Christopher Sun

Housing tops OCP concerns in Oak Bay

The visionary plan to guide development in Oak Bay for the next 30 years is up for debate Saturday

Nurse petition gathers steam

A petition featuring 12,000 signatures is further proof that Island Health should stop implementation of its new patient care model: BCNU

Marine animals on table at Windsor Park

Friends of Uplands Park and Oak Bay’s Environmental Advisory Committee host marine lecture Wednesday, Feb. 19

Tide Lines director/producer Andrew Naysmith and producer Arwen Hunter.

Oak Bay Johnny sails into film festival

Andrew Naysmith, the man behind Johnny Oak Bay Productions brings Tide Lines to the hometown crowd

Tide Lines director/producer Andrew Naysmith and producer Arwen Hunter.

Kids’ creek talks boost Bowker

A design to restore Bowker Creek alongside Oak Bay High school is underway and students will be able to participate in the process

Hanna Gimbel and Egon her husband of 56 years in their home in Vic West.

Power of love: Memories help couple cope with Alzheimer’s

Laughs and memories abound after the 58 years Egon and Hanna Gimbel have lived and loved together.

Hanna Gimbel and Egon her husband of 56 years in their home in Vic West.
Young philanthropists Mia Kennedy

Victoria’s vulnerable children benefit from young Oak Bay philanthropists

The Mary Manning Centre, a child abuse prevention and counseling society get $5,000 thanks to a presentation by Oak Bay High students

Young philanthropists Mia Kennedy
Linda Allen

Young residents encouraged to get involved in Oak Bay’s future

Change is going to happen in Oak Bay, so plan for it and think about future generations while doing so

Linda Allen
Royal Victoria Yacht Club employee Bob Barton

Members pitch in for Oak Bay marina renovation

Royal Victoria Yacht Club marina undergoes $5-million refurbishment

Royal Victoria Yacht Club employee Bob Barton
Glenn Wakefield sails into Fremantle

Rigging failure sinks sailor’s global dream

Glenn Wakefield fails at second attempt to solo sail around the world

Glenn Wakefield sails into Fremantle

Car ban proposed for Clive dwellers

Enforcement questioned on Clive development covenant that prevents tenants from owning a car once all of the parking stalls are allocated

Native plants get protection

The fencing will be paid for from a $25,000 bequest to the district.

Oak Bay’s year of deer

The Association for the Protection of Fur Bearing Animals also spoke out against the cull.

Residents saved from big bang

Low-impact blasting will be used to get rid of bedrock to construct a new home with a basement.

New boathouse and rescue station given the go-ahead by council

Unsafe, cramped boathouse will be replaced

Oak Bay resident and participant of the kitchen waste collection pilot program since 2006 Ron Carter

Scrappy start to new year

Leftover food, bones, paper napkins and cooking grease are among the items that will be collected in the kitchen scraps recycling program

Oak Bay resident and participant of the kitchen waste collection pilot program since 2006 Ron Carter

Cars killing enough deer, say advocates

Cars kill more deer than planned cull limit

All I wanted in 1989

In 1989, the Oak Bay Star (which became the Oak Bay News) published a number of Dear Santa letters

Oak Bay remembers five notable people

Here are five people who we lost in 2013

Council takes a pay cut

Policy eliminates debate on pay raises for elected officials