Editorial

Staff, students eye new Oak Bay High taking shape

While class is officially out for the summer, plenty of work is still going on at Oak Bay High

Oak Bay Fire urges caution with summer fire risk

Checklist helps homeowners reduce the fire threat around their properties

Wheels get rolling for Bike to Work Week

As Bike to Work Weeks begins to wind down, the reasons to take up the cause continue to grow

Tories torpedo needed legislation

Private member’s bill on derelict vessels sunk by Harper government

Awards cast youth in a positive light

YES Awards will be presented to 15 Oak Bay youth Wednesday night

Teachers play pivotal role in all of our lives

Residents can nominate Great Teachers through the link found on this website

Arts laureate proven to be valuable asset

Barbara Adams’ term renewed for another two years in Oak Bay

Deer plan provides workable solution

Urban Wildlife Stewardship Society offers alternative to cull

Firefighters come to project’s rescue

Oak Bay Firefighters Charitable Foundation gala will raise funds for project at Monterey middle school

Submerged boats hit jurisdiction obstacle

Private member’s bill would address derelict vessels

Changes won’t solve minimum wage issue

Linking rate to inflation must be accompanied by an established baseline

Harrison deserves to be in national gallery

Oak Bay mayor joins local MP and MLA in call to have Ted Harrison's work displayed in national gallery

B.C. government puts students in crosshairs

Proposal would deny driver’s licence to those who default on student loans

Efforts to end bullying can’t stop at schools

Pink Shirt Day marked by schools across the province

Students providing a lesson for us all

Efforts at three Oak Bay schools provide benefits to the community

Deer cull creates a community divided

Painting each side as villains will result in lingering damage

Impossible to predict when disaster will strike

Taking the time to prepare for an emergency is well worth the effort

More jobs would bring higher wages

Hiring incentives would do more for workers than hike to minimum wage

Making the best of a bad situation

Oak Bay, Victoria and Saanich work to find a solution to sewage treatment

Rise in assessments seems out of line

Hundreds of Oak Bay homes see assessments climb by more than 20 per cent