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    I Heart Clean Air

    Effective April 1, 2015, enjoy smoke-free outdoor public spaces in your municipality including: parks, playgrounds, public squares and playing fields, as well as a 7 metre smoke-free buffer zone around: bus stops, doorways, windows and air Intakes. Visit Island Health's website to learn more about the new Clean Air bylaw and to access materials and resources from their I Heart Clean Air Campaign. Learn more >>

  • Pharmacist Awareness Month

    Did you know March is Pharmacist Awareness Month? Get to know your pharmacist and bring unused or expired medications in for proper disposal. Medications should never be flushed or thrown out. In BC our stewardship program covers all Prescription drugs, over-the-counter medications in oral dosage form (including pills/liquids) and natural health products in oral dosage form (including pills/liquids). Learn more >>

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    Fast Fact: Regional Parks

    Did you know that the CRD Regional Parks System spans 13,000 ha, making up 30 Regional Parks and 3 Regional Trails? In 2014, our parks received more than 6 million visits! Learn more >>

  • Developments Around the Region

    Data collection for building permits across the region has now been automated to streamline the monthly reporting on development activity gathered from our municipal partners. View the monthly and quarterly reports for a snapshot of development activity in your community. 

  • Westside Solutions Next Steps

    Westside Solutions is wrapping up the first stage of community engagement that included six open houses in westside communities, and the development of information boards, fact sheets, a website and a public survey. 345 people responded to the Westside Solutions survey and staff are currently analyzing results and compiling a report which will be released publicly later this month. Learn more about the next steps in the Westside Solutions public consultation.