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  • CRD Arts & Culture funds 94 arts organizations and initiatives in 2022

    Jul 29, 2022

    This spring an additional 46 arts initiatives have been funded through the CRD Arts & Culture Support Service through Equity, IDEA and the April Project grant intakes, bringing allotments across all CRD Arts & Culture grant types to 94 recipients with $2.59M distributed.

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  • CRD congratulates youth Cool It! Climate Leaders

    Jul 19, 2022

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

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  • CRD to host electric vehicle and e-bike test drive events this summer

    Jul 19, 2022

    The Capital Regional District (CRD) is inviting residents across the region to get a hands-on feel for electric vehicles (EVs), e-bikes and EV chargers at a number of community events this summer.

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  • CRD calls for collaboration on Island Rail Corridor

    Jul 14, 2022

    The CRD Board voted to support the Island Corridor Foundation’s requests that the federal and provincial governments work together to protect the Island Rail Corridor.

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  • Local Community Commission for Salt Spring Island establishment referendum

    Jul 14, 2022

    On July 13, 2022, the Capital Regional District (CRD) Board decided to advance the creation an elected body with a scope of authority over specified island-wide services for Salt Spring Island, known as a local community commission (LCC).

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  • CRD Regional Parks and Trails Strategic Plan receives interim approval

    Jul 14, 2022

    The Capital Regional District Board has approved the Regional Parks and Trails Strategic Plan 2022-2032 (Strategic Plan) on an interim basis while engagement with First Nations continues over the upcoming year.

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  • Connection between arts, health and wellbeing highlighted in Arts & Culture 2021 Progress Report

    Jul 13, 2022

    Presented at today’s CRD Board meeting, the Arts & Culture 2021 Progress Report highlights the role of arts in promoting health and wellbeing, in addition to providing updates on the granting and strategic plan progress of the CRD Arts & Culture Support Service (Arts & Culture).

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  • Salt Spring Island Community Parks Acquisition

    Jul 06, 2022

    The Capital Regional District Board has agreed to purchase, in partnership with Salt Spring Solutions Society and a community collective of stakeholders, 75 acres of land and a Statutory Right of Way on Mount Maxwell for community park purposes, subject to community fundraising.

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  • New Sport Box Opens in Sooke

    Jun 27, 2022

    People of all ages and abilities have a new recreation space where they can meet, play and complete in Sooke. Yesterday marked the official opening of the sport box at 2430 Phillips Road.

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  • CRD Endorses Housing Strategy for the Southern Gulf Islands

    Jun 14, 2022

    Approaching housing solutions in the Southern Gulf Islands Electoral Area (SGI EA) is as unique as the islands themselves, and is the central theme to a new report prepared in consultation with Island residents and endorsed by the Capital Regional District (CRD).

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  • Referendum Planned for Southern Gulf Islands Transportation Service

    Jun 13, 2022

    On June 8, 2022, the Capital Regional District (CRD) Board received the Southern Gulf Islands Transportation Integration Plan, which presents a business case for a new transportation service for the Southern Gulf Islands Electoral Area.

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  • Regional Water Supply 2022 Master Plan Released

    Jun 09, 2022

    The Capital Regional District (CRD) Regional Water Supply Commission has released the 2022 Master Plan that includes a proposed infrastructure program to improve the water supply and transition system and add redundancy to critical components to address hazards and risks.

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  • First annual Nils Jensen Memorial Bursary awarded

    Jun 08, 2022

    The Capital Regional District (CRD) has announced the first annual Nils Jensen Memorial Bursary of $2,500 will be given to Tahlia Cook, a student from Saanich School District No. 63.

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  • Southern Gulf Islands Electoral Area Director David Howe Resigns

    Jun 08, 2022

    Capital Regional District (CRD) Board Vice-Chair Rebecca Mersereau announced today the resignation of Director Howe, the Southern Gulf Islands Electoral Area Director.

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  • Mosquito Abatement at Island View Beach

    Jun 01, 2022

    The Island View Beach area is experiencing above average nuisance mosquito numbers. The Capital Regional District (CRD), the District of Central Saanich and Tsawout First Nation continue to work together to find environmentally appropriate ways to address mosquito breeding habitat in the area.

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  • New housing redevelopment breaks ground in Victoria

    May 30, 2022

    Construction is underway on a new housing project that will replace three aging apartment buildings with 97 affordable rental homes for families, seniors and people with low to moderate incomes.

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  • Jumpstart Inclusive Multi Sport Court Now Open in North Saanich

    May 17, 2022

    The Capital Regional District (CRD) and Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities (Jumpstart) are proud to announce the grand opening of a Jumpstart Inclusive Multi Sport Court at the Panorama Recreation Centre, designed to accommodate physical, cognitive and sensory play for kids of all abilities.

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  • Agreement in principle for Salt Spring Island fire hall

    May 16, 2022

    The Salt Spring Island Fire Protection District (SSIFPD) announced today an agreement in principle with the Capital Regional District (CRD) for a $1 million contribution towards construction of a proposed new fire hall on Salt Spring Island.

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  • Local Government Awareness Week

    May 16, 2022

    In British Columbia, Local Government Awareness Week runs from May 15 to May 21.

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  • CRD Explores New Policies to Divert Waste from Hartland Landfill

    May 12, 2022

    The Capital Regional District (CRD) Board has approved next steps for a number of new policies that will see more waste diverted from Hartland Landfill starting as early as June 2023.

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