Construction has begun on a new double roundabout to improve traffic flow at the intersection of Latoria Road and Veterans Memorial Parkway. It's one of several transportation upgrades designed to accommodate growth...Read More »
Said the Whale at the Beach!
Colwood's Eats & Beats Beach Party returns to the Lagoon Beach on Saturday, July 30, with an all star line up of five outstanding...Read More »
One of Colwood Councils four strategic priorities is enhancing mobility. One key way the City strives to achieve this is by continuing to add new sidewalks and cycling routes that make it safer and more enjoyable for residents to walk or cycle.
Scoping and design is now complete on the following seven routes...Read More »
Back for a second year, the Create Places Grant aims to bring neighbours together, get creative and transform spaces while fostering a renewed sense of community pride. Projects require a matching contribution from the community through volunteer...Read More »
Road paving will take place on several routes in May, beginning the week of May 9 to 13 with:
- Ledsham Road
- Latoria Road
A total of fourteen routes are scheduled to be resurfaced as part of the City's paving program throughout 2022 (including the two listed above):
- Fulton Road
- Sunheights Drive
- Karger Terrace
A presentation by BC Hydro representatives to Colwood Council on May 9, 2022 provided some compelling evidence for a shift away from fossil fuels and toward electricity for things like home heating and powering vehicles.
Three points stood out in the presentation:
1. Heat waves, wildfires, drought and other extreme weather events are becoming more common, underscoring the need...Read More »
The Applegate Trail will be closed May 9-11 for remediation work on property adjacent to the trail.
Applegate Trail runs behind Dressler Road from Wishart Road to the Painter Trail. It's a great connection for students walking from the Wishart area to Royal Bay Secondary, as well as to the North Ridge Trail that winds its way up to Metchosin Road.
It is part of a growing network...Read More »
Crack sealing is scheduled on sections of Sooke Road and Old Island Highway during the coming weeks, as the weather allows. A dry surface and a warm day are needed for this work.
Crack sealing...Read More »
Do our individual actions make a difference in reducing emissions and combating climate change? What should we focus on as a community to build toward a low carbon and resilient future?
Many of the impacts of climate change—extreme weather events and sea level rise—will be felt locally, affecting Colwood citizens and municipal services and operations. That's why the City is...Read More »