News Releases

January 15, 2022
This threat has been cancelled Remain aware of surroundings near shorelines and use caution when appropriate. Please be advised that a tsunami advisory has been issued for Esquimalt and parts of the CRD region.  Evacuation is NOT required at this time. Please stay out of the water and away from beaches until an all-clear announcement has been made. A large volcanic event occurred near the Island... Read more
January 11, 2022
January 2022 changes The Esquimalt Municipal Hall is open under reduced hours: Wednesdays & Fridays from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. for payments. All other business can be done online, over the phone or by appointment.  Staff contact Online Services Report a problem Changes to age-related mask wearing: 2021 The PHO has been updated in terms of the age restrictions for wearing masks indoors.... Read more
January 11, 2022
To help reduce the spread of COVID-19, we have adjusted some services Recreation services are limited under current orders. See our available programs. The municipal hall will only be open Wednesdays and Fridays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. All other business can be done online, over the phone or by appointment. Resources can be found by the following: Online Services Staff contact Report a... Read more
January 6, 2022
Due to the snow collection on roadways, we have cancelled garbage collection for January 6. Missed residences will have their garbage picked up tomorrow January 7. We ask residents to be patient as crews have been working diligently through the night to have roads cleared for this morning. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook for timely garbage updates, or subscribe to our Esquimalt Alert service... Read more
January 5, 2022
The Council meeting scheduled for January 10 has been cancelled due to a light agenda and concerns about rising COVID cases. Agenda items slated for the January 10 meeting were not time-sensitive and will be moved to subsequent meetings. The next Committee of the Whole meeting is scheduled for January 17 and the next Council meeting is scheduled to be held January 24. Residents and businesses... Read more