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Thursday, November 26th, 2009 | 11:28 am

The Tour Guru


Kelowna.com and Tourism Kelowna have joined forces to bring you weekly tourism videos showcasing interesting people and places in Kelowna for you to visit. Enjoy The Tour Guru, which we post every Saturday on Kelowna.com.

Consumer e-health portal rolls out

Monday, November 22nd, 2010 | 7:01 pm

Canadians will be able to create, store and manage their health information on a new, secure portal for consumers, a technology company says.

Telus health space will provide patients and their families with access to their health information in an encrypted…

Feds, Alberta fight foreign climate laws: report

Monday, November 22nd, 2010 | 11:31 am

The federal government and Alberta are working to weaken climate policies in the U.S. and Europe in order to support the oilsands, according to environmental group Climate Action Network Canada.

The group released a report Monday finding “a concerted effort to…

AUDIO: Bats hold their liquor

Monday, November 22nd, 2010 | 10:16 am

Fruit bats living in the tropics can slurp copious amounts of alcohol without appearing drunk.

“We found that pound for pound, bats can drink humans under the table,” said Dana Orbach, who fed fruit bats alcohol and then had them zip…

Flying pterosaurs' arms likely used for takeoff

Friday, November 19th, 2010 | 1:47 pm

Giant prehistoric flying reptiles took off by vaulting themselves into the air with their arms, U.S. and British researchers propose.

The theory published this week in the journal PloS One counters other theories that pterosaurs — winged reptiles that died off…

Loto-Québec joins online gambling scene

Friday, November 19th, 2010 | 12:01 pm

Quebec's gaming authority is branching out from traditional casinos and video lottery terminals into the lucrative world of online gambling.

Loto-Québec launched its new website, Espacejeux, on Friday.

Until Dec. 1, players can only register to become members of the site. After…

China slams U.S. cyber attacks report

Friday, November 19th, 2010 | 8:40 am

A U.S. report to Congress that suggests there is Chinese state support for internet network hacking activities is “full of Cold War mentality and political bias,” China's Foreign Ministry said Friday.

Hong Lei, spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, was…

N.S. fireball likely a meteor

Friday, November 19th, 2010 | 8:16 am

A fireball spotted in the sky above Nova Scotia's South Shore that triggered fears of a plane crash was probably just a meteor, officials say.

A paramedic driving near Italy Cross, just outside Bridgewater, at about 6:30 p.m. Thursday reported seeing…

The inconvenient truth about the climate change bill

Friday, November 19th, 2010 | 7:01 am

Lost in the current political flap over Conservative senators killing a climate change bill approved by the House of Commons is an inconvenient truth about the now-defunct legislation.

The bill was demanding what no government could reasonably deliver.

The so-called Climate Change…

Shark attack won't lead to new N.B. diving rules

Friday, November 19th, 2010 | 7:01 am

Divers working around sea cages in Passamaquoddy Bay do not need to take additional precautions after a shark attack last month, according to a shark expert.

A diving crew was conducting an environmental assessment on a former salmon cage site just…