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What does it mean to have market power? In the business world, if your firm enjoys market power it has a dominant position in a market such that it is able virtually to determine how the market grows and how difficult entry by new competitors would be. 

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Last full moon, I found myself in the North Okanagan out in the orchard with live music in the air. Branches bowed heavy with fruit, their sweetness flowing into my glass as Jasmine Wong led a tasting at BX Press Cidery.

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It’s surely not the way Uber would have wanted it, but the company is having to buy its way into Kelowna. The ridesharing giant is planning to acquire the licence of an­other company already given permission to provide service in Kelowna.

Most of us do not worry about public goods. In effect, we take them for granted. But, just imagine our city without them: no public sewer system, no water system, no public roads, no street lighting, no public schools, no traffic lights, no policing, no zoning, no snowplowing in the winter, …

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For me, the Okanagan’s food and drink scene does not get much better than it is right now. Late summer brings epic loads of our best local fruits and vegetables in season, resulting in farmers markets bursting at the seams. Blue sky and sunshine repeat daily and draw us outdoors to restauran…

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You probably don’t have Monday, Aug. 15 circled on your calendar. Perhaps you should. It’s the 75th anniversary of the collapse of colonialism.

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Taylor Whelan takes no shortcuts. “You can’t make great wine from average grapes,” said the winemaker from CedarCreek Estate Winery in Kelowna.

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In my book, The Right Path: How Conservatives Can Unite, Inspire and Take Canada Forward, I identify three key groups from which the federal Conservative Party must seek support in order to expand the Tory voter base: New Canadians, urban/suburban voters, and Millennials/Generation Z.

Winery concerts returned to CedarCreek in Kelowna on Wednesday with a slow-jam, folk, East Coast vibe.

One man stands with a smile on his face and his arms opened wide as he welcomes the warm summer rains. Another man shakes his fist at the weather gods and curses that he is wet. Which man/woman are you? 

They say that married people who want to stay together, should not do certain things together. Little things like hanging wall-paper, picking out paint colours or packing. 

The provincial government has decided to spend more than $800 million on building a new Royal British Columbia Museum. The reaction by a large part of the voting public is strong opposition, criticizing both the cost and the eight years during which the institution will be closed. Much of th…

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No topic has garnered as much interest in recent years as the debate over different classes of e-bikes and a plan to ban Class 2 and 3 ebikes from parts of the Okanagan Rail Trail.