Vivian Moreau

Kildonan House

Historic mansion, now home for seniors, up for sale

It’s not clear if nine resident seniors will be evicted when a…

Kildonan House
The Land Conservancy's Bill Turner enjoys the view from the deck outside the tea room at Abkhazi Garden

TLC top dog pours a cuppa at Abkhazi

Bill Turner talks about his 2009 ouster and The Land Conservancy’s futureOn…

The Land Conservancy's Bill Turner enjoys the view from the deck outside the tea room at Abkhazi Garden

Zela house to go back on market

A Zela Street house auctioned off in Oak Bay’s first tax sale…

Cast members Brian Archdekin

Setting the stage – Oak Bay High gears up for period musical

Being the older sister of two younger brothers has helped one Oak…

Cast members Brian Archdekin
Sonny Srinaganand

Biz in the Bay – Oh my! King&Thai

Business has been booming since the King&Thai restaurant opened Jan. 17 in…

Sonny Srinaganand
Oak Bay Home Hardware owner Greg Hellyer stands beside the classic 1959 Mercury panel truck that he is selling. The bright yellow truck parked outside is a familiar site to drivers passing by the Oak Bay Avenue store's location.

Vintage truck no lemon

Oak Bay Avenue icon up for saleThe driver’s door sticks a bit,…

Oak Bay Home Hardware owner Greg Hellyer stands beside the classic 1959 Mercury panel truck that he is selling. The bright yellow truck parked outside is a familiar site to drivers passing by the Oak Bay Avenue store's location.
Joan Halvorsen

Non-profits line up

Groups make annual pilgrimage to council seeking grant moneyThere was creamy potato…

Joan Halvorsen
Mountjoy Avenue resident Ewa Lupin gathered signatures to help preserve the Blair Gowie heritage property in its current configuration. Disagreement over the late owner’s wishes remains.

Neighbours seeking to preserve status quo on Runnymede mansion

The late Pamela Ellis wanted to keep house and gardens intact: petitionersEwa…

Mountjoy Avenue resident Ewa Lupin gathered signatures to help preserve the Blair Gowie heritage property in its current configuration. Disagreement over the late owner’s wishes remains.

Council extends olive branch

Search expanded for suites discussion consultantIt’s going to take more than a…

Gary Fitzpatrick

Fighting the Good Fight

Upcoming dinner-dance at St. Patrick’s School hall will raise funds for ongoing…

Gary Fitzpatrick
Rummage sale organizer Camille Wood relaxes in the Monterey Centre atrium on wicker furniture bought with the proceeds from last year’s sale.

It’s time to rummage through those closets

Monterey rummage sale looking for donationsAlthough it’s her first time corralling more…

Rummage sale organizer Camille Wood relaxes in the Monterey Centre atrium on wicker furniture bought with the proceeds from last year’s sale.
Bronwyn Taylor

Teachers’ rights given boost by distinguished alum

University places retired Oak Bay teacher in another classBronwyn Taylor remembers what…

Bronwyn Taylor

Seniors rail against suites process

It wasn’t exactly the storming of the Bastille, but a seniors-dominated crowd…

Circadian Kingdom practises in the basement of one member's home.

The garage band lives on

Sitting around in the basement where they practise, the five members of…

Circadian Kingdom practises in the basement of one member's home.
Oak Bay High students

Teens discover thrill of philanthropy

They had the T-shirts: spray-painted black with metallic trim.They had the technology:…

Oak Bay High students
Camosun College health centre counsellor Chris Balmer is seeing an increasing number of students seeking help with mental health issues.

Keeping their emotions in check

One in four students visiting campus clinics struggling with mental health issuesIn…

Camosun College health centre counsellor Chris Balmer is seeing an increasing number of students seeking help with mental health issues.
University of Victoria professor Joan Wharf Higgins has been studying the exercise habits of dog owners and their canines in local parks. She was at McNeill Bay this week with her Bedlington terrier

Dog owners dedicated to their pooches

UVic researchers look at canine, human health habitsDog owners exercising their pooches…

University of Victoria professor Joan Wharf Higgins has been studying the exercise habits of dog owners and their canines in local parks. She was at McNeill Bay this week with her Bedlington terrier

Tough times for Oak Bay police dept.

Organizational reviews, human rights complaint ongoingOak Bay police department is in the…

The home known as Blair Gowie

Not all older homes worth saving: builder

Runnymede home’s future hot topic at meetingAfter house builder Max Huxley bought…

The home known as Blair Gowie
Former Saanich police chief Derek Egan is the interim chief at Oak Bay while a search is undertaken to replace retired chief Ron Gaudet.

He’s the man in charge – for now

Retired Saanich police chief pinch-hitting in Oak BayThere’s a new sheriff in…

Former Saanich police chief Derek Egan is the interim chief at Oak Bay while a search is undertaken to replace retired chief Ron Gaudet.