Good morning Kelowna, for Wednesday Nov. 23, 2016

Here are some things we have to look forward to today.

1. Weather outlook: It will be cloudy through the day with the sun peaking out in the late morning. The temperature will climb to 7 C but clearing skies will see it drop to 2 C by 7 p.m.

medical marijuana2. Stories we’re covering today: Veterans Affairs will reimburse eligible veterans for purchases of up to three grams of medical marijuana a day. The announcement was welcomed by a national medical marijuana association.

3. Something for the kids: Get them active after school at the H2O Centre. Indoor and outdoor sports activities that will build teamwork and friendships. Active Kids is a YMCA program for ages 5 to 10 which starts today at 3:30 at H2O, 4075 Gordon Dr.

4. A way to give back:  Take part in a forum to discuss Sustainable Development Goals for Kelowna, the Okanagan and B.C. with the BC Council for International Cooperation. The provincial election is May 2017, and this forum will get questions ready to ask candidates as they vie for your votes. Meet at 1317 Ethel Street from 7 to 9 p.m. tonight.

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Announced this week in Kelowna

A listing of some of the events that were announced in the Kelowna area this week

Big White ski instructor named Top 10 in Canada

Big White’s Josh Foster has been selected for the Canadian Ski Instructors’ Alliance (CSIA) Interski team

Kelowna restaurant hosts popular New York Chef

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Hodge: Let the byelection games begin

Kelowna columnist Charlie Hodge says it should be an interesting race in Kelowna West

Suzuki: Large dams fail on climate change, Indigenous rights

In Canada large hydro projects have been pushed through despite opposition and concerns

Disappointing turnout for Kelowna women’s march

The Kelowna Women’s March on Washington was held Saturday, Jan. 20

Tychonik continues scoring run

Vees chalk up another win with Pink in the Rink

Liberals quietly tap experts to write new paternity leave rules

Ideas include creating an entirely new leave benefit similar to one that exists in Quebec

Insurers say Canadian weather getting hotter, wetter and weirder

Average number of days with heavy rain or snow across Canada has been outside norm since spring 2013

Final phase of MDMA-assisted psychotherapy trials to kick off in B.C.

Doctors hope to get psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy legalized in Canada and the U.S. by 2021

Rockets take down Royals

Kole Lind has four points and Jack Cowell scores twice as Rockets rebound from 7-2 loss at Seattle

Letter: Who really is the rogue regime?

“We continue to find ways to advance the pressure campaign against North Korea”

Letter: Deer not Kelowna’s biggest problem

Kelowna letter-writer says there is more important issues that deer in the city

VIDEO: Thousands join women’s march events across B.C.

Today marks one year since the first Women’s March on Washington

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