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  • SEAPARC Recreation seeks public input on 10-year Strategic Plan

    Jul 22, 2024

    The Capital Regional District's (CRD) Sooke and Electoral Area Parks and Recreation Commission (SEAPARC) is inviting community members to share their ideas on what should be included in the 2025-2035 strategic plan. The new strategic plan will provide the Commission with a framework for making decisions on future recreation services provided by SEAPARC.

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  • CRD is developing a Rural Housing Program Pilot Project

    Jul 22, 2024

    The Capital Regional District (CRD) is designing a Rural Housing Program through the development of a Pilot Project that will take place on the Southern Gulf Islands (SGI) and Salt Spring Island (SSI) Electoral Areas (EAs).

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  • Three surveys will explore attitudes and common practices on waste management

    Jul 17, 2024

    The Capital Regional District’s (CRD’s) Solid Waste Market Research and Engagement Study seeks to understand residents' and businesses' attitudes and behaviours towards waste reduction and management practices. If you received an invitation, or use the Hartland Public Drop-off Depot, we encourage you to participate!

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  • The CRD acquires property on Galiano Island for affordable rental housing

    Jul 08, 2024

    The Capital Regional District (CRD) has acquired the property at 280 Georgeson Bay Road on Galiano Island for the proposed Thuthiqut Hulelum’ Housing Project ("Forest Homes" in the Hul'q'umi'num' language). The $672,000 purchase is a move to advance a 20-unit rental housing complex aimed at enhancing the Islands affordable living options.

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  • Congratulations to the region’s youth Cool It! Climate Leaders

    Jun 27, 2024

    The Capital Regional District (CRD) and its municipal partners congratulate students across the region for their enthusiastic participation in this year’s Cool It! Climate Leadership Training program.

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  • The CRD Board approves the Long-Term Biosolids Management Strategy

    Jun 13, 2024

    The Capital Regional District (CRD) Board has approved the Long-Term Biosolids Management Strategy. This strategy outlines a sustainable approach to managing biosolids produced within the region, with a focus on beneficial use and environmental stewardship.

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  • More Hours, More Convenience at Hartland Landfill

    Jun 03, 2024

    Beginning June 15, 2024, Hartland Landfill’s new Saturday hours will be 7 am to 5 pm, adding three extra hours for a one-year pilot period. Weekday hours remain Monday to Friday, 9 am to 5 pm and it will continue to be closed on Sundays and statutory holidays.

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  • The CRD invites feedback on proposed Regional Water Supply Development Cost Charge Program

    May 29, 2024

    The Capital Regional District (CRD) invites members of the public and development community to provide feedback on the proposed Regional Water Supply (RWS) Development Cost Charge (DCC) program that will help fund eligible growth-related drinking water projects serving Greater Victoria.

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  • Accessibility and Infrastructure Improvements in CRD Regional Parks

    May 28, 2024

    This week is National AccessAbility Week (NAAW), and the Capital Regional District (CRD) is pleased to highlight a variety of infrastructure improvements in regional parks that are helping to increase accessibility and improve equity in natural spaces in the region.

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  • The CRD invites public feedback on the Long-term Biosolids Management Strategy

    May 13, 2024

    The Capital Regional District (CRD) invites members of the public to provide feedback on the draft Long-term Biosolids Management Strategy which identifies a portfolio of options for biosolids beneficial use.

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  • The CRD and CRHC present 2023 Annual Reports

    May 09, 2024

    The CRD and the Capital Region Housing Corporation (CRHC) both released their 2023 Annual Reports providing an overview of the work completed over the last year and highlighting the progress made on the 2023 – 2026 CRD Board’s Priorities to support a growing region. Progress reports were also released for three significant areas: Solid Waste, Climate Action, and Regional Parks and Trails.

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  • Indigenous people in Sooke get access to 170 below-market homes

    May 07, 2024

    On April 29, it was announced that Indigenous individuals and families living in Sooke will now have access to more below-market homes in the community with the opening of 2075 Drennan St.

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  • Salt Spring Island Mount Maxwell Community Park Management Plan

    Apr 29, 2024

    Following a community-led fundraising effort throughout 2022, the Capital Regional District (CRD) has acquired a 75-acre parcel of land on the northeastern slopes of Mount Maxwell to develop a community park. The acquisition effort involved local Indigenous community members, naturalists, recreational users, and other islanders.

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  • SEAPARC Embarks on Skate Park Concept Design Project

    Apr 25, 2024

    The Capital Regional District’s (CRD) Sooke and Electoral Area Parks and Recreation Commission (SEAPARC) is excited to announce plans to engage the community in developing a concept design for the Sooke Skate Park renewal project.

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  • The CRD Invites Families to Explore Biodiversity This Weekend

    Apr 24, 2024

    Capital region residents are invited to participate in the 2024 City Nature Challenge this weekend, a family-friendly biodiversity celebration running from April 26-29.

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  • Investments in EV charging ports a bright spark for greener motoring in Greater Victoria

    Apr 22, 2024

    Today it was announced that hundreds of public EV charging ports will be installed throughout the Capital Regional District (CRD) after a combined investment of more than $8.7 million from the federal and provincial governments, the CRD, and the City of Victoria.

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  • Capital Regional District reports on grant funding for the Electoral Areas

    Apr 19, 2024

    Every year the Capital Regional District (CRD) administers grants and funding for local projects ranging from local infrastructure, special community projects and support for arts and culture in the Juan de Fuca, Salt Spring Island, and Southern Gulf Islands Electoral Areas.

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  • CRD Announces Luisa Jones as General Manager of Parks, Recreation and Environmental Services

    Apr 12, 2024

    Today, on behalf of the Capital Regional District (CRD) Board of Directors and the Executive Leadership Team, CRD Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) Ted Robbins announced that Luisa Jones has been appointed as the new General Manager of Parks, Recreation, and Environmental Services.

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  • Water Conservation Bylaw Changes

    Apr 12, 2024

    The Capital Regional District (CRD) Board has approved an amendment to the Water Conservation Bylaw No. 4099 for the Regional Water Supply System (Greater Victoria) to regulate the use of water during the summer period. The changes to Bylaw No. 4099 will come into effect May 1, 2024.

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  • Hartland Landfill Phase Two Changes begin July 2, 2024

    Apr 11, 2024

    In December 2023, the Capital Regional District (CRD) Board passed a motion to adopt bylaw amendments, to come into effect in two phases in 2024 at Hartland Landfill. Phase 2 changes will come into effect on July 2, 2024.

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