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Coronavirus: City of Kelowna updates website with COVID-19 chatbot

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A new feature has been added to the City of Kelowna’s website to help educate residents on Kelowna’s COVID-19 response and services available. “Launched on Dec. 7, the Kelowna ‘citybot’ can answer some common questions about the city’s response to COVID-19 and services during the pandemic,” wrote city staff, in a release. Chatbots are computer programs designed to simulate a human-like conversation over text. They can be programmed to answer frequently asked questions, search for web content, and to connect people with services. Read more: City of Kelowna replicates city in Minecraft virtual world In its first week, the […]

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B.C. company rolls out new Bob Marley board game

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A Kelowna company that specializes in licensed board games has released its newest game — just in time for Christmas. High Roller Games is celebrating the 75th anniversary of legendary Rock ’n Roll hall of famer Bob Marley by rolling out a board game in his honour. “We are stoked to say it’s finally ready and on our website, right now,” High Roller Games CEO Derek Hodgins told Global News. “Honestly, it was something that, really, we felt pulled to and we went after it,” Hodgins said about the creation of Bob Marley: The Game of Peace, Love and […]

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Kelowna designer transforms hospital gowns from drab to fab

Kelowna designer transforms hospital gowns from drab to fab

By The Staff Sherisse Mousseau Posted July 21, 2016 5:02 pm     Updated July 21, 2016 7:19 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A Kelowna designer is getting positive feedback after teaming up with a national charity for children to help sick teens feel better. Raegan Hall is one of six Canadian designers creating hospital gowns to help teenagers feel more like themselves rather than just patients. Hall said she felt honoured to be included in the pilot project, adding she tried […]

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