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Cameron Bulger was diagnosed with brain cancer at age 6 and passed away 2 1/2 years later. While BC Children’s Hospital is home to experts leading the way in treating the most aggressive cancers, a devastating 20 per cent of children who are diagnosed with cancer will not survive the next five years.

A childhood story of love, loss and hope

Supporting the fight to conquer childhood illnesses

  • Dec 21, 2020
The Breakfast Club of Canada provides healthy breakfasts to children across Canada. This year, when you grab a healthy breakfast at a participating restaurant, the BC Dairy Association will make a donation to the Breakfast Club of Canada! (Photo: Benedicte Brocard)

This month, eating breakfast is an act of kindness

Support participating local restaurants and you’ll be funding nutritious breakfast for BC kids

  • Dec 21, 2020
After living with cystic fibrosis his entire life, Nick Kanaan required a double-lung transplant. Today, he honours Dr. John Yee and the medical team at VGH who helped save his life.

Double-lung transplant saves father after lifelong battle with cystic fibrosis

This holiday season Angel donations will help fund the most urgent health care needs

  • Dec 14, 2020
In 2020, the Community Foundation of the North Okanagan has distributed more than $1 million in grants to local charities.

Community Foundation distributes $1 million in grants

Collaborative approach leverages funds for the North Okanagan

  • Dec 14, 2020
In 2020, the Community Foundation of the North Okanagan has distributed more than $1 million in grants to local charities.
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.

Make a list and check it twice: Prep your home for the holidays!

From Christmas lights to turkey grease, the holidays put your home to the test

  • Nov 30, 2020
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.
Cameron Bulger was diagnosed with brain cancer at age 6 and passed away 2 1/2 years later. While BC Children’s Hospital is home to experts leading the way in treating the most aggressive cancers, a devastating 20 per cent of children who are diagnosed with cancer will not survive the next five years.

A childhood story of love, loss and hope

Supporting the fight to conquer childhood illnesses

  • Nov 23, 2020
Cameron Bulger was diagnosed with brain cancer at age 6 and passed away 2 1/2 years later. While BC Children’s Hospital is home to experts leading the way in treating the most aggressive cancers, a devastating 20 per cent of children who are diagnosed with cancer will not survive the next five years.
Although everyone needs to have an estate plan, the Last Will and Testament may not be the only, or even the best, solution, suggests Rob Culos of Culos & Co. Law.

When should a person set up a trust?

A trust can be a useful tool to address concerns around distributing inheritances

  • Nov 23, 2020
Although everyone needs to have an estate plan, the Last Will and Testament may not be the only, or even the best, solution, suggests Rob Culos of Culos & Co. Law.
The final phase of new homes is underway at Seasons in the Okanagan, a new community boasting spectacular views over Okanagan Lake.

Location + Lifestyle for all Seasons

Vernon has the new home you want in the community you love

  • Oct 26, 2020
The final phase of new homes is underway at Seasons in the Okanagan, a new community boasting spectacular views over Okanagan Lake.
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 1-833-7639-4569.

Breathe easy! Improve air quality for a healthier home

It’s not just about clearing particles and microbes — good air filtration helps your furnace too

  • Oct 26, 2020
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 1-833-7639-4569.
Lizz Moffat, with the VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation, helps launch “High Fives for Health Care,” a five-week fundraising campaign to help spread cheer and inspire donations for the most urgent needs of their hospitals and health care centres.

High Fives for Health Care spreading gratitude and raising vital funds for B.C. health care

VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation campaign spreads much-needed positivity and raises essential funds

  • Oct 19, 2020
Lizz Moffat, with the VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation, helps launch “High Fives for Health Care,” a five-week fundraising campaign to help spread cheer and inspire donations for the most urgent needs of their hospitals and health care centres.
Rob Culos of Culos & Co. offers excellent services in estate planning and estate administration that will save you time, money, and hassle in the long run.

Planning for charitable giving: Many ways to leave a legacy

An estate plan offers many benefits

  • Oct 19, 2020
Rob Culos of Culos & Co. offers excellent services in estate planning and estate administration that will save you time, money, and hassle in the long run.
Better Together works

Better Together works

Community Foundation leverages support to deploy $600,000 for local charities

  • Oct 12, 2020
Better Together works
Clinical Trial with an Investigational Oral Treatment for Patients with Ulcerative Colitis

Clinical Trial with an Investigational Oral Treatment for Patients with Ulcerative Colitis

Medical Arts Health Research Group’s CEO, Donna Benson, is pleased to announce…

  • Oct 12, 2020
Clinical Trial with an Investigational Oral Treatment for Patients with Ulcerative Colitis
The Power of Your Will

The Power of Your Will

A gift in your Will shows remarkable foresight for your community

  • Oct 5, 2020
The Power of Your Will
The weather’s changing. Is your home ready?

The weather’s changing. Is your home ready?

Ted’s tips for home improvement this fall

  • Sep 28, 2020
The weather’s changing. Is your home ready?
Campaign supports local literacy programs for young Vernon students

Campaign supports local literacy programs for young Vernon students

Donations to Raise-a-Reader made before Oct. 7 will be topped up by the initiative

  • Sep 28, 2020
Campaign supports local literacy programs for young Vernon students
Okanagan businesses achieve international success with Export Navigator

Okanagan businesses achieve international success with Export Navigator

How small businesses are finding new customers in changing times

  • Sep 21, 2020
Okanagan businesses achieve international success with Export Navigator
New facility brings sunshine and healing to BC kids

New facility brings sunshine and healing to BC kids

Brand new Sunny Hill Health Centre launches the next chapter for rehabilitation at BC children’s

  • Sep 7, 2020
New facility brings sunshine and healing to BC kids
Living History! Born on the site decades ago, these seniors feel at home in Armstrong

Living History! Born on the site decades ago, these seniors feel at home in Armstrong

The rolling hills of the north Okanagan bring inspiration and safety to retirement home residents

  • Sep 7, 2020
Living History! Born on the site decades ago, these seniors feel at home in Armstrong
Time to savour a sweet-tart home-grown harvest!

Time to savour a sweet-tart home-grown harvest!

Celebrate BC’s favourite fall berry

  • Aug 31, 2020
Time to savour a sweet-tart home-grown harvest!