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Thompson-Okanagan

Thompson-Okanagan

About

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The Thompson-Okanagan region stretches across the southern interior of British Columbia. Known for its sunshine, dry climate and appeal to fruit and wine lovers, it’s a region of spectacular vistas, fertile valleys and economic opportunity.

Lifestyle

  • The region’s climate and amenities make it popular with tourists and people looking for a great place to retire.
  • The Thompson-Okanagan economy is diverse, with especially strong agricultural, logging, manufacturing and service sectors.

Key Cities

Kelowna, Golden, Revelstoke, Vernon, Oliver, Osoyoos, Merritt, Ashcroft and Kamloops

Outlook

By 2029, this region will have:

95,600

expected jobs in total

29 %

from economic growth

72 %

from replacing retiring workers