Kelowna

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the 2011 International Children's Winter Games and in July 2011 Kelowna's City Park was home to the largest Sport and Music Festival in Western Canada, Center of Gravity (Center of Gravity (fes)). The event drew in 25,000+ attendees and brought an approximate 4-5 million dollars in tourism revenue. http: www.kelownacapnews.com news 126362503.html Kelowna's use as a film locale * ''Fido (Fido (film))'', a comedy horror thriller movie about zombies, was filmed


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and the decline of pedestrian-oriented Downtown. Economy The service industry employs the most people in Kelowna, the largest city in the tourist-oriented Okanagan Valley (Okanagan). In summer, boating, golf, hiking and biking are popular, and in winter, both Alpine skiing and Nordic skiing are favourite activities at the nearby Big White (Big White Ski Resort) and Silver Star (Silver Star Mountain Resort) ski resorts. Kelowna produces Canadian

in Kelowna and debuted on September 7, 2006 at the Toronto Film Festival. * Part of the movie ''Mee Shee: The Water Giant'' was filmed in Kelowna. * The movies ''Shred (Shred (film))'', and ''Shred 2'' were partially filmed at Big White, a ski hill near Kelowna. * Flicka: Country Pride, released in 2012, was filmed in Kelowna in several locations, such as Mission Creek Ranch, Kelowna Secondary School and Gemstone Equestrian Centre. http: www.imdb.com title tt2039339

of supporting the current traffic levels. A small park area on the Kelowna side of the bridge has a dedication to the old bridge, and artwork made of pieces of it. Highway 33 (British Columbia Highway 33), which connects with Highway 97 in Rutland (Rutland, Kelowna), provides an alternate way to enter and exit the city, towards the southeast; it also is the route to the Big White Ski area. Kelowna's road network has sometimes been a source of criticism by local residents especially regarding


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Studios The Fortress , London Genre Industrial (Industrial music) operator City of Kelowna city-served Kelowna, British Columbia hub '''Kelowna International Airport'''


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of this future roadway has been constructed alongside the rail line, known as part of Clement Avenue today. Public transport Kelowna Regional Transit System is operated by FirstGroup, providing public bus transportation services in Kelowna and its vicinity. Funding for the transit system is shared between the City of Kelowna, Central Okanagan Regional District (Regional District of Central Okanagan), Lake Country, British Columbia District


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-statistics-canada article13447479 title Crime rate spikes in Kelowna work The Globe and Mail date July 25, 2013 accessdate August 26, 2013 '''Religious groups''' class "wikitable sortable" - !!! Population !! % of Total - ! Catholic (Catholic Church) 18,195 19.2 - ! Protestant (Protestantism) 38,215 40.3 - ! Christian Orthodox (Eastern Orthodox Church) 795 0.8 - ! Christian, n.i.e. 5,735 6.1 - ! Muslim 250 0.2


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and Richmond, British Columbia (Vancouver) *''PCL Industrial Constructors Inc.'', Edmonton (headquarters) founder BC Fruit Growers Association location_city Kelowna, British Columbia location_country Canada '''Sun-Rype Products Ltd.''' ( ) is western Canada’s (Western Canada) largest fruit-based food and beverage manufacturer. Since its foundation in 1946, Sun-Rype has been producing juices and fruit


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ailing wife. Morino officially resigned at the party's annual general meeting October 1, 2005 in Kelowna. He was replaced as leader by Graeme Rodger. Every other Sunday during the summer months the major streets in the village are reserved for Ladner Village Market, a farmer's market featuring live music, food, entertainment, fresh local produce and homemade arts and crafts. Vendors from as far away as Kelowna and Vancouver Island


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ailing wife. Morino officially resigned at the party's annual general meeting October 1, 2005 in Kelowna. He was replaced as leader by Graeme Rodger. Every other Sunday during the summer months the major streets in the village are reserved for Ladner Village Market, a farmer's market featuring live music, food, entertainment, fresh local produce and homemade arts and crafts. Vendors from as far away as Kelowna and Vancouver Island


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tollfree fax price checkin checkout content Clean with good facilities and a very friendly party atmosphere. Outdoor courtyard area with DJs, BBQs and a pool in the summer. Daily activities year round. Mid-range *


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: www.balletkelowna.ca '''Ballet Kelowna''' performance *

Kelowna

'''Kelowna''' ( ) 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". Geographical Names of British Columbia Kelowna is the third largest metropolitan area in the province and ranks as the 22nd largest (List of the 100 largest metropolitan areas in Canada) in Canada, with a population of 179,839 in 2011. It is the largest city in BC that is not located on the coast.

Nearby communities include the district municipality of West Kelowna (also referred to as Westbank, Westside) to the west across Okanagan Lake, Lake Country (Lake Country, British Columbia) and Vernon (Vernon, British Columbia) to the north, as well as Peachland (Peachland, British Columbia) to the southwest and, further to the south, Summerland (Summerland, British Columbia) and Penticton.

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