A Weekend In Okanagan Wine Country

Vitamin Daily | Posted 07.05.2016 | Canada Travel
Vitamin Daily

We took time out of our busy schedules and escaped the 9 to 5 life for a bit more than just happy hour in the South Okanagan. With wineries a plenty in the South Okanagan region, there is no lack of aperitifs to choose from, thus, we did some narrowing down.

Nothing Heroic About $25M 'Funding Increase' For Public Schools

Sarah Miller | Posted 06.03.2016 | Canada British Columbia
Sarah Miller

The B.C. Liberals have been cutting funding and supports for public schools. This year alone the government asked school board to find $25 million in "administrative cuts," last year it was $29 million. So this one-time funding announcement is not what I consider to be an addition to funding, but rather a reduction in this year's cuts.

Plane Crashes On Okanagan Highway And Hits Semi

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.07.2016 | Canada British Columbia

Its only occupant escaped before flames engulfed the aircraft.

B.C. Politician's Family Angry At Premier For Announcing His Death

CP | James Miller, Penticton Herald, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.17.2016 | Canada British Columbia

They specifically requested his death not be announced in the legislature.

In-Laws Charged In Single Mother's Killing In Penticton

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 01.12.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The disappearance of a single mother in B.C.'s Okanagan earlier this month has now turned into a murder investigation, with two of the woman's in-laws...

B.C. Mayor Caught In Theft Scandal

Castanet | Wayne Moore | Posted 10.24.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Osoyoos Mayor, Stu Wells, who abruptly dropped his re-election campaign at the last minute, has found himself in the middle of a theft scandal. Wel...

'Dr. Frankenstein' Of Weapons Stored Gun Parts Under Son's Car Seat: Police

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 08.18.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A cross-border investigation has resulted in several charges laid against a B.C. man who police call a "Dr. Frankenstein" of weapons. He was arrested ...

Truck Crash Fire Closes Highway 3

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.01.2014 | Canada British Columbia

OSOYOOS, B.C. - Wildfire crews in British Columbia's south Okanagan are battling a two-hectare fire that officials believe was sparked when two semi-t...

WATCH: Crash Sets B.C. Mountain On Fire

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.13.2013 | Canada British Columbia

OSOYOOS, B.C. - A truck driver is okay, but a brake problem with his big rig is blamed for causing a crash that sparked a brush fire in the south Okan...

B.C. Sex Assault Suspect Caught

CP | Posted 10.04.2011 | Canada

PENTICTON, B.C. - Mounties had launched a Canada-wide search for a man accused of a vicious assault on a young mother, but he was found just 50 kilome...