Population – 9,471 (Statistics Canada 2006)
Main Industries – Manufacturing/construction, retail and services.
Schools – Two Elementary schools, one Secondary school. The main Okanagan College campus for the North Okanagan is in Coldstream. It offers: university credit courses in Arts and Sciences; Business diplomas and certificates; Health and Social Development diplomas and programs; Trades and Pre-Apprenticeship training; and Continuing Studies.
Amenities – Because of the close proximity Coldstream residents use many of Vernon’s amenities including a hospital, airport (private planes and charters), doctors, dentists, lawyers, accountants, health care professionals, stores, and recreational facilities.
The North Okanagan Regional District and the City of Vernon – share the responsibility for several amenities including water and parks & recreation.
Local Attractions / Leisure Activities – The District’s motto of “Rural Living at its Best” reflect its origins and the quality lifestyle its residents have. With the North end of Kalamalka Lake within its boundaries – Coldstream has one of the most popular public beaches in the area: Kal Beach. In addition, there are a number of smaller beaches including Kalavista, Kirkland Park, Sovereign, Railway, and Pump House.
Coldstream borders on Kalamalka Lake Provincial Park - 978 hectares of true Okanagan beauty featuring beaches, hiking trails, fishing, picnicking, and more.
Nearby Silver Star Mountain Resort provides great winter downhill and cross country skiing.
Nearby Vernon provides restaurants, pubs, theatres, and entertainment.