Esquimalt


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Esquimalt

(skwī`môlt, –mălt, ĕskwī`–), regional district (1991 pop. 16,129), on Vancouver Island, SW British Columbia, Canada, just SW of Victoria. It has the chief naval station and naval dockyard of W Canada. The station was established by the British government in 1855 and taken over by Canada in 1906.
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Also included in the network are the Department of National Defence's five Operational Trauma and Stress Support Centres located in Halifax, Valcartier, Ottawa, Edmonton, and Esquimalt.
One of Vancouver Island's best golf courses, Olympic View, and Esquimalt Lagoon are minutes away.
Whether it's hiking or kyaking, author John Kimantas explores the outer coast from Part hardy to Esquimalt with Kayakers in mind, presenting all the details on wilderness campsites, coastal ecology and attractions, wildlife, and waters alike.
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For instance, interviews with local respondents accompanied by a total of 38 hours of field testing in the British Columbia communities of Langley, Abbotsford, Vernon, Penticton, Kelowna, Richmond, Qualicum, Saanich, and Esquimalt more than doubled the number of projects we had previously discovered in BC through email survey and internet search.
According to Dawson (1889), production started on Nelson Island sometime before 1887, when the stone was used in the construction of the Royal Navy's Esquimalt dry dock.
Economic Impact of a Military Base on Its Surrounding Economy : The Case of CFB Esquimalt, Victoria, British Columbia".
Olympia oysters were the only oysters available in BC until Eastern oysters were introduced near Victoria about 1883 (Carlton & Mann 1996), followed by other introductions at Boundary Bay, Esquimalt and Ladysmith (Quayle 1969).
The author relied heavily on Moss's correspondence (much of which is included) to describe his endeavors in the Caribbean, the Arctic, and in British Colombia where he helped found the hospital at the Esquimalt Naval Base.
Canadian units include HMCS Ottawa (FFH 341), HMCS Regina (FFH 334), Maritime Forces Pacific and Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt, British Columbia.
Local media reported that tents had been erected to receive the migrants at a dock near Esquimalt, a naval base on the island.
The initiating episode in Canada was far more mundane--the murder at the Esquimalt naval base of a sailor named Aaron Jenkins by his spurned boyfriend.