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2014-08-29 23:11:31

Two Kelowna dentists from Okanagan Smiles are asking for the community’s support to raise money to ship a container filled with educational, agricultural and building supplies for a self-sustaining children’s village that will one day be home to nearly 100 Haitian orphans. Kelowna, British Columbia (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Two Kelowna dentists are putting out a call for help to raise nearly $22,000 to ship a container filled with classroom materials, clinic supplies and even two...

2014-07-31 12:29:38

Collett Manor Working With Star-studded Organization, Delos® KELOWNA, BC, July 31, 2014 /CNW/ - Collett Manor in Kelowna, BC is set to become Canada's first WELL Certified® project, paving the way for a development revolution that sees health and wellness become a primary driver of design and construction choices. The unique multi-use development project, located steps away from the Kelowna General Hospital, aims to integrate hospitality into healthcare. "In our mission to integrate...

2014-07-10 23:09:41

Kelowna dentists at Okanagan Smiles warn against brushing right after consuming the fruits and drinks so popular in the summer. Kelowna, British Columbia (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Most of the time, your dentist is reminding when you should brush your teeth, but with summer indulgences ahead and the popularity of energy drinks on the rise, one Kelowna dental clinic is warning people about when not to brush. “A lot of patients don’t think about how brushing your teeth after drinking a pop...

2014-07-02 23:09:52

International baby products manufacturer hires Kelowna digital agency to roll out communications campaign to parents across Canada and USA. Kelowna, British Columbia (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 From its early beginnings in the 1990s as an avant garde manufacturer of baby bottles, the Adiri brand has always walked to its own beat. Now, the company is entering the online marketplace in a big way and is keenly aware of the challenge to remain true to its roots. In an ultra-competitive consumer...

2014-06-27 23:09:00

To accommodate a growing trend of travelers using several wireless devices in their rooms, one Kelowna hotel has taken a bold step to ensure guests have fast Internet. Kelowna, British Columbia (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 When guests arrive at their hotels in Kelowna, they have more than just briefcases, kids and pets in tow. They bring a half dozen wireless devices: phones, tablets and laptops for every family member, many in use at the same time. Now, multiply that by 200 rooms. “When you...

2014-05-12 08:21:17

New non-stop daily flights from Vancouver and Kelowna begin today CALGARY, May 12, 2014 /CNW/ - WestJet today inaugurated new non-stop daily service between Kelowna, B.C., and Fort McMurray and between Vancouver and Fort McMurray. Both services are offered by WestJet Encore using its fleet of Canadian-made Bombardier Q400 NextGen aircraft. Today, WestJet also launched a third daily flight between Calgary and Fort McMurray using the same type of aircraft. "These new services...

2014-03-28 23:25:31

A group of Kelowna dentists and doctors are reaching out for assistance in acquiring farm equipment and other supplies to ship to Project 7, a self-sustaining children’s orphanage in Haiti. Kelowna, British Columbia (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 The 24 Haitian orphans who live in the new Project 7 children’s village finally have a roof, a bed and surrogate parents to tuck them in at night. Once a shipping container packed by volunteer Kelowna dentists arrives, the children will also have...

2014-03-18 23:01:47

The Centre of Arts and Technology’s six digital photography students are graduating and are holding a launch and release of their new photography brands and businesses. These six photographers all hold a very different and personal style that they are looking forward to debuting to the world as they graduate. Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 The styles of photography differ so here is a little bit about each photographer: From 100 Mile House Sandrena Foster of...

2014-03-03 23:03:42

Centre for Arts and Technology is pleased to announce that on March 24th-28th, over 100 high school students from across Western Canada will attend the school’s popular annual Digital Elite Bootcamp. Bootcamp is an opportunity for students in Grades 10-12 to “test-drive” a career like Digital Photography, Digital Filmmaking, Audio Engineering and Production, and over a dozen other programs offered at the digital arts school. Kelowna, B.C. Canada (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Students...

2014-02-13 16:23:04

TORONTO, Feb. 13, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - After successfully launching in both Quebec and Ontario, BONE Structure(®) is now expanding to Alberta and British Columbia. The Quebec-based company has developed and patented an international technology that combines aesthetics, flexibility, efficiency, and respect for the environment. Beginning February 19, 2014 with its first information session in Vancouver, the four-city tour will continue to Kelowna, Calgary and Edmonton. In addition, BONE...


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Ogopogo
2013-09-19 11:01:39

Ogopogo is a cryptid lake monster claimed to inhabit Okanagan Lake in British Columbia, Canada. British Cryptozoologist Karl Shuker categorized the Ogopogo as a “many hump” variety of lake monster. He also claims the beast is a primitive serpentine whale similar to a basilosaurus. The original name for this creature was naitaka, which was given to it by the local Okanakane tribe. The name Ogopogo was inspired by the 1924 song “The Ogo-Pogo: The funny Fox-Trot”. It has been...

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Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'