By Sarah Sutherland on October 26, 2020
On October 21, 2020, Entrepreneurship@UBCO premiered the first virtual Leadership Forum of the year and debuted a documentary titled, “Building Okanagan Flood Resiliency”, in partnership with Lawson Lundell, the Okanagan Sustainability Leadership Council, City of Kelowna, Okanagan Nation Alliance, Peachland Watershed Protection Alliance, Okanagan Basin Water Board, City of Gibsons, Regional District Central Okanagan, and Municipal Natural Assets Initiative.
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