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Business Examiner

Finalists Announced for Grant Thornton LLP Thompson Okanagan Business Excellence Awards


New Family Centre Open

Families Scramble in ‘Crisis’

“Story Walks pop up in parks”

“Stroller brigade marches on”

“Your input on child care”

“Kelowna group launches collection to fund free child therapy”

Kelowna Now

“Kelowna Stroller Brigade marches for affordable and accessible childcare”

Lake Country News

“Kelowna to host ‘stroller brigade’ as part of B.C.-wide movement”

“Lake Country mom fails to find infant childcare after 2 years of searching”

Eagle Valley News

“Advocate says universal child care long overdue in B.C.”


Central Okanagan parents scrambling to find daycare after centre loses 24 spots

‘Huge need’ remains for childcare in the Central Okanagan “

“Stroller Brigades want attention on child care across B.C.”

“Interior cities wading carefully into child care studies”

UBC Okanagan News

“Raising children in the age of screen time”

BC Local News

“Top 40 Over 40 Presented by BDO: Melissa Hunt”

AM 1150

Melissa Hunt – New Family Center In Kelowna

“Melissa Hunt – Chamber of Commerce Top 40 Over 40”

Childcare Canada

“Central Okanagan to have childcare needs assessed by study”

Kelowna Capital News

Kelowna-based Childhood Connections opens new centre supporting families – March 28, 2022

“Central Okanagan municipalities work together for childcare needs assessment”

“Central Okanagan to have childcare needs assessed by study”

“Local apparel collection funds free child therapy program”

“West Kelowna Rotary donates $5K to help food insecure families”

Kelowna Daily Courier

“B.C. behind on child care, says advocate”

Read a story as you walk in the park (January 27, 2022)

CBC News

A Kelowna daycare is losing 24 spaces because of an ECE worker shortage, despite the province providing more funding to open new spaces

“Enrollment in preschools is down in the Central Okanagan according to a childcare advocacy organization”

“‘Stroller brigades’ across B.C. make plea for national child-care strategy”

“Talking to toddlers about gender diversity is welcome, says advocate”

United Way News

“New Provincial Child Care Spending – What Does it Mean?”

Global News

Okanagan organizations gather together to celebrate National Child Day – Okanagan | Globalnews.ca

Central Okanagan’s Story Walks offer inclusive options for the visually impaired – Okanagan | Globalnews.ca

New child-care resource centre available to help Kelowna families – March 28, 2022

Staffing shortages at Kelowna daycares leaves 24 families without childcare

“Okanagan participants wanted for study of tech’s effects on young children”

Okanagan Edge

“Top 40: Melissa Hunt”

Kelowna 10

Watch: New Space for child services a dream come true

Vernon Matters

New family centre to help children and families