Planning

West Kelowna Fire Chief Jason Brolund presents Casa Loma evacuation plan to council. (Photo/City of Kelowna video)

Casa Loma safer under proposed evacuation plan: West Kelowna fire chief

‘Bottom line, evacuations will be faster and smoother from Casa Loma should they be required’

 

West Kelowna Councillor Doug Findlater. (Photo contributed)

School district needs to keep up with growth in West Kelowna: Councillor

Councillor Doug Findlater says the district needs to pay better attention to growth in the city.

 

Calculations by Canadian demographer show Kelowna’s CMA had a fertility rate of 1.15 in 2020, the second lowest in all of Canada. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)

Kelowna delivering Canada’s sixth lowest fertility rates

Life and societal factors contribute to fewer women expected to be expecting

 

(Photo/City of Kelowna)

Kelowna council gets a look at Phase 2 of North End Plan

Plan intended to guide the growth of the North End for the next 20 years

(Photo/City of Kelowna)
Conceptual rendering of Queensway Ave. hotel development (Westcorp Property Management)

Massive hotel proposed for Kelowna waterfront renews development permits

Westcorp Property Management still planning 33-storey hotel at foot of Queensway Ave.

Conceptual rendering of Queensway Ave. hotel development (Westcorp Property Management)
Downtown Kelowna as seen from the top of Knox Mountain. (Phil McLachlan - File photo)

Kelowna council ratifies plan to guide city growth for the next two decades

The 2040 OCP will now go to the province for signatures before final adoption by council

Downtown Kelowna as seen from the top of Knox Mountain. (Phil McLachlan - File photo)
City Coun. Dalvir Nahal knows there's a lot of reason for developers to want to invest in Vernon, but says the procedures need to be more streamlined and a clear vision of Vernon from mayor and council must align with the 2022 Official Community Plan. (File)

Council input on future growth gains nod in Vernon

Motion calling for more input from mayor and council in OCP talks; streamlined development procedures, approved

City Coun. Dalvir Nahal knows there's a lot of reason for developers to want to invest in Vernon, but says the procedures need to be more streamlined and a clear vision of Vernon from mayor and council must align with the 2022 Official Community Plan. (File)
Salmon Arm’s Dr. Fiona McLellan, part of the Shuswap’s palliative care team, suggests people consider having a conversation with loved ones about advanced care planning, what would be important to them at end of life. (Martha Wickett - Salmon Arm Observer)

Shuswap doctor suggests ways to best talk about making end-of-life plans

Physician emphasizes it’s not about doom and gloom, but making use of time at home

Salmon Arm’s Dr. Fiona McLellan, part of the Shuswap’s palliative care team, suggests people consider having a conversation with loved ones about advanced care planning, what would be important to them at end of life. (Martha Wickett - Salmon Arm Observer)
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