The Colwood Fire Department attended a structure fire early this afternoon on Charnley Place. The initial information indicated that a downstairs tenant had been alerted by the sounding of a smoke alarm and proceeded upstairs to investigate only to find the residence filling with smoke and an active growing fire in the upstairs kitchen. He evacuated the building and called 911. A neighbour...Read More »
The City of Colwood has introduced a new interim Urban Forest Bylaw intended to protect trees from unnecessary removal, and to preserve and enhance the City's urban forest over the long term. With this interim bylaw in place, a permit will be required to remove any protected tree on private or public property, and replacement trees may need to be planted. This bylaw brings the City of Colwood ...Read More »
West Shore Parks & Recreation is the cornerstone of recreation on the West Shore, offering a wide range of fitness and recreational opportunities at several outstanding facilities including Juan de Fuca Recreation Centre with its pool, arena, curling, sports fields, tennis and volleyball courts, lawn bowling, bmx track, walking trails and...Read More »
The new signalled pedestrian crosswalk is now in place on Veterans Memorial Parkway at Havenwood Park (between Cairndale Road and Latoria Road).
New overhead lighting and pedestrian activated flashers will make...Read More »
A hazardous tree on Metchosin Road near the transit stop by Dunsmuir Middle School was partially removed today, Friday, November 10, 2017.
The tree had been assessed by a certified arborist who determined that...Read More »
The City of Colwood will be resurfacing the asphalt on the aging roadway of...Read More »
You shared your ideas at Making Waves events, on feedback boards and through the Making Waves survey. Now the City has a new draft Official Community Plan (OCP) that we need you to review.
Does the plan fit...Read More »
Please check to see if the fire extinguishers in your home and workplace are made by Kidde. A popular style of Kidde fire extinguishers with plastic handles were recalled this week because they pose a serious safety risk.
The fire extinguishers can become clogged or require excessive force to discharge and can fail to activate during a fire emergency. In addition, the nozzle can detach...Read More »
Imagine if buses had a shoulder lane to bypass traffic on the Trans-Canada Highway, making it a quick trip between the West Shore and Downtown Victoria.
That was the topic of discussion at a meeting today with Claire Trevena, Minister of Transportation, Deputy Minister Grant Main, MLA Mitzi Dean, BC Transit CEO, and eight local mayors whose communities have direct connections to the...Read More »