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Capital Regional District information shows 26 per cent of Oak Bay residents live in multi-unit buildings, which may not provide access to private electric vehicle chargers, one reason the CRD plans to focus on development of public EV infrastructure in the region. (Christine van Reeuwyk/News Staff)

Oak Bay OK’s levy for CRD to help combat effects of climate change

Concierge service for energy retrofits, EV infrastructure boost among key initiatives

 

A municipal plaque in Oak Bay’s Walbran Park could be under review for its wording and how accurately it reflects the history of the site. The federal historic site information at the top of the hill is already under review. (Photo by Bruce Kilpatrick)

Oak Bay may revisit history and how it’s presented in parks

Council discussion cut short, set to arise again at Nov. 29 meeting

 

Staff will bring back a report to council to help inform the parking conversation further during development of a secondary suites policy. (Black Press Media file photo)

Oak Bay whittles down the how of impending secondary suites policy

10 key items scrutinized – parking, boarders remain up for debate

Staff will bring back a report to council to help inform the parking conversation further during development of a secondary suites policy. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Oak Bay municipal hall refurbishing project came in $86,600 under budget, according to a third quarter budget report. (Black Press Media file photo)

Oak Bay forecast a $2.2M operating budget surplus

Multiple projects come in under budget, $2M remains in pandemic grants for 2022

The Oak Bay municipal hall refurbishing project came in $86,600 under budget, according to a third quarter budget report. (Black Press Media file photo)
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Parking, registration, owner-occupancy up for debate as suite legislation talks continue in Oak Bay

One council member ready to ‘get on with it’ as report goes back to advisory committee

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Oak Bay tracks development applications online

New software allows residents to see what’s in the hopper

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Oak Bay’s survey for its five-year financial plan, aimed at residents and business and property owners, opens Oct. 24 online, with paper copies available at municipal hall. (Black Press Media file photo)

Oak Bay seeks public’s voice in five-year budget planning

Survey opens Oct. 24 online, with paper copies available at municipal hall

Oak Bay’s survey for its five-year financial plan, aimed at residents and business and property owners, opens Oct. 24 online, with paper copies available at municipal hall. (Black Press Media file photo)
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Visitors to public meetings held at Oak Bay municipal hall are welcomed back. (Black Press Media file photo)

Oak Bay invites public back into meetings; limited space available

Council and advisory bodies welcome public in person, but registration required

Visitors to public meetings held at Oak Bay municipal hall are welcomed back. (Black Press Media file photo)
Oak Bay expanded the sidewalk onto Oak Bay Avenue to accommodate physical distancing by walkers. Those changes, tweaked over the year, could change again. (Black Press Media file photo)

COVID-19 pedestrian changes up for debate in Oak Bay

Council to consider next steps of temporary sidewalks at Tuesday night meeting

Oak Bay expanded the sidewalk onto Oak Bay Avenue to accommodate physical distancing by walkers. Those changes, tweaked over the year, could change again. (Black Press Media file photo)
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LETTER: Shake and shingle production put in spotlight

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  • Oct 10, 2021
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LETTER: Addressing Oak Bay’s infrastructure funding gap requires extensive community input

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  • Oct 9, 2021
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Aerial of the University of Victoria. Many students have considered delaying their studies after failing to find housing this fall (Black Press Media file photo)

UVic student rep says action needed on housing crisis

Student society calls for municipalities surrounding UVic to update zoning laws

Aerial of the University of Victoria. Many students have considered delaying their studies after failing to find housing this fall (Black Press Media file photo)
Kings Road Nature Space will be preserved through financial contributions from the City of Victoria and the District of Oak Bay, as requested by the District of Saanich. (Black Press Media file photo)

Oak Bay will contribute $75,000 towards Kings Road nature space

Funds saved from cancellation of Tea Party will go towards parkland

Kings Road Nature Space will be preserved through financial contributions from the City of Victoria and the District of Oak Bay, as requested by the District of Saanich. (Black Press Media file photo)
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Oak Bay sets aside $27,000 for Indigenous art at muncipal hall

District to commission artist from the Lekwungen speaking people on whose land Oak Bay sits

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Recommendations were made at an Oak Bay council meeting on July 19 on the matter of reviewing the District of Oak Bay’s secondary suites study. (Courtesy of Urban Systems Ltd.)

Oak Bay secondary suites study to be reviewed by council

Recommendations made Monday to further consider affordable housing units

Recommendations were made at an Oak Bay council meeting on July 19 on the matter of reviewing the District of Oak Bay’s secondary suites study. (Courtesy of Urban Systems Ltd.)
Oak Bay Marine Group was publicly revealed to be the successful proponent for the next lease and future developments at Spewhung/Turkey Head. (Courtesy of the Oak Bay Marine Group)

Oak Bay Marine Group unveiled as winning proponent for waterfront redevelopment

Changes to Spewhung/Turkey Head will incorporate Oak Bay’s reviews of public feedback

Oak Bay Marine Group was publicly revealed to be the successful proponent for the next lease and future developments at Spewhung/Turkey Head. (Courtesy of the Oak Bay Marine Group)
The Kings Park green space in Saanich. (Black Press Media file photo)

Helping fund Saanich park purchase an option for Oak Bay council

Saanich seeks between $60,000 and $90,000 from Oak Bay toward keeping Kings park whole

The Kings Park green space in Saanich. (Black Press Media file photo)
Carnarvon Park. (Black Press Media file photo)

Approximately $80,000 Oak Bay tennis court facelift to be finished by fall

Four courts in Carnarvon Park to be resurfaced this summer

Carnarvon Park. (Black Press Media file photo)