News releases

February 23, 2024
As part of the Economic Development Action Plan 2023-2025, the Township is undertaking a strategy for developing a community brand. The community brand will support Esquimalt’s identity and values in the region and highlight what makes the community a desirable place to live, visit and do business. The plan is to create a future-focused brand that stimulates economic diversity and promotes the... Read more
February 21, 2024
News release For immediate release   ESQUIMALT, BC—After going to the public for feedback in 2022, Council heard from residents that they wanted the Township to explore different models of policing for two reasons:  first, to seek a cost reduction in order to get Esquimalt’s costs in line with comparable municipalities, and secondly to support a review of policing governance and service delivery... Read more
February 16, 2024
Esquimalt, BC—After working collaboratively with our user groups and community partners, Esquimalt Recreation staff have created a spring schedule that responds to concerns raised by the Eves of Destruction Roller Derby group. The solution maintains  facility access to a variety of community users, including roller derby.   The initial iteration of the spring schedule saw a shift in the roller... Read more
February 16, 2024
Family Day is Monday, February 19 Garbage collection schedule There will be no garbage pickup on the Family Day holiday. Residents who normally have their garbage collected on Monday, February 19 will have garbage collection on Tuesday, along with the regularly scheduled Tuesday pickup. No other routed will be affected by the holiday. See the complete schedule.  Canteen Rd Yard & Garden... Read more
January 29, 2024
The Township of Esquimalt Council is considering modernising the way it distributes Statutory Public Notices to maximize the number of residents it reaches. Community feedback is requested via a survey that is available now through February 29, 2024 both online and in paper versions. Recent revisions to the Community Charter provide additional options for the Township of Esquimalt to notify the... Read more