News Releases

June 4, 2020
News release  For immediate release Esquimalt, BC—Families in Esquimalt will get to revisit some familiar stomping grounds starting Tuesday, June 9. Municipal playgrounds in the Township of Esquimalt will open to the public after closing on March 20 due to concerns about the spread of COVID-19 . “Residents value our neighbourhood playgrounds and we are thrilled to make them available again”, said... Read more
June 1, 2020
News releaseFor immediate release   Esquimalt, BC—Esquimalt residents will be receiving their property tax notices this week. The usual list of ways to pay is different this year, as is one important detail: the deadline. Council reviewed options to provide some financial relief to ratepayers while balancing the financial requirements of the township. They voted to extend the penalty deadline to... Read more
May 13, 2020
News release For immediate release   ESQUIMALT, BC—The Township of Esquimalt is taking another step forward towards allowing detached suites in the municipality. Detached accessory dwelling units (DADUs) or suites (otherwise known as garden suites, granny flats, laneway houses etc.) are currently not permitted. However, there is growing interest among the public in including these buildings as a... Read more
May 4, 2020
What started as a legacy project from Esquimalt’s 2012 Centennial year is blossoming into an online celebration of colour and community. Bloomin’ Beautiful was established as a means for residents and businesses to showcase the pride they have in their properties. It started as a friendly competition with a volunteer panel of judges, resulted in neighbours highlighting the tremendous care and... Read more
April 28, 2020
Proclamations for May Child Find Canada Child Find British Columbia, a provincial member of Child Find Canada is a non-profit, registered charitable organization, incorporated in 1984. Child Find has recognized Green as the colour of Hope, which symbolizes a light in the darkness for all missing children.  All citizens are urged to wear a green ribbon as a symbol of Hope for the recovery of all... Read more