Vernon, British Columbia

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Vernon is a city in the Okanagan region of the Southern Interior of British Columbia, Canada.wikipedia
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Greater Vernon

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The City of Vernon has a population of 40,000 (2013), while its metropolitan region, Greater Vernon, has a population of 58,584 as of the Canada 2011 Census.
Greater Vernon is a conglomeration of municipalities centred on Vernon, British Columbia, which is a city in the Okanagan region of Canada.

British Columbia

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Vernon is a city in the Okanagan region of the Southern Interior of British Columbia, Canada.
The Okanagan area, extending from Vernon to Osoyoos at the United States border, is one of several wine and cider-producing regions in Canada.

Coldstream, British Columbia

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Named after Forbes George Vernon, a former MLA of British Columbia who helped establish the Coldstream Ranch in nearby Coldstream. The City of Vernon, in conjunction with the District of Coldstream and the North Okanagan Regional District, operates Vernon Regional Transit through BC Transit.
The municipality is directly southeast of Vernon and is considered part of Greater Vernon.

Okanagan Indian Band

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Some of these were part of the Okanagan Indian Band, a First Nations government part of the Okanagan Nation Alliance.
The Okanagan Indian Band is a First Nations government in the Canadian province of British Columbia, located in the city of Vernon in the northern Okanagan Valley.

Kelowna

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Three provincial highways connect Vernon: Highway 97 which connects north-south (south to Kelowna, north to Kamloops); Highway 97A which begins in Vernon, and goes north to Armstrong and Enderby; and Highway 6 which ends in Vernon running east-west to Lumby.
Nearby communities include the City of West Kelowna (also referred to as Westbank, Westside) to the west across Okanagan Lake, Lake Country and Vernon to the north, and Peachland to the southwest, and further to the south, Summerland and Penticton.

British Columbia Highway 97

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Three provincial highways connect Vernon: Highway 97 which connects north-south (south to Kelowna, north to Kamloops); Highway 97A which begins in Vernon, and goes north to Armstrong and Enderby; and Highway 6 which ends in Vernon running east-west to Lumby.
The Okanagan Highway is a 189 km section of Highway 97 between the international border and the junction of Highway 97A north of Vernon.

Armstrong, British Columbia

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Three provincial highways connect Vernon: Highway 97 which connects north-south (south to Kelowna, north to Kamloops); Highway 97A which begins in Vernon, and goes north to Armstrong and Enderby; and Highway 6 which ends in Vernon running east-west to Lumby.
The City of Armstrong is located in the North Okanagan of the Canadian province of British Columbia, between Vernon and Enderby.

Village Green Centre

Despite a growth drop during World War I, citizens voted to open a new high school, sports stadium, and, later, a shopping mall, Village Green Centre, and library, in the city.
Village Green Centre is a 364,474 square leasable foot shopping mall located in Vernon, British Columbia, Canada, in the Okanagan Valley.

Vernon Jubilee Hospital

A school and Vernon Jubilee Hospital were public services made available in 1909.
Vernon Jubilee Hospital (VJH) is a hospital located in Vernon, British Columbia, a city in the Okanagan region of Canada.

Okanagan Lake

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The Okanagan people settled around the city's two lakes, Okanagan Lake and Swan Lake, obtaining seasonal sources of food.
Cities bordering the lake include Vernon in the north, Penticton in the south, and Kelowna, as well as the municipalities of Lake Country (north of Kelowna), West Kelowna (west of Kelowna), Peachland (south of West Kelowna), and Summerland (north-west of Penticton).

Vernon Regional Transit System

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The City of Vernon, in conjunction with the District of Coldstream and the North Okanagan Regional District, operates Vernon Regional Transit through BC Transit.
Vernon Regional Transit System provides bus service to destinations in Vernon, Coldstream and North Okanagan area of British Columbia, using fully accessible low floor transit buses.

Okanagan Landing

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Vernon's growth accelerated beginning in 1891, after the Canadian Pacific Railway was opened in the Okanagan and Shuswap regions of the British Columbia Interior, connecting in Sicamous, a town in the Shuswap area; services by this railway were offered to Vernon by 1891, in addition to its neighbourhood of Okanagan Landing.
Located southwest of the city of Vernon, it was the terminus station for the Shuswap and Okanagan Railway and served as the port and shipyard for steamboats operating to the south, as well as a transfer barge slip.

Suffixed routes of British Columbia Highway 97

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Three provincial highways connect Vernon: Highway 97 which connects north-south (south to Kelowna, north to Kamloops); Highway 97A which begins in Vernon, and goes north to Armstrong and Enderby; and Highway 6 which ends in Vernon running east-west to Lumby.
Highway 97A is a spur route between Highway 97 near Vernon and Highway 1 in Sicamous.

List of British Columbia provincial highways

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Three provincial highways connect Vernon: Highway 97 which connects north-south (south to Kelowna, north to Kamloops); Highway 97A which begins in Vernon, and goes north to Armstrong and Enderby; and Highway 6 which ends in Vernon running east-west to Lumby.
Highway 97 is the longest highway in the province. The highway starts at the Canada–US border near Osoyoos. The highway, here known as the Okanagan Highway, passes through the major Okanagan Valley cities of Penticton, West Kelowna, Kelowna, and Vernon, before ending in Kamloops. From Kamloops, it is known as the Cariboo Highway, and passes through Cache Creek, Williams Lake, Quesnel, and ends in Prince George. North from there, it is known as the John Hart Highway, and ends in Dawson Creek. From there, the highway then is known as the famed Alaska Highway, and travels northwest through the province until it reaches the Yukon border.

British Columbia Highway 6

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Three provincial highways connect Vernon: Highway 97 which connects north-south (south to Kelowna, north to Kamloops); Highway 97A which begins in Vernon, and goes north to Armstrong and Enderby; and Highway 6 which ends in Vernon running east-west to Lumby.
It is divided into two parts—the Nelson-Nelway Highway between the Canada–US border and Nelson, and the Vernon-Slocan Highway between South Slocan and Vernon.

Vernon Regional Airport

Vernon is served by the Vernon Regional Airport (IATA: YVE, ICAO: CYVK) in the Okanagan Landing area.
Vernon Regional Airport, is a small, non-towered airport located 1.8 NM southwest of Vernon, British Columbia, Canada.

Yale (provincial electoral district)

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This was followed by Priest's Valley, which serves as an Indian reserve, and its present name, in honour of Forbes George Vernon, a pioneer member part of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia for Yale.
Forbes George Vernon (namesake of the city of Vernon)

Hudson's Bay Company

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However, the North West Company was forced to merge with the Hudson's Bay Company in 1821.
This was followed by other sales shops in Fort Victoria (1859), Winnipeg (1881), Calgary (1884), Vancouver (1887), Vernon (1887), Edmonton (1890), Yorkton (1898), and Nelson (1902).

Okanagan

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Vernon is a city in the Okanagan region of the Southern Interior of British Columbia, Canada.

Regional District of North Okanagan

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The City of Vernon, in conjunction with the District of Coldstream and the North Okanagan Regional District, operates Vernon Regional Transit through BC Transit. With this population, Vernon is the largest city in the North Okanagan Regional District.
The regional district's head office is in the district municipality of Coldstream, although the largest population centre is its immediate neighbour, the city of Vernon.

Lumby, British Columbia

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Three provincial highways connect Vernon: Highway 97 which connects north-south (south to Kelowna, north to Kamloops); Highway 97A which begins in Vernon, and goes north to Armstrong and Enderby; and Highway 6 which ends in Vernon running east-west to Lumby.
Lumby is wetter and cooler than Vernon, but is still dry enough to contain natural grasslands, especially on south facing slopes.

2008 Ford World Women's Curling Championship

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Its first international event, the 2008 Ford World Women's Curling Championship was held at the Vernon Multiplex.
The 2008 Ford World Women's Curling Championship was held from 22 March to 30 March 2008 at the Wesbild Centre in Vernon, British Columbia, Canada.

Okanagan Nation Alliance

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Some of these were part of the Okanagan Indian Band, a First Nations government part of the Okanagan Nation Alliance.
Okanagan Indian Band (in Vernon)

Vernon Secondary School

In 2016, Canada's first inclusive memorial sculpture was installed on the grounds of Vernon Secondary School.
Vernon Secondary is a public high school in Vernon, British Columbia, Canada.

Vernon Vipers

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The Vernon Vipers (former the Vernon Lakers) are one of the most decorated junior teams in Canadian history having won the Royal Bank Cup (formerly the Centennial Cup) six times, with four of those wins in the 1990s.
The Vernon Vipers are a junior "A" ice hockey team based in Vernon, British Columbia, Canada.