Westshore Business
An exciting update discussion with Esquimalt Mayor Barb Desjardins

An exciting update discussion with Esquimalt Mayor Barb Desjardins

November 10, 2020

So many fabulous projects underway in Esquimalt. We chat and review updates with Mayor Desjardins about:

  • the Town Square
  • the Library
  • new Senior Facilities
  • multiple condo projects @ Dunsmuir / Westbay Quay
  • detailed discussion regarding Gorge Park developments
  • the Public Safety Building (across from the Town Square)
  • businesses are growing in Esquimalt:
    • small business growth accelerating, even during COVID
    • strong community support
    • small, but mighty, Chamber of Commerce hugely supportive, e.g., shop local promotions
    • Navy & Graving Dock in growth phase
    • strong home based business sector
  • active Farmer Market @ Bullen Field
    • the market gives away food via a "market bucks" program
    • active Social Media support - "Esquimalt Urban Farmers" Facebook Page (7,000 members)
Esquimalt Mayor Barb Desjardins - COVID response and planning

Esquimalt Mayor Barb Desjardins - COVID response and planning

April 15, 2020

We chatted with Esquimalt Mayor Barb Desjardins about Esquimalt's COVID 19 response. She reviewed what has happened, what is happening and most intriguing what will happen in the near future. Listen in to this concisely planned and managed response to our Global Health crisis. 

A 2020 update with Esquimalt Mayor Barb Desjardins

A 2020 update with Esquimalt Mayor Barb Desjardins

February 9, 2020

We start the "Westshore Business" podcast series in the New Year with an informative and exciting update with Esquimalt Mayor Barb Desjardins. Read the rest of this entry »

An introductory podcast with Esquimalt Mayor Barb Desjardins

An introductory podcast with Esquimalt Mayor Barb Desjardins

December 9, 2019

One of our region's best kept secrets has been the amazing "stuff" going on in Esquimalt…for business…for the community…for the region. Read the rest of this entry »

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