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  • Capital Regional District Announces Acquisition to Support Future Affordable Housing

    Mar 01, 2024

    The Capital Regional District (CRD) has an accepted offer to purchase 1183 Verdier Avenue and plans to work closely with the Capital District Region Housing Corporation (CRHC) and the District of Central Saanich with the goal of creating more affordable housing in Brentwood Bay Village.

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  • Sixty-six affordable homes underway for Songhees Nation members

    Feb 16, 2024

    Today, it was announced that the federal and provincial governments, alongside the Capital Regional District and Songhees Nation announced nearly $24 million to help create 66 below-market homes at 1502 Admirals Road, located on Songhees Nation Land.

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  • CRD adopts bylaw to increase borrowing authority for housing

    Feb 15, 2024

    The Capital Regional District(CRD) Board has approved a bylaw that will increase the borrowing authority through the Land Assembly, Housing and Land Banking service to $85 million. The bylaw was adopted after receiving elector assent through a regional Alternative Approval Process (AAP).

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  • CRD hosts online open house to share information and gather feedback regarding the long-term options for biosolids

    Feb 07, 2024

    The Capital Regional District (CRD) invites members of the public to an online open house to learn more and provide feedback on what should be considered within the Long-Term Biosolids Management Plan.

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  • CRD and the Pacheedaht First Nation sign Memorandum of Understanding

    Jan 30, 2024

    Capital Regional District (CRD) and paaʔčiidʔatx̣ (Pacheedaht) First Nation are pleased to announce they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) formalizing their government-to-government relationship. By outlining priority topics for collaboration and principles for working together, this MOU will directly support the creation of new processes for respectful and reciprocal government-to-government decision-making.

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  • Have Your Say! CRD Regional Parks and Trails Resident Survey Seeks Input from Invited Residents

    Jan 23, 2024

    It’s time to have your say on how you use and enjoy Capital Regional District (CRD) Regional Parks and Trails! Starting this week, selected residents will receive a letter and instructional mailer from the CRD asking them to complete the 2024 CRD Regional Parks and Trails Resident Survey.

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  • The CRD and its Capital Region Housing Corporation (CRHC) is Getting Ready to Expand Affordable Housing

    Jan 17, 2024

    As the region grapples with the need for more affordable homes, the Capital Regional District (CRD) is moving forward with plans to double its below-market housing portfolio.

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  • Statement by Regional Water Supply Commission Chair Gord Baird on the Regional Water Supply Master Plan

    Jan 17, 2024

    The Capital Regional District (CRD) serves the residents of the region and is always open to public feedback whether formal or informal. We are aware of some concerns raised by the Urban Development Institute (UDI) directed towards the 2022 Regional Water Supply Master Plan (Master Plan), we welcome this feedback and unique perspective.

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  • Community consultation begins to determine best use for Biosolids

    Jan 11, 2024

    Public consultation is underway as the Capital Regional District (CRD) considers long-term options and technologies to harness the benefits of biosolids, the nutrient-rich by-product from wastewater treatment.

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  • The CRD invites members of the public to learn more about the 2024 Provisional Financial Plan

    Jan 03, 2024

    The Capital Regional District (CRD) is pleased to invite members of the public to an online information session about the 2024 Provisional Financial Plan.

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  • Regional Alternative Approval Process launched to increase borrowing authority for housing

    Jan 03, 2024

    The Capital Regional District (CRD) has initiated a regional Alternative Approval Process (AAP) to seek elector approval to increase the borrowing authority through the Land Assembly, Housing and Land Banking service to $85 million.

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  • Reflecting on a year of progress at the Capital Regional District

    Dec 19, 2023

    Opinion editorial by Capital Regional District Board Chair, Colin Plant.

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  • Transportation Governance Next Steps

    Dec 14, 2023

    Yesterday, the Capital Regional District (CRD) Board unanimously directed staff to complete a service design and feasibility study to recommend changes to how the region delivers transportation initiatives. In this significant step forward, the CRD is taking action that will help guide long-term improvements to how people move around the region.

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  • 2024 policy changes at Hartland Landfill

    Dec 13, 2023

    The Capital Regional District (CRD) Board has approved bylaw changes at Hartland Landfill, including new material bans, adjusted tipping fee structure, and increased bylaw fines. The changes to the Hartland Landfill Tipping Fee and Regulation Bylaw No. 3881 and Ticket Information Authorization Bylaw No. 1857 will come into effect in two phases in 2024.

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  • New affordable rental homes open for Indigenous people in Sooke

    Dec 13, 2023

    Today, BC Housing announced the opening of a new purpose-built rental building at 2170 Charters Rd providing access to 75 below-market homes to Indigenous families, elders and people in Sooke.

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  • Changes to Residential Curbside Blue Box Recycling Service Effective January 2, 2024

    Dec 04, 2023

    Effective January 2, 2024, GFL Environmental Incorporated (GFL) will begin delivering the Capital Regional District’s (CRD) curbside blue box collection program which provides recycling collection services to 132,000 single family homes in the region.

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  • Capital Regional District announces elections of Board Chairs and Vice-Chairs

    Nov 08, 2023

    Today, at the board meetings of the Capital Regional District (CRD), the Capital Regional Hospital District (CRHD) and the Capital Region Housing Corporation (CRHC), Directors elected the Chairs and Vice-Chairs for the upcoming year.

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  • CRD purchases former Royal Oak Golf Course

    Nov 02, 2023

    The Capital Regional District (CRD) has purchased the former Royal Oak Golf Course – a 10.92-hectare (27 acre) parcel of land adjacent to Elk/Beaver Lake Regional Park in the District of Saanich.

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  • CRD and CRHD look for public feedback on the 2024 provisional financial plans

    Oct 30, 2023

    The Capital Regional District (CRD) and Capital Regional Hospital District (CRHD) Boards are asking for feedback on the 2024 provisional financial plans which were approved following their deliberations during the October 25 Committee of the Whole and Board meetings.

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  • Salt Spring Island Centennial Park Plaza Upgrades

    Oct 20, 2023

    The Capital Regional District’s (CRD) Salt Spring Island (SSI) Parks, Arts, Recreation & Culture (PARC) department has received $561,748 in grant funding from Pacific Economic Development Canada (PEDC) to complete additional upgrades to Centennial Park.

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