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Pioneers

Within the boundaries of the District of Lake Country, there are several cemeteries: Oyama Community Cemetery, on Oyama Road; Winfield Cemetery, on Newene Road; Old Winfield / Okanagan Centre Cemetery, on Cemetery Road; and two First Nations burials in a... [Continue Reading]

Addie Takenaka Maehara, whose parents were early Japanese Canadian pioneers in Lake Country, reminisces about her family’s early experiences in our community: There were many already in the community whose gestures of kind help and friendship eased the way for... [Continue Reading]