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Okanagan College is the first B.C. College to respond to industry needs by offering a revised Heavy Mechanical Trades program "We have been providing training in Heavy Duty Equipment and Commercial Transport Mechanics for five decades," said Randy Werger, Associate Dean of Trades and Apprenticeship.
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To promote skilled trades training as a first choice for secondary students, Okanagan College is partnering with Discover Trades BC to host a Valley-wide conference for parents, school counselors and teachers at the Kelowna campus on Friday, Dec. 6 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. In fact, a 2011 Angus Reid Public Opinion survey of more than 1,500 children ... (more)
As a former contestant on The Bachelor and star of The Bachelorette , Jillian Harris has had her fair share of romantic dates.
THE city of Terrace and Kitasoo First Nation have filed a joint claim in a federal court against the owner of a distillery in southern B.C for producing a line of gin and vodka called Spirit Bear.
An RCMP officer in Kelowna, B.C., is being recognized for helping save the life of a woman who made a nearly fatal, late-night leap into Okanagan Lake.
Icy roads caused traffic mayhem Monday afternoon, sending cars spinning into the ditch and colliding with each other.
Bad Boy recording artist Machine Gun Kelly kicked off his second annual "Raging With Reindeer II" Canadian Tour this weekend.
The B.C. government is inviting public input on changes to speed limits on rural highways and winter tire requirements.
CUPE Local 523, which represents education workers in the North-Okanagan Shuswap School District, has issued 72-hour strike notice.
The Penticton City Councill will consider an application for a craft distillery and tasting room within the Best Damn Sports Bar on Martin Street at Monday night's council meeting.
Dan Brooks will visit the Comox Valley on Dec. 4 as he continues his campaign for the leadership of the BC Conservative Party.
A plane takes off from City Centre Airport in 2010. The airport, shuttered Saturday, was good for the city, writes Ed McDonald.
Developer Mark Consiglio has been touting ambitious plans for his Kelowna Mountain project, but regional officials say he has gone ahead with the work without addressing environmental and infrastructural concerns.
The West Kelowna Fire Department is once again battling hunger this season by collecting donations for the West Kelowna Food Bank.
City councillors in Penticton committed $30,000 from the 2014 budget for a special communications project exclusive to downtown revitalization.
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