As you know, the Baptist Housing proposal for the re-development of Oak Bay Lodge was defeated in a vote of 4 to 2. I voted to defeat the proposal and, following the long weekend, I will be sharing with you my remarks expressed at the time of my v…

2011 Annual Report The municipality’s annual report was received and approved, copies of which are available through administration and/or at the front desk of Municipal Hall. The report is prepared by the Treasurer Patricia Walker and her staff a…

For those of you unable to get by to see the recent balloon test conducted as part of the current community consultation for the new OB Lodge proposal, these photos were kindly provided by Oak Bay residents. Thanks to those of you who took the tim…

First Nations, the Lekwungen People, were honoured in the first ceremony of its kind in Oak Bay, at Municipal Hall. The gathering of First Nations elders and other dignitaries celebrated a cedar carving display and installation of individual plaqu…

CREST Presentation The Capital Region Emergency Services Telecommunications (CREST) Board Chair and General Manager gave presentations related to CREST’s recently published Annual Report. Mayor Nils Jensen sits on the CREST Board representing Oak …

It was a day full of the Parade, the People and the Party — yes, the Oak Bay Tea Party always brings out the best in this community and Saturday’s kick-off was the best, commemorating a milestone 50-years of “taking tea in Oak Bay.” I participat…