Kelowna (/kɛloʊnə/) is a city on Okanagan Lake in the Okanagan Valley, in the southern interior of British Columbia, Canada. It serves as the head office of the Regional District of Central Okanagan. Its name derives from an Okanagan language term for "grizzly bear". Kelowna is the third largest metropolitan area in the province and ranks as the 22nd largest in Canada, with a population of 179,839 in 2011.Nearby communities include the district municipality of West Kelowna (also referred to as Westbank, Westside) to the west across Okanagan Lake, Lake Country and Vernon to the north, as well as Peachland to the southwest and, further to the south, Summerland and Penticton.
Posts about Kelowna
  • Kelowna Employer Forum Recap: Recruitment and Hiring (June 2017)

    … with people they know and like, they also receive a “finder’s fee” if the new hire stays with the company past the probation period. The millennial mindset. Finally, it’s likely no surprise that many Forum participants were interested in discussing the unique issues that arise when hiring millennials and what appeals to this demographic when…

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  • Kelowna Team Retreat 2017: Recap

    … was to turn the visit into a full-blown firm event – our good friends, neighbours, and Kelowna office-mates Connect Family Law agreed, and the (Annual?) Kent/Connect Okanagan Team + Spouses/Partners/Kids Retreat was born! With that decided, planning began in earnest. Top priorities of course were seeing the new offices and exploring Kelowna, but we…

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  • Kelowna Employer Forum: Recruitment and Retention (May 2016)

    … Kent Employment Law (KEL)’s Kelowna office invites you to be a part of its ongoing Employer Forums, our resource for forward-thinking business owners and HR professionals. Created for employers striving to “do good” for their employees, their communities, and the world, our Forums offer an opportunity to connect and learn from each other…

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  • Kelowna Launch 2017: Recap

    … By Geoff Mason and Wendy Woloshyn. There’s no question we love a good party. Which is why we were delighted to have a reason to play host to the Okanagan community last month at the official opening of our Kelowna office. A diverse and dynamic group representing a variety of industries, our guests made our job easy as they welcomed us…

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  • Year In Review

    … 2016 was a year of growth and innovation for Kent Employment Law. For our clients, this meant “walking the talk” of sustainable employment: Business is booming in the Okanagan and we’re happy to announce that we’ll be providing support to thriving clients in a new office in Kelowna. Stay tuned for more information about our offering…

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