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In Focus

Thanks to Ben at WelcometoKelownaNow for doing this fun write-up about me!   In Focus | Michele Rule of Okanagan Regional Library Michele Rule is probably best known for her role as a Kelowna City Councillor from 2005-2011. During her tenure, the city saw a lot of change, including the building of the H20 Centre and […]

Norm Letnick, Minister of Agriculture

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I’ve been writing some articles for the View in Lake Country and this is the first one! Norm Letnick always insists, “Just call me Norm!” And it’s no different now that the MLA for Kelowna-Lake Country has been promoted to Minister of Agriculture by Premier Christie Clark. After two weeks on the job, Norm is […]

The Value of Advisory Committees

Accessibility Advisory Committee Advisory Planning Commission Agricultural Advisory Committee Community Heritage Commission Housing Committee Women’s & Community Advisory Committee Youth Advisory Committee     What is the value of advisory committees to the people of the City of Kelowna?     Each Advisory Committee has its own mandate but each is similar in that they […]

Thank You

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Thank you to all my supporters who came out during the election and also supported me through the past six years. It has been a difficult few days and I am in need of a rest. I plan to keep this website alive and will be doing political commentary to hold all the newly elected […]

UBC Student Union OKanagan Q and A

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There are now over 7500 students at UBC OKanagan Campus! The Student Union sent these questions to candidates, outlining issues of importance to this growing population.     1. For many students, the quality of public transit, or lack thereof, is a day-to-day frustration that affects our ability to travel to and from school and […]

ARTSCO Questions and Answers

Here are my answers to a series of questions on arts and culture from the Arts Council of the Central Okanagan 1. If you had questions regarding arts and culture in our community which organization(s) would you go to for input and expertise? For general questions, I would definitely contact ARTSCO, because of your representation […]