On April 17, 2018 the Capital Regional District (CRD) Board Chair sent a letter to Cabinet requesting the Provincial Government place a moratorium on cannabis production in the Agriculture Land Reserve during consultation.
On April 11, 2018 the CRD Board approved a motion to call upon the Province of British Columbia to allow municipalities in the capital region to opt out of the new housing speculation tax.
On January 4, 2018, the CRD Board Chair sent a letter to the Premier of British Columbia stating that the Juan de Fuca, Salt Spring lsland and Southern Gulf lslands electoral areas of the CRD have been wrongfully classified as urban centres due to their inclusion with the CRD.
On June 28, 2017, the CRD Board passed a motion to send the president of the Commonwealth Games Federation a letter of support, in principle, of Victoria’s 2022 Commonwealth Games bid
On September 26, 2017, the CRD Board Chair wrote a letter to request that the Province of British Columbia consider the development of a pilot study of an Interval-Based Speed Enforcement System on the Malahat (Trans Canada Highway No. 1).
On Feb 22, 2017, the CRD Board passed a resolution requesting the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) to call on the Federal Government to not proceed with the potential privatization of Canadian airports in the upcoming federal budget.
On July 14, 2016 the CRD sent a letter to the Department of Fisheries and Oceans expressing concern about the impacts the proposed Action Plan for the Northen and Southern Resident Killer Whale might have on our region. The CRD Board requested that the Department consult with the CRD before implementation of the Action Plan.
On June 12, 2015 the CRD Board sent a letter to the National Energy Board expressing concern on the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Project. In short, the CRD is opposed to any project that expands oil tanker traffic through the Salish Sea. Therefore, the CRD does not support regulatory approval of the TMPEP as it is proposed.
On August 12, 2015 the CRD Board unanimously voted to support the motion to write a letter to the Premier of BC and the BC Ministers responsible for Housing, Health and of Finance in support of the recent report by Isobel Mackenzie, the Seniors Advocate for BC regarding actions that would enable seniors to age as independently as possible in their own homes, and that letters to the same effect are sent to the local MLA’s.
On Oct. 14, 2015 the CRD Board Chair sent a letter to the Premier of British Columbia expressing interest in exploring ways to have First Nations participate more directly in decision making at the CRD.