Oak Bay

OAK BAY, district municipality, pop 17,908 (2006), is a well-to-do residential community occupying the southeast tip of VANCOUVER ISLAND adjacent to VICTORIA, overlooking HARO STRAIT. The first white settler was John TOD, who arrived in 1850 after a career in the FUR TRADE and developed his Willows Farm on the site. Tod House, built for him in 1851, is the oldest continuously occupied dwelling in western Canada. Oak Bay was a...

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