Apr 17, 2019

The City of Colwood has been recognized with an Award for Excellence in Government Finance for the Sustainable Infrastructure Replacement Plan.

Colwood staff earned top marks for their innovative approach to improving the public’s financial awareness through the exceptionally well implemented financial practices documented in the plan. 


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Apr 10, 2019

A resolution prepared by Colwood, Langford and View Royal will be presented to the Association of Vancouver Island Coastal Communities conference in Powell River this weekend, asking the Province to increase...

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Apr 4, 2019

Share your thoughts about making BC communities more walkable and bike-friendly in the Government online engagement forum.

The public engagement forum is open until April 15. ...

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Apr 4, 2019

The City of Colwood is encouraging residents to submit their best photos of Colwood to help create a 2020 Colwood Calendar. At the end of each month, Mayor Rob Martin and a judging panel will select photos to be featured in the calendar.

There have been 107 outstanding photos submitted so far and 1,830 votes have been cast. 

A mammoth winner for March

The winning March...

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Mar 28, 2019

In 2018, Colwood Council approved the installation of park gates at each end of the lagoon on Ocean Boulevard. This will allow public works crews or emergency responders to quickly and safely close the area to traffic during winter storms or in the event of emergency.


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Mar 22, 2019


COLWOOD - Affordable homes are within reach for families, seniors and people with disabilities as a redevelopment brings 82 new rental homes to the community.

"These new homes represent new opportunities, security and peace of mind for families, seniors and people living with disabilities," said Mitzi Dean, MLA for Esquimalt-Metchosin. "Our government is...

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Mar 18, 2019

BC Ferries has published a pre-feasibility study for a passenger ferry service from Royal Bay in Colwood to Ship Point in downtown Victoria. The report provides a high-level assessment of the proposed service and the infrastructure that would be required. No decisions have been made about a ferry service.

The study estimates that with two ferries running between Royal Bay and Ship Point...

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Mar 14, 2019

Plans for a vibrant Seaside Village at Royal Bay are moving forward.

Gablecraft Homes is planning an expanded commercial centre in Royal Bay (south of...

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Mar 13, 2019

Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt Public Service Announcement
March 12, 2019 – Metchosin, B.C. – Department of National Defence/ Royal Canadian Navy

Burning at DND’s Rocky Point Property

The Department of National Defence, in partnership with the BC Wildfire Service, will be burning debris piles at the Rocky Point property in Metchosin.  Up to 20 piles of tree and shrub...

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Mar 5, 2019

Last night Colwood Council resolved to increase the City’s police strength by funding two additional West Shore RCMP officers with corresponding support staff of two civilian employees by 2021. The increase will be funded by new construction tax revenue, so it will not impact current residential property taxpayers.

"Colwood was recently rated one of...

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