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

BC HOUSING NEWS RELEASE:

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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Mar 5, 2019

Site preparation activity will begin this week at the Olympic View property on Latoria Road in Colwood.

This will enable construction access to new road areas (shown in grey on the site map below) as the first step in creating 34 lots for single family homes and three sites intended for multi-family townhomes. This is the first phase of a...

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Mar 4, 2019

In Feburary, the City launched a contest asking residents to submit their best photos of Colwood each month throughout 2019.

At the end of each month, Mayor Rob Martin and a judging panel will select photos to be featured in a new Colwood calendar for 2020.

Fabulous entries showcase Colwood

There were 64 outstanding photos...

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Feb 26, 2019

Colwood Council has endorsed a new Demographic Study and Land Yield Analysis that projects a 35% population increase by 2028 and an additional 16% increase by 2038. The projections are broken down by each neighbourhood within Colwood. It also identifies the availability of commercial and industrial land in Colwood. ...

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Feb 26, 2019

Colwood Council is considering a checkout bag bylaw to limit plastic bag waste in our community and the region's landfill. Many stores in our community have already adopted this practice.

The proposed bylaw is similar to those in Victoria, ...

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