Account Login/Registration

Access KelownaNow using your Facebook account, or by entering your information below.




Privacy Policy

Kelowna Proclaims October Community Inclusion Month

Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran proclaimed October Community Inclusion Month as the city shows support for diversity and inclusivity.

<who> Photo Credit: </who> Community members participating in the human chain.

In front of City Hall, Mayor Basran, Okanagan Coquihalla MP Dan Albas, and Kelowna Lake Country MP Ron Cannan spoke to members from Pathways Abilities Society, Community Living BC, and the general public.

“I want to assure you that this city council is absolutely committed to continuing to make Kelowna an inclusive and accepting community,” stated Basran. “I am so proud to now read this proclamation and present it to Pathways and everyone who is here this morning.”

Pathways Kelowna helps those in the community with developmental disabilities gain greater independence through encouragement, education, and employment.

<who> Photo Credit: </who> Mayor Colin Basran reading the proclamation.

The proclamation announcement was followed by a human ‘inclusion’ chain along Water Street as members gathered together. The event kicks off a month of activities planned by Pathways including a BBQ at the society on Franklyn Road in Rutland on October 16th. The Dine for Diversabilities fundraiser will take place on October 22nd, and the 2015 Pathways No Limit Texas Holdem Poker Challenge will take place in West Kelowna on October 30th. For more information on Pathways Abilities Society, visit

<who> Photo Credit: </who> Community members participating in the human chain.

Support local journalism by clicking here to make a one-time contribution or by subscribing for a small monthly fee. We appreciate your consideration and any contribution you can provide.







Top Stories

Follow Us

Follow us on Instagram Follow us on Twitter Like us on Facebook Follow us on Linkedin Follow us on Youtube Listen on Soundcloud Follow Our TikTok Feed Follow Our RSS
Privacy Policy