POPULATION

13001

PRIVATE DWELLINGS

5599

POPULATION CHANGE

13.7%

LAND AREA

56.72 KM²

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

Proclamation: International Decade for People of African Descent

Proclamation: International Decade for People of African Descent

In recognition of the United Nations' declaration of 2015, Sooke Mayor Maja Tait has proclaimed 2015-2024 as "International Decade for
Sooke campfire ban lifted for August long weekend

Sooke campfire ban lifted for August long weekend

NEWS RELEASE [Sooke] July 30, 2020 According to the July 30, 2020 Wildfire Situation Report, the Fire Danger Rating for
Province announces construction of West Coast Road sidewalks to begin in August 2020

Province announces construction of West Coast Road sidewalks to begin in August 2020

The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure issued the following Sooke Pedestrian Enhancements project update, including an announcement that construction is

Message from the Mayor

Welcome to the District of Sooke’s 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 website is an example of our commitment to ongoing improvement. Visitors to the site will find simple navigation, a mobile friendly platform, and  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. 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.

Maja Tait, Mayor