Penticton today: Vigils, update on injured at mosque attack and more news

News from here, there and everywhere to get your Tuesday started

Good morning, Penticton.

There will be a mix of sun and cloud today with winds gusting from 20 to 40 kilometres near noon. Tonight, expect the wind to continue. Today’s high is 1 C and low is -8 C.

WestJet announced that it will be offering non-stop seasonal service between Kelowna (YLW) and Winnipeg (YWG) starting in May. Read more: New flights connect Kelowna to Winnipeg

About 50 people gathered at Oasis church last night to light candles, sing and connect with one another at a vigil held to mourn those killed at a Quebec mosque and stand in solidarity with the muslim community. Video: Vigil held for those killed at Quebec mosque

A Quebec City hospital is to provide an update this morning on the condition of those still being treated for injuries sustained in a devastating mosque attack that killed six men. Read more: Hospital to provide update on injured

The City of Penticton is looking for citizens from all walks of life with knowledge or an interest in a broad range of areas to sit on the Official Community Plan task force. Read more: Recruiting for the OCP task force

City and Colour, acclaimed singer, songwriter and performer Dallas Green, has announced an extensive Canadian tour for 2017 that includes a stop in Penticton. Read more: Dallas Green to perform in Penticton

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