Oak Bay News

Oak Bay driver flees on foot after collision on Beach Drive

Officers caught the driver shortly after

  • Apr 4, 2020


Revamped Oak Bay Volunteer Services in need of donations, volunteers

Non-profit stares down challenge of helping seniors amid COVID-19 crisis


Oak Bay Beach Hotel now delivers groceries, meals

Checking in with Oak Bay's only hotel and guest house


UVic Vikes new basketball coach on the fast track

At 26, Shalie Dheensaw assumed head coaching role

Victoria-hosted Francophone Games postponed until 2021

Event expected to draw hundreds of volunteers and 1,200 athletes

Frontline volunteers bring handwashing stations to Pandora tent city and beyond

'The basic premise of this is to fight COVID-19 ... right?'

Three rescued after canoe capsizes near Oak Bay

Private vessel finds canoe, brings people ashore

  • Apr 1, 2020

Police seek possible firebug following series of Monday fires

Highly suspicious, trucks torched at Camosun's Lansdowne campus

Thieves haul off with copper piping from University of Victoria renovation

Oak Bay police pull drug-impaired driver of Hummer off the road

“Isolation is normal for us,” says Saanich dad with cystic fibrosis

Gordon Head man says now's the time to approve life-saving cystic fibrosis drug

Big band fundraiser show at Dunnet theatre rescheduled for Sept. 26

Jazz singer Joe Coughlin, band leader Phil Dwyer remain booked for show

LETTERS: Run on toilet paper defies logic

On the weekend it seems like I was taking my life in my hands as I passed the toilet paper section at both Save-on-Foods and Shoppers Drug Mart. It reminded me of Black Friday.

  • Mar 28, 2020

Life mimics art for actors in play about pandemic

Performers from Oak Bay theatre school see parallels with recent play based on 1918 Spanish flu

LETTERS: Oak Bay must give new thought to budget

I understand that the COVID-19 pandemic is occupying almost all our attention - and rightly so. But soon another issue is going to emerge in Oak Bay.

  • Mar 27, 2020

LETTERS: Oak Bay scholarship performance rescheduled to September

Re: Sinatra and the Count benefit concert for Sno'uyutth Legacy Scholarship for Indigenous grads of Oak Bay High. I'm so glad to see a nice story and photo.

  • Mar 27, 2020

Oak Bay Police Chief Const. Andy Brinton passes the torch this summer

Deputy Chief Ray Bernoties to take over position in September

  • Mar 27, 2020

COVID-19: A message from the publisher

We will be making some changes to our print editions during these unprecedented times

  • Mar 25, 2020

Greater Victoria residents roar in thanks to frontline workers

Nightly thank-yous echo across the region

Swiftsure International Yacht Race cancelled in light of COVID-19

Committee shifts focus to next year's race

  • Mar 25, 2020

COVID-19, lack of pool has Greater Victoria marathon swimmer worried

Shutdown hits swimmers, residents trying to stay healthy