Impress

The Government of Canada states that gender equality contributes to long-term sustainable economic growth, social progress, sustainable development and social, cultural and economic development.

The future of women in our community

When you improve the life of a woman, her family and community are naturally impacted for the better

  • Jun 14, 2021
Ted Fox Jr., owner of Fox Plumbing, Heating, Cooling and Electrical. Right now if you sign up for the Fox Newsletter you’ll be entered to win a free year on the Service Partner Plan! For home service call 1-833-793-4569.

Simple home upgrades bring big savings

Improve energy efficiency and prevent costly damages with smart home monitoring systems!

  • May 31, 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.

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
Women lead the Community Foundation North Okanagan. From Left to right, Lisa Deargle Communications Director, Leanne Hammond, Executive Director, Leanne Edwards, Finance and Administrative Assistant

Building a future grounded in equality

The unprecedented challenges brought on by the pandemic have widened gaps and…

  • May 17, 2021
Women lead the Community Foundation North Okanagan. From Left to right, Lisa Deargle Communications Director, Leanne Hammond, Executive Director, Leanne Edwards, Finance and Administrative Assistant
Hometown Heroes Lottery spokesperson Sebastian Sevallo outside of the 5,137 sq. ft. Grand Prize home in Langley, in Murrayville.

Win big and help our Heroes

Get your tickets to win a $2.6 million Grand Prize – and support two great causes

  • May 17, 2021
Hometown Heroes Lottery spokesperson Sebastian Sevallo outside of the 5,137 sq. ft. Grand Prize home in Langley, in Murrayville.
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.
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 3, 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.
Ted Fox Jr. and his family have lived in Vernon for six generations. For plumbing, heating, cooling, and electrical jobs, give Fox a call at 1-844-966-1028.

Celebrate electrical safety month with these home maintenance tips!

Your home is your castle, so invest in fresh indoor air and safe electrical systems

  • Apr 26, 2021
Ted Fox Jr. and his family have lived in Vernon for six generations. For plumbing, heating, cooling, and electrical jobs, give Fox a call at 1-844-966-1028.
‘We want to partner with philanthropic minded leaders,’ says Leanne Hammond, Executive Director of the Community Foundation North Okanagan, here with Mike Nolan, CFNO Board Chair.

Thoughtful Leadership & Community Impact

Many business leaders play a meaningful role in supporting and giving back…

  • Apr 12, 2021
‘We want to partner with philanthropic minded leaders,’ says Leanne Hammond, Executive Director of the Community Foundation North Okanagan, here with Mike Nolan, CFNO Board Chair.
Paddling on Sugar Lake

Four seasons of memory-making adventures await at Sugar Lake

Discover your year-round cabin retreat at this Okanagan vacation destination

  • Apr 5, 2021
Paddling on Sugar Lake
Thariq

After battling cancer, a family rallies to help others in need

Register today for the RBC Race for the Kids: Home Edition

  • Apr 5, 2021
Thariq
Canadians with type 2 diabetes should speak to their healthcare providers about treatments that can prevent early death from cardiovascular disease. The sooner you understand the risks, the sooner you can take steps toward prevention.

What you need to know about diabetes and heart disease

Diabetes or prediabetes impacts one in three Canadians

  • Mar 29, 2021
Canadians with type 2 diabetes should speak to their healthcare providers about treatments that can prevent early death from cardiovascular disease. The sooner you understand the risks, the sooner you can take steps toward prevention.
Construction Month

April is Construction Month in BC

Let’s thank the skilled tradespeople who helped keep our economy going during COVID-19

  • Mar 29, 2021
Construction Month
Ted Fox Jr. and his family have lived in Vernon for six generations. For plumbing, heating, cooling, and electrical jobs, give Fox a call at 1-844-966-1028.

Now’s the time to tune-up your A/C

Clean, inspect and repair your A/C now, to avoid a breakdown in the scorching-hot summer

  • Mar 22, 2021
Ted Fox Jr. and his family have lived in Vernon for six generations. For plumbing, heating, cooling, and electrical jobs, give Fox a call at 1-844-966-1028.
Joel Barohn, a Registered Dietitian with BC Dairy, teaching a virtual workshop to BC teachers.

Nutrition education workshops for BC teachers encourage healthy eating

BC Dairy’s registered dietitians offer free resources to BC schools

  • Mar 22, 2021
Joel Barohn, a Registered Dietitian with BC Dairy, teaching a virtual workshop to BC teachers.
The 2020 Vital Signs report provides the opportunity to identify the areas of concern in the community, as well as initiatives and organizations that can help to make a positive difference.

Vital Signs 2020: Measuring Wellbeing to Create Change

Community Foundation North Okanagan’s Vital Signs initiative measures the vitality of our region.

  • Mar 15, 2021
The 2020 Vital Signs report provides the opportunity to identify the areas of concern in the community, as well as initiatives and organizations that can help to make a positive difference.
Sugar Lake is just as sweet in winter, with a variety of cool-weather activities to enjoy.

Summer is sweet at Sugar Lake (and winter’s pretty cool, too!)

Year-round memories await at your lakeside Okanagan cabin

  • Mar 1, 2021
Sugar Lake is just as sweet in winter, with a variety of cool-weather activities to enjoy.
Ted Fox Jr. and his family have lived in Vernon for six generations. For plumbing, heating, cooling, and electrical jobs, give Fox a call at 1-844-966-1028.

Pamper the house now to prepare for the next cold snap

Pipes burst or furnace on the fritz? Learn what you can do to help your home

  • Feb 22, 2021
Ted Fox Jr. and his family have lived in Vernon for six generations. For plumbing, heating, cooling, and electrical jobs, give Fox a call at 1-844-966-1028.
Career Fair

5 reasons your career search just got easier

Black Press Media’s Virtual Career and Post-Secondary Education Event comes to the Okanagan

  • Feb 22, 2021
Career Fair
Bianca Amor, owner of Bianca Amors Liquidation Centre, makes generous contribution to United Way to help in the fight against COVID!

Local liquidation store says ‘Thank you!’ with $300,000 donation to United Way

Funds will be distributed to United Way offices throughout the West Coast!

  • Feb 15, 2021
Bianca Amor, owner of Bianca Amors Liquidation Centre, makes generous contribution to United Way to help in the fight against COVID!