Dean’s Forum

Photo courtesy of Penticton Museum & Archives, photo number PMA8011: the first passenger train into Penticton, May 30 1915, photographer Hudson.

Economic development: What can we learn from the history of occupations in the Okanagan?

What makes a region with a largely unexamined past an important place to study economic history? On the surface, the Okanagan might appear to be an agricultural settlement, but there‚Äôs much more to it than that. The Okanagan is currently ranked the #1 entrepreneurial region in Canada and is still growing. Its principal city, Kelowna, […]

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