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Oak Bay art houses open doors for annual Avenue Gallery Walk

The annual Art on the Avenue Gallery Walk Thursday, Nov. 29

Oak Bay Fire Chief Dave Cockle to retire

Darren Hughes takes over as fire chief on Feb. 1

Victoria, Saanich police team beats fire department in hockey game

At stake was the vaunted Gold jersey, won this year by the police squad 3-2

Oak Bay officer retired during investigation into using sex trade services

‘This individual will never be a police officer again,’ says chief

Elvis Presley, David Vest-style comes to Oak Bay

Vest performs The Music of Elvis Presley on Friday, Nov. 23 at 7:30 p.m. in the Upstairs Lounge at Oak BayRecreation Centre

Colwood’s Esi Edugyan wins $100K Giller prize for Washington Black

Edugyan won her first Scotiabank Giller Prize in 2011 for Half-Blood Blues

Oak Bay kicks off Christmas with 18th annual light up

The lights come on Nov. 25 at 5 p.m. after an audience rendition of The Twelve Days of Christmas

Courage, ability shine in REACH benefit performance

REACH – The Benefit Concert is Saturday, Dec. 1, 7 p.m. at First Metropolitan United Church

Santa’s Helpers kick off toy drive Monday in Sidney

Donors across the Peninsula help about 300 families have a happy holidays

Good energy marks third annual celebration of welcome pole

Nov. 22 is Sno’uyutth day in Oak Bay with good energy at Windsor Park beginning at 7 p.m.

Oak Bay seeks more provincial funding for deer birth control program

Increase in budget would mean 40 more deer get immunocontraception come fall 2019

Saanich councillor leads CRD as board chair

Colin Plant vows to seek partial leave from teaching to commit to board

Marijuana-related business requires rezoning in Oak Bay

Council plans to add cannabis laws to priorities list

Victoria-based navy ship credited with sea turtle rescue

HMCS Nanaimo spots giant sea turtle while seeking contraband

Victoria library workers vote to strike

Talks break off between CUPE 410 and Greater Victoria Labour Relations Association

Heavy rains cause wastewater overflows in Oak Bay, Saanich

Beaches within the affected areas are posted with public health advisory signs

Victoria hosts 25-hour game marathon for charity

Nine gamers take on the Extra Life challenge to raise funds for Children’s Miracle Network

UPDATED: Prescribed burn blamed for smoky skies in Greater Victoria

Smoke from Sooke and Shirley descended on the region Halloween night

Don’t be spooked, McKenzie interchange shifts again

New southbound configuration in place until the interchange opens by late summer 2019

VIDEO: North Saanich home prize part of B.C. Millionaire Lottery

The grand prize winner can choose one of seven luxury homes around the province