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BC Youth Week 2017


Tuesday, April 4th, 2017 — 1:40pm PDT
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BC Youth Week returns May 1-7, 2017 with events happening all around the province. This is an internationally celebrated event that aims to recognize the positive contributions youth make in our communities and to celebrate the valuable work youth and youth organizations do all year round. Since its inception in 1995, BC Youth Week has […]

More to Discover at Baldy Mountain Resort


Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 — 8:18am PDT
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I went back to Baldy Mountain Resort for the second time this winter, and while I explored more downhill terrain, toured upcoming real estate, and sipped hot apple cider in the lodge, I probably had the most fun on the Frisbee golf course — while on snowshoes! I wrote about my experience for SnowSeekers: Zipping […]

Winter in Wine Country With a Twist


Tuesday, November 8th, 2016 — 9:50am PDT
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Lights in the vineyard, tasting room open houses, fireworks, and a festival of trees are all a part of Winter in Wine Country but this year the South Okanagan has another offering: Skiing at Baldy Mountain Resort! Baldy First Chair Festival Located on the south side of Mount Baldy in the South Okanagan, Baldy has […]

Harvest Time in Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country


Tuesday, September 6th, 2016 — 8:41am PDT
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I’ve been to the tasting rooms where I have swirled, swished, and sipped the delicious bounty of the Okanagan before. I have dined at winery restaurants, toured barrel cellars, discovered two new-to-me wine regions, and taken a workshop on BC bubbles. However, it wasn’t until last season that I experienced harvest time in wine country […]

Win a Getaway to the Half Corked Marathon in Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country


Tuesday, April 26th, 2016 — 2:13pm PDT
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One of the most hotly anticipated (and sold out) events in Western Canada, the Half Corked Marathon weaves racers along an 18km route through the beautiful vineyards of the Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country, sampling wines and fine food along the route. Bordered by mountain ranges, rivers, and lakes, the area is majestic by nature – […]

Plan Your Spring and Summer in Oliver & Osoyoos Wine Country


Monday, March 7th, 2016 — 6:10pm PDT
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The last time I was in the South Okanagan was during the harvest in October. Winemakers with hands stained purple, the scent of late season flowers in the air, and the hum of de-stemming equipment as the bounty of the year was pumped into tanks and poured into bottles. Now that buds are returning to […]