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Friday, April 22, 2022 1:15 PM
People in Vernon will soon have greater access to care closer to home with construction underway on 90 new publicly funded long-term care beds in the community, as part of the largest one-time increase in long-term care beds in the Interior in more than 16 years.
Thursday, March 31, 2022 9:00 AM
The Province, through BC Housing, has purchased the former Polson Park Motel in Vernon to provide 29 permanent homes with supports for people at risk of or experiencing homelessness.
Monday, March 14, 2022 12:00 PM
People in Vernon will have access to new and expanded mental health and substance-use services as government continues to build a comprehensive system of care throughout British Columbia.
Thursday, January 6, 2022 11:00 AM
Construction is starting on a 35-unit housing development designed to help address the affordability and accessibility needs of Indigenous individuals, Elders and families in Vernon.
Tuesday, November 9, 2021 1:15 PM
Families, seniors and people with disabilities in Vernon will soon have access to additional rental homes they can afford as construction begins on a 13-unit housing project in partnership with the Okanagan Village Housing Society.
Monday, October 25, 2021 8:45 AM
As more B.C. caregivers reach retirement age, Cody and Causta Henderson, 30 and 28 respectively, hope their story will help reverse that trend and inspire others to consider fostering.
Thursday, September 2, 2021 10:24 AM
This September, every student at BX Elementary in Vernon will have a classroom space thanks to a new 10-classroom addition with room for 240 more students, eliminating the need for portables.
Monday, August 23, 2021 8:00 AM
As many as eight eligible British Columbians will get employability and occupational skills training to prepare them for jobs as professional logging truck drivers in the Okanagan.
Thursday, August 5, 2021 4:58 PM
Drivers are advised that Highway 97 is closed to traffic in both directions between Salmon River Road and Monte Creek (62-kilometre stretch).
Thursday, August 5, 2021 9:30 AM
People experiencing or at risk of homelessness in Vernon will soon have access to 52 safe and secure homes as construction begins on a new supportive housing project in the community.