Penticton today: food processor recall, Vees take on Trail, mental health centres and more news

Kelowna gets funding for mental health centre, Penticton Vees play tonight at the SOEC and laceration prompts real of some food processors

Good morning, Penticton.

Wednesday will be cloudy with a 30 per cent chance of flurries early this morning and a high of -8 C and a low of -10 C.

Funding for a youth service centre focused on mental health which a Penticton group applied for has gone to Kelowna. Read more: Kelowna youth mental health centre doesn’t deter Penticton efforts

A column published by the National Post last week called for people to stop donating canned goods to food drives and instead consider giving money. However, the Penticton food bank still wants donations of food. Read more: Food bank wants your canned food donations

In sports, the Penticton Vees take on the Trail Smoke Eaters at the South Okanagan Events Centre tonight. Watch sports editor Emanuel Sequeira give you the scoop on tonights game

A federal task force’s road map to legalize recreational marijuana sales would leave the problem of exactly how pot dealing should be regulated to the B.C. government. Read more: Battle over future of legal marijuana in B.C. just starting

A recall has been issued for about 300,000 Cuisinart food processors sold in Canada because the blade in certain models can crack. Read more: Laceration hazard prompts recall of some food processors


 

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