Gregory Evans

Photo courtesy of Esquimalt Municipal Archives

From the archives: Remembering lives lost in the Battle of Vimy Ridge

This year marks the 100th anniversary of three major battles of the First World War in which Canadians were prominent

Photo courtesy of Esquimalt Municipal Archives
Shortstop Griffin Andreychuk hit five home runs with the Harbour Cats last season.

Griffin Andreychuk eager to be back

Baseball shortstop Griffin Andreychuk has lofty goals after a breakout 2015 that saw him turn heads with the Victoria HarbourCats.

Shortstop Griffin Andreychuk hit five home runs with the Harbour Cats last season.

ESQUIMALT HISTORY: The windy history of Admirals Road.

Admirals Road began as a trail linking the 900 acre Craigflower Farm to the “Admiral’s House."

COLUMN: Cycling to Goldstream a leisure activity in the 19th century

Cycling became an activity enjoyed as a pastime that allowed women to enjoy increased mobility

Highrock Park a natural jewel

One of the oldest parks in the township is Transfer Woods, renamed Highrock Park (also known as Cairn Park

Scouting movement got early start in Esquimalt

In March 1910, the first badges were issued and six troops organized, with the Esquimalt troop assigned 1st Arbutus

Esquimalt village circ 1900

Old village foundation of Esquimalt

The original Esquimalt village was a small settlement of civilians, naval and merchant marine personnel.

Esquimalt village circ 1900
The second Coach and Horses

Esquimalt Coach and Horses has colourful history

This is an interesting piece of property with a history stretching back very likely to the 1860s.

The second Coach and Horses

Garden club has helped Esquimalt grow

For 50 years, the Esquimalt Garden Club has been an integral part of the local gardening scene.

The Yarrows diving team

Louis Charles DeCosta earned title of ‘hard hat’ diver

Esquimalt pioneer dove to some of the most notable ship wrecks in the world

The Yarrows diving team