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Hillside kicks off holiday shopping with “The Night Before”

Nov. 19 charity event marks beginning of holiday shopping season

Local volunteers get the scoop on bat poop

Bat droppings key to research in a number of areas

  • Nov 18th, 2017
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The Glenshiel Sock Toss for Our Place
    Flash Feeding Frenzy
      TIMELAPSE: Making a bonsai tree
        Active & Safe Routes to Schools

          Interpretive sign captures history of Gorge Bridge

          Seven bridges have crossed the Gorge at the site, with the first constructed in 1848

          Saanich business plays Secret Santa to local seniors

          Be a Santa to Senior program now underway in six locations across the Greater Victoria area.

          Oak Bay Marina’s Leaderboard keeps fishermen in competition for the biggest catch

          ‘It’s a fun competition and fishermen love a chance to brag a little bit.’

          UVic draws $2.4M towards harvesting clean energy from the ocean

          Research hopes to get remote coastal communities off diesel-based power

          Victoria’s booming shoebox campaign part of ‘reconciliaction’

          Family challenges Victoria to fill their garage with 1,000 shoeboxes for indigenous youth

          Hike raises funds for families battling lymphoma

          Moving Mountains also a tribute to Langford teen Zack Downey

          Reader photo: Owl on watch in Oak Bay

          Send your reader photos to editor@oakbaynews.com

          • Nov 16th, 2017

          Parkinson’s boxing program expands to West Shore

          Rock Steady Boxing program helps participants with balance, agility and memory

          Piano Ferri donates Oak Bay painted instrument to Cool Aid

          Cridge Centre, Pacifica Housing also gain a little music from Oak Bay’s painted pianos

          VIDEO: UVic staffers dressed and ready for PlasmaCar Races

          Nothing beats adults racing toddler-sized PlasmaCars, all for a good cause

          Oak Bay author and retired pilot talks aviation

          Retired Wardair 747 captain gives a talk on Wednesday, Nov. 15 at BC Aviation Museum

          • Oct 22nd, 2017

          Celebrating second anniversary of Sno’uyutth welcome pole

          Community Association of Oak Bay holds community reception on Nov. 22 to “spread good energy”

          Christmas Backpack Project seeks donations in Colwood

          The backpacks will be distributed to the less fortunate around Christmas

          Vancouver Island woman draws portrait of B.C. fire chief who was swept away by floods

          ‘I felt their loss, and wanted to reach out to them’ says Harpaul Nandhra.

          Oak Bay baker kneaded a win to make dessert tonight on CBC

          Teaser shows local baker admitting she has to just ‘accept the soggy bottom’

          • Nov 14th, 2017

          Graffiti: an art form without enough canvas

          Tagging might be on the rise in Victoria, but don’t mistake that for graffiti says local artist