Feb 20, 2018

CFB Esquimalt Public Service Announcement

Burning at DND’s Rocky Point Property

February 20, 2017 – Metchosin, B.C. – Department of National Defence/ Royal Canadian Navy

Encroaching coniferous trees and invasive plants such a broom and gorse negatively impact military training areas at CFB Esquimalt. 

In order to improve and restore these areas...

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Feb 7, 2018

1. Is the City closing the Park & Ride?

The City is proposing to close the area as “highway dedication” for the purpose of creating a “lot”.  This does not change the use of the land. 

2. Why is the City changing how the Park & Ride land is designated?

The City-owned land used as a Park & Ride in Colwood is currently designated as highway dedication....

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Feb 5, 2018

Northridge Excavating will be constructing a new sewer connection west of the intersection of Sooke Road and Aldeane Avenue between February 2 and February 14, 2018. Some traffic delays are to be expected.

If you have questions or concerns, please contact Bob Mitchell (778-977-3156) of Northridge Excavating Ltd.

Jan 29, 2018


The Onni Group is pleased to share with the local Colwood community that they have received initial building permits for the highly anticipated Colwood Corners development. Located at 1913 Sooke Road, Onni will begin work on the site shortly - an exciting move towards elevating the vibrancy of the Colwood community.

The initial building permit encompasses...

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Jan 23, 2018

While Colwood Council whole heartedly agrees that transportation is a growing problem in our communities and that residents are frustrated by the congestion, they do not agree that the CRD is the solution to these problems. In fact we believe that the establishment of this service is a false panacea that will further frustrate our residents and create additional delays in implementing real pre...

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Jan 23, 2018

During the early hours of Tuesday, January 23, 2018, Colwood Fire and Emergency Planning staff were alerted that a Tsunami Warning was in effect after a 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck 278 kilometers off the coast of Alaska.

Colwood's Fire Chief, John Cassidy, received notice of the earthquake and potential tsunami from Emergency Management BC (EMBC) at just before 2 am. He and the...

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Jan 17, 2018

BC Transit has identified several other potential park & ride sites on the West Shore. It is a priority they have been planning toward since they developed the ...

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Jan 11, 2018

The City of Colwood has created a new Traffic Calming Policy to provide consistency about where and how traffic calming measures will be considered in Colwood.

It is not uncommon for a municipality to receive many...

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Jan 2, 2018

We're making it safer to walk across Owens Road near Wishart Elementary School.

Cars often block the crosswalk and sidewalk area when they are parked on the small portion of city boulevard near the Westside...

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Dec 22, 2017

Capital Regional District Public Service Announcement December 21 2017

Blue box service disruption in the West Shore due to winter conditions

Victoria, BC—On Tuesday, December 19, several communities in the West Shore experienced heavy snowfall that made many roads too dangerous for recycling trucks to use, including (but not limited to) side streets along...

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