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Local growers partner with Country Grocer to help kids in need

Bouquet and tree sales to help kids with special needs

Vatican astronomer contends science needs faith

Head of the Vatican Observatory to speak at UVic Nov. 23

Dance Victoria Nutcracker contest returns to Oak Bay village

Find Mr. Nutcracker and Tommy Tempo now through Nov. 26 for chacne to win ballet tickets

UVic draws $2.4M towards harvesting clean energy from the ocean

Research hopes to get remote coastal communities off diesel-based power

Interpretive sign captures history of Gorge Bridge

Seven bridges have crossed the Gorge at the site, with the first constructed in 1848

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          Sailors set to deck the hulls for annual Sea of Lights

          Lighted sail past set for Dec. 1 with community events at vantage points Willows Beach and Gyro Park

          Oak Bay light up steeped in tradition

          Nov. 26 event kicks off Christmas in Oak Bay

          Saanich business plays Secret Santa to local seniors

          Be a Santa to Senior program now underway in six locations across the Greater Victoria area.

          Broadmead hosts Holiday Shred-A-Thon this Saturday

          Great chance to safely dispose of outdated but sensitive documents

          Victoria’s booming shoebox campaign part of ‘reconciliaction’

          Family challenges Victoria to fill their garage with 1,000 shoeboxes for indigenous youth

          West Shore craft fair roundup

          Holiday-themed events taking place on the West Shore

          • Nov 17th, 2017

          Oak Bay author and retired pilot talks aviation

          Retired Wardair 747 captain gives a talk on Wednesday, Nov. 15 at BC Aviation Museum

          • Oct 22nd, 2017

          Oak Bay baker kneaded a win to make dessert tonight on CBC

          Teaser shows local baker admitting she has to just ‘accept the soggy bottom’

          • Nov 14th, 2017

          Vancouver Island woman draws portrait of B.C. fire chief who was swept away by floods

          ‘I felt their loss, and wanted to reach out to them’ says Harpaul Nandhra.

          Reader photo: Owl on watch in Oak Bay

          Send your reader photos to editor@oakbaynews.com

          • Nov 16th, 2017

          VIDEO: UVic staffers dressed and ready for PlasmaCar Races

          Nothing beats adults racing toddler-sized PlasmaCars, all for a good cause

          Parkinson’s boxing program expands to West Shore

          Rock Steady Boxing program helps participants with balance, agility and memory

          Graffiti: an art form without enough canvas

          Tagging might be on the rise in Victoria, but don’t mistake that for graffiti says local artist