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  • CRD Statement for the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

    Sep 25, 2023

    On September 30, known as Orange Shirt Day and now observed as the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, we pause to remember the profound and painful history of Canada’s Indigenous residential schools.

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  • Household Travel Survey Shows Increase In Walking And Cycling

    Sep 13, 2023

    Today, the Capital Regional District (CRD) Board received the 2022 Origin Destination Household Travel Survey results. The new data reveals a rise in active transportation with 29% of trips made by walking, cycling and transit use, up from the 2017 mode share of 26.6%.

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  • CRD acquires additional land for East Sooke Regional Park

    Aug 23, 2023

    The Capital Regional District (CRD) has acquired a 10-hectare (nearly 25 acre) parcel of undeveloped land that will be added to East Sooke Regional Park.

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  • Media Availability – CRD Project Update on Elk Lake Oxygenator System

    Aug 15, 2023

    Capital Regional District (CRD) Board Chair Colin Plant invites media to attend an informal media availability near Hamsterly Beach at Elk/Beaver Lake Regional Park to learn more about the progress on the Elk Lake Oxygenator System Capital Project.

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  • Salt Spring Island Active Transportation Network Plan focuses on five big moves

    Aug 08, 2023

    The Salt Spring Island Active Transportation Network Plan (ATNP) has a strong focus on making Ganges Village a walkable community that is easily accessible by cycling and connected by active transportation.

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  • 2023 Greater Victoria Point-in-Time Count results announced

    Aug 03, 2023

    The Capital Regional District (CRD), in partnership with the Community Social Planning Council (CSPC) and the Alliance to End Homelessness in the Capital Region, today released the 2023 Greater Victoria Point-in-Time (PiT) Count results.

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  • Planning underway for Portlock Park Site Master Plan

    Jul 31, 2023

    The Capital Regional District (CRD) Salt Spring Island Parks, Arts, Recreation and Culture (PARC) is developing a 20-year site master plan for Portlock Park. This project was identified as a priority in the 2019 Salt Spring Island Parks and Recreation Strategic Plan in response to the community’s desire for increased access to recreation facilities and infrastructure development for additional playing fields on Salt Spring Island.

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  • CRD to gather input on regional transportation governance

    Jun 14, 2023

    The Capital Regional District Board has directed staff to engage with local governments, electoral areas, the province, and relevant partner agencies including the Island Corridor Foundation, and gather their input on transportation governance.

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  • One Planet Student Challenge winners celebrated

    Jun 09, 2023

    A total of $1,000 was handed out to the winners of the One Planet Student Challenge competition during a ceremony at the Cedar Hill Golf Course on June 8.

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  • New Business Directory Supports Indigenous Entrepreneurs

    Jun 07, 2023

    VICTORIA, BC — A new Indigenous business directory was launched in Greater Victoria today to support Indigenous economic reconciliation by building new relationships and connections.

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  • CRD to Increase Borrowing Authority for Housing

    Jun 02, 2023

    The Capital Regional District (CRD) Board intends to increase its borrowing authority through the Land Assembly, Housing and Land Banking service to $85 million to support potential partnership opportunities to increase the supply of affordable, inclusive, and adequate housing in the region.

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  • $2000 Scholarship Available for Law Enforcement Students

    Jun 01, 2023

    The Capital Regional District (CRD) Traffic Safety Commission is accepting applications for the $2,000 Constable Sarah Beckett Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship is for post-secondary students who live in the capital region and demonstrate academic achievement, financial need, community service and an expressed interest in pursuing a career in law enforcement.

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  • Final Results for Salt Spring Island Local Community Commission

    May 31, 2023

    The Capital Regional District (CRD) is pleased to announce the final results for the Salt Spring Island Local Community Commission (LCC) elections, which identify four commissioners who will join Gary Holman, Salt Spring Island Electoral Area Director, to form the LCC.

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  • Mayne Island Renews Pivotal Community Gateway at Miners Bay

    May 31, 2023

    The Capital Regional District Southern Gulf Islands Harbour Commission is embarking on a new project to restore the busy Miners Bay Dock, a community gateway into the vibrant downtown business area of Mayne Island with investment support from Island Coastal Economic Trust’s Capital and Innovation Program.

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  • Capital Regional District in British Columbia contributes to Canada’s national conservation network, supporting nature, and combatting climate change

    May 16, 2023

    Today, the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, commended the Capital Regional District for its contribution to conservation in Canada. They have officially recognized all 33 CRD regional parks in the Canadian Protected and Conserved Areas Database.

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  • Policy changes and material stream diversion initiatives at Hartland Landfill

    May 12, 2023

    The Capital Regional District (CRD) Board has approved moving forward with policy changes that will see more waste diverted from Hartland Landfill beginning January 1, 2024.

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  • The CRD and CRHC present Annual Reports

    May 10, 2023

    The CRD and the Capital Region Housing Corporation (CRHC) both released their 2022 Annual Reports today providing an overview of the work completed over the last year and highlighting the progress made on strategic priorities to support a growing region. Progress reports were also released for three significant areas including: Solid Waste, Climate Action, and Regional Parks and Trails.

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  • Electoral Area Emergency Programs Share Household Evacuation Guides to Help Residents Prepare

    May 09, 2023

    Capital Region Electoral Area communities now have evacuation guides to help residents and visitors prepare for emergency events.

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  • Salt Spring Island Local Community Commission Elections

    May 01, 2023

    The 2023 Salt Spring Island Local Community Commission Election is scheduled for Saturday, May 27, 2023. The Capital Regional District (CRD) will be conducting voting to elect four Commissioners to join Gary Holman, Salt Spring Island Electoral Area Director, to form the Local Community Commission (LCC).

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  • Arts sector and audiences asked for insights to support planning

    Apr 24, 2023

    CRD Arts & Culture Support Service is asking the region’s residents to provide their insights to support development of the 2024-27 CRD Arts & Culture Strategic Plan.

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