Westshore Business

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)

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