Oak Bay, British Columbia

What is Oak Bay, British Columbia known for?


wonderful beaches

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


deep+conservative

of the municipality of Saanich (Saanich, British Columbia). It also includes the University of Victoria. *the Granite Curtain -- the Rocky Mountains *the Tweed Curtain -- the Oak Bay, British Columbia-Victoria (Victoria, British Columbia) border, referring to the former's deep conservative British flavour *"the Brogue that walks and talks like a man" -- journalist and broadcaster Jack Webster) (who had many nicknames, not all of them Foth's. Foth later adapted this phrase


early part

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.


golf

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

. It is a challenging 6000 yard links course which hugs the ocean side, and claims to be the oldest golf course in Canada still on its original site. The Royal Victoria Yacht Club was formed on June 8, 1892, and moved in 1912 to its current location, at the location of the old Hudson's Bay Company cattle wharf. The Oak Bay Marina was built in 1962 and officially opened in April 1964


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commercial development

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.


food products

Ring Road which forms a perfect circle Other nearby

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


large commercial

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'''",


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


size

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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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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