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Michaela Sullivan-Paul explains how Canadian politics affects the Canadian wine industry

Wondering why it is easier to get wine from other countries than wine from Ontario at the BC liquor store?…

Laura Fylyshtan describes a new housing trend: Co-housing

Want to live in a community that┬ácombines the benefits of private ownership with the those of the sharing economy? Co-housing…

Kabir Hothi explains how UBCO paticipates to the development of Kelowna’s diversity

Questioning how diversity impacts Kelowna? UBC Okanagan economics student Kabir Hothi describes how UBCO’s multicultural environment engages with our local…

Questionning where and when to buy an investment property in Kelowna? Brittany Anderson has a few tips

Considering purchasing an income property in Kelowna? Now might be the right time! UBC Okanagan economics student Brittany Anderson provides…

What does a typical day look like for a homeless person? Alexandra Roussel and Eugene Fernandes asked

Many of us pass by homeless people in downtown Kelowna, but how well do we know them? What does a…

KelownaNow and UBCO wrap up successful 1st term of new partnership

The first-ever partnership between UBCO and KelownaNow featuring the works of students writers in the Economics and Media course has…

Why do Okanagan farms employ temporary foreign workers? Jacob Vriens explains

With the fruit farming season around the corner,┬átemporary foreign workers are about to arrive in the Okanagan valley to help…

Alexandra Roussel reports on event promoting entrepreneurship in the Okanagan

What is Okanagan Startup Weekend? The event that brings together local professionals, students and entrepreneurs to create business ideas to…

Trying to decide on the colour of your new Ferrari? Better hurry says Brittany Anderson

Considering a luxury car? The government of British Columbia implements a new tax on luxury vehicles on April 1st. How…

Hannah Johnson on the financial incentives of looking for love on the ‘The Bachelor’

Are ‘The Bachelor’ contestants only looking for love when participating on the hit reality TV show? UBC Okanagan economics student…

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