Kelowna-Lake Country is an electoral district located in the heart of the beautiful Okanagan Valley in British Columbia’s interior.
Boasting luscious orchards, stunning world renowned and award winning wineries, majestic mountains, beautiful beaches, first-rate golf courses, and a dynamic economy, Kelowna-Lake Country is one of Canada’s finest locations for both work and play.
Kelowna-Lake country is comprised of the City of Kelowna (pop. 117,312 at the May 2011 census) to the south and the community of Lake Country (pop. 11,708 at the May 2011 census) to the north.
Kelowna-Lake Country is well served by Kelowna International Airport (one of Canada’s busiest international airports), the University of British Columbia – Okanagan Campus and Okanagan College, as well as the Kelowna District Hospital, the largest and most comprehensive in the southern interior of B.C. with a full treatment cancer clinic and a new specialized cardiac care centre.
Kelowna-Lake Country continues to be one of the fastest growing economic regions in British Columbia, with manufacturing, high technology and health care sectors attracting new businesses and residents to the area.
It consistently has one of the lowest unemployment rates nationally.
Kelowna-Lake Country is home to a stellar cultural and festival scene with galleries, museums, theatres, a casino, artists’ studios, fine dining, and unique shops offering a vibrant cultural life all year round.
Kelowna-Lake Country is committed to building sustainable communities with a commitment to water conservation, LEED building standards, energy efficiency, a robust transit system, and many walking and cycling pathways and greenways to encourage alternative transportation and recreational use.
I heartily encourage you to visit Kelowna-Lake Country and to discover all that our incredible district has to offer.
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