20
Apr
2021
Posted by: In: BC COVID-19, BC government, BC Restrictions, Canada, COVID-19, COVID-19 Restrictions, Kelowna, Kelowna Chamber of Commerce, Okanagan

Kelowna Chamber of Commerce advocating for small businesses amid extended restrictions – Okanagan

On Monday, the B.C. government announced the extension of provincial health orders for another five weeks, including the ban on indoor dining. The Kelowna Chamber of Commerce believes local businesses will be paying the price. “Over the last year, businesses have worked hard to establish enhanced safety protocols to…
24
Feb
2021
Posted by: In: Air Travel Regulations, bc coronavirus, Coronavirus, Coronavirus Test, covid air travel, COVID-19, COVID-19 Testing, Health, Kelowna, Okanagan, Okanagan Testing Clinic, Princeton, private COVID-19 test, similkameen

Coronavirus: Business traveller lamenting lack of private testing sites in Okanagan – Okanagan

With new federal regulations governing international flights, some Okanagan residents who travel for work are finding it tough to obtain the necessary COVID-19 test before boarding a plane. Allan Laursen walked into Kelowna International Airport on Wednesday, bound for Copenhagen, Denmark, on a business trip. The Kelowna man works…
28
Jan
2021
Posted by: In: Business license fees, Business license fees waived, Businesses suffer amid pandemic, district of summerland, news, Okanagan, south okanagan, summerland, summerland chamber of commerce, Summerland Mayor, Supporting businesses during pandemic, Toni Boot

Okanagan municipality waives business license fees amid pandemic – Okanagan

The District of Summerland and the Summerland Chamber of Commerce are taking extra steps in supporting local businesses amid the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. The district has decided to waive business license fees for 2021. The decision to waive the fees was made at a district council meeting…
18
Apr
2020
Posted by: In: Animation Jam, bc coronavirus, central okanagan, Coronavirus, COVID, COVID-19, handwashing, handwashing video, Kelowna, news, Okanagan, Yeti Farm Creative

Coronavirus: Okanagan animation studio creates lighthearted, wash-your-hands animation jam – Okanagan

An animation studio in B.C. has produced a lighthearted video reminding people to wash their hands during the novel coronavirus pandemic. Created by the artists at Yeti Farm Creative in Kelowna, the video is 51 seconds in length and features 18 brief clips, each featuring a hand-washing theme. The studio…