October 26, 2016
The Esquimalt Emergency Program is delivering a FREE 30 minute learning session on how to assemble Grab n Go kits for you, your family members, and your pets! What: Grab ‘n’ Go Kit Learning Session Where: Craigflower Room, Esquimalt Recreation Centre When: November 2, 2016 - 7:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Emergency preparedness begins with YOU! Assembling a grab n go kit for all members of your family in... Read more
October 18, 2016
Esquimalt is ready to Shakeout! On October 20, 2016 at 10:20 a.m. the Township will be joining thousands of British Columbians to Drop, Cover, and Hold On in the Great British Columbia ShakeOut. The Township encourages households, businesses, schools and others to participate at As part of Shakeout, the Township will also be testing its online emergency banner from 10:20 a.m.... Read more
October 18, 2016
Do you have an idea for a new Stop of Interest sign in Esquimalt?  The Province of BC is looking for your input in adding some new Stop of Interest signs to the existing inventory of signs located throughout the province. Stops of Interest highlight the people, places and events that are significant to our provincial history.  Council would like to hear ideas from residents for a new Stop of... Read more
October 18, 2016
The local Defence Team will participate in the upcoming Great B.C. Shakeout by utilizing the Mass Notification System (MNS) on October 20, 2016 for two minutes beginning at 10:20 a.m.   The audible siren will sound much like that of an emergency vehicle and will last approximately one minute.  A short B.C. Shakeout voice message will accompany it.    Due to a variety of environmental factors... Read more
October 14, 2016
UPDATE: With easing weather on Sunday October 16, all Esquimalt parks were re-opened. As a precautionary measure during expected extreme weather this weekend, the following Township Parks will be temporarily closed:   Highrock Park Saxe Point Park Rockcrest Park With high winds this weekend there will likely be fall hazards within forested areas of these parks, as well as a potential for... Read more