Sep 18, 2017

This article was published in the Goldstream News Gazette

Walking along your favourite route, you stop short, terror-stricken. There is a development sign on the green treed hillside you have come to think of as your own. You know what that means. Trees cut down. Rocks blasted. A hillside flattened for another row of houses. How can this happen in the neighbourhood you...

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Sep 14, 2017

Today, Colwood Mayor Carol Hamilton sent a letter to Premier John Horgan, Minister of Transportation Claire Trevena, BC Transit and local area mayors requesting a meeting to move forward on solutions to traffic congestion in the Capital Region.

It...

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Sep 13, 2017

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 at: www.colwood.ca/councilmeetings.


Mayor’s...

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Sep 12, 2017

NEWS RELEASE FROM ONNI GROUP

September 11, 2017 (Colwood, BC) – After recent discussions, the Onni Group is pleased to announce that it will be gifting the old Colwood pub, located at the south-east corner of the Colwood Corners site at 1913 Sooke Road, to any parties interested in taking ownership of it. The pub will be made available to the public for a limited time at no-cost, with...

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Sep 12, 2017

In a move to continue to protect Colwood’s urban forest, Council has adopted a new policy for the management of trees on City land.

Preserving trees is a priority for Colwood that has been reinforced by significant...

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Aug 29, 2017

The City of Colwood is taking steps to protect the natural areas that make it a unique and desirable place to live. Development proposals in designated areas will follow a site adaptive planning approach with the goal of designing structures to fit into the natural landscape rather than altering natural features to make roads and buildings fit.

The City of Colwood is open for...

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Aug 22, 2017

Think you know all there is to know about your local library? Let the Greater Victoria Public Library's new website change your mind.

You can search the collection, place holds, listen to audio books, learn a new skill, watch tv and video, play games and more.

It's a valuable resource, right at your fingertips. 

Check it out at www.gvpl...

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Aug 22, 2017

Capital Regional District Integrated Water Services will be removing two water pump stations on Cairndale Road and on Fulton Road that have been replaced by the new pump station they recently constructed on Veterans Memorial Parkway. 

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Aug 21, 2017

The City of Colwood will be constructing a new pedestrian crosswalk on Veterans Memorial Parkway at Havenwood Park so that residents can safely access the park and nearby neighbourhoods.

Work is scheduled to begin with some trail improvements in Havenwood Park in the last two weeks of August. A trail crossing...

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Aug 16, 2017

Upgrades are scheduled to begin in September on Metchosin Road between Lagoon Road and Hatley Drive in Colwood, to make the area safer and more comfortable for pedestrians, cyclists, transit users and drivers.

“The improvements planned for Metchosin Road will bring a new level of safety and sophistication to this area that we know will continue to get busier as the Royal Bay...

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