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Pushor Mitchell is Pleased to Welcome Claire MacLeod

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Pushor Mitchell is pleased to welcome Claire MacLeod to the firm as an associate lawyer. Born and raised in Kelowna, Claire is excited to now be practicing in her home town. Claire completed her articles at Pushor Mitchell in 2020 after attending law school at the University of Ottawa. Her practice includes civil litigation and […]

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UBCO Science Student Teagan MacDougall Recipient of $10,000 Pushor Mitchell Gold Medal Leadership Prize

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Teagan MacDougall, an aspiring pediatrician, graduated this week with a Bachelor of Science in microbiology.

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Angela Price-Stephens Appointed President of Brain Trust Canada

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Angela Price-Stephens has been serving the brain injured community as a lawyer for 25 years.

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Personal Injury and ICBC Claims in the Age of COVID-19

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At its core, a personal injury claim involves assessing the difference between an injured claimant’s reality, and what their reality would have been had a car accident, or other injury-causing event, had not happened.

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Pushor Mitchell Raises over $3,400 in Multiple Sclerosis Fundraiser

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Internal fundraising efforts raised over $3,400 for multiple sclerosis (MS).

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Courthouse Closures Due to COVID-19

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Effective this morning, March 19 2020, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of British Columbia announced the temporary suspension of regular court operations to help contain the spread of COVID-19.

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Pushor Mitchell LLP honoured by Kelowna Chamber of Commerce for 50 Years of Membership

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Brian Stephenson, on behalf of Pushor Mitchell LLP, was presented with a 50 Year Membership Certificate from the Kelowna Chamber of Commerce.

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Keith Inman Appointed to the TSX Venture Exchange’s Local Advisory Committee

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Keith Inman has been appointed to the TSX Venture Exchange’s Local Advisory Committee.

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Pushor Mitchell LLP Supports Youth Restorative Justice Program in the Okanagan

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Angela Price-Stephens has trained and certified as a Facilitator in the Youth Restorative Justice Program with the Okanagan Boys and Girls Club.

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Pushor Mitchell Supports Education in Mental Health

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Pushor Mitchell has made a significant commitment to Okanagan College funding opportunities.

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Leneigh Bosdet Presenting at Kelowna Women in Business Dinner and AGM

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Leneigh Bosdet will be presenting at the Kelowna Women in Business dinner and AGM on Wednesday January 15th.

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Our Top Ten Articles in 2019

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Our ten most popular legal articles in 2019:

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Happy Holidays and Best Wishes for 2020!

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We wish you all the joys of the season and happiness throughout the coming year!

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Eric Ledding Appointed To Professional Issues Committee of CBABC

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Eric Ledding has been appointed by the Executive Committee of the CBABC to the Professional Issues Committee.

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Justice for Survivors of Sexual Assault

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A recent post by Kelowna Now highlights the alarming rate at which sexual assault reports are being dismissed as “unfounded” by Kelowna RCMP.

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Alternative Resources to Promote Access to Justice

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At Pushor Mitchell, we are proud to offer a wide range of legal services to individuals, businesses and organizations throughout our community and we are happy to be the ‘first call’ when a legal need arises.

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Mark Danielson Appointed to Board of Directors of Canadian Home Builders’ Association (Central Okanagan)

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Mark Danielson, an associate lawyer with Pushor Mitchell LLP, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of Canadian Home Builders' Association (Central Okanagan).

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Pushor Mitchell Presents Cheque for over $4,000 to Central Okanagan Food Bank

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Internal fundraising efforts at Pushor Mitchell raised over $4,000 for the Central Okanagan Food Bank.

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Angela Price-Stephens Appointed to the Advisory to Judicial Council Committee

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This Committee is an important component of the decision-making process for appointing new Provincial Court judges.

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Pushor Mitchell Welcomes New Associate Julia Norman

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Pushor Mitchell is pleased to welcome Julia Norman to the firm as an associate lawyer.

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Angela Price-Stephens Appointed to Board of Directors of Brain Trust Canada

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Over a 25-year career Angela has directly assisted many clients who have sustained brain injury.

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Opera Under the Stars Presented by Pushor Mitchell

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Pushor Mitchell is proud to support arts in our community and to be the presenting sponsor of Opera Under the Stars on July 31st at 8.30 pm in the UBCO campus courtyard. This concert performed by Opera Kelowna is free, however online pre-registration is required: Register Now.

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Pushor Mitchell Sponsors Wednesday Night Showcase at Parks Alive!

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Parks Alive! provides live outdoor entertainment all summer long and Pushor Mitchell is proud to sponsor the Wednesday Night Showcase series featuring Amplify “BC Spotlight” artists*: July 3 – Bluegrass* July 10 – Night of Variety* July 17 – Rock* July 24 – Blues & Soul July 31 – East Coast Sounds Aug 7 – […]

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UBCO Medical Science Student Celine Edwards Graduates with $10,000 Pushor Mitchell Gold Medal Leadership Prize

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Celine Edwards receives the Pushor Mitchell LLP Gold Medal Leadership Prize.

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Angela Price-Stephens Appointed to Board of Directors of CMHA

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Angela is a committed advocate for mental health wellness and has volunteered hundred of hours in recent years.

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Andrew Brunton Appointed Managing Partner

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Pushor Mitchell is pleased to announce the appointment of their new Managing Partner, Andrew Brunton.

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Tom Fellhauer is the new President of the Kelowna Museums Society

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Tom Fellhauer is the new President of the Kelowna Museums Society.

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Leneigh Bosdet authors CLEBC Annotated Family Practice for 2019

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Leneigh Bosdet was recently selected as and authored the CLEBC Annotated Family Practice for 2019.

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Pushor Mitchell Is Pleased To Welcome Mark Grabas

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Pushor Mitchell is pleased to welcome Mark Grabas to the firm as Associate Counsel.

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Colin Edstrom Presenting on Workplace Law Issues at Various Conferences

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Pushor Mitchell employment law lawyer Colin Edstrom is presenting at various conferences over the next few weeks.

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Congratulations to the Journey Home Task Force

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Congratulations to the Journey Home Task Force, which was the unanimous City Council choice for the Anita Tozer Memorial Award.

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Pushor Mitchell United Way Day of Caring on May 3, 2019

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The Pushor Mitchell United Way Day of Caring is an opportunity for people to volunteer as part of a group.

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UBCO Students Participate in the Pushor Mitchell United Way Day of Caring® Program

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Last week, UBC Okanagan students once again generously volunteered time during their reading week break.

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What’s a Loppet you ask? PM’s Brad Cronquist has competed in one and won!

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Our Brad Cronquist is an avid outdoor sport enthusiast with a competitive edge who is always looking for a challenge.

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Pushor Mitchell Partner Clarke Burnett Appointed A Judge of the Provincial Court

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We are pleased to announce that Clarke Burnett was appointed as a judge of the Provincial Court of British Columbia.

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Pushor Mitchell is Pleased to Welcome Angela Price-Stephens

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Pushor Mitchell is pleased to welcome Angela Price-Stephens to the firm as Associate Counsel.

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Eric Ledding appointed to Provincial Council of BC Branch of Canadian Bar Association

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The Executive Committee of the BC Branch of the Canadian Bar Association passed a resolution appointing Eric Ledding to Provincial Council as a Yale County Representative.

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Brian Stephenson Assuming Role of Director of Business Development

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Pushor Mitchell LLP is pleased to announce that Brian Stephenson will be assuming the role of Director of Business Development.

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Top 40 Over 40

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Pushor Mitchell LLP continues its tradition of supporting the local community and is proud to announce its role as the Community Sponsor for the Kelowna Chamber of Commerce Top 40 Over 40 Program presented by BDO.

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Pushor Mitchell Welcomes New Partner Andrea East

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We are pleased to announce that Andrea has become a Partner in the firm effective January 1, 2019.

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Pushor Mitchell Lawyer Andrea East Appointed to Greater Westside Board of Trade

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Andrea is now a director of the Greater Westside Board of Trade and a member of its policy and advocacy committee.

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Pushor Mitchell Is Pleased To Welcome Patrick Gaffney

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Pushor Mitchell is pleased to welcome Patrick Gaffney to the firm as Associate Counsel.

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Happy Holidays and Best Wishes for 2019!

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Happy Holidays! Our hours of business for the 2018 Holiday Season

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Christmas Jingle Mingle

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Time to pull out those Ugly Christmas Sweaters! We’re throwing a Christmas Jingle Mingle on Tuesday, December 11th.

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Former Pushor Mitchell Partner Appointed Supreme Court of BC Judge

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Former Pushor Mitchell Partner Steve Wilson has been appointed a judge of the Supreme Court of British Columbia in Kelowna.

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The Women Partners of Pushor Mitchell LLP

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Pushor Mitchell is the largest B.C. law firm outside of the lower mainland.

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Penticton Dragon Boat Festival 2018 – Silver Ribbons for Pushor Mitchell Thunder Dragons

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The 18th annual Penticton Dragon Boat Festival took place on September 8 and 9, 2018.

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New Property Transfer Tax Form

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On September 17, 2018, a new version of the property transfer tax return came into effect.

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2040 OCP: Submit Your Future Redevelopment Idea

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Kelowna's Official Community Plan is being updated and a rare opportunity is now available to submit ideas for land use.

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Pushor Mitchell Associate Jeremy Burgess Heads to Ultimate Championship

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Our very own Jeremy Burgess is heading to the Canadian Ultimate Championships in the mixed division.

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BC’s New Database for Beneficial Ownership of Real Estate

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The 2018 Provincial Budget introduced the government’s 30-Point Plan for Housing Availability in British Columbia.

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Pushor Mitchell Sponsors West Kelowna’s Music in the Park

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Pushor Mitchell continues its support of arts in the community this summer with its sponsorship of West Kelowna’s Music in the Park.

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U.S. and Canadian Immigration Law – An Overview

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One of the benefits of being called to the bar on both sides of the U.S./Canada Border is being able to assist clients with both their U.S. and Canadian immigration matters.

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Pushor Mitchell Sponsors Wednesday Night Showcase at Parks Alive

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Pushor Mitchell has joined the family of community-minded sponsors of Parks Alive.

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UBCO student Dana Klamut receives Pushor Mitchell LLP Gold Medal Leadership Prize

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Dana Klamut received the Pushor Mitchell LLP Gold Medal Leadership Prize - the highest award available for an Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences graduating student.

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Pushor Mitchell Closed for the Afternoon on May 4th for United Way Day of Caring

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On May 4th, our offices will be closing at noon to participate in the Pushor Mitchell United Way Day of Caring

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Pushor Mitchell Raises Funds for SPCA

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Pushor Mitchell’s recent fundraising campaign raised $2543.25 to support the BC SPCA.

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Pushor Mitchell is Again Named One of Canada’s Top Small & Medium Employers!

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Pushor Mitchell is proud to yet again be recognized today as one of Canada’s Top Small & Medium Employers for 2018!

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Provincial Government Provides Some Clarity on the Speculation Tax

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On February 21, 2018, the provincial government released its budget for 2018. The budget announced a slew of measures to attempt to address housing affordability in the province.

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Andrew Brunton Elected to Kelowna Chamber of Commerce Board

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Andrew Brunton was elected to the Board of Directors of the Kelowna Chamber of Commerce in March.

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ICBC Reforms Announced

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Until now the law has been that negligent drivers, whether careless, drunk or distracted, have had to pay for the full extent of the damage that they cause to other users of the roadways.

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BRAINX 2018 Symposium on Brain Injury Sponsored by Pushor Mitchell

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Early Bird tickets are now available for the BRAINX 2018 Symposium on Brain Injury Sponsored by Pushor Mitchell.

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UBC Okanagan Students Help Local Charities through the Pushor Mitchell United Way Day of Caring

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UBC Okanagan Students generously volunteered time during their reading week break to help local charities through the Pushor Mitchell United Way Day of Caring Program.

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Side with Victims, Not Bad Drivers: Say No To Caps

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With a cell phone in every pocket, distracted driving accidents are on the rise and innocent people are getting hurt in more rear-end collisions than ever before.

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Pushor Mitchell Welcomes New Partner Keith Inman

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We are pleased to announce that Keith Inman has become a Partner in the firm effective January 1, 2018.

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Pushor Mitchell Welcomes New Partner Eric Ledding

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We are pleased to announced that Eric Ledding has become a Partner in the firm effective January 1, 2018.

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Happy Holidays and Best Wishes for 2018!

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Happy Holidays! Our hours of business for the 2017 Holiday Season

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Pushor Mitchell Contributions to the Okanagan College Foundation Reach Nearly $114,000

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Staff at Pushor Mitchell have a Christmas tradition of donating a Christmas gift intended for their lawyers to

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Pushor Mitchell contributes $1000 to Kristen Porelli Women’s Shelter Fund

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Pushor Mitchell has made a donation of $1,000 to the Kristen Porelli Women's Shelter Fund.

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