British Columbia’s (Canada) provincial government officials have allotted nearly CA$1.4 million for tourism initiatives within the North Okanagan.
According to a report, a large portion of the cash will be used to fund the construction of Coldstream Station on Kalamalka Road near the start of the Okanagan Rail Trail.
The province has contributed CA$624,257 to the construction project, including an event plaza, parking, washrooms, and visitor information, and be a starting point for the Okanagan Rail Trail.
Construction of a glamping site in O’Keefe Ranch, pitched in 2019, is also moving forward.
The province has initially put forward a CA$245,085 to fund the glamping site, which would see ten glamping tents pitched at the ranch.