A farewell brew

Oak Bay Mayor Christopher Causton attends a farewell party at the Penny Farthing before his retirement from politics

Oak Bay Mayor Christopher Causton enjoyed a beer with Matt MacNeil

Oak Bay Mayor Christopher Causton enjoyed a beer with Matt MacNeil

Oak Bay Mayor Christopher Causton enjoyed a beer with Matt MacNeil, during a retirement party he hosted for Causton at MacNeil’s Penny Farthing Pub on Oak Bay Avenue. Causton spent more than 20 years in politics, including five terms as mayor of Oak Bay. He didn’t win an MP’s seat when he ran as a Liberal in Victoria in May’s federal election and will not run in the Nov. 19 municipal election.