Posted on Thursday, September 28, 2023 10:39 AM
On Saturday, September 30, Canada will observe the third annual National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, alongside Orange Shirt Day. It's a significant day that invites us all to pause and reflect on the distressing history of the residential school system in Canada, as well as the injustices faced by Indigenous communities. It's a time to honor the survivors and remember those who never made it back home.
"Truth and reconciliation is about creating a path that we can walk and heal together....
Posted on Thursday, September 28, 2023 08:40 AM
Effective September 28, 2023, the ban on campfires has been lifted in most Central Okanagan areas. Campfires are not permitted at any time within the City of Kelowna.
The ban on campfires within local government fire jurisdictions in the Central Okanagan has been in place since June 7. Recent showers and cooler, seasonal temperatures have lowered the potential fire danger rating. While open burning permits are not being issued at this time, fire chiefs continue to monitor conditions and will...
Posted on Monday, September 25, 2023 01:52 PM
The start of open burning in the Central Okanagan is being delayed.
Local fire chiefs for Kelowna, Lake Country, Peachland, Regional District of Central Okanagan and West Kelowna have agreed to hold off issuing any outdoor burning permits due to the ongoing fire danger. Fire chiefs continue to monitor conditions and will reevaluate issuing outdoor burning permits in mid-October. Residents are encouraged to report anyone who is illegally burning by calling the Regional Fire Dispatch Centre at...
Posted on Friday, September 22, 2023 09:02 AM
Everything you need to know about what’s happening in your Regional Parks is available in the new online edition of the RDCO parks program guide.
The six-page colour guide is available anytime online at rdco.com/parksguide and has everything you need to know about all the activities, events and programs in our Regional Parks through the fall months. Events, art-inspired programs, guided hikes and more are also conveniently listed in the online month-by-month RDCO calendar.
Highlights this autumn...
Posted on Wednesday, September 20, 2023 01:58 PM
After consulting with Interior Health, the Regional District of Central Okanagan has rescinded a precautionary Water Quality Advisory for customers of the Killiney Beach water system that were impacted by an emergency water service outage which, started September 14, 2023.
Approximately 50 properties were affected by this work including:
- Kildare Way
- Westside Road (9564, 9574, and 9584)
- Killarney Way (305, 309, 313, 319, and 325)
- Hodges Road (9514, 9524, 9534, 9544, and 9554)
- Blaney Place