Esquimalt BC, the original settlement in Victoria, is home to Canada’s West Coast naval fleet and one of the neighborhoods that make up the Greater Victoria Regional District.

Highrock park in Rockheights

Esquimalt Neighbourhoods – Rockheights

Rockheights is a residential neighbourhood in the center of Esquimalt. Sitting above the municipality on a rocky hill (hence the name!), Rockheights offers single and multi-family homes as well as townhomes and condos with lovely views. In fact,…
Oceanfront in Esquimalt

Municipality of Esquimalt: Neighbourhoods, Schools & More

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At 7 square kilometers, Esquimalt is a rather small and dense municipality of Victoria. Esquimalt is practically an island too, which is connected to neighbouring downtown Victoria to the east and View Royal to the northwest. The fast growing,…

Entertaining the Elderly in Victoria BC

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Victoria BC is an incredible city with a wealth of culture and history that isn't easily matched or beaten. Not content with being named after our Queen, we're also the capital city of our province and home to BC's legislature. The downtown…

Tim Hortons Near CFB Esquimalt

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Here’s some critically important information for military personnel who are newly transferred to CFB Esquimalt in Victoria BC.  Heck, this is important to anyone who is moving to Victoria!  I mean really, on your first day in a new city…

June Events in Victoria BC | Esquimalt’s Buccaneer Days

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It’s June – time for Buccaneer Days in Esquimalt!  This unique community event owes its theme to the naval tradition of Esquimalt, one of the oldest municipalities in Victoria BC.  Buccaneer Days has been a fun-filled family tradition…

The 2013 Curling Classic in Victoria BC

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Mark your calendar!  March 20-24, are the dates of the 2013 Victoria Curling Classic.  People who are living in Victoria have the opportunity to watch some of Canada’s top men’s teams compete against international champions from Scotland,…


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Despite its small size (just over 7 km2) Esquimalt possesses all the amenities you would expect to find in a city. This is mostly because this municipality is limited in size by its geography – it’s practically an island! Only a strip of…