Andrea Peacock

Victoria keeping sewage options open

Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps is open to giving up government funding for a regional sewage treatment plan

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Counting flowers

The 39th annual Victoria Flower Count runs from March 5 to 11.

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Oak Bay’s Ryan Howland

Oak Bay violinist steps onto world stage

Ryan Howland has been accepted to compete at the International Boris Goldstein Violin Competition in January in Bern, Switzerland

Oak Bay’s Ryan Howland
Fire inspector Steve Meikle of the Victoria Fire Department photographs the scene of a small fire at the Save-on-Foods on Foul Bay Road.

Fire causes minor damage to store

Generator catches fire at Foul Bay Road Save-On-Foods Wednesday morning

Fire inspector Steve Meikle of the Victoria Fire Department photographs the scene of a small fire at the Save-on-Foods on Foul Bay Road.

Challenging year awaits Capital region

New Capital Regional District board to be sworn-in Dec. 10

Dr. Pamela Kibsey and a lab technician examine a digital photo taken of a specimen by Royal Jubilee Hospital’s new fully automated microbiology laboratory. The new system will allow more tests of specimens to be done faster

RJH lab on the cutting edge

Hospital can now deliver faster and more accurate results

Dr. Pamela Kibsey and a lab technician examine a digital photo taken of a specimen by Royal Jubilee Hospital’s new fully automated microbiology laboratory. The new system will allow more tests of specimens to be done faster

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation raises $210,000 in one night

Money from 10th annual Promise Ball fundraiser goes directly to research

Intersection upgrade is on

Lights at the intersection of Foul Bay and Lansdowne roads will change

Eelgrass mapping a plan to protect

SeaChange will map Oak Bay shoreline to examine species loss

Audrey Campsall went into law as a mature student because she wanted to change the laws surrounding adoption and child support. Now retired

Oak Bay artist lays down the law

Retired lawyer, changed the face of child support laws

Audrey Campsall went into law as a mature student because she wanted to change the laws surrounding adoption and child support. Now retired

Unleash your mind at Monterey

Philosophy course aimed at stimulating brains

Lysander Properties hopes to get the Athlone Court clock repainted by UVic art students.

Time not quite up for Athlone clock

The clock may be running, however, it will never again be able to turn as it once did.

Lysander Properties hopes to get the Athlone Court clock repainted by UVic art students.
Oak Bay Emergency Program volunteers get familiar with MERV

Road worthy volunteers

MERV can be used as a mobile reception centre in an emergency or as a mobile command post for the communications team

Oak Bay Emergency Program volunteers get familiar with MERV
Marnie Gustavson lives and works in Afghanistan training Afghan people to become leaders. She gave a talk at the Penny Farthing Pub on Monday.

Supporting Afghanistan’s women

Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan funds PARSA, which has offices in Afghanistan and works in 11 different provinces.

Marnie Gustavson lives and works in Afghanistan training Afghan people to become leaders. She gave a talk at the Penny Farthing Pub on Monday.
Likely one of the most photographed locations in Oak Bay

Garden lover’s delight

On the corner of Beach Drive and Dalhousie Street sits a house that stands out from the rest.

Likely one of the most photographed locations in Oak Bay
Rev. Michelle Slater is the new permanent minister at Oak Bay United Church. She served at the church on an interim basis for the past year.

New minister aims to connect with community

Rev. Michelle Slater worked as an interim minister until last week, when she became the official minister of the church.

Rev. Michelle Slater is the new permanent minister at Oak Bay United Church. She served at the church on an interim basis for the past year.

Newer rental units harder to find in Oak Bay

Owner pleased to add to local rental stock

Erica Littler

Backbone of the ball team

Second in a series of three profiles of young women making a difference
in Oak Bay sports

Erica Littler
Members of the Oak Bay Fire Department accepted the ALS ice bucket challenge from the Saanich Fire Department and the Oak Bay police chief getting doused by a giant chicken and Sparky the fire dog on Monday.

Firefighters take cold shower for ALS fundraiser

Join The Walk for ALS which takes place Sept. 14

Members of the Oak Bay Fire Department accepted the ALS ice bucket challenge from the Saanich Fire Department and the Oak Bay police chief getting doused by a giant chicken and Sparky the fire dog on Monday.
Businesses along Oak Bay Avenue remain open as renovations to modernize the 80-year-old Theatre building continue.

Family-owned heritage building renovation on the right track

Building renos keep structure true to form

Businesses along Oak Bay Avenue remain open as renovations to modernize the 80-year-old Theatre building continue.