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    We’re excited to announce the resurrection of Women 4 SustainAbility on April 18th. FOF has partnered with the Lake Country Art Gallery and the Lake Country Coffee House to host, Another Conversation: An evening to nourish your body, mind & spirit! 

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    FOF is collaborating with individuals and organizations from all sectors to kick-start program planning for the Building SustainABLE Communities conference in Kelowna November 21-24 in Kelowna at the Delta Grand Hotel. The overall event theme is Innovation Through Collaboration, with sub-themes being climate action/green energy, water quality/supply, and agriculture/food security. Please share with [email protected] any recent […]

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    KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: Join the Fresh Outlook Foundation March 15th as it hosts another Fresh Dialogues event with author, journalist, and documentary filmmaker Alexandre Trudeau (yes, Justin’s brother). He’ll explore Canadian history, while offering an alternative perspective on the important link between past events and future successes. From pre-Columbian times through the early explorers, and into the […]

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    The wait is over! Planning is underway for FOF’s next Building SustainABLE Communities conference in Kelowna next November. Entitled Innovation Through Collaboration, this will be a must-attend event for sustainability leaders and aspiring champions from government, business, the non-profit and academic sectors, and students. Stay tuned for the date, and information about renowned speakers and innovative […]

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    More than 70 people from Kelowna to Vernon attended our first Fresh Dialogues event. WAKING THE FROG: Solutions to Our Climate Change Paralysis attracted people all sector and age groups, creating meaningful and productive event dialogue. A big thanks to  our guest speaker, Tom Rand, panelists, sponsors,  and our partner Lake Country’s Creekside Theatre. Watch for […]

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    The Breakfast of Champions drew more than 60 speakers, facilitators, panelists, sponsors and delegates from throughout the Okanagan. They represented the public, private, and nonprofit sectors, and included a strong manufacturing contingent. Results showed that respondents particularly liked the networking opportunities, the variety of interesting and relevant topics, and the calibre and diversity of speakers, sponsors, […]

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    FOF would like to thank our host Spider Agile Technology, and to all of the sponsors and speakers who made the event possible. Check out our video on Facebook Presentation A great time was had by all! Check out our Facebook Page for more photos !

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    The Fresh Outlook Foundation is presenting its next Breakfast of Champions October 13th entitled INNOVATION IN MANUFACTURING: Do or Die! Generously hosted by Spider Agile Technology, this event is for manufacturers and related businesses, business leaders and consultants, and anyone interested in the important role manufacturing plays in the Okanagan economy. It will celebrate successes […]

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    FOF is thrilled to welcome its new part-time event coordinator Jillian McQuiggin, a recent university graduate who studied geography and sociology at UBCO. Funded by an operational grant from the Central Okanagan Foundation, Jillian is getting her feet wet on our Breakfast of Champions October 13th and our inaugural Fresh Dialogues event November 17th/18th. Anyone […]

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    FOF founder and CEO Joanne de Vries recently completed an online training program through IDEO U called Insights for Innovation that encouraged her to see challenges differently and, therefore, consider out-of-the-box solutions. She’s keen to apply what she learned about human-centred insights and how they fuel innovation through observation, learning from extremes, interviewing, and immersive […]

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