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Join Lake Country Health and Creekside Theatre in Support of Mental Health This Fall

Posted on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 12:00 PM

Creekside Theatre reopens this fall to once again bring the Lake Country community together to enjoy music, comedy, magic, film, and theatre.

Yet amidst our joy of shared theatre experience and laughter, we must acknowledge that the last year and a half has taken a toll on the mental health of many within the community.

While the need for positive discussion around mental health has long been needed, this need has increased since the beginning of the pandemic.

In March, Statistics Canada released...

District of Lake Country Observes National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Posted on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 08:45 AM

The District of Lake Country is observing the first National Day of Truth and Reconciliation on Thursday, September 30 by closing all non-essential operations.

Below is Mayor James Baker's statement in recognition of National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, given at Council's Sept. 21 meeting.

“On September 30, 2021, the District of Lake Country will close non-essential operations and lower our flag to half-mast at Municipal Hall in recognition of the first National Day of Truth and Reconciliation.

We...

Comedy and Magic returns to Lake Country's Creekside Theatre

Posted on Friday, September 24, 2021 06:00 AM

The temperature is dropping, leaves are starting to turn but in Lake Country, fall is not the only thing in the air.

You may hear the heartwarming sound of laughter when passing by Creekside Theater as September sees the return of comedy and magic.

Over the fall the theatre is featuring four fantastic comedy acts to help you reconnect with your funny bone.

Presented by Train Wreck Comedy, you will not want to miss the James Mullinger Embrace Where You Live Comedy Tour.

The award-winning...

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Regular Council Meeting Highlights - September 21, 2021

Posted on Friday, September 24, 2021 04:00 AM

Delegation:

Ben Goerner presented to Council on the topic – “Decriminalization Done Right”.

Development Variance Permit:

 

Council approved the development variance permit at 11565 Okanagan Centre Road East. The development was approved for construction of 20 multiple unit row houses within 5 buildings. The variance allows for the applicant to vary walkout basements oriented to the rear yard which will not be considered for determining height. The applicant can adjust the height of the fence that...

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Prioritizing Issues – Revising the Water Master Plan

Posted on Thursday, September 23, 2021 09:15 AM

Lake Country is a community known throughout the Okanagan and the province for bordering on three beautiful, fresh-water lakes -- anyone could be forgiven for thinking that water supply is not an issue in our community. But the summer of 2021 introduced new concerns that will impact the update to the District’s Water Master Plan.

The update to the Water Master Plan (which was first adopted in 2012) will provide a strategy for the provision of water that is sustainable and affordable for the community...