Transportation

Promote a Bicycle culture and improved Public Transit

Expand and improve Public Spaces

Promote the expansion of public markets, “people places,” shopping hubs, parks and recreational facilities.

Water

This precious water resources we have need to be monitored, protected and managed carefully.

Integrated Neighbourhoods

Zoning is an important tool that will encourage integration.

The Environment

Expand recycling programs - encourage water and land conservation measures.

Housing Affordability

A good community must have a variety of housing options for its citizens.

Inclusive Community

Welcome diversity and celebrate our differences

Arts & Culture

Healthy communities include public access to the arts, culture and community events.

Low Vacancy Rates Continue to Challenge Kelowna

This story was in the Capital News on November 29, 2017

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New and Improved Stuart Ice rink Heater

I am really pleased that this new gas heater will warm everyone up at Stuart Park this winter. Thanks to our City staff for taking the initiative. 2017 Heater

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Kelowna's China Town (Lawrence and Leon)

One of the speakers at Saturday's event was Tun Wong, a longtime Kelowna resident who was born in Chinatown, which used to be enclosed by Harvey and Leon avenues and Abbott and Water Streets. Wong's mother, who was born in China, moved to Kelowna as a child in 1929 and raised Wong and his 10 siblings in Chinatown. “I've tried for years to try and get a plaque or a sign to designate Kelowna's Chinatown to honour its past residents and the sufferings they went through,” Wong said Saturday. “This sign has far exceeded what I ever had in mind.” The last of the buildings in Kelowna's Chinatown were demolished in the 1970s, but the new sign will preserve this history for generations to come.

The sign was designed by Arthur Lo, a retired Kelowna art teacher who sketched the design in 30 minutes during an Okanagan Chinese Canadian Association meeting in 2015.

After two years of planning, the sign was finally installed Friday.

The $32,000 sign was funded in equal parts by the Okanagan Chinese Canadian Association, the City of Kelowna through the federal government's Canada 150 grant and the Central Okanagan Foundation.

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Developer to get a second chance

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Kelowna Fire Department Graduation

2017 Fire fighters

Congratulations to Kelowna's newest recuits. These men and women are joining the Kelowna Fire Department. Today they participated in a ceremony marking the completion of their training. Each was awarded an official hat to mark the transition.  Chief Whiting,and all in attendance, were proud to welcome them to the Kelowna Fire Department as both Fire Fighters and Dispatchers.  

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