Monthly Archives: August 2014

Are You Prepared for an Emergency?

Oak Bay will be offering new information sessions on Emergency Preparedness.  These ninety minute sessions will be held as follows: Two Evening Sessions at Windsor Park Pavilion – 2451 Windsor Road Tuesday, September 23 and Tuesday, November 18, 2014 – 7:00 PM – To register for one of these sessions, call 250-592-9121 or email One Daytime Session at Monterey Recreation Centre – 1442 Monterey Thursday, October 16, 2014 – 10:00 AM – To register for this session, call 250-370-7300…

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It’s often said that information is power and in the case of the CRD sewage issue and the Seaterra Plan, nothing could be more true. In my July 17, 2014 blog post about the CRD Seaterra Plan (which I understand was covered by CFAX radio and host Ian Jessop), I expressed my own concerns about the failed CRD process to secure McLoughlin Point, and subsequent CRD attempts to circumvent the results of due process (public hearings) conducted by Esquimalt Mayor…

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It was a warm and busy day in Oak Bay on August 10th, with two big events featured in Oak Bay Village and along Bowker Creek.  The annual Car Show brought out big crowds and great cars of all types and vintages.  At Bowker Creek, it was the annual Artists’ Brush-Up, with two notable artists from Oak Bay posing for a photo, Pat Martin-Bates and Victor Lotto (Victor is also one of our Parks and Rec Commission members).  I also…

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Bowker Creek Brush-Up

This is a photo rendered through my Mac computer.  I just wish that I could create such artwork naturally, which is why, if you love real art as I do and you have the time on Sunday, August 10th, between 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., please drop by Bowker Creek (off Hampshire) to meander and mingle with our local Oak Bay artists.  They are all part of the annual and very popular Bowker Creek Brush-Up.  Oak Bay boasts loads of…

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Update On Summer Meetings

The August 11th meeting may be cancelled due to some Council members being away on holiday and the challenge to get quorum for the meeting (4 sitting members are required for quorum).  Stay tuned to the Municipal website to confirm this and if the meeting is cancelled, the next meeting will be Monday, August 18th as currently scheduled.