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PHOTO GALLERY: 2017 Sooke Where in the Worlds

See where on Earth our readers took us this year

Write about Oak Bay to win $500

Winner earns cash and placement in the Oak Bay News

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Community gardens stays busy through the winter
2017 Readers Lens gallery
Sooke couple's elaborate Christmas display

PHOTO GALLERY: 2017 Sooke Readers Lens

A few of this years photos sent to us by our readers

‘Twas the night before Christmas

Happy Holidays from Santa Claus and Black Press

Youth Against Cancer Club strikes again Island cancer lodge

Oak Bay High students craft decor to outfit the Canadian Cancer Society lodge in Victoria

Island team gives back to Jeneece Place

Team donated gift cards, pre-made meals and baked foods

B.C. student pleads for blood donors to step up

During the holiday season, Canadian Blood Services is begging for platelet and blood donations.

  • Dec 23rd, 2017

Asking kids: What do you want for Christmas?

From changes to smoking laws, to peace on earth, seven-year-olds tell us what they want from Santa

Brittannia Legion in Victoria bucking the national trend

Branch celebrates 100th anniversary with no debt, younger than average membership

Arbutus, Campus View orchestras will air on CBC Olympic broadcast

Campus View enters two bids, both make top-10 of CBC Canadian Music Class challenge

Exclusive interview with Santa Claus

Jolly old St. Nick sits down with Oak Bay News

Santa makes special visit to VGH

Saint Nick brought teddy bears to the hospital’s littlest patients

Christmas Kettle Campaign needs strong finish in Victoria

Annual Salvation Army fundraising program less than halfway to 2017 goal in final days

The impact of medical technology

See the difference you make by pledging to the Fix-A-Heart campaign.

VIDEO: Fix-A-Heart campaign

Campaign at local Canadian Tire stores raising funds for cardiac care

Sooke restaurant serves free turkey dinners for those in need

Cathy’s Corner has already handed out 150 plates of food