Oak Bay, British Columbia

What is Oak Bay, British Columbia known for?


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Island. A leisurely stroll through the Village finds 7 superb Art Galleries and Craft Studios representing some of the finest Canadian art & crafts available. * Its beautiful and rugged shorelines and beaches, popular with boaters. * Its two marinas the Oak Bay Marina & Royal Victoria Yacht Club. * Well-maintained houses and gardens throughout the municipality. * Oak Bay has a large number of old style and heritage homes. * The Oak Bay community is known for being stringent against

geared towards both families and seniors. * A long-standing opposition to large commercial development and suited homes. * Its three golf courses the Victoria Golf Club, Uplands Golf Club & Oak Bay Recreation henderson golf course. Oak Bay is a community of British heritage, and has a stereotyped reputation as a quaint, charming neighborhood with a genteel British atmosphere. Oak Bay has been referred to as being located "'''Behind the Tweed Curtain'''",

and South Oak Bay neighbourhoods. In addition to being an attractive retirement area, Oak Bay has also long appealed to families with young children and others seeking safe and well-maintained neighbourhoods. Oak Bay boasts wonderful beaches, the Oak Bay Marina, the Oak Bay Beach Hotel, and the Royal Victoria Yacht Club located on the shore of Cadboro Bay. The Victoria Golf Club is located in South Oak Bay. It was founded in 1893, and is the second oldest golf course west of the Great Lakes


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; Design work The Olmsted Brothers completed numerous high-profile projects, many of which remain popular to this day, including park systems, universities, exposition grounds, libraries, hospitals, residential neighborhoods and state capitols. Notable commissions include the roadways in the Great Smoky Mountains and Acadia National Parks, Yosemite Valley, Atlanta's Piedmont Park, a residential neighborhood in Oak Bay (Oak Bay, British Columbia), British Columbia


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, Date of Incorporation and Postal Address publisher British Columbia Ministry of Communities, Sport and Cultural Development type XLS (Microsoft Excel) accessdate November 2, 2014 other_name native_name settlement_type District municipality (List of district municipalities in British Columbia) motto image_skyline imagesize image_caption


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He married Teresa Jane Grautoff and they are the parents of Canadian painter Sophie Pemberton. The town of Pemberton (Pemberton, British Columbia) was named after him. The transit system has 260 buses on 37 conventional routes and 18 community bus routes covering Greater Victoria including: http: bctransit.com regions vic schedules map.cfm Victoria (Victoria, British Columbia), Saanich (Saanich, British Columbia), Oak Bay (Oak Bay, British Columbia), Langford (Langford, British Columbia), Esquimalt (Esquimalt, British Columbia), View Royal (View Royal, British Columbia), Colwood (Colwood, British Columbia), Central Saanich (Central Saanich, British Columbia), North Saanich (North Saanich, British Columbia), Sidney (Sidney, British Columbia), Metchosin (Metchosin, British Columbia), Highlands (Highlands, British Columbia), and Sooke (Sooke, British Columbia). '''Discovery Island (Discovery Island (British Columbia)) Marine Provincial Park''' is located about two nautical miles east of Oak Bay. It is about a mile long and one-half mile wide and looks out into the Juan de Fuca Strait. Discovery Island Marine Provincial Park is only accessible by boat and is popular with kayakers the nearest marina and official anchorage is located in Oak Bay (Oak Bay, British Columbia) and the nearest launching ramp is located at cattle point. On the east side of the island on Pandora Hill there is a Lighthouse (Discovery Island Lighthouse ) which has been automated for the past several years Pandora Hill is also one of the turning points for the US and Canadian border. The northern portion of Discovery Island is a First Nations reserve. And southwest of Pandora Hill campers can set up a tent (5 dollars per a person per a night). There is a pit toilet and picnic tables however, there is no drinking water on the island and is a pack in pack out campsite. Rudlin Bay is the main access to the campground which is filled with dangerous rocks as well as being exposed to the southeast however it is possible for a small boat to temporarily anchor there however there is no safe overnight anchorage. Campfires are not permitted on Discovery Island. right thumb 250px Location of Oak Bay within British Columbia. (Image:Oak Bay, British Columbia Location.png) Police in Oak Bay (w:Oak Bay, British Columbia), British Columbia, a suburb of the provincial capital Victoria (w:Victoria, British Columbia), report that five bodies were found in a home after having been summoned there on a 911 emergency call.


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in the Gordon Head area of Greater Victoria. With a total area of , the campus spans the border between the municipalities of Oak Bay (Oak Bay, British Columbia) and Saanich (Saanich, British Columbia). The original campus plan was prepared by the San Francisco architecture and planning firm of Wurster, Bernardi & Emmons. The general concept of the original design is still being followed with the academic portions of the campus located inside


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Columbia , Canada, and is a seaside community. A member municipality of the Capital Regional District, a community east of and adjacent to the city of Victoria (Victoria, British Columbia). It is one of the 13 municipalities of Greater Victoria. Notable features Oak Bay has several notable features which include: * The Oak Bay Village is the heart of Oak Bay, which runs along Oak Bay Avenue. * Home to one of the largest collections of Art & Crafts Galleries on Vancouver

Island. A leisurely stroll through the Village finds 7 superb Art Galleries and Craft Studios representing some of the finest Canadian art & crafts available. * Its beautiful and rugged shorelines and beaches, popular with boaters. * Its two marinas the Oak Bay Marina & Royal Victoria Yacht Club. * Well-maintained houses and gardens throughout the municipality. * Oak Bay has a large number of old style and heritage homes. * The Oak Bay community is known for being stringent against


picturesque location

Columbia#Climate mild climate . The University attracts many students in part because of its size, its picturesque location, and its Cooperative Education, Earth & Ocean Sciences, Engineering, and Law programs. The University is also the province's second largest research institution and the nation's lead institution in the VENUS and NEPTUNE deep-water seafloor observatory projects. thumb right 250px Medical Sciences Building at UVic (Image:UVic IMP.JPG) The main Campus is located


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private properties in Canada and North America. * In 2011, the average price of a single family home in Oak Bay was $936,355. http: www.livinginvictoriabc.com greater-victoria mls-statistics-for-victoria-oak-bay-metchosin-north-saanich-and-sidney * Retirement homes and communities - Oak Bay is well known as a popular retirement destination. * A selection of excellent restaurants, deli's, bistro's antique shops, as well as an English-style pub, and other establishments


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book publishing, various public and private schools, food products manufacturing, light aircraft manufacturing, technology products, various high tech firms in pharmaceuticals and computers, engineering, architecture and telecommunications. Private schools *St. Michael's University School (St. Michaels University School), Victoria (Greater Victoria, British Columbia), with campuses in Oak Bay (Oak Bay, British Columbia) and Saanich * Glenlyon Norfolk School


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structural and landscape changes. * The discrete area of the Uplands (Uplands, Victoria) is a residential neighbourhood that is home to many of the most expensive properties in Canada, including stately turn of the century houses of the Arts and Crafts (Arts and Crafts movement) and Faux Tudor (Tudorbethan architecture) styles, as well as new high-end construction. Several of the waterfront residential properties in the Uplands and South Oak Bay count themselves amongst the most expensive

Oak Bay, British Columbia

thumb Oak Bay (File:Oak Bay Boats.jpg) '''Oak Bay''' is a municipality located on the southern tip of Vancouver Island, in the Canadian province of British Columbia, Canada, and is a seaside community. A member municipality of the Capital Regional District, a community east of and adjacent to the city of Victoria (Victoria, British Columbia). It is one of the 13 municipalities of Greater Victoria.

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