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Morning Start: Living where you’re born

Your morning start for Thursday, April 27
Sunset over Kelowna on Aug. 17, 2021. (Jen Zielinski/Black Press Media)

Good morning Okanagan! Hope you’re loving the warmer weather! Let’s get your Thursday started…

Fun Fact: Only 3.5 per cent of people live in a country they weren’t born in.

On this day

In 1915, Canadian brewer and businessman John Labatt dies at age 76.

In 1961, the NFL opens the Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio.

In 1967, Expo 67 opens in Montreal.

In 1982, the trial of John Hinckley begins after he attempted to assassinate U.S. President Ronald Reagan.

National holidays

Today is National Tell a Story Day, National Prime Rib Day, and International Guide Dog Day.

Weather forecast from Environment Canada

In Kelowna


In Penticton


In Revelstoke


In Salmon Arm


In Vernon


In case you missed it

Runners from Kelowna, Vernon experience highs and lows of the Boston Marathon

Enough is Enough crime rally in Penticton tomorrow

Late start to BC Interior growing season, but there is a cherry on top


Imagine being woken up at 5:30 a.m. to this…

@narisekiraaaax 5:30am wake up call from my darling son - this bedroom camera captures some of the funniest things 🤣 • #kidsoftiktok #momsoftiktok #mumsoftiktok #mumlife #toddlersoftiktok #newtrend #camera #caughtoncamera #capturedoncamera #imstillstanding #taronedgerton #eltonjohn #dancing #kidstiktok #dancetok #funny #familiesoftiktok #family #hotel #confidence #boymom #mumofboys #uk ♬ original sound - Narise Kira

Celebrity birthdays

If your birthday is today, you share a birthday with pop singer Lizzo (35), rock singer Patrick Stump (39), singer Cuba Gooding Sr. (would’ve been 79), and tennis player Nick Kyrgios (28).

Have a great day everyone!


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Jordy Cunningham

About the Author: Jordy Cunningham

Hailing from Ladner, B.C., I have been passionate about sports, especially baseball, since I was young. In 2018, I graduated from Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops with a Bachelor of Journalism degree
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