POPULATION

13001

PRIVATE DWELLINGS

5599

POPULATION CHANGE

13.7%

LAND AREA 

56.72 KM²

***Statistics from the Canadian 2016 Census***

News Release: Sooke awarded top honours as BC “Community in Bloom”

News Release: Sooke awarded top honours as BC “Community in Bloom”

September 18, 2018 [Sooke, BC] The District of Sooke participated in the British Columbia “Communities in Bloom” program for the
Update from Vancouver Island Regional Library re: Sooke Branch

Update from Vancouver Island Regional Library re: Sooke Branch

FROM VANCOUVER ISLAND REGIONAL LIBRARY Monday, September 17, 2018, Sooke, BC: Although the timeline has been revised in recent months,
Fire Danger Rating lowered to ‘Moderate’ – campfire ban lifted

Fire Danger Rating lowered to ‘Moderate’ – campfire ban lifted

NEWS RELEASE                                                          September 10, 2018 The Fire Danger Rating has been lowered to ‘MODERATE’ within the District of Sooke, provided

Message from the Mayor

Welcome to the District of Sooke’s new website!

As a growing community, the District of Sooke strives to adapt its municipal business practices in an effort to provide excellent service and meet community need. Our new website is an exciting example of our commitment to ongoing improvement. Visitors to the site will find simpler navigation, a mobile friendly platform, and increased opportunities for engagement.

Sooke is a vibrant, dynamic and welcoming community. We are fortunate to be located close to nature, and our town motto of “Where the Rainforest Meets the Sea” speaks to the environmental riches of the area. The District supports land use and development principles that preserve our natural environment, while also creating affordable and accessible housing that allow families to put down roots and thrive as members of the community.  Opportunities for community involvement are abundant, our arts and cultural scene is second to none with many festivals and events throughout the year, and our residents are passionate and engaged in civic and volunteer activities.

I am proud to serve as Mayor of Sooke and am honoured to hear from residents regarding their priorities and ideas for our town. Ongoing dialogue and open communication is a top priority of Council and we welcome suggestions for improvement to this site, and to other municipal services.