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Federal government invests $6.4 million into Southern Interior businesses
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Federal government invests $6.4 million into Southern Interior businesses

The Southern Interior’s growing tech sector is getting a boost from the federal government. International Development Minister Harijit Sajjan was in Kelowna, B.C., Wednesday morning, announcing the launch of two new PacifiCan offices opening in Kelowna and Cranbrook.“Kelowna is also like a hub for the wider rural region and we’re seeing examples of this,” said Sajjan. “What we want to do now is have economic growth here but also attract international business to this area and grow this opportunity.” 3:53 Federal government announces $77M towards rebuilding infrastructure in Lytton, B.C. PacifiCan is a federal economic development agen...
B.C. doctor fundraising to bring medical equipment to front lines in Ukraine
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B.C. doctor fundraising to bring medical equipment to front lines in Ukraine

A Ukraine-bound B.C. doctor is fundraising for specialized medical gear to take overseas, which she says is needed to help medical teams on the ground facing an “absolutely catastrophic” situation. It will be the third trip to the war-torn country for Dr. Tracy Parnell, who hails from the Kootenay community of Cranbrook. Read more: Canadian veterans on the ground in Ukraine with ambulances and medical supplies Read More Canadian veterans on the ground in Ukraine with ambulances and medical supplies Parnell made her first trip over after hearing stories from a colleague in Lviv about gynecologists at front-line field hospitals trying to learn trauma surgery on the ...