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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Two of the tugs will go to Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt in British Columbia.
The Green Party candidate in Esquimalt David Merner, who ran for the Liberals in the last election, told me he will not join CIIG if elected.
"The Canada-led task force, supported by the Royal Australian Navy (RAN), completed a highly successful tour by directing 18 boardings from our coalition partners," a spokesman was quoted by Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt publication Lookout Newspaper.
In 2010, he was appointed as the Base Commander of Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt. Prior to becoming Fleet Commander of Canadian Fleet Atlantic in 2014, he served as Special Advisor to the Chief of Defence Staff.
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 ?
The others were Darlene Gait from Esquimalt Nation whose artwork was chosen for the Salish Orea, which was unveiled in March.
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.
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.