News Releases

June 22, 2022
The Pride Flag be raised at Municipal Hall in recognition and support of 2SLGBTQIA+ people in our community and in celebration of Pride Week 2022. The flag will be raised on June 23 until July 4, 2022. Pride Week honours, respects, and celebrates people regardless of gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation, and strives to help us recognize our differences and uniqueness and... Read more
June 21, 2022
National Indigenous People’s Day is a time to celebrate Indigenous language and culture Learning more about the history of the residential school system, including the 215 unmarked graves discovered outside the Kamloops Residential School, has motivated many people to take time to reflect, listen and educate themselves about the relationship, past and present, between First Nations and settlers.... Read more
June 16, 2022
Esquimalt, BC—Mayor & Council invite the public to the grand opening of the Gorge Park Pavilion at Esquimalt Gorge Park. Visitors will enjoy the renewed grounds and have an opportunity to tour the building. Sitting at 6,000+ sq ft, the pavilion covers two floors, each with stunning views of the water and surrounding gardens. The ceremony will include the Lək̓ʷəŋən Traditional Dancers, Uminari... Read more
June 13, 2022
Feeling the heat? Watch for these signs of heat exhaustion Pale, cool, moist skin Heavy sweating, cramps, rash Fatigue, lightheadedness, headache Nausea, vomiting High fever, hallucinations, seizures and unconsciousness require urgent medial attention. Call 9-1-1  Fountains in Esquimalt parks Saxe – right beside main parking lot  High Rock – just off pathway in the meadow (dog off leash area)... Read more
May 30, 2022
ESQUIMALT, BC—A recent donation has allowed the Township of Esquimalt to add several new bike racks around the community. Lapis Homes founder Ryan Jabs donated $10,000 to the township for the project.  “We want to support active transportation in several ways: by working with neighbouring municipalities to better connect our communities, by improving cycling routes so that they are broadly... Read more