Township of Esquimalt

Esquimalt is launching its own emergency alert system on Sept. 28

Esquimalt launches its own emergency alert system

Esquimalt Alert will come into effect on Sept. 28

Esquimalt is launching its own emergency alert system on Sept. 28
The property at 1235 Esquimalt Rd will house residential and rental units, as well as a library and offices, a plaza and a renewed city hall (File contributed/ Aragon Properties)

Massive plaza, residential and retail project coming to Esquimalt

The Esquimalt Town Centre set to sell its first units in October

The property at 1235 Esquimalt Rd will house residential and rental units, as well as a library and offices, a plaza and a renewed city hall (File contributed/ Aragon Properties)
Construction is well underway for the new wastewater treatment plant located at McLoughlin Point in Esquimalt. The treatment plant will provide tertiary treatment to the core area of Greater Victoria’s wastewater. Esquimalt was given $17 million in accessibility funds for use of the land. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

Esquimalt to host open houses for spending of $17 million wastewater funds

The Township is seeking public input on Saxe Point Park and Esquimalt Gorge Park

Construction is well underway for the new wastewater treatment plant located at McLoughlin Point in Esquimalt. The treatment plant will provide tertiary treatment to the core area of Greater Victoria’s wastewater. Esquimalt was given $17 million in accessibility funds for use of the land. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
Esquimalt High School, along with Rockheights Middle School and Macaulay Elementary, are designated as playground zones rather than school zones. (Black Press File Photo)

Township of Esquimalt doesn’t have school zones

Province, neighbourhoods look at alternative options when mandating rules around schools

Esquimalt High School, along with Rockheights Middle School and Macaulay Elementary, are designated as playground zones rather than school zones. (Black Press File Photo)
Paradise Street will be closed from Aug. 6 to Aug 16. (Screenshot/Google Maps)

Street closure in Esquimalt set for Aug. 6 to 16

Paradise Street will be shut down between Head and Lyall streets

Paradise Street will be closed from Aug. 6 to Aug 16. (Screenshot/Google Maps)
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