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BC Local News
Timely tips for first-time home buyersbefore starting to look at real estate. First and foremost, is the time right t
Timely tips for first-time home buyers
BC Local News / Posted 12 hours ago
before starting to look at real estate. First and foremost, is the time right to buy or rent? Graham Bavington, an Oak Bay realtor with Burr Properties Limited, says it all depends on the wants and needs of the buyer, taking into... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Prizes among the perks for Bike to Work Weekof Fort and Foul Bay, parking isn’t a problem for Dianne McGillis. It never is
Prizes among the perks for Bike to Work Week
Oak Bay News / Posted 12 hours ago
of Fort and Foul Bay, parking isn’t a problem for Dianne McGillis. It never is for the cycle commuter, traversing from Oak Bay to the legislative buildings area for a decade, and now for the last decade commuting from James Bay to the busy... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Timely tips for first-time home buyersbefore starting to look at real estate. First and foremost, is the time right t
Timely tips for first-time home buyers
Oak Bay News / Posted 12 hours ago
before starting to look at real estate. First and foremost, is the time right to buy or rent? Graham Bavington, an Oak Bay realtor with Burr Properties Limited, says it all depends on the wants and needs of the buyer, taking into... Read more
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BC Local News
Prizes among the perks for Bike to Work Weekof Fort and Foul Bay, parking isn’t a problem for Dianne McGillis. It never is
Prizes among the perks for Bike to Work Week
BC Local News / Posted 15 hours ago
of Fort and Foul Bay, parking isn’t a problem for Dianne McGillis. It never is for the cycle commuter, traversing from Oak Bay to the legislative buildings area for a decade, and now for the last decade commuting from James Bay to the busy... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Oak Bay marine rescue volunteers receive $100,000 grantOak Bay Sea Rescue received a $100,000 boost from the province last week. The
Oak Bay marine rescue volunteers receive $100,000 grant
Oak Bay News / Posted 15 hours ago
Oak Bay Sea Rescue received a $100,000 boost from the province last week. The one-time community gaming grant to the Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue station will help the volunteer organization bolster training, provide administrative... Read more
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BC Local News
Lace up for Oak Bay Half-MarathonThe Oak Bay Half-Marathon celebrates its 12th year this weekend with runners po
Lace up for Oak Bay Half-Marathon
BC Local News / Posted yesterday
The Oak Bay Half-Marathon celebrates its 12th year this weekend with runners pounding the Oak Bay pavement Sunday, May 29. The run, which also includes a 10K, a relay and a kids’ run, has become a staple in Greater Victoria’s running community.... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Race, baseball among weekend actionThe time for the Oak Bay Half Marathon, 10K and Relay is here. One of Victoria’
Race, baseball among weekend action
Oak Bay News / Posted yesterday
The time for the Oak Bay Half Marathon, 10K and Relay is here. One of Victoria’s most scenic running events, the race starts in the heart of Oak Bay near Windsor Park. The event takes place on Sunday, May 29, and while online registration has come... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Family tennis at Henderson Saturdaycelebration. Hosted in partnership with the Wilson World Demo Tour, the day fe
Family tennis at Henderson Saturday
Oak Bay News / Posted yesterday
celebration. Hosted in partnership with the Wilson World Demo Tour, the day features music, on-court contests and prizes. Oak Bay tennis instructors will be on hand to offer tips and strategies to help players of all ages improve their game. “I... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Lace up for Oak Bay Half-MarathonThe Oak Bay Half-Marathon celebrates its 12th year this weekend with runners po
Lace up for Oak Bay Half-Marathon
Oak Bay News / Posted yesterday
The Oak Bay Half-Marathon celebrates its 12th year this weekend with runners pounding the Oak Bay pavement Sunday, May 29. The run, which also includes a 10K, a relay and a kids’ run, has become a staple in Greater Victoria’s running community.... Read more
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BC Local News
Oak Bay marine rescue volunteers receive $100,000 grantOak Bay Sea Rescue received a $100,000 boost from the province last week. The
Oak Bay marine rescue volunteers receive $100,000 grant
BC Local News / Posted yesterday
Oak Bay Sea Rescue received a $100,000 boost from the province last week. The one-time community gaming grant to the Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue station will help the volunteer organization bolster training, provide administrative... Read more
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CBC.ca
Vancouver Island couple now both accused of impersonating Fort McMurray evacueesRondeau, born in 1970, was convicted in March of possession of stolen property
Vancouver Island couple now both accused of impersonating Fort McMurray evacuees
CBC.ca / Posted 2 days ago
Rondeau, born in 1970, was convicted in March of possession of stolen property under $5,000 in the Victoria suburb of Oak Bay. That conviction relates to a charge from January of this year. A Facebook page for Lincoln Darryl Rondeau lists his... Read more
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BC Local News
Politicans cry for more fairness in funding policinga population of 5,000, it becomes responsible for its own policing. Some, incl
Politicans cry for more fairness in funding policing
BC Local News / Posted 2 days ago
a population of 5,000, it becomes responsible for its own policing. Some, including Victoria, Saanich, Central Saanich and Oak Bay choose to form their own forces, pay 100 per cent of their costs, and set direction for that force through a... Read more
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Campbell River Mirror
Politicans cry for more fairness in funding policinga population of 5,000, it becomes responsible for its own policing. Some, incl
Politicans cry for more fairness in funding policing
Campbell River Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
a population of 5,000, it becomes responsible for its own policing. Some, including Victoria, Saanich, Central Saanich and Oak Bay choose to form their own forces, pay 100 per cent of their costs, and set direction for that force through a... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Accomplished Oak Bay teen a United Way Youth Now winnerfor her leadership qualities and organizational abilities with YES BC and her v
Accomplished Oak Bay teen a United Way Youth Now winner
Oak Bay News / Posted 2 days ago
for her leadership qualities and organizational abilities with YES BC and her volunteer work with Andrew Weaver, MLA for Oak Bay-Gordon Head. She was instrumental in building volunteer capacity for the 2015 Off The Grid Music Festival, hosted by... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Equity sought as Vancouver Island police costs all over the mapa population of 5,000, it becomes responsible for its own policing. Some, incl
Equity sought as Vancouver Island police costs all over the map
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 2 days ago
a population of 5,000, it becomes responsible for its own policing. Some, including Victoria, Saanich, Central Saanich and Oak Bay choose to form their own forces, pay 100 per cent of their costs, and set direction for that force through a... Read more
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Alberni Valley News
Equity sought as Vancouver Island police costs all over the mapa population of 5,000, it becomes responsible for its own policing. Some, incl
Equity sought as Vancouver Island police costs all over the map
Alberni Valley News / Posted 2 days ago
a population of 5,000, it becomes responsible for its own policing. Some, including Victoria, Saanich, Central Saanich and Oak Bay choose to form their own forces, pay 100 per cent of their costs, and set direction for that force through a... Read more
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Comox Valley Record
Equity sought as Vancouver Island police costs all over the mapa population of 5,000, it becomes responsible for its own policing. Some, incl
Equity sought as Vancouver Island police costs all over the map
Comox Valley Record / Posted 2 days ago
a population of 5,000, it becomes responsible for its own policing. Some, including Victoria, Saanich, Central Saanich and Oak Bay choose to form their own forces, pay 100 per cent of their costs, and set direction for that force through a... Read more
10 related stories
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BC Local News
Equity sought as Vancouver Island police costs all over the mapa population of 5,000, it becomes responsible for its own policing. Some, incl
Equity sought as Vancouver Island police costs all over the map
BC Local News / Posted 2 days ago
a population of 5,000, it becomes responsible for its own policing. Some, including Victoria, Saanich, Central Saanich and Oak Bay choose to form their own forces, pay 100 per cent of their costs, and set direction for that force through a... Read more
10 related stories
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Campbell River Mirror
Equity sought as Vancouver Island police costs all over the mapa population of 5,000, it becomes responsible for its own policing. Some, incl
Equity sought as Vancouver Island police costs all over the map
Campbell River Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
a population of 5,000, it becomes responsible for its own policing. Some, including Victoria, Saanich, Central Saanich and Oak Bay choose to form their own forces, pay 100 per cent of their costs, and set direction for that force through a... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Oak Bay fills two top-level staff positionsOak Bay fills a pair of staff vacancies in coming weeks. Daniel Horan becomes
Oak Bay fills two top-level staff positions
Oak Bay News / Posted 2 days ago
Oak Bay fills a pair of staff vacancies in coming weeks. Daniel Horan becomes director of engineering services on June 13. The position has been vacant since Dave Marshall retired at the end of 2015. “That’s going to fill a really big hole, a big... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Equity sought as Vancouver Island police costs all over the mapa population of 5,000, it becomes responsible for its own policing. Some, incl
Equity sought as Vancouver Island police costs all over the map
Oak Bay News / Posted 2 days ago
a population of 5,000, it becomes responsible for its own policing. Some, including Victoria, Saanich, Central Saanich and Oak Bay choose to form their own forces, pay 100 per cent of their costs, and set direction for that force through a... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
Equity sought as Vancouver Island police costs all over the mapa population of 5,000, it becomes responsible for its own policing. Some, incl
Equity sought as Vancouver Island police costs all over the map
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
a population of 5,000, it becomes responsible for its own policing. Some, including Victoria, Saanich, Central Saanich and Oak Bay choose to form their own forces, pay 100 per cent of their costs, and set direction for that force through a... Read more
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Nanaimo News Bulletin
Equity sought as Vancouver Island police costs all over the mapa population of 5,000, it becomes responsible for its own policing. Some, incl
Equity sought as Vancouver Island police costs all over the map
Nanaimo News Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
a population of 5,000, it becomes responsible for its own policing. Some, including Victoria, Saanich, Central Saanich and Oak Bay choose to form their own forces, pay 100 per cent of their costs, and set direction for that force through a... Read more
10 related stories
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Sooke News Mirror
Equity sought as Vancouver Island police costs all over the mapa population of 5,000, it becomes responsible for its own policing. Some, incl
Equity sought as Vancouver Island police costs all over the map
Sooke News Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
a population of 5,000, it becomes responsible for its own policing. Some, including Victoria, Saanich, Central Saanich and Oak Bay choose to form their own forces, pay 100 per cent of their costs, and set direction for that force through a... Read more
10 related stories
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BC Local News
Simulator shakes residents into readinessChristine van Reeuwyk Oak Bay News Oak Bay residents had a taste of the big o
Simulator shakes residents into readiness
BC Local News / Posted 3 days ago
Christine van Reeuwyk Oak Bay News Oak Bay residents had a taste of the big one without an actual earthquake in the University of Victoria’s Shake Zone near the McPherson library last week. The Shake Zone simulator touring Greater Victoria seats... Read more
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BC Local News
Oak Bay residents displaced for months by fireDonna MacIntyre is among the Oak Bay residents in search of a longer-term short
Oak Bay residents displaced for months by fire
BC Local News / Posted 3 days ago
Donna MacIntyre is among the Oak Bay residents in search of a longer-term short-term place to stay after a fire in her apartment building May 11. About 30 people were displaced by the fire that spread from the second floor of the 1950s wood... Read more
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BC Local News
West Coast Django and Jazz storms the Oak Bay stageRoyal Academy of Music, London. West Coast Django and Jazz is May 28 at 7:30 p
West Coast Django and Jazz storms the Oak Bay stage
BC Local News / Posted 3 days ago
Royal Academy of Music, London. West Coast Django and Jazz is May 28 at 7:30 p.m. in the Dave Dunnet Community Theatre at Oak Bay High, 2121 Cadboro Bay Rd. Tickets are $25 in advance at Ivy’s Bookshop, Lyle’s Place, Tempo Trend Music and online... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Oak Bay residents displaced for months by fireDonna MacIntyre is among the Oak Bay residents in search of a longer-term short
Oak Bay residents displaced for months by fire
Oak Bay News / Posted 3 days ago
Donna MacIntyre is among the Oak Bay residents in search of a longer-term short-term place to stay after a fire in her apartment building May 11. About 30 people were displaced by the fire that spread from the second floor of the 1950s wood... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Simulator shakes residents into readinessChristine van Reeuwyk Oak Bay News Oak Bay residents had a taste of the big o
Simulator shakes residents into readiness
Oak Bay News / Posted 3 days ago
Christine van Reeuwyk Oak Bay News Oak Bay residents had a taste of the big one without an actual earthquake in the University of Victoria’s Shake Zone near the McPherson library last week. The Shake Zone simulator touring Greater Victoria seats... Read more
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Oak Bay News
West Coast Django and Jazz storms the Oak Bay stageRoyal Academy of Music, London. West Coast Django and Jazz is May 28 at 7:30 p
West Coast Django and Jazz storms the Oak Bay stage
Oak Bay News / Posted 3 days ago
Royal Academy of Music, London. West Coast Django and Jazz is May 28 at 7:30 p.m. in the Dave Dunnet Community Theatre at Oak Bay High, 2121 Cadboro Bay Rd. Tickets are $25 in advance at Ivy’s Bookshop, Lyle’s Place, Tempo Trend Music and online... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Oak Bay Believers aim to Give Cancer the BootMeghan Roberts believes she and her team can give cancer the boot. In fact, th
Oak Bay Believers aim to Give Cancer the Boot
Oak Bay News / Posted 3 days ago
Meghan Roberts believes she and her team can give cancer the boot. In fact, the Relay for Life’s Oak Bay Believers team will do just that at a fundraiser June 10 at Monterey centre. “It’s going to be a really fun, western-themed event and a chance... Read more
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BC Local News
Mariners recapture Valley rugby titlewill feature four regional champions – EMS, representing the Fraser Valley; St.
Mariners recapture Valley rugby title
BC Local News / Posted 4 days ago
will feature four regional champions – EMS, representing the Fraser Valley; St. George’s, representing the Lower Mainland; Oak Bay, from the Vancouver Island South zone; and the Shawnigan Lake Stags, from Vancouver Island North. The new tier was... Read more
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Peace Arch News
Mariners recapture Valley rugby titlewill feature four regional champions – EMS, representing the Fraser Valley; St.
Mariners recapture Valley rugby title
Peace Arch News / Posted 4 days ago
will feature four regional champions – EMS, representing the Fraser Valley; St. George’s, representing the Lower Mainland; Oak Bay, from the Vancouver Island South zone; and the Shawnigan Lake Stags, from Vancouver Island North. The new tier was... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Whalers sprint to third-place finish at Island meetin the shot put (11.28 metres). The Ballenas senior boys placed third in the o
Whalers sprint to third-place finish at Island meet
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 4 days ago
in the shot put (11.28 metres). The Ballenas senior boys placed third in the overall team standings with 60.5 points. Oak Bay Secondary was the runaway winner with 170, and Reynolds followed with 80. Kwalikum, paced by the throwing of Ross,... Read more
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BC Local News
Whalers sprint to third-place finish at Island meetin the shot put (11.28 metres). The Ballenas senior boys placed third in the o
Whalers sprint to third-place finish at Island meet
BC Local News / Posted 4 days ago
in the shot put (11.28 metres). The Ballenas senior boys placed third in the overall team standings with 60.5 points. Oak Bay Secondary was the runaway winner with 170, and Reynolds followed with 80. Kwalikum, paced by the throwing of Ross,... Read more
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BC Local News
Teen cyclists ready to take on the worldand Greater Victoria. It includes 15-year-old Saanich track and road phenom Ri
Teen cyclists ready to take on the world
BC Local News / Posted 4 days ago
and Greater Victoria. It includes 15-year-old Saanich track and road phenom Riley Pickrell, 14-year-old Sarah Van Dam (Oak Bay), Adam Attwell (Erin’s twin brother) and Angus Brown (Victoria), among others. In Ottawa, Attwell and Willcox will... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Oak Bay eight-year-old earns local library spotFirst-time author and illustrator Isla Shaykewich, 8, insists illustrations wil
Oak Bay eight-year-old earns local library spot
Oak Bay News / Posted 6 days ago
First-time author and illustrator Isla Shaykewich, 8, insists illustrations will not be part of her next book. The Oak Bay girl still bears the annoyance of the 17 or so illustrations required to augment the tale in Runaway Mittens, a book included... Read more
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Oak Bay News
The promise of poppiescrack – any day now – I shall sear their stems with blowtorch (or a match), to
The promise of poppies
Oak Bay News / Posted 6 days ago
crack – any day now – I shall sear their stems with blowtorch (or a match), to allow me to appreciate them as they open in the vase. Christin Geall is an avid Oak Bay gardener and creative non-fiction writing instructor at the University of Victor... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Garagellenium primer: Get ready to garage saleJennifer Blyth Oak Bay News Are you ready to Garagellenium? Oak Bay’s annual
Garagellenium primer: Get ready to garage sale
Oak Bay News / Posted 7 days ago
Jennifer Blyth Oak Bay News Are you ready to Garagellenium? Oak Bay’s annual community-wide garage sale is June 11, meaning now’s the time to sort, price and ready your no-longer-loved treasures. “It’s a great event,” says this year’s... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Party like you’re 99Oak Bay lawn bowlers love a good party and recently honoured their oldest membe
Party like you’re 99
Oak Bay News / Posted 8 days ago
Oak Bay lawn bowlers love a good party and recently honoured their oldest member, 99-year-old Shirley Tucker. About 70 club members gathered at the clubhouse May 8 for tea and birthday cake to celebrate Tucker, a 32-year member of the... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
Theatre company looks to become part of your worldto deal with evil sea witch Ursula (Fran Bitonti), on her journey to pursue tru
Theatre company looks to become part of your world
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
to deal with evil sea witch Ursula (Fran Bitonti), on her journey to pursue true love with Prince Eric, a human, played by Oak Bay resident Jay O’ Connell. “As a director, you always hope that your romantic leads will have chemistry, and I’m happy... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
Young rugby sides showing promise for the futureis picking up steam. A highlight of the season’s end came when the Bulldogs de
Young rugby sides showing promise for the future
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
is picking up steam. A highlight of the season’s end came when the Bulldogs defeated touted provincial sevens champion Oak Bay during last Friday’s Lower Island jamboree. The win was sweet for the Bulldogs, who earlier lost to Oak Bay in the... Read more
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BC Local News
Happy days at Oak Bay BarberA lot of jokes get exchanged at Happy Coxford’s Oak Bay Barber Shoppe. It’s pa
Happy days at Oak Bay Barber
BC Local News / Posted 9 days ago
A lot of jokes get exchanged at Happy Coxford’s Oak Bay Barber Shoppe. It’s part of what keeps his customers coming back and Happy, well, happy. “It’s my sense of humour, no doubt about it,” laughs Coxford, who celebrates 25 years in business this... Read more
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BC Local News
Junior Mariners, Eagles face off in Tuesday tiltMay 24 Spinnakers plays Ross Bay at 6 p.m. and on Wednesday, May 25 the Pigs Tr
Junior Mariners, Eagles face off in Tuesday tilt
BC Local News / Posted 9 days ago
May 24 Spinnakers plays Ross Bay at 6 p.m. and on Wednesday, May 25 the Pigs Trotters play the Stonewallers at 6 p.m. The Oak Bay Half Marathon date is rapidly approaching and runners can still save money if they have not registered yet. The race... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Theatre goes under the sea with Four Seasonsto deal with evil sea witch Ursula (Fran Bitonti), on her journey to pursue tru
Theatre goes under the sea with Four Seasons
Oak Bay News / Posted 9 days ago
to deal with evil sea witch Ursula (Fran Bitonti), on her journey to pursue true love with Prince Eric, a human, played by Oak Bay resident Jay O’ Connell. “As a director, you always hope that your romantic leads will have chemistry, and I’m happy... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Happy days at Oak Bay BarberA lot of jokes get exchanged at Happy Coxford’s Oak Bay Barber Shoppe. It’s pa
Happy days at Oak Bay Barber
Oak Bay News / Posted 9 days ago
A lot of jokes get exchanged at Happy Coxford’s Oak Bay Barber Shoppe. It’s part of what keeps his customers coming back and Happy, well, happy. “It’s my sense of humour, no doubt about it,” laughs Coxford, who celebrates 25 years in business this... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Junior Mariners, Eagles face off in Tuesday tiltMay 24 Spinnakers plays Ross Bay at 6 p.m. and on Wednesday, May 25 the Pigs Tr
Junior Mariners, Eagles face off in Tuesday tilt
Oak Bay News / Posted 9 days ago
May 24 Spinnakers plays Ross Bay at 6 p.m. and on Wednesday, May 25 the Pigs Trotters play the Stonewallers at 6 p.m. The Oak Bay Half Marathon date is rapidly approaching and runners can still save money if they have not registered yet. The race... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Syrian housing suggestion stuck without a societyexplored potential partnerships with several groups including HeroWork, Habitat
Syrian housing suggestion stuck without a society
Oak Bay News / Posted 9 days ago
explored potential partnerships with several groups including HeroWork, Habitat for Humanity, the Community Association of Oak Bay and various faith groups in the community, and found none was in a position to take the lead. “The reason is clear.... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Seven-year dream comes to fruition with Tanzania tripwhim of a 12-year-old comes to fruition seven years later as Emma Gibbs headed
Seven-year dream comes to fruition with Tanzania trip
Oak Bay News / Posted 10 days ago
whim of a 12-year-old comes to fruition seven years later as Emma Gibbs headed for Africa last Thursday. The young Oak Bay woman will teach for 10 weeks at Charity elementary school in Arusha, Tanzania through International Volunteer HQ,... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Embrace the night for Friday walkside of the Kiwanis Tea Room at Willows Beach. An age- and family-friendly init
Embrace the night for Friday walk
Oak Bay News / Posted 10 days ago
side of the Kiwanis Tea Room at Willows Beach. An age- and family-friendly initiative of the Community Association of Oak Bay, hour-long Embrace the Night walks happen on or near the full moon. Friday’s walk will follow the waterfront with a... Read more
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