The Kelowna Forager has been scouring the Okanagan for years, selling the fruits of his labour at Kelowna Farmers’ and Crafters’ Market. Continue reading
Sydney Morton is the community reporter for Global Okanagan.
Raised to the songs of The Beatles and The Guess Who, she has always marched to the beat of her own drum.
From Winnipeg to White Rock to Osoyoos and now calling Kelowna home, she will be highlighting the amazing people that help make the Okanagan a magical place.
She is a graduate of Langara College in Vancouver, where she received her diploma in journalism. Sydney cut her teeth as a reporter at the Kelowna Capital News, working for the first female editor of the paper.
When she isn’t at work, you can spot her on her bike with her black cat Blue, biking to sunny patios where they soak up the sun together.
“At this point, I’ve been able to set up a studio here at the house, literally in my bedroom, to record tracks, guitars mainly and my vocal tracks from here at the house.” Continue reading →
“We were the recipients of a unique heritage infrastructure grant for $600,000 that will be invested in this building.” Continue reading →
“Creativity is creativity, and as long as you have a key you can unlock a door and that key really is creativity.” Continue reading →
“As the days go by, I just keep doing what I can do. I do my best, that’s all I can do.” Continue reading →
“These dollars are transformed into food, essential services and medical help that actually impacts people’s lives and impacts our community as a whole.” Continue reading →
“If we don’t all make a conscious effort to make live music and keep the arts alive when we can finally have live events in person we won’t be able to have them.” Continue reading →
“It’s definitely a heavy, heavy subject but I thought why not tackle a theme that I am desperately trying to understand myself.” Continue reading →
“This is the next generation of artists here in Vernon.” Continue reading →
After one dance studio’s performances were cancelled due to the pandemic, they are taking the show online. Continue reading →
Organizers are encouraging residents of the Okanagan to support local immigrant business owners. Continue reading →
“We wanted to get the community involved and inspire them to tap into this creativity because it does so much for our mental health.” Continue reading →
“We have about five drivers right now and it’s not enough…so we are desperate for drivers.” Continue reading →
“We wanted to move from that perspective and focus on a different one that isn’t as touched on or as glorified; and that’s black joy, black business and black luxury.” Continue reading →
‘Definitely the ‘support local’ movement has helped us grow and thrive but this Valentine’s Day has been especially busy.’ Continue reading →