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About Kelowna

"Kelowna is the largest city in British Columbia's Okanagan Valley with a population of 98,000. Surrounded by green forested mountains merging with lush orchards and vineyards overlooking the sparkling waters of 82 mile long Lake Okanagan, Kelowna is a natural choice for visitors. " [ quote from 2003/03/15 now 2009.08.15]

Some population statistics from the 2001 Canada Census

Kelowna, census agglomeration
in 2006 the Kelowna Census Metropolitan Area (SMA) was 162,276
[a 9.8% increase from the 2001 cencus] in 2001 had a population of 147,739
( BC's population in 2001 was 3,907,738 )

Kelowna, census agglomeration in 1996 had a population of 136,541
( BC's population in 1996 was 3,724,500 )

Total private dwellings in kelowna in 2001 was 62,675
( BC's total of private dwellings in 2001 was 1,643,969 ) [above information fr. Statistic Canada 02/03/15]

Kelowna City Hall - Municipal Government Services

Note:  This site contains information about the Kelowna International Airport and its flight schedules.

See also at this site information on: property taxes | parking fines | garbage | fire department | community websites | etc.

Better Business Bureau

2004 update " recognition of the tremendous growth in the Okanagan, the BBB now has a representative in Kelowna to create awareness and promote our services to businesses to encourage corporate membership. In addition, consumers can call the BBB toll-free from Kelowna 1-250-763-5622. "

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Kelowna Chamber of Commerce

"The mission of the kelowna Chamber of Commerce is to promote and improve trade and commerce in the City of Kelowna to ensure a high quality of life for all citizens.

The Kelowna Chamber of Commerce is a volunteer, not-for-profit organization. As the largest Chamber in British Columbia with more than 1,400 members, it has experienced steady growth, particularly in the last decade. This parallels Kelowna's own development as the economic hub of B.C.'s Central Interior.

Now in its 97th year, the Kelowna Chamber is also one of the most active chambers in Canada. The mission of the Kelowna Chamber of Commerce is to foster a positive business environment by providing members with Leadership, Advocacy and Services of Value. "  [quote from website 2003/02/15]

The largest Chamber of Commerce in BC with 1400 members!

Kelowna Courts & Legal Services

Kelowna Court Services (Provincial and Supreme Courts)
1 - 1355 Water Street,
Kelowna, BC V1Y 9R3

Tel: 250-470-6900

Kelowna & Vernon Lawyers & Law Firms Directory Listings

Cori McGuire, collaborate family lawyer and mediator in Kelowna

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Vernon lawyer also serves Kelowna personal injury clients

Okanagan Mainline Real Estate Board

" The Okanagan Mainline Real Estate Board is situated in south central British Columbia, and lies approximately halfway between Vancouver and Calgary. The Board area encompasses the Central and North Okanagan and Shuswap areas, stretching from Peachland in the South to Sorrento in the Northwest and Revelstoke in the Northeast. The cities of Kelowna, Vernon and Salmon Arm are the hubs of the three areas." [quote fr. web site 02/02/14]

see also Kelowna Black Mountain Real Estate property for sale

  • Moving to Victoria?  Consider realtor Lucy Richardson with Re/MAX Camosun Realty
  • Moving to Vancouver?  Consider realtors Arthur Gee / Rosy Yung with Coldwell Banker Premier Realty in Kerrisdale

Restaurant and Dining Guide

go to for their extensive listing of places to wine and dine.

Tourism Kelowna and Okanagan Wine Country

"Official travel resource for Kelowna B.C.

This Internet guide is provided by Tourism Kelowna representing the local tourism industry.

"Kelowna tourism - The finest Okanagan accommodations, attractions and facilities"

" Are you looking for Okanagan accommodations, information on activities, dining, attractions or specific Kelowna tourism information? Considering how much there is to see and do in this spectacular area, deciding where to start can be overwhelming. For help planning a group tour, sporting event, meeting or your next vacation to the Okanagan Valley, Tourism Kelowna provides you with all the details you need to get started. "

For visitor information please
· Telephone:  250-861-1515 or
· Telephone:  1 800 663-4345

Transportation Services

Kelowna Airport Information
in City of Kelowna web site

Air Canada
Tel: 1-888-247-2262 (toll free)
Tel: 765-8777 (local flight info)

Tel: 1-800-538-5696 (reservations)
Tel: 491-5600 (local flight info)

Horizon Air
Tel: 1-800-547-9308 (reservations & info)
Tel: 1-800-547-7660 (cargo info)

Bus Lines
Grey Hound Bus
Tel: 1-800-661-8747

Bus Lines Kelowna Terminal
Tel: 860-3835

Tel: 860-8121

BCAA - BC Automobile Association Emergency Road Services
Tel: 1-800-222-4357

Weather Services & Updates
Environment Canada
fee based phone service with forecaster "Weather one-on-one"
phone 1-900-565-5555


HOSPITAL - Kelowna General Hospital
2268 Pandosy Street
Tel: 862-4000

Maps to Kelowna's surrounding Okanagan Region's Cities and Towns Golf Courses

Kelowna golf courses see also golf maps of central BC (by Weller Cartographic Services) and Tourism Kelowna web site for more details for golf resources in Kelowna - or return to top of page
Map showing overall number of Golf Courses inside Kelown city limits

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See also

Regional District Okanagan-Similkameen Offices

for Business Information; Building Permits; Local Weather ...

Kelowna & Vernon Lawyers Directories

Cori McGuire, collaborate family lawyer and mediator in Kelowna

Vernon lawyer also serves Kelowna personal injury clients

Ron Smith, Kelowna lawyer, arbritratror and mediator
Okanagan University College

Kelowna Art Gallery

Kelowna Community Theatre

Okanagan Military Museum

Okanagan Symphony Society

Roger Arndt, Painter Western Canada

Rotary Centre for the Arts

Shakespeare Kelowna Theatre Society

Sunshine Theatre Company

BC Newspapers on-line

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Golf Courses in Kelowna Area
Golf Courses Map
  • Alternative Long Distance Phone Services Community Telecommunications Inc. is an alternate long distance service provider serving the Greater Vancouver, Victoria and Kelowna areas.

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Kelowna Resources

BC Orchard Museum
1304 Ellis St
Tel: (250) 763-0433

Kelowna Museum Tel: (250) 763-2417

The Wine Museum
1304 Ellis St
tel: (250) 868-0441