Dec 5, 2018

Today, the City undertook work on public land in front of property owned by Councillor Cynthia Day. A section of laurel hedge and a portion of a rock wall were removed, leaving a lower retaining wall in place. No trees are being removed. Councillor Day stood in the work area, creating an unsafe situation. When members of the West Shore RCMP asked her to move, she declined. RCMP officers then...

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Nov 29, 2018

These preliminary Council meeting highlights present an overview of selected agenda items only. Please refer to the meeting minutes for full details. In the event that there is a discrepancy between documents, the minutes prevail. We encourage you to get all the details. Read the full agenda on the Colwood website at:

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Nov 27, 2018

After 27 years of successful public service, the City of Colwood’s Chief Administrative Officer, Ian Howat, has announced his plans to retire on June 30, 2019. Mr. Howat and his wife decided earlier...

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Nov 27, 2018

The Colwood Christmas Light Up captures the true spirit of the holidays—friends and neighbours reconnect over hot chocolate while children from local school choirs perform on stage and kids wait for the...

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Nov 21, 2018

Colwood has earned several grants that are advancing the City's ambitious long-term asset management planning efforts. Colwood manages more than $350M in capital assets, and these plans are required to ensure those assets continue to serve the community well into the future, in the most cost effective way. 

“Colwood has been successful in earning grants totaling more than $...

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Nov 20, 2018

On Monday, November 26, 2018 between 9am and 3pm, Shaw is planning to take down some communication cable in front of the Colwood Corners property at 1913 Sooke Road near Goldstream Avenue.

Please expect delays. Traffic control personnel will be onsite directing vehicles.

Questions may be directed to the Colwood engineering department at 250-478-5999.

Nov 16, 2018

Colwood is accepting expressions of interest for its three-person Board of Variance. Each appointment is for a three year term.

What does the Board of Variance do?

The Board of Variance makes decisions on applications for minor development variances where compliance with land use regulations would cause undue hardship. The focus is primarily on issues relating to siting,...

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Nov 13, 2018

Construction at Mckenzie

The provincial Mackenzie Interchange project is currently impacting traffic. The Ministry of Transportation predicts the upgrades will shave twenty minutes of the average commute in peak times once complete in the late summer of 2019, as noted in their Mckenzie Interchange...

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Nov 7, 2018

The Pacific Centre Family Services Association building on Goldstream Avenue in Colwood has been recognized as Greater Victoria's best new community-institutional building. The...

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Nov 1, 2018

The City of Colwood is seeking proposals from qualified consultants to provide design only services for new sidewalks and bicycle lanes on approximately 230m of Metchosin Road between Hatley Drive and Cotlow Road and on approximately 750m of Painter Road between Metchosin Road and Painter Trail.

The design will include raised concrete sidewalks and buffered bike lanes to support safe...

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