May 29, 2024

Are you ready to explore more special places in Colwood this summer? There will be music and dancing circulating through eight local parks and public spaces on Friday and Saturday evenings all summer long. Look for events at Herm Williams Park, Colwood Creek Park, Royal Bay Commons, Colwood Corners, Lagoon Beach, Lagoon West Park, Colwood City Hall and Meadow Park. 

These events are one...

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May 28, 2024

Following on the heels of a February 2024 agreement with BC Hydro to install a new EV charging hub at the Colwood Park & Ride, Council has approved a second BC Hydro partnership to provide an additional hub of public electric vehicle charging...

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May 21, 2024

Ever thought about becoming a firefighter? Now's your chance. Colwood Fire is currently accepting applications from men and women 19 years and older for Paid-on-Call firefighters.

Applicants don't need to be Colwood residents, however preference may be given to those who live the West Shore or within a reasonable distance radius.

Serve your community while gaining valuable...

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May 9, 2024

Colwood has partnered with BC Hydro to expand EV charging infrastructure in our community with the installation of a new charging station at the Park & Ride on Island Highway at Ocean Boulevard. This will provide 6 additional DC Fast Chargers (12 ports) and 8 new Level 2 Chargers to significantly increase access to EV chargers in Colwood.

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May 2, 2024

Crack sealing is scheduled on Colwood roads over the coming weeks, as the weather allows. A dry surface and a warm day are needed for this work. 

Crack sealing is an important road maintenance practice...

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Apr 19, 2024

The Ministry of Forests has asked local governments to make the following information available to residents in communities where their Spongy Moth Aerial Spray Program will occur.

THE MINISTRY OF FORESTS HAS PREPARED A PLAN TO...

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Mar 25, 2024

Colwood has earned a BC Active Transportation Infrastructure Grant of $208,000 to support the completion of intersection upgrades at Wale and Wilfert Roads, where the Galloping Goose Regional Trail crosses Wale Road. 

"Improving the safety and accessibility of the intersection of Wale and Wilfert Roads is important for our growing community, particularly as it links to the...

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Mar 21, 2024

Colwood has earned a $300k grant from the Union of BC Municipalities for disaster risk reduction and climate adaptation. Understanding the natural hazards and climate-related risks our community faces is a vital first step in developing strategies and tools to prepare, mitigate, and adapt to those risks. This funding will support us all to better safeguard the health and well-being of our...

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Mar 15, 2024

Colwood Fire Hall is the site of one of Natural Resources Canada's Earthquake Early Warning sensors.

Earthquake Early Warning is the rapid detection of earthquakes, real-time estimation of the shaking hazard, and notification of expected shaking. The national Earthquake Early Warning system provides seconds to tens-of-seconds of notice before strong shaking...

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Feb 16, 2024

BC Hydro has advised the City they will be upgrading electrical service in Colwood with the installation of hydro poles and wires along the east side Veterans Memorial Parkway between Allandale Road and Latoria Road. Poles will be located at the far edge of the road right-of-way to allow for future expansion of sidewalk, cycling, and road infrastructure.

Increasing capacity for...

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