A seven-foot-tall snowcat by Willows Beach. (Photo by Hazel Braithwaite)

Snow art on display in Oak Bay

Oak Bay residents show off their creativity with snow sculptures

Almost a foot of snow fell on Oak Bay over the last few days.

That quantity gave residents plenty to work with artistically. Above is a seven-foot-tall snowcat photographed by Oak Bay Coun. Hazel Braithwaite near Willows Beach. Below, an Oak Bay constable shared some of the best pieces she found out on patrol Tuesday.

But these sculptures may not stay as grand tomorrow. Environment Canada is calling for sun and above zero temperatures, with rain finishing off the week.

READ MORE: Snow shovels, salt flying off the shelves in Victoria



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