Life

VIDEO: Ten years of iPhones

Today marks a decade since the unveiling of the iPhone.

  • Jan 9th, 2017

Homefinder: The year that was for Oak Bay homeowners

The hot seller’s market continued to be the big story in Oak Bay real estate for 2016, with limited listings putting pressure on prices

  • Dec 31st, 2016

British Columbia set to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday in 2017

Her Honour Judith Guichon's 2017 New Year's Message on Canada's Sesquicentennial

  • Dec 30th, 2016
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Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles at a glance
Outrigger canoeing a lifestyle
PyeongChang 2018, through the eyes of a Canadian Korean
Bartenders respond to push for better non-alcoholic drinks

Where’s Santa right now? Track the jolly ol’ man ’till he hits your roof

Santa Claus has already begun his worldwide journey, delivering more than two billion gifts by 8 a.m.

Gift books for gardeners

Ideas for the gardeners or garden-lovers on your Christmas list

Christmas ideas for the new homeowner

What to get the new homeowner on your Christmas list

Cultivated – Fence me in: Lessons from the Sun King

Christin Geall is an avid Oak Bay gardener and creative non-fiction writing instructor at the University of Victoria

Oak Bay project a Georgie finalist

Patio Court project from Citta Group is a finalist in the Best Residential Renovation $100,000 to $299,999 category

Column: Comets and a crescent moon light December’s night skies

Bill Smith and the RASCals of Cattle Point volunteer at Cattle Point DARK SKY Urban Star Park.

Dreaming of visiting China? Win a trip of a lifetime!

You could win an all-inclusive tour through Beijing, Xi’an, Shanghai and Suzhou next spring valued at $2500!

Cultivated: Oak Bay gardener smitten with salvias in Sussex

Christin Geall explores the gorgeous gardens of Sussex, England

Light your home right this holiday season

A classic lighting display can add charm for buyers

Survey probes B.C.’s seniors care homes

Privacy, dignity, food quality among questions of Seniors Advocate (with VIDEO)

Wind is a chilly prospect for the garden

Care can reduce wind's impact on a West Coast garden

Water, water everywhere … solving the moisture challenge

Determining the source of moisture troubles in the home is essential to finding a solution

Column: Oak Bay’s mysterious guest generates multiple questions

Barbara Julian is local writer and nature enthusiast. She writes here monthly about Oak Bay’s suburban wildlife.

  • Oct 27th, 2016

Column: Silent shoreline? Common seabirds missing

Barbara Julian is a local writer and nature enthusiast. She writes here monthly on the suburban wildlife of Oak Bay.

A little attention will get your home ready for a fall sale

Make it easy for potential home buyers to see the best in your property

Best in show: Horticultural exhibitions

The Victoria Dahlia Society's annual show inspires consideration of the history and future of horticultural exhibitions

The cruellest month

Summer's end brings challenges for Oak Bay's gardeners