News Releases

  • Gaming grants give boost to Vernon sports groups

    VERNON – Three Vernon-based sports organizations are sharing $106,200 from the province’s community gaming grants program. The North Okanagan Youth Soccer Association received $61,000; The…

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  • Local funding for local priorities in Vernon-Monashee

    VERNON – Communities in the riding of Vernon-Monashee have received $1,022,330 as part of almost $75.2 million being invested into communities across B.C. to meet…

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  • Repaving projects set for Lumby area this summer

    LUMBY – Nearly 75 kilometres of roads in the Lumby area will be repaved this summer, Vernon-Monashee MLA Eric Foster announced today. Repaving will take…

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  • Three Vernon groups receive gaming grants

    VERNON – Three organizations in Vernon have received $55,000 in community gaming grants from the B.C. government. Powerhouse Theatrical Society: $27,500; Okanagan Military Tattoo Society:…

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  • Vernon-Monashee receives grants to support greener communities

    VERNON – The B.C. government has provided $106,208 to communities in the riding of Vernon-Monashee in recognition of their commitment to support healthier, more sustainable…

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  • B.C. grants $34,400 to fight invasive plants

    VERNON – The provincial government is providing $34,400 to the Regional District of North Okanagan to help control the spread of invasive plants, Vernon-Monashee MLA…

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  • Local funding for local priorities

    VERNON – Vernon and area will be receiving $403,000 as part of almost $40 million being invested into communities across B.C. to meet local needs…

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  • Vernon organization benefits from civil forfeiture grant

    VERNON – The City of Vernon has received funding from the province’s civil forfeiture program toward its Off The Wall Community Project. “This is a…

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  • BC Arts Council approves grant in Vernon

    The Vernon Public Art Gallery Society has been awarded a $14,550 grant from the BC Arts Council. The society will use the funding to support…

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  • Mental Illness Support Society receives $89,750

    Families and residents in Vernon with mental health and substance use issues will receive increased support, thanks to $89,750 in Community Action Initiative grants from…

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