Christine van Reeuwyk

Members of the Victoria Hand Project team

UVic project rebuilds lives one hand at a time

Victoria Hand Project brings prosthetics overseas to developing countries

Members of the Victoria Hand Project team
Kirsten Brand with the largest piece showing at Gage Gallery

Desert blooms bring colour to Gage Gallery

RV adventures lead to this months colourful art show

Kirsten Brand with the largest piece showing at Gage Gallery
The Minister of Forests

Oak Bay scores provincial funds to count deer

Municipality and Urban Wildlife Stewardship Society plan $40,000 project to tag, track up to 20 deer

The Minister of Forests
Margaret Jenkins students swarm Trafalgar Park in Oak Bay to remove the invasive gorse.

Student work sessions clear Trafalgar Park

Victoria students pull invasive gorse from Oak Bay bluffs

Margaret Jenkins students swarm Trafalgar Park in Oak Bay to remove the invasive gorse.
From top

Inaugural Acorn Arts Award honours longtime artist

Patricia Martin Bates breaks into song during ceremony
in her honour

From top
Demetrius Lynngood (left) and Avery Jackson check out a Story Walk page

WATCH: StoryWalk brings fitness to Oak Bay literacy options

GVPL’s StoryWalk collection includes 30 books including three in French

Demetrius Lynngood (left) and Avery Jackson check out a Story Walk page
Oak Bay’s Isaiah Romanow dodges Pinetree Secondary players as he moves to the basket in BC 4A senior boys provincial basketball championships

Bays boys finish fourth at provincials

Oak Bay team scores third consecutive Island title

Oak Bay’s Isaiah Romanow dodges Pinetree Secondary players as he moves to the basket in BC 4A senior boys provincial basketball championships
Oak Bay HIgh ski team member Logan Rampton earns a berth at provincials. The boys team competed earlier this month in Whistler.

BCs all about the camaraderie for Oak Bay skiers

Boys ski team first to represent local school at provincials

Oak Bay HIgh ski team member Logan Rampton earns a berth at provincials. The boys team competed earlier this month in Whistler.

Downloading, costs top issues for mayors in BC

Emerging themes from mayor’s caucus include cost of policing and firefighting affordable housing, environment and transportation

ily Thompson plans to help buyers pretty up Oak Bay trees with her fairy doors.  Thompson  and her classmates sell their creations during the Monterey Market

Young minds offer diverse products at Monterey Market

Food, music and products spawned from the young minds of Grade 6 students at Oak Bay’s middle school mark the ever-growing Monterey Market.

ily Thompson plans to help buyers pretty up Oak Bay trees with her fairy doors.  Thompson  and her classmates sell their creations during the Monterey Market
Oak Bay High’s Georgia Alexander is among the 56 basketball players from across Canada invited to take part in the women’s national age-group assessment camp

Oak Bay Breaker earns spot in national camp

Georgia Alexander is a forward with the Oak Bay High senior girls team that went undefeated through the regular season

Oak Bay High’s Georgia Alexander is among the 56 basketball players from across Canada invited to take part in the women’s national age-group assessment camp

Public art policy set for budget discussions

Oak Bay’s new public art policy appears in this year’s estimates discussion.

A rejuvenated frontage is in the plans for the Pharmasave on Oak Bay Avenue .

Pharmasave eyes building update

The Pharmasave on Oak Bay Avenue hopes to rejuvenate its frontage.

A rejuvenated frontage is in the plans for the Pharmasave on Oak Bay Avenue .

UVic loses parking for proposed new energy plant

‘Parking mecca’ on adjacent streets pose concern for some of council

Oak Bay Mayor Nils Jensen presents the inaugural Acorn Arts Award to prominent Oak Bay artist Pat Martin Bates during a ceremony March 9.

WATCH: Inaugural Acorn Arts Award honours longtime Oak Bay artist Pat Martin Bates

Ceremony filled with song and laughter highlights arts contribution to Oak Bay

Oak Bay Mayor Nils Jensen presents the inaugural Acorn Arts Award to prominent Oak Bay artist Pat Martin Bates during a ceremony March 9.
Set designer Delaney Tesch and director Linda Hardy with the model base for UVic’s Phoenix Theatres presentation of Hardy’s adaptation of The Inspector.

Floatie family features in Phoenix stage offering

The Inspector runs at Phoenix Theatre through March 18

Set designer Delaney Tesch and director Linda Hardy with the model base for UVic’s Phoenix Theatres presentation of Hardy’s adaptation of The Inspector.
Tony Joe welcomes the Easter Bunny April 15.

Council News in Brief: Easter Bunny approved for 2017

Oak Bay Business Improvement Association Easter Egg Hunt returns

Tony Joe welcomes the Easter Bunny April 15.

Community Association of Oak Bay conversation shifts to shoreline

Community conversation Stewardship of Oak Bay Shores is March 11

One of two designs shown by Rob Jennings

Fresh flower fashions lure Oak Bay florist

Jennings among the floral designers on display at Mayfair for Fleurs de Villes

One of two designs shown by Rob Jennings
Phoenix Summer Theatre students and family in 1975 (UVic Archives) Human books will help ‘readers’ look to the past and the future during the Phoenix Theatre’s Human Library March 11.

Human library event gleans from the past and peers

Phoenix Theatre celebrates 50 years with Ideafest free event

Phoenix Summer Theatre students and family in 1975 (UVic Archives) Human books will help ‘readers’ look to the past and the future during the Phoenix Theatre’s Human Library March 11.