Kelowna’s evening recap for Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016

Plans for a hotel change in Kelowna, a wildlife incident on the Westside Road project among the news items

Kelowna's evening recap for Wednesday Nov. 2

Evening recap, Nov. 1, 2016

It was another busy news day around the Okanagan on Wednesday, Nov. 2 with local news from the construction world and highways projects. A few prominent events were underway with game 7 of the World Series as well as the country music awards.

Among the national items making news in Canada has a big impact on students and those struggling with student debt with word that the new rules for government student loans were kicking in today.

•Tragedy in BC today with a high school stabbing that shocked the city of Abbotsford and sent repercussions right across Canada.

•Plans for a high rise hotel development in Kelowna changed today with news of a redesign that had the developer saying “We want to deliver a special project.”

•The provincial government is looking into new ways of protecting wildlife from rockfall fencing after an incident on the Westside Road project

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