June 2018

186 187 PENTICTON, BRITISH COLUMBIA PENTICTON, British Columbia A PLACE TO STAY FOREVER L ocated in the lovely Okanagan Valley of south-central Brit- ish Columbia, Pent- icton lives up to its mantra of being an innovative, adventurous waterfront city focused on sustain- ability, community, and economic opportunity. The municipality is surrounded by two fresh water lakes and rolling mountains, and enjoys over 2,100 hours of sunshine, annually, and only 15 inches of rain. A wide variety of recreation- al activities, retail services, public education facilities, AT A GLANCE PENTICTON, BRITISH COLUMBIA WHAT: A city of 34,000 WHERE: In the Okanagan Val- ley of the southern Interior of British Columbia, Canada WEBSITE: www.penticton.ca