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Stories of hope and survival star in documentary

Documentary follows the human rights crisis in North Korea

  • Oct 25, 2011

Annual mushroom show set for Sunday

Typically, more than 200 species are on display, with mycologists available throughout the day to identify specimens brought to the centre.

  • Oct 24, 2011
Preston Davey gets a kiss from Evanne Bednarski as he is surrounded by Octoberfest beauties L-R Melissa Evans

Cheers to October-fest!

An Octoberfest celebration took place Saturday in Bastion Square with music, magic and beer.

Preston Davey gets a kiss from Evanne Bednarski as he is surrounded by Octoberfest beauties L-R Melissa Evans
Muriel McPherson shows her own smiley face next to a bowl that will be available for sale at the Oak Leaves Bazaar tomorrow (Oct. 22) at the Monterey Recreation Centre. Proceeds from the event go to the Oak Bay Seniors Activity Association.

Oak Leaves Bazaar digs up treasures

Bazaar at Monterey Recreation Centre a bargain hunter's paradise

Muriel McPherson shows her own smiley face next to a bowl that will be available for sale at the Oak Leaves Bazaar tomorrow (Oct. 22) at the Monterey Recreation Centre. Proceeds from the event go to the Oak Bay Seniors Activity Association.
Matt Fairbanks

Sweeping Uplands Park clean

Broom Bash event to control invasive species in Oak Bay's Uplands Park returns for 17th year

  • Oct 19, 2011
Matt Fairbanks

New course brings braille to people with sight

Public invited to learn two-hundred-year-old reading system

Susan

Japanese culture celebrated in Esquimalt

Family event showcases arts, music, martial arts at Esquimalt Recreation Centre

Susan

Car share co-op celebrates 15 years

To celebrate Victoria Car Share offering free one-year memberships

‘Mr. Chinatown’ presents historical chart nationally, locally

Saanich resident David Lai draws on his lifetime of studies on Chinese immigration and settlement in Canada to produce special chart

Oktoberfest coming to Bastion Square

First-ever event features beer, entertainment and song

Oak Bay Fire Chief Gerry Adam stands on the step of the 1984 Thibeault pumper that was actively used by the fire department for 25 years. The department has donated the truck to a fire brigade in Nicaragua.

Retired pumper on its way south

Fire truck too old to serve Oak Bay, but not Nicaragua

Oak Bay Fire Chief Gerry Adam stands on the step of the 1984 Thibeault pumper that was actively used by the fire department for 25 years. The department has donated the truck to a fire brigade in Nicaragua.

Ghost hunters come out for Halloween

Victoria historian John Adams hosts tours this month

  • Oct 14, 2011

Website honours Alex Campbell’s memory

The B.C. Cancer Foundation is accepting donations in honour of Thrifty Foods co-founder

Lights! Camera! Action!

Hundreds of non-speaking acting parts up for grabs for Nickelodeon film

Oak Bay resident John Jordan poses in a makeshift shelter similar to those lived in by Rwandan widows helped by Rotary Club members.

Rotary forum speakers address Rwandan hope

Friday event gives taste of life and challenges in former war-torn African nation

Oak Bay resident John Jordan poses in a makeshift shelter similar to those lived in by Rwandan widows helped by Rotary Club members.

UVic students, businesses, team up for African relief

Merchants discount cards valid around Oak Bay and elsewhere

Pets dress up for Halloween

Werewoofles Wag'oween on Oct. 29

Wear pink for a good cause

Oct. 27 is Get Pink’d Day in B.C.

Esquimalt gets early start to its party of the century

Esquimalt Shines centennial song ready for unveiling

Oak Bay News editor Don Descoteau

Delivery people lauded for efforts

Carrier Appreciation Week happens Oct. 10 to 14

Oak Bay News editor Don Descoteau