Mar 15, 2022

Have a great idea to enhance places in Colwood? 

The Create Places Grant is back again this year and we're looking for great ideas from community members like you to bring new energy to spaces in Colwood. The City is awarding up to $5,000 to be split between successful applicants to help make placemaking projects come to life. 

The concept of placemaking is helping to reimagine...

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Mar 7, 2022

As a seaside community surrounded by nature, we can all understand the need to address climate change and plan for impacts to our community. The City is developing a Low Carbon Resilience Climate Action Plan which will be our pathway as we prepare and manage climate change impacts.

What is a Low Carbon Resilience Climate Action Plan?...

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Mar 4, 2022

Help keep Colwood clean and safe

The City of Colwood Public Works Department works hard to keep our city clean, safe and running efficiently. One way they do this is by offering a Clean Up program at City Hall. 

After being deferred in 2020 and 2021 to protect public health and support affordability during the pandemic, the Colwood Clean Up is back!

Background about the...

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Mar 2, 2022

Today, Colwood Mayor Rob Martin and Royal Bay Director of Development, Ben Mycroft from GableCraft Homes cut the ribbon to officially open the new public washroom building at Meadow Park Green in Royal Bay.


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Mar 1, 2022

Did you know there's an amazing BMX cycling track in Colwood? You'll find it at West Shore Parks & Recreation's lower fields behind the Q Centre arena.

Learn more about the BMX cycling track and Greater Victoria BMX Association in this insider's perspective from association President and Track Operator, Kyle Besler.

In June 2018, Kyle Besler was first introduced to the...

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Feb 17, 2022

For 75 years, the Colwood Fire Department has provided exceptional Fire Rescue service through a volunteer model. Now, with volunteerism declining in organizations throughout North America, volunteer fire departments face challenges with respect to volunteer turnout and retention.

Increasing volunteer demands and pressures

Today's volunteer firefighters experience higher...

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Feb 3, 2022

You may have read news reports naming Colwood as one of Canada's sexiest cities. 

Is it surprising that romance ranks high in Colwood?

Colwood is home to miles of hot sandy beaches with exhilarating sunrises and sunsets set against the panoramic backdrop of Mount Baker and the Olympic Mountains...

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Jan 24, 2022

Today Seacliff Properties announced a major partnership today with multi-award-winning developer Reliance Properties to develop Royal Beach in Colwood, one of Greater Victoria’s fastest growing cities. Over the 15-year buildout of the master-planned seaside community, the partners will inject $1.2...

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Jan 17, 2022

Members of the Colwood Fire Rescue and Public Works crews were ready to protect public safety in the early morning hours of Saturday, January 15, 2022 when news of a volcanic eruption near the Tonga Islands resulted in a Tsunami Advisory for our area.

In consultation with Emergency Management BC, it was determined that there was the possibility of unpredictable surges and strong...

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Jan 11, 2022

Look for a post card in your Colwood mailbox this week!

We want to encourage you to share your thoughts about Heritage in Colwood.

  • What aspects of Colwood's heritage are most interesting to you?
  • What places and features should be preserved as Colwood grows?
  • How will we promote and celebrate the heritage of the area?

Why are we talking about...

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