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In a community-building event more than two decades old more than 100 "brave souls" from Oak Bay High took to the sea on the last day of school before winter break. "It becomes this badge of honour,"...
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Oak Bay News reporter Christine van Reeuwyk caught up with Santa in some down time between his Oak Bay Village appearance and his Estevan Village visit this holiday season. The jolly old elf took a...
2014/12/19 18:20
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Oak Bay council approved awarding contracts to keep public works in goods and equipment rentals. They approved W.A. Jones and Sons for backhoe rental at a rate of $81.90 an hour. Lopeter Trucking Ltd...
2014/12/19 00:20
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There’s a perception over the holidays that police officers more actively chase impaired drivers. “They know we’re going to be out more, however, I’m nailing them all year long,” said Oak Bay Const....
2014/12/18 23:20
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Unlocked vehicles continue to make victims of Oak Bay residents. On Dec. 3 alone three theft from autos were reported in the 1600 block of Foul Bay Road, 2000 block of Byron Street and 1700 block of...
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2014/12/18 23:20
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Costs savings are glaring in the most obvious of places surrounding Recreation Oak Bay properties. Upgrades this year ranged from LED lighting in parking lots and sensors in storage areas to turn off...
2014/12/18 19:20
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Touring the First Nations monuments got 10,000 times easier Monday night. Dec. 15 was the official launch of the new brochure (of which 10,000 were printed) A Guide to the First Nations Monuments of...
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2014/12/18 18:20
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Recreation Oak Bay offers its inaugural family winter solstice concert featuring live outdoor performances by the Soundings Choir, the Maureen Washington Ensemble and a special visit from Santa. “It...
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2014/12/18 18:20
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After an Oak Bay family was forced from its home earlier this month, council has asked staff to review its blasting bylaws during the final council meeting of 2014. Blasting next door appears to be...
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At 15 years old, Oak Bay’s Ryan Howland is well on his way to becoming a professional world-renowned violinist. “He loves the music, but I think more specifically, he loves being a violinist,” said...
2014/12/18 17:20
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Oak Bay Police continue to investigate after an armed robbery yesterday (Dec. 17). A lone male walked into the Oak Bay Gold, Silver and Coin shop at 2029 Oak Bay Ave. just before 5 p.m. and demanded...
2014/12/18 16:21
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Oak Bay High’s new gym is enjoying a rousing christening with the annual Gary Taylor Classic basketball tournament, running through Saturday. On the senior side, which has teams from Belmont, MEI,...
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2014/12/18 15:20
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At the Dec. 15 Oak Bay council meeting, three residents spoke during the public participation portion of the meeting – all on the topic of the recent carbon monoxide leak in a private home attributed...
2014/12/18 14:20
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The holiday lights are up, casting a warm glow over the streets and sidewalks of Oak Bay and inspiring us all to enjoy the best of this Christmas season. But there are another series of lights we see...
2014/12/17 00:20
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Three-year-old Ira Rose already knows the candle in the middle is the “helper candle”. The Saanich youngster is slightly put off by the ceremonial candelabra that features a “helper candle” to the...
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2014/12/17 00:19
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The Belmont Bulldogs gained more experience against mainland opponents last weekend at the North Shore Invitational high school boys basketball tournament. One of just two Island squads at the...
2014/12/16 23:20
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For 35 years, Joan Halvorsen has always been there when the community needed her most. Last week, the volunteers she guides and the community they serve honoured her for her work as executive director...
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2014/12/16 21:21
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Oak Bay will start 2015 with the much-anticipated first municipal planner. Deborah Jensen, currently employed with City of Nanaimo, will start with Oak Bay Jan. 5, Mayor Nils Jensen said...
2014/12/16 21:20
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... image credit: Restoring the faith of residents in the Capital Regional District is paramount this year, says Oak Bay Mayor Nils Jensen. “There are a lot of issues that face the CRD, two of the...
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They’re not the type of people who stand out in crowds. They don’t wear capes and have no need of a phone booth to make a quick change. But the efforts of Oak Bay volunteers are nothing short of...
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