Okanagan Men’s Shed in the News

Posted on March 21, 2016

Our shed was recently featured in a CBC article and podcast, and in Kelowna’s Daily Courier. Check out the CBC coverage here, and the Daily Courier story here.

Okanagan Men's Shed

Dr. Joan Bottorff, Director of the Institute for Healthy Living and Chronic Disease Prevention at UBC’s Okanagan Campus, thanks President Art Post of the Okanagan Men’s Shed for hosting an Open House as one of the 2016 Embrace Aging events.

Men’s Shed Article published on sageing.ca

Posted on July 7, 2015

The Okanagan Men’s Sheds Association (OKMSA),  is a special initiative for men, described as: “A community-based, non-profit, non-commercial organization that is accessible to men and whose primary activity is the provision of a safe and friendly environment where men are able to work on meaningful projects at their own pace in their own time in the company of other men”. 

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Working it out: A Vanderhoof project is tinkering with a new approach to men’s health

Posted on July 5, 2015

When John Allen describes Vanderhoof’s Men’s Shed his first thought isn’t the new 4,000-square-foot space full of tools, car parts and half-finished projects.

The Northern Health worker doesn’t discuss the pool table, or the dart board, or the couches for the men to lounge on at Burrard Market shop, or even the gap in men’s support services that it seeks to fill.


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