Oak Bay News

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

Oak Bay siblings keep busy, entertain the public with ‘bored board’

Board features jokes, drawings and even podcast recommendations

Add playgrounds to the list of off-limit places in Oak Bay

Follow Oak Bay emergency updates at oakbay.ca/covid-19

Crews quickly douse garage fire in Oak Bay

Response teams maintain social distancing while investigating blaze

  • Mar 23, 2020

Drunk in public, cross-border mischief keep Oak Bay police busy

Man drinks beer while talking to police officer

Gordon Head kid keeps career focus during pandemic

Sportsnet pros take time to talk to young broadcaster

New scholarship created in former Oak Bay mayor Nils Jensen’s honour

Family, community partner to create scholarship and plaque on memorial

Oak Bay figure skaters reach podium

A pair of athletes from Oak Bay Figure Skating Club made it onto the podium at the provincial level last month with the biggest results of their teenage careers.

Vikes forced to cancel marquee events including Brown Cup regatta, Keg Cup

Cancellations take out Vikes spring sports events

Oak Bay businesses cope as best they can during COVID-19 crisis

Restaurants move to take-out only, or close in Estevan Village and the Avenue

Oak Bay residents on Westdowne take happy hour to the limit

Mayor shares concerns about social distancing

PHOTOS: St. Mikes stifle Oak Bay to reclaim Gareth Rees Boot trophy

St. Mikes men, women sweep Oak Bay Barbarian rugby teams

Oak Bay couple anxiously await flight home after spending $15,000 to escape Morocco amid COVID-19

The pair hope to fly to Victoria via Paris and Toronto after leaving Casablanca Thursday

  • Mar 18, 2020

Oak Bay pursues council meeting participation by webcam

With municipal hall closed to public, staff, council seek solutions

B.C. School Sports suspends spring season

Most sports seasons cancelled with some optimism for June

Boat owner missing outboard motor in Oak Bay

Police respond to marine problems, winds force boat ashore

Oak Bay closes municipal hall to public

Closures of facilities ongoing to prevent spread of COVID-19