News Releases

October 15, 2019
Young adults from Esquimalt interested in taking part in BC's Youth Parliament (BCYP) now have a little extra help from the Township. Esquimalt Township Council voted unanimously to fund up to three students who succesfully apply to the BCYP program. Each applicant who is accepted normally pays a fee of $399.  The British Columbia Youth Parliament is a youth-run organization with the aim of... Read more
October 10, 2019
Project-related traffic changes As part of the CRD's Wastewater Treatment Project, a pipe will be installed under the Tillicum Bridge. This work is anticipated to start on October 15 and take approximately 6-8 weeks to complete. The remaining pipe installation on Tillicum Road between Selkirk and Vincent avenues is scheduled to take place later in the fall. Traffic impacts • Southbound traffic... Read more
October 9, 2019
Garbage collection schedule for Thanksgiving Monday If you're a south side resident and normally have your garbage collected on Monday October 14, please note that crews will instead collect your garbage on Tuesday, October 15  along with the regularly scheduled Tuesday pickup. No other routes will be affected by the holiday. Garbage and organics information Recreation schedule for Thanksgiving... Read more
October 4, 2019
Friday morning saw an unusual rescue on Lyall Street in Esquimalt.  Victoria Animal Control Services received a call around 10:30 a.m. reporting a distressed dog.  "Pepper", a Shepherd/Husky mix, was inside her home while her owner was at work.  The dog has been known to suffer from significant anxiety when home alone. This is likely what caused Pepper to break through the screen of an opened... Read more
September 25, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ESQUIMALT, BC—The Township of Esquimalt is launching a new notification system that will alert residents—or anyone who subscribes—to a variety of critical situations that impact the Township. Esquimalt Alert is a multi-purpose communication service used to send alerts to residents, workers, businesses and visitors during emergency events like fires or floods as well as for... Read more