News

May 16, 2022
We have adjusted hours for the Victoria Day long weekend Esquimalt Municipal Hall will be closed Monday, May 23. There are some adjustments to garbage pick-up days for the south side route on May 23:  Residents whose normal collection day is Monday May 23 will have their garbage collected on Tuesday May 24, along with the regularly scheduled Tuesday pick up. No other routes will be affected by... Read more
May 12, 2022
News release For immediate release   ESQUIMALT, BC—The Township of Esquimalt’s police services survey closes Saturday, May 14 at midnight. Council directed staff to launch the public engagement initiative in response to the approaching renewal date for the Policing Framework Agreement with the Victoria Police Department (VicPD). The survey is being held in addition to a well-attended open house... Read more
May 9, 2022
Esquimalt, BC—Esquimalt Council has approved a 2022 budget of $91.2 million which includes a 4.92 per cent increase in municipal tax revenue requirements over 2021. Council adopted the Township’s 2022-2026 Financial Plan Bylaw and 2022 Tax Rates Bylaw at its May 2, 2022 meeting. During its April 4, 2022, meeting, Council was presented with four taxation scenarios for consideration. These... Read more
May 9, 2022
To accommodate Buccaneer Days & the midway, the front and back parking lots at the Archie Browning Sports Centre will be closed. There will be no through traffic both in front of and behind the sports center from Tuesday May 10–Mon May 16, 2022.  Delivery trucks will continue to have access to the plaza via Lyall Street. The public will be able to access the McDonalds drive through, but will... Read more
May 2, 2022
For immediate release   ESQUIMALT, BC—The Greater Victoria Public Library (GVPL) has had just over one month to add some of the finishing touches to the recently relocated Esquimalt Branch. The GVPL and Township of Esquimalt are inviting the community to attend a celebration on May 7 to formally open the new location.  The event will run from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Several family-friendly activities... Read more