City of Colwood,

Residents call on Colwood to take action against speedsters near Esquimalt Lagoon

Residents call on Colwood to take action against speedsters near Esquimalt Lagoon

Residents say people often to 10 to 40 km/hr over the posted speed limit

Residents call on Colwood to take action against speedsters near Esquimalt Lagoon
The City of Colwood expressed support for the province’s speculation tax earlier this week. (Gazette file photo)

Colwood throws support behind speculation tax

City hopes tax will help bring housing prices down

The City of Colwood expressed support for the province’s speculation tax earlier this week. (Gazette file photo)
Colwood joins chorus calling for province to split pot revenues

Colwood joins chorus calling for province to split pot revenues

Municipalities want fair and equitable split of revenues

Colwood joins chorus calling for province to split pot revenues
For the last six months Colwood teenagers Morgan Lessard (left to right), Parker Gale, Myles Moshuk (not pictured) and nine-year-old Ty Skaalrud have been building a mountain bike track next to the Galloping Goose off Aldeane Avenue. 
(Kendra Wong/News Gazette staff)

Colwood boys, who built own bike track, invited to mountain bike camp

Langford’s Adam Walker moved to action after CRD dismantles track

For the last six months Colwood teenagers Morgan Lessard (left to right), Parker Gale, Myles Moshuk (not pictured) and nine-year-old Ty Skaalrud have been building a mountain bike track next to the Galloping Goose off Aldeane Avenue. 
(Kendra Wong/News Gazette staff)
For the last six months Colwood teenagers Morgan Lessard (left to right), Parker Gale, Myles Moshuk (not pictured) and nine-year-old Ty Skaalrud have been building a mountain bike track next to the Galloping Goose off Aldeane Avenue.                                 (Kendra Wong                                /News Gazette staff)

Colwood boys build mountain bike track

CRD dismantles track, citing safety concerns

For the last six months Colwood teenagers Morgan Lessard (left to right), Parker Gale, Myles Moshuk (not pictured) and nine-year-old Ty Skaalrud have been building a mountain bike track next to the Galloping Goose off Aldeane Avenue.                                 (Kendra Wong                                /News Gazette staff)
Some residents in Colwood are worried a number of Garry oak trees will be torn down to make way for a 48-unit apartment building on Belmont Road. (Kendra Wong/News Gazette staff)

Resident concerned over potential loss of trees in Colwood

Development near Belmont Park would add 48 rental units

Some residents in Colwood are worried a number of Garry oak trees will be torn down to make way for a 48-unit apartment building on Belmont Road. (Kendra Wong/News Gazette staff)
The municipalities of Colwood and View Royal will soon be transitioning their fire dispatch services from Saanich to Surrey, in a move that is expected to save thousands of dollars. (Kendra Wong/News Gazette staff)

Moving fire dispatch services will save taxpayers thousands, say mayors

Transition will save about $1.5 million over the next five years

The municipalities of Colwood and View Royal will soon be transitioning their fire dispatch services from Saanich to Surrey, in a move that is expected to save thousands of dollars. (Kendra Wong/News Gazette staff)
Victoria Flower Count has tallied the numbers and Colwood wins “bloomingest” title for the fifth straight year. (Keri Coles/Black Press)

Colwood wins Victoria Flower Count for a five-peat

The 43rd annual Flower Count had over three billion blossoms counted in total

Victoria Flower Count has tallied the numbers and Colwood wins “bloomingest” title for the fifth straight year. (Keri Coles/Black Press)
Letter: Mayors’ comments unprofessional

Letter: Mayors’ comments unprofessional

Re: Funding formula for West Shore Parks and Recreation under review (Gazette,…

  • Mar 11, 2018
Letter: Mayors’ comments unprofessional
Colwood hosts emergency preparedness workshops

Colwood hosts emergency preparedness workshops

Two chances for residents to attend workshops

Colwood hosts emergency preparedness workshops
Colwood is putting the other owners of West Shore Parks and Recreation on notice after rejecting the society’s 2018 budget. (Gazette file photo)

Colwood predicts downfall of West Shore Parks and Rec unless changes made now

Council rejects West Shore Parks and Rec 2018 budget, stating more funding needed

Colwood is putting the other owners of West Shore Parks and Recreation on notice after rejecting the society’s 2018 budget. (Gazette file photo)
The City of Colwood has withdrawn its application to rezone the park and ride at Island Highway and Ocean Boulevard that would have paved the way for a new health and wellness centre. (Google Maps photo)

Plans for a health and wellness centre in Colwood on hold

City withdraws application for rezoning of park and ride

The City of Colwood has withdrawn its application to rezone the park and ride at Island Highway and Ocean Boulevard that would have paved the way for a new health and wellness centre. (Google Maps photo)
Colwood City Hall, 3300 Wishart Rd. (Gazette file photo)

Colwood could see 1.3 per cent tax increase

Input sought for draft financial plan

Colwood City Hall, 3300 Wishart Rd. (Gazette file photo)
City of Colwood will be looking for input on the revised Official Community Plan
City of Colwood will be looking for input on the revised Official Community Plan
Coun. Rob Martin enters Colwood mayoral race

Coun. Rob Martin enters Colwood mayoral race

Martin hopes to focus on affordability, transportation, and truth and reconciliation

Coun. Rob Martin enters Colwood mayoral race
An artist rendering of the proposed Colwood Corners development by the Onni Group. (Image courtesy of City of Colwood)

Work begins on Colwood Corners this week

City of Colwood issues initial building permits to Onni Group

An artist rendering of the proposed Colwood Corners development by the Onni Group. (Image courtesy of City of Colwood)
Boccia is played every Saturday morning at Colwood Community Hall. (Tim Collins/News Gazette staff) 

Boccia provides opportunity for athletes of all abilities

Ancient game has been adapted for indoor play

Boccia is played every Saturday morning at Colwood Community Hall. (Tim Collins/News Gazette staff) 
New group says Colwood OCP could have ‘unintended consequences’

New group says Colwood OCP could have ‘unintended consequences’

Association has been granted a meeting to share concerns with council

New group says Colwood OCP could have ‘unintended consequences’
A new health and wellness centre is being proposed for the corner of Ocean Boulevard and Island Highway, which is currently being used as a park and ride.                                 (Google Maps photo)

Colwood park and ride could get axed

New health and wellness centre pitched for Colwood

A new health and wellness centre is being proposed for the corner of Ocean Boulevard and Island Highway, which is currently being used as a park and ride.                                 (Google Maps photo)
Tsunami warning an ‘exercise in precaution’

Tsunami warning an ‘exercise in precaution’

Warning for Greater Victoria called off shortly before 5 a.m. Tuesday

Tsunami warning an ‘exercise in precaution’