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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8 million for the replacement of the main (north) substation at the Esquimalt Graving Dock, located in Esquimalt, British Columbia.
During the Spring of 1943, I was posted to the Esquimalt Naval Base on the West Coast, where a new generation of escort vessels called frigates were being built; and on completion and acceptance by the Navy, they were sent to the East Coast via the Panama Canal to be operated on the Atlantic.
In 2010, he was appointed as the Base Commander of Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt.
Location Date (first discovered Sex Carapace or sampled) width (mm) Price Bay, Esquimalt, August 1999 M 65 British Columbia Summer to Fall 1999 Sooke, British 2012 3 M >79 Columbia 2 F >69 2013 2015 Wescott Bay, August 30, 2016 M 74 Roche Harbor Wescott Bay August 30, 2016 Sea Farm Wescott Bay, September 12-14, 2016 ?
It was a special event that included a traditional First Nations prayer in the Sencoten language by Elder Mary Anne Thomas from the Esquimalt First Nation and Elder Elmer George from the Songhees First Nation.
Pendant cet evenement special, on a pu entendre une priere traditionnelle des Premieres Nations, prononcee en langue sencoten par Mary Anne Thomas, ainee de la Premiere Nation Esquimalt, et Elmer George, aine de la Premiere Nation des Songhees.
In 2015 we were particularly honoured to have the blessing of Elder Joan Morris of the Songhees Nation, in addition to our friends Augie Thomas and the Esquimalt Singers and Dancers who regularly open our main stage as the event is held with gratitude on their traditional territories.
Esquimalt First Nations Chief Andrew Thomas and his wife, Mary Anne, have been charged with animal cruelty.
One year ago, after forty years of development, an illustration of what visionary economist Jeremy Rifkin termed "the collaborative commons" of the future, emerged publicly in the Canadian school district of Greater Victoria--an area which encompasses Esquimalt, Saanich, Oak Bay and Victoria (the capital city of the province of British Columbia, Canada).
We were honoured by the presence of The Honourable Judith Guichon, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia; His Worship Dean Fortin, Mayor of the City of Victoria; Darwin Robinson, Mayor of Esquimalt (2003-2005); members of the Monarchist League--Victoria Branch; guests and friends.
During his tour, Admiral Dhowan will visit the Esquimalt Naval Base at Victoria, which is the headquarters of the Maritime Forces Pacific of the Canadian Navy.
Protecteur was returning from operational duties in the mid-Pacific Ocean toward its home port at Esquimalt in British Columbia with 279 crew, 17 family members and two civilian contractors who joined the ship for the return transit.