Life

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.

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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

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

Artists find ‘happiness under the oaks’

Amos home is one of six on this year’s Art Gallery of Greater Victoria Home Tour, Sunday, Sept. 11

Senior home survey seeks volunteers

Volunteers to ask seniors about staff, food, privacy, medications and other conditions in residential care

  • Aug 26th, 2016

Seeing Red

Come August, rubies, reds and crimsons are the stars of the garden border and vase

Rental market out of reach for many

Low availability, high prices pose daunting rental situation in Oak Bay

  • Aug 13th, 2016

Collector program expanding to ‘muscle cars’

Collector plates will be available next year for modified as well as stock cars made between 1958 and 1974

True to type

Understanding how plant breeding is reflected in plant names

B.C. DAY TRIVIA QUIZ: How much do you know about British Columbia?

B.C. Day, on Monday, Aug. 1, is an opportunity to celebrate this spectacular province. See how well you know British Columbia.

Aiming high in the garden

Singing the praises of tall plants for the urban garden

Provincial campsite rush mostly B.C. residents

Few BC Parks bookings going to commercial operators, solution is more campsite spaces, Environment Minister Mary Polak says

Video links grow as rural health care shrinks

Small communities have more than 400 doctor vacancies, with 'telehealth' and visiting specialists filling gaps

CANADA DAY QUIZ: How well do you know Canadian trivia?

In honour of Canada's 149th birthday, we have compiled some Canadian trivia questions. How many can you answer?

Water garden showcases natural beauty

The 10th annual For the Love of Africa Water Garden Tour raises funds for projects in Africa

Suburban Wild: Of dragons and ladies

Dragonflies and ladybugs have captured many an imagination with their colourful characteristics

Garden trends from Chelsea

Garden columnist Christin Geall reflects on the impact of the Chelsea Flower Show