Jun 9, 2022

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...

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May 13, 2022

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
  • Cairndale...
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May 10, 2022

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...

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May 5, 2022

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...

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May 5, 2022

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...

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Apr 27, 2022

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...

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Apr 13, 2022

Food and Music at the Beach every weekend

Beach Food Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays at the Lagoon Beach with live music every Saturday evening from 5 to 7 pm. Get all the details at www.colwood.ca/BeachFood

Music and dancing in local parks on Friday evenings

Music in the Park Friday evenings from 6...

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Apr 11, 2022

A new pedestrian and cycling overpass will safely connect the Galloping Goose Regional Trail through Colwood now that the City has been successful in earning a $3.6M grant from the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program...

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Apr 8, 2022

Colwood's emphasis on the importance of valuing and preserving natural assets was highlighted in Douglas Magazine recently. The recognition followed Colwood's creation of a full inventory of natural assets in the City. The inventory will be expanded over time to support the City's efforts to sustain, preserve, enhance and increase natural resources in Colwood.

What exactly are natural...

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