Penticton today: budget dates set, flying cars and taking a stand against Trump’s immigration ban

News from here, there and everywhere to get your Monday started.

Good morning, Penticton.

It is cloudy with a 60 per cent chance of flurries this morning. Winds will gust up to 40 kilometres per hour. Tonight, there is a also a 60 per cent chance of flurries and high winds. The high today is 3 C and low is -3 C. Full seven day forecast here.

The City of Penticton has settled on a date for the 2017 budget deliberations. Read more: New date set for 2017 budget discussions

Did you have a chance to check out the photo gallery of the images we took last week?

Members of the group, Concerned Clergy for Refugees, held a news conference at Jack Poole Plaza in Vancouver on Sunday, calling on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to act on U.S. President Donald Trump’s immigration ban. Read more: B.C. religious leaders call on Canada to act

It’s no national park, but the province is taking positive steps to protect three environmentally-sensitive areas of the South Okanagan is moving ahead. Read more: South Okanagan land protection plan moving forward

In world news, even before George Jetson entranced kids with his cartoon flying car, people dreamed of soaring above traffic congestion. Inventors and entrepreneurs have long tried and failed to make the dream a reality, but that may be changing. Read more: Entrepreneurs race to develop flying car

 

 

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