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  • CRD Announces Alicia Fraser as General Manager, Integrated Water Services

    Mar 17, 2023

    Today, on behalf of the Capital Regional District (CRD) Board of Directors and the Executive Leadership Team, the CRD Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) Ted Robbins announced that Alicia Fraser has been appointed as the new General Manager of Integrated Water Services (GM IWS).

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  • More than 300 new long-term care beds coming to Colwood

    Mar 16, 2023

    Today, the Ministry of Health, Island Health and the Capital Regional Hospital District announced that more long-term care beds are coming for people living throughout the Greater Victoria area as Island Health prepares to build a new care home in the Westshore.

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  • CRD releases report highlighting what residents and businesses are putting in the garbage

    Mar 08, 2023

    The CRD has released the results of the 2022 Solid Waste Stream Composition Study. The study is completed approximately every five years to provide a snapshot of what CRD residents and businesses are sending to the landfill and to guide diversion and education programs in the community.

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  • CRD Board Approves Priorities for their 2023 – 2026 Term

    Mar 08, 2023

    Today, the Capital Regional District (CRD) Board approved their priorities and affirmed their commitment to climate action and reconciliation.

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  • Salt Spring Islanders Can Help Prioritize Active Transportation Network Improvements

    Mar 06, 2023

    Salt Spring Islanders can get involved with the next phase of active travel planning by helping select and prioritize network and infrastructure improvements.

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  • Vancouver Island regional districts Advocate for Protection of Island Rail Corridor

    Feb 21, 2023

    The Capital Regional District (CRD), on behalf of other Vancouver Island regional districts, released a letter calling on the federal government to commit to protecting the Island Rail Corridor, a 295km rail corridor that spans Vancouver Island.

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  • More than 130 affordable rental homes open in Langford, Victoria

    Feb 17, 2023

    Seniors, individuals and families, including people living with disabilities, have a place they can call home now that 130 new affordable rental and supportive homes are open in Langford and Victoria.

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  • Planning underway for Portlock Park Site Master Plan

    Feb 17, 2023

    The Capital Regional District (CRD) Salt Spring Island Parks and Recreation Commission (PARC) is developing a 20-year site master plan for Portlock Park.

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  • CRD Arts & Culture approves annual operating funding to 22 arts organizations

    Feb 15, 2023

    The CRD Arts Commission has awarded annual operating grants to 22 arts organizations in the region. Grant recipients will receive $589,850 this year. When combined with multi-year grants, operating grant funding will total $2,306,270 benefiting 32 organizations for 2023.

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  • 2023 Greater Victoria Point in Time Count & Survey to Take Place March 7-8

    Feb 14, 2023

    On the night of March 7, 2023, and throughout the following day, the Community Social Planning Council (CSPC), with support from the Capital Regional District (CRD), the Alliance to End Homelessness in the Capital Region, and many volunteers, will conduct the bi-annual Point-in-Time (PiT) Homeless Count and Survey.

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  • Fifty-two new homes with 24/7 services open in Saanich

    Feb 10, 2023

    People experiencing homelessness in Saanich now have access to 52 new homes with support services 24 hours a day, seven days a week thanks to a partnership between the Province, through BC Housing, the federal government, and the Capital Regional District (CRD).

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  • Regional Canada Goose Management Service Bylaw adopted

    Feb 08, 2023

    The Capital Regional District (CRD) Board has approved a Canada Goose Management Service Establishment Bylaw that aims to reduce the impact of the rapidly growing Canada Goose population in the region.

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  • B.C. invests in new Salt Spring Island compost facility

    Feb 03, 2023

    People on Salt Spring Island will soon benefit from on-island compost production, moving them closer to meeting their climate-action objectives.

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  • Lands proposed for Te’mexw treaties

    Jan 31, 2023

    Sooke Mountain and Discovery Island Marine provincial parks are being considered for inclusion in treaties being negotiated with the T’Sou-ke and Songhees Nations.

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  • Regional Water Supply Commission Elects Chair and Vice-Chair

    Jan 18, 2023

    The Capital Regional District (CRD) is pleased to announce the election of District of Highlands Councillor Gord Baird as Chair and of District of North Saanich Councillor Celia Stock as Vice-Chair of the Regional Water Supply Commission (RWSC) for 2023.

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  • CRD initiates two regional Alternative Approval Processes

    Dec 19, 2022

    The first AAP will consider the establishment of a regional Canada Goose management service, and the second AAP will consider the borrowing of $36,000,000 for the purpose of acquiring, designing, and constructing solid waste facilities and site improvements.

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  • Land in the Southern Gulf Islands donated to CRD for Community Park purposes

    Dec 16, 2022

    Donations of land will support community parks and recreation on Galiano and Mayne Islands.

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  • CRHC 2023 Budget Continues to Address Housing Crisis

    Dec 15, 2022

    The Capital Region Housing Corporation (CRHC) has approved its budget for 2023 which includes funding to continue to plan and develop affordable housing projects in the region.

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  • Salt Spring Island’s Local Community Commission

    Dec 14, 2022

    On December 14, the Capital Regional District (CRD) Board adopted bylaw No. 4507, establishing a Salt Spring Island (SSI) Local Community Commission (LCC), following voter endorsement by referendum.

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  • Minister Sajjan announces new PacifiCan service, and an investment of $5.2 million in the local economy

    Nov 28, 2022

    The Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan announced the official opening of new PacifiCan offices in Victoria and Campbell River, serving businesses and communities across Vancouver Island, the Gulf Islands, Central Coast, and Sunshine Coast.

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