News

April 3, 2020
Please be advised that the Canteen Road Yard & Garden drop-off facility will re-open starting April 7.  At this time the hours of operation will be Tuesday to Saturday from 8 am – 5 pm. In addition, Ellice will only be accepting two (2) vehicles in the yard at a time to keep with social distancing. Thank you for your patience while we found a solution to provide this service effectively... Read more
March 30, 2020
As per the March 21, 2020 order from provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry: All Personal Service Establishments within the province of British Columbia must close.  The closure order was effective immediately and will remain in place until BC public health officials provide new direction. PSE operators and staff provide services to or on the body of other persons, requiring direct personal... Read more
March 24, 2020
News release For immediate release ESQUIMALT, BC—Added pressure on municipal infrastructure and services is emerging as a side effect of the efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19. One area seeing this pressure is our waste stream. Several local governments are actively reminding residents that even “flushable” wipes, in fact, pose a significant risk to the sanitary collection system. “With... Read more
March 19, 2020
As of Friday, March 20 at 4:30 p.m., all municipal buildings in Esquimalt will be closed to the public until further notice.   Many Township services are available online or can be taken care of over the phone. “Report a problem” form and other helpful online information. Common services: Engineering applications, including requests for traffic calming, parking restrictions or boulevard... Read more
March 17, 2020
News release For immediate release   Esquimalt, BC—As of 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 17 2020, Esquimalt Recreation Centre and Archie Browning Sports Centre will close to the public for regular programming. An exception to the closure will be spring break camps. These camps provide a needed service to families in the community and it is the Township’s goal at this time to keep them running until... Read more