Life

Queen Elizabeth II marks record 65 years on throne

The palace says the 90-year-old queen will spend the day quietly at her Sandringham estate in eastern England.

B.C. increases electric vehicle incentive fund

Buyers of new plug-in electric vehicles get $5,000 rebate, another $6,000 if they scrap an eligible old car

VIDEO: Getting social for mental health

Bell set to donate to Canadian mental health groups on Jan. 25 every time someone use a special hashtag on social media.

  • Jan 25th, 2017
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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

Cultivated: Try a pre-season garden cleanse

January is a good time to take stock of your various garden tools, seeds and potions

Notaries find family funds helping first-time buyers

Faced with rapidly rising house prices, more first-time homebuyers are getting help from parents to enter the market

Doctors at Pemberton clinic call on employers to start paying for sick notes

Woman posts photo of letter on Facebook she received when asking for medical note

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

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