Township of Esquimalt

Esquimalt gives six-storey rental complex the green light

Esquimalt gives six-storey rental complex the green light

A new apartment building is set to go up on Admirals Road

Esquimalt gives six-storey rental complex the green light
The sewage treatment plant at McLaughlin Point in Esquimalt is seeing rising costs. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

Sewage treatment plant in Esquimalt sees rising costs

A staff report to the CRD shows rising costs for wastewater treatment project

The sewage treatment plant at McLaughlin Point in Esquimalt is seeing rising costs. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
Lexi Development has proposed the installation of an urgent care facilty, with the caveat that it can extend the area’s zoning measurements to allow for 12 storeys instead of six (File contributed/ Township of Esquimalt)

Township of Esquimalt puts 12-storey development on hold

The proposed project at 899 Esquimalt Rd. would house a two-storey urgent health care centre

Lexi Development has proposed the installation of an urgent care facilty, with the caveat that it can extend the area’s zoning measurements to allow for 12 storeys instead of six (File contributed/ Township of Esquimalt)
Free car seat fitting workshop comes to Esquimalt

Free car seat fitting workshop comes to Esquimalt

Parents can get their car seats checked by professional technicians

Free car seat fitting workshop comes to Esquimalt
A new pub is being planned for the parking lot adjacent to the Tudor House Liquor Store (Facebook/ Tudor House Liquor Store)

Esquimalt business announces plans for a new Irish pub

The Tudor House Liquor Store is planning to open a 500-seat pub in the next two years

A new pub is being planned for the parking lot adjacent to the Tudor House Liquor Store (Facebook/ Tudor House Liquor Store)
Saxe Point Park reopens after police incident

Saxe Point Park reopens after police incident

No risk to the public after portions of the park were taped off

Saxe Point Park reopens after police incident
Lexi Development has proposed the installation of an urgent care facility, with the caveat that it can extend the area’s zoning measurements to allow for 12 storeys instead of six (File contributed/ Township of Esquimalt)

Two storeys of urgent health care proposed in Esquimalt building pitch

A proposal by Lexi Development aims to include a new clinic within a 12-storey building

Lexi Development has proposed the installation of an urgent care facility, with the caveat that it can extend the area’s zoning measurements to allow for 12 storeys instead of six (File contributed/ Township of Esquimalt)
Esquimalt is aiming to instate its plastic bag ban on January 1, 2020 (File photo).

Esquimalt requests public feedback as it plans for plastic bag ban

An online survey aims to gather information before the ban comes into effect in January 2020

Esquimalt is aiming to instate its plastic bag ban on January 1, 2020 (File photo).
Esquimalt council is set to discuss its 2019-2023 draft strategic priorities and plans on May 13 (Don Descoteau/News Staff)

Esquimalt to finalize township’s four-year plan

Council will soon make final decisions on its draft strategic goals and priorities

Esquimalt council is set to discuss its 2019-2023 draft strategic priorities and plans on May 13 (Don Descoteau/News Staff)
The Esquimalt Treatment Centre at 918 Esquimalt Rd. closed at the end of 2018, leaving Esquimalt with just one walk-in clinic (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

Experts suggest Esquimalt explores hub-and-spoke medical clinic model

Dr. Eileen Pepler says Esquimalt is in a ‘dire’ situation for medical care accessibility

The Esquimalt Treatment Centre at 918 Esquimalt Rd. closed at the end of 2018, leaving Esquimalt with just one walk-in clinic (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
The Esquimalt Treatment Centre at 918 Esquimalt Rd. closed at the end of 2018, leaving Esquimalt with just one walk-in clinic (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

Township of Esquimalt explores options amidst doctor shortage crisis

A recent report found that between Esquimalt and Westshore, 36,000 people don’t have a family doctor

The Esquimalt Treatment Centre at 918 Esquimalt Rd. closed at the end of 2018, leaving Esquimalt with just one walk-in clinic (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
Esquimalt’s Gigantic Garage Sale is happening at the Archie Browning Sports Centre on Saturday March 30 (Facebook/ Esquimalt Parks and Rec)

Esquimalt boasts gigantic garage sale set for Saturday

Hundreds of vendors expected at the largest garage sale yet

Esquimalt’s Gigantic Garage Sale is happening at the Archie Browning Sports Centre on Saturday March 30 (Facebook/ Esquimalt Parks and Rec)
Esquimalt council are discussing the ways to spend the $17 amenity fund received for hosting the wastewater treatment plant (File photo)

Esquimalt considers different ways to spend $17-million amenity fund

The Township received the sum from the CRD for housing the region’s wastewater treatment plant

Esquimalt council are discussing the ways to spend the $17 amenity fund received for hosting the wastewater treatment plant (File photo)
The Township of Esquimalt voted to put a freeze on tax increases for local businesses (File photo).

Esquimalt puts freeze on taxes for local businesses

The tax increase for residents sits at 5.51 per cent, averaging to an additional $46

The Township of Esquimalt voted to put a freeze on tax increases for local businesses (File photo).
EDITORIAL: Time to take aim at regional police force

EDITORIAL: Time to take aim at regional police force

With discussions on the amalgamation of the 13 Capital Region communities seemingly…

  • Mar 19, 2019
EDITORIAL: Time to take aim at regional police force
VicPD, The City of Victoria, the Township of Esquimalt and Grumpy Taxpayer$ argue for police amalgamation (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

Local powers say a regionalized police force needed for Greater Victoria

VicPD, Victoria, Esquimalt and Grumpy Taxpayer$ argue for police amalgamation

VicPD, The City of Victoria, the Township of Esquimalt and Grumpy Taxpayer$ argue for police amalgamation (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
Lapis Homes Ltd. put forward new design changes for the proposed 10 townhouses at 939 Colville Rd. and 825 Lampson St. (Township of Esquimalt)

10 new townhouses coming to Esquimalt

Staff have approved the final elements of a project set to start this spring

Lapis Homes Ltd. put forward new design changes for the proposed 10 townhouses at 939 Colville Rd. and 825 Lampson St. (Township of Esquimalt)
Esquimalt’s deer population is around 135, with another 60 living on DND property (File photo).

Esquimalt considers birth control for its deer population

Esquimalt hopes to follow Oak Bay’s actions in inoculating deer

Esquimalt’s deer population is around 135, with another 60 living on DND property (File photo).
The online tool Medimap, which shows walk-in clinic wait times, shows Esquimalt’s only walk-in clinic at full capacity (Medimap)

Esquimalt needs urgent health care facility, mayor says

A severe doctor shortage is leaving Esquimalt residents scrambling for health care

The online tool Medimap, which shows walk-in clinic wait times, shows Esquimalt’s only walk-in clinic at full capacity (Medimap)
The Christmas Tree Village is now on at the Esquimalt Rec Centre (Photo contributed/Township of Esquimalt)

Esquimalt Christmas Tree Village is back

Vote for your favourite tree and partake in holiday events for the next two weeks

The Christmas Tree Village is now on at the Esquimalt Rec Centre (Photo contributed/Township of Esquimalt)