News Releases

  • Provincial grants benefit Penticton community organizations

    PENTICTON – Seven community organizations received more than $100,000 in gaming grants as part of the province’s Community Gaming Grant Program. The B.C. government awarded…

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  • Satellite broadband program helps connect Okanagan communities

    Penticton – Residents of Peachland and Summerland will soon have faster Internet access, thanks to the B.C. Broadband Satellite Initiative, MLA Dan Ashton announced today….

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  • B.C. Arts Council supports culture in Penticton

    PENTICTON – Five key arts and culture organizations serving Penticton and one serving Summerland have been awarded a total of more than $105,000 in B.C….

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  • Penticton program teaches children about safety

    PENTICTON – The Penticton Safety Village Society will continue to help kids stay safe, thanks to a $20,000 gaming grant from the provincial government. “Riding…

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  • Grants support social services in Penticton

    PENTICTON – Three social service organizations based in Penticton have been awarded a total of $108,250 in gaming grants by the Ministry of Community, Sport…

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  • Penticton receiving grants-in-lieu of property taxes

    PENTICTON – The B.C. Government is providing $80,394.75 in grants-in-lieu of property taxes to Penticton. These funds are included in the approximately $18.2-million in grants…

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  • Penticton groups benefit from gaming grants

    Four local organizations that keep residents active and engaged in their community will benefit from nearly $77,000 in Community Gaming Grants from the Ministry of…

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  • July MLA report

    It’s been just over two months since the provincial election and as a newly-elected MLA, it has also been a whirlwind of events as the…

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  • Okanagan wine industry

    Okanagan Wine Industry     Penticton MLA Dan Ashton delivers a two-minute statement on the Okanagan wine industry, and voices his support for the ‘Free…

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  • Helping seniors & families ‘Buy Local’ in Penticton

    The B.C. Government is investing $2-million to expand the Farmers’ Market Nutrition Coupon Program, which provides $15 worth of coupons each week to lower-income seniors…

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