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Regardless of the temperature outside, it’s always the right season for a hot tub, suggests Tammy Hysert, manager of the Canadian Tire in Salmon Arm, where you’ll find a range of online and in-store hot tub products to meet the growing popularity of home spas.

Discovering a hot tub oasis

Canadian Tire creates backyard retreats

  • Feb 14, 2022
Okanagan Career Fair

Jumpstart your career search today!

Black Press Virtual Career and Post-Secondary Education Event comes to the Central Okanagan

  • Feb 7, 2022
Okanagan Career Fair

Jumpstart your career search today!

Black Press Virtual Career and Post-Secondary Education Event comes to the Central Okanagan

  • Jan 31, 2022
Through a confidential application process, KidSport provides grants to kids aged 18 and under (from families facing financial barriers) to help cover the cost of registration fees for a season of sport. Visit kidsport.ca to learn more.

Let’s play! Grants help Shuswap kids get off the sidelines

Every year, KidSport pays registration fees for low-income families, so ALL kids can play

  • Dec 6, 2021
Through a confidential application process, KidSport provides grants to kids aged 18 and under (from families facing financial barriers) to help cover the cost of registration fees for a season of sport. Visit kidsport.ca to learn more.
The not-for-profit BC Unclaimed Property Society serves as a "lost and found" for forgotten funds in the province. The Society works to put unclaimed money from dormant accounts back in the hands of the rightful owners.

B.C. has millions of dollars in unclaimed funds – some of it may be yours

Last year, retired Surrey, B.C. primary school teacher Sue Wallace received a…

  • Nov 21, 2021
The not-for-profit BC Unclaimed Property Society serves as a "lost and found" for forgotten funds in the province. The Society works to put unclaimed money from dormant accounts back in the hands of the rightful owners.
Considering a snowblower? Factors to consider include quantity of snowfall your property gets, the weight of the snow, the size of the site, and the type of surface to be cleared, note the team at the Salmon Arm Canadian Tire.

Snowblowers make winter more bearable

Tips to finding the perfect match

  • Nov 15, 2021
Considering a snowblower? Factors to consider include quantity of snowfall your property gets, the weight of the snow, the size of the site, and the type of surface to be cleared, note the team at the Salmon Arm Canadian Tire.
The Innovator Skills Initiative provides B.C. companies with grants of up to $10,000 to hire people for technology and technology-enabled jobs.

B.C. businesses can get up to $10,000 per employee by providing jobs for underrepresented people

B.C. companies that are hiring for a tech position can get up…

  • Oct 18, 2021
The Innovator Skills Initiative provides B.C. companies with grants of up to $10,000 to hire people for technology and technology-enabled jobs.
Sue Stewart (left) and Riley Severinski. Jeff Weddell Photography.

20-year hospital journey inspires a legacy

Riley was just a six-week-old infant when her mom, Sue, was told…

  • Oct 11, 2021
Sue Stewart (left) and Riley Severinski. Jeff Weddell Photography.
Interior Health's 310-MHSU number connects callers directly to the closest mental health and substance use centre in their community.

How to access local mental health and wellness supports with a single phone number

Mental health and substance use supports are available through Interior Health

  • Aug 9, 2021
Interior Health's 310-MHSU number connects callers directly to the closest mental health and substance use centre in their community.
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Get your car ready for summer road trips!

When winter is on the way, winterizing your car is a no-brainer,…

  • Aug 2, 2021
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Roger Gordon with a prototype of a machine which produces GreenNH3, an inexpensive nonpolluting fuel that can be used in internal combustion engines.

Scientists develop green fuel to combat climate change

Zero carbon GreenNH3 is 1/4 the price of fossil fuels and doesn’t pollute, so why aren’t we using it?

  • Aug 2, 2021
Roger Gordon with a prototype of a machine which produces GreenNH3, an inexpensive nonpolluting fuel that can be used in internal combustion engines.
Family of Farmers

Old and new world techniques come together at Enderby dairy farm

Belinda Arpagaus farms a little bit (old) country. Arpagaus is a fifth-generation…

  • Jul 19, 2021
Family of Farmers
Interior Health's new 310-MHSU number connects callers directly to the closest mental health and substance use centre in their community.

Access local mental health and wellness services with a single phone number!

Improving access to mental health and substance use services is a key priority for Interior Health

  • Jun 28, 2021
Interior Health's new 310-MHSU number connects callers directly to the closest mental health and substance use centre in their community.
This year's 2021 Youth Innovation Showcase winners will be announced at an awards show on June 10.

Youth Innovation Showcase finalists announced

Selected students to compete for two $5,000 prizes with winners announced June 10

  • May 31, 2021
This year's 2021 Youth Innovation Showcase winners will be announced at an awards show on June 10.
Amy Tucker started cycling near her home in Kamloops during the pandemic, and says it was a big boost to her physical and mental health.

GoByBike week unites BC cyclists, two wheels apart

From May 31 to June 6, bike to exercise, bike to destress, and bike to win!

  • May 24, 2021
Amy Tucker started cycling near her home in Kamloops during the pandemic, and says it was a big boost to her physical and mental health.
When choosing your vehicle, it’s essential to select a dealership that will work with you. After all, vehicle ownership involves more than driving a new car off the lot, it’s also about the service you get after the sale.

Purchasing a Vehicle: Not just a click on the keyboard

When shopping for a vehicle in today’s environment, customers know what they…

  • May 17, 2021
When choosing your vehicle, it’s essential to select a dealership that will work with you. After all, vehicle ownership involves more than driving a new car off the lot, it’s also about the service you get after the sale.
Through fundraisers like Jean Up, BC Children’s Hospital Foundation supports the hospital's world-leading experts who are working relentlessly to improve the lives of children like India.

A family navigates childhood cancer through the pandemic

Jean Up this May and help kids get out of their hospital gowns and back into their jeans

  • May 17, 2021
Through fundraisers like Jean Up, BC Children’s Hospital Foundation supports the hospital's world-leading experts who are working relentlessly to improve the lives of children like India.
From soil to plant food – here’s what you need to now to have your garden looking its best!

Spring DOs and DON’Ts to get your garden growing strong

Make the most of your green thumb this spring

  • May 10, 2021
From soil to plant food – here’s what you need to now to have your garden looking its best!
Vehicle Check

Clean – Drain – Dry: Prevent invasive aquatic species spread with these 3 steps

Invasive Species Action Month offers timely reminder for Shuswap boaters and watercraft users

  • May 10, 2021
Vehicle Check
Sugar Lake shows off its fall colours.

Sun, sand and snow? Discover 4 seasons of fun in your BC backyard

This Okanagan cabin escape is the stuff memories are made of

  • May 3, 2021
Sugar Lake shows off its fall colours.