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Progress 2018 Spotlight on Okanagan business

Welcome to the Progress 2018 magazine .  Progress 2018 brings you the latest from the following Okanagan businesses. We encourage you to support your communities by shopping local. Ace Plumbing & Heating Bohemian Cafe & Catering Boyd Autobody & Glass Calowna Costume Central Okanagan Counselling Services Chef's Edge Dilworth Homes Grant Thornton LLP Harmony Acura JC Bradley Jewellers Kelowna Hyundai KitchenPro Lakeshore Vein & Aesthetics Clinic MCL Real Estate Group Osoyoos Cottages Parke Pacific Projects Pinnacle Roofing Nicholas Gill, RBC Wealth Management Dominion Securities Seca Surf + Marine Shuswap Lake Estates Summer Hill Pyramid Synergy Landscape Design The Herbal-Health Centre...

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Progress 2017: Spotlight on Okanagan Business

Watch for the Progress 2017 magazine coming out this week.  Progress 2017 brings you the latest from the following Okanagan businesses. We encourage you to support your communities by shopping local. Back to Earth Bags N All Bannister GM Baptist Housing | Village at Mill Creek BMP Millwork Boyd Autobody & Glass Central Okanagan Counselling Services Dilworth Homes Downtown Vernon Harmony Acura Hotwire Electric  Illichmann's Meats, Sausages & Gourmet Foods JC Bradley Jewellers Lakeshore Vein & Aesthetics MCL Real Estate Group Pacific Timberworks Pinnacle Roofing Restore Vein & Skin Centre Silver Star Mountain Resort The Cottages on Osoyoos Lake The...

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Positive prospects: Okanagan small business success

Okanagan small business owners maintain optimistic outlook for regional economy Where is the Okanagan economy headed? That’s the question on everyone’s mind these days. With the crash in oil prices and a stock market tanking, largely based on China’s economic output, do we have any wiggle room to prosper and grow here in the Valley? According to local business people, the answer is an unequivocal “Yes”—but with some understanding and strategies to deal with current conditions. One of the reasons it’s so hard to assess what’s going on is the lag time for data to be collected and factored...

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Okanagan Real Estate Outlook

Depending on how you read the statistics, the glass is either half empty or half full when it comes to forecasting real estate in our region. Traditional construction is no longer the norm, with prices hitting the high end of the tolerance scale for single-family dwellings, but a growth spurt in multifamily units, like townhouses, is looming on the horizon. According to a recent Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) forecast for all of BC, and comparing current trends to the rest of the country, real estate markets will see a gentle quarter-to-quarter increase of slightly better than one...

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Christy Clark: Premier MLA

Pulling off a stunning upset, Christy Clark held on to her job as BC’s 35th premier—and unexpectedly became the Valley’s newest MLA. How will she juggle her twin roles and what mark will Clark leave on the Okanagan? In the months leading up to the 2013 BC provincial election, Christy Clark’s Liberals trailed Adrian Dix and the NDP by as many as 20 points. But on election night, Clark raised her arm in victory, squelching questions about her leadership and silencing the media and pollsters whose predictions had gone awry. The people of BC had chosen, but so had...

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