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Important and well-researched information for potential newcomers to Kelowna, BC.

Local Authors Publish No-Nonsense Guide To Kelowna Life

Moving To Kelowna, BC - A No-Nonsense Guide - Potential newcomers to the Kelowna area will revel in this objective and well-researched account about living in Kelowna! Media Release (05/17/2017) Kelowna, BC - There are pros and cons to living in any city, but it is rare to see the cons exposed. This book covers not only the benefits of moving to Kelowna, but also the challenges. We believe that being honestly informed before relocating will not only allow for a smooth transition, but will also produce happier, long-term citizens.

We don't want newcomers to say 'I didn't expect this!' or 'Nobody told me about that!' We want newcomers to say 'This comes as no surprise!' or 'This is just like they said it would be!'

Unbiased Answers to These, and Many More Important Questions:

· Is it true that Kelowna has a Sunshine Tax?

· Will I be able to find a job?

· Will my family be safe?

· Is the weather really as good as they say?

· Give me a break, what are the challenges to living in Kelowna?

· Is there available and affordable daycare for my children?

· How does the rental market compare to other cities in Canada?

· Is Kelowna business friendly?

· What are 'the' best things to do for fun in the area?

Hundreds of reliable sources were researched to create this one-of-a-kind, no-nonsense guide.

"There is no other single source of information that tackles all of these questions on the minds of potential newcomers," suggests co-authors and long-time residents Tim Young and Hugh Philip.

In keeping with other socially responsible initiatives undertaken by the authors, they have given prominent exposure to the Central Okanagan Food Bank on the back cover of their book. "Not only that" says Young, "We are donating $2.00 from every retail book sold to this worthy cause!"

Along with the valuable information provided for newcomers, this publication includes a list of highly recommended business owners who have agreed to offer a discount to people who purchase this book.

This 217-page, 40-chapter print and ebook are now available through Mosaic Books, Tourism Kelowna Visitors Centre, and many local retail outlets for only $14.95. In addition, copies can be ordered from

About Tim Young & Hugh Philip - The authors are two enthusiastic but realistic residents who have enjoyed living in Kelowna for more than 25 years. They have raised their families in Kelowna, operated their businesses here, and plan to retire here.

Contact Information: Tim (250) 859-1485 Hugh (250) 863-4762

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Quotes From Moving To Kelowna, BC - A No-Nonsense Guide

"What the heck is the RDCO?"

"Insects and their relatives, relax, only one type can kill you!"

"The ALR was created by the Land Commission Act, the only one of its kind in North America."

"Kelowna is a very 'sunny' place to live for most of the year, but the winter months can be a bit of a downer."

"Key Industries - There's a New Kid on the Block"

"So what do you think after reading this chapter? Does a "Sunshine tax" exist in Kelowna?

"Is Kelowna in a real estate bubble?"


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