohn Architects, Boyd Autobody & Glass, the McKinley Beach development and Vernon’s The Herbal-Health Centre. The 30 awards totalling $30,000 will be awarded throughout the next year. Prize vouchers can be used for future advertising, so small business can continue to share their...

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Okanagan developers’ showcase

ELLA Mission Group has open sales at ELLA, a 20-storey condominium building featuring 116 homes and commercial opportunities at street level. Located on the corner of Ellis Street and Lawrence Avenue in downtown Kelowna, residents will enjoy access to the vibrant downtown core. Seven different floor plans, plus penthouse suites, range in size from 311 to 2,000 sq. ft. and offer lake views from southwest to northwest, and mountain and city views to the east. Sept-Oct 2017 Okanagan Life Our September/October 2017 issue includes Okanagan developers' showcase and a feature on the future of cities.  Digital (tablet edition) – $3.95 Print mailed...

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2017 Best Restaurant Awards

Here are the winners of the 2017 Okanagan Life Best Restaurants Readers’ Choice Awards, our 23nd edition.  Our voters have taken their time, sampled, savoured and make their choices. Celebrate with them the top dining spots in the Okanagan Valley and salute the restaurateurs, chefs, staff and servers who passion makes dining in our Valley an unrivalled experience. You’ll find among their picks some well known favourites as well a few new restaurants that have made their way onto this coveted curated list. These destinations offer stunning architecture and decor, savoury selections and that special something to satisfy any craving....

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