News Releases

July 30, 2021
Feeling the heat? Watch for these signs of heat exhaustion Pale, cool, moist skin Heavy sweating, cramps, rash Fatigue, lightheadedness, headache Nausea, vomiting High fever, hallucinations, seizures and unconsciousness require urgent medial attention. Call 9-1-1  Fountains in Esquimalt parks Saxe – right beside main parking lot  High Rock – just off pathway in the meadow (dog off leash area)... Read more
July 29, 2021
Information bulletin For immediate release   ESQUIMALT, BC—Township of Esquimalt staff will be testing part of the community's storm and sewer drain collection systems for leaks or failure points as part of inflow and infiltration control. The testing aims to identify any cross-connections or cracks that could allow pollution to enter local creeks or waterways.  Testing is done by using a non-... Read more
July 28, 2021
Please note these changes for Monday, August 2 Garbage changes for south side route  Township residents who normally have their garbage collected on Monday, August 2 will have their garbage collected on August 3, along with the regularly scheduled Tuesday pickup. No other routes will be affected by the holiday.  The canteen dropoff is closed on Mondays More about our garbage service and schedules... Read more
July 19, 2021
On May 25, 2021, the Province announced a four-stage reopening plan with steps to move us back to our pre-pandemic life by early September. As the Province moves into Stage 3 of the restart plan, please be advised that starting July 19, 2021, the township will be re-instating that garbage stickers are required for extra garbage collection. There will be a grace period from August 9 to August 30,... Read more
July 12, 2021
Please be advised that crews will be painting road lines on major corridors within the township overnight Monday July 12 and Tuesday July 13, 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 at night—when there is less traffic—reduces... Read more