News Releases

July 31, 2020
The draft annual report is posted for your review In accordance with the provisions of the Community Charter, Council will consider the 2019 Annual Report at the regular meeting of Council to be held Monday, August 17, 2020.  The purpose of this meeting is to provide the public with an opportunity to make submissions and ask questions on matters contained in the annual report. The annual report... Read more
July 3, 2020
Expanded hours for Esquimalt and View Royal residents The hours of operation are Tuesday to Sunday from 8 am – 5 pm. In addition, Ellice will only be accepting two (2) vehicles in the yard at a time to keep with physical distancing guidelines.  Read more about our yard and garden waste dropoff service
July 2, 2020
News release For immediate release   Esquimalt, BC— The Township of Esquimalt’s splash pad at the popular Esquimalt Adventure Park will be delighting local children starting Monday, July 6. The  water will be turned on from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily along with the adjacent washroom. Those hours could change however, depending on maintenance requirements and possible future changes to water... Read more
June 30, 2020
Happy Canada Day! The municipal hall and recreation centres are closed for the statutory holiday. Please note that the property tax penalty date is moved to September 30, 2020. More at You may send us feedback or comments via our handy contact form or we will be happy to assist you on July 2. The municipal hall will remain closed to the public, howeve staff will be on hand to... Read more
June 29, 2020
Traffic impacts should be minimal Please be advised that crews will be painting road lines on major corridors within the Township overnight from Tuesday, June 30 to Saturday, July 4 (weather permitting).  Roads scheduled for line painting include all major routes, including Craigflower Rd, Admirals Rd and Lampson St, as well as some residential streets where paint has deteriorated. Line painting... Read more