As the local government for the Salt Spring Island, Southern Gulf Islands and Juan de Fuca electoral areas, the CRD advances committee and commission-directed projects and provides data and recommendations from the CRD Regional Information Service.

The CRD supports electoral areas by administering two electoral area commissions, undertaking data analysis and research projects, investing in major strategic projects, providing services that contribute to the health, safety and quality of life for regional residents, and managing a stable financial and fiscal environment.

Related News

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Salt Spring Island Centennial Park Plaza Upgrades

    Oct 20, 2023
    The Capital Regional District’s (CRD) Salt Spring Island (SSI) Parks, Arts, Recreation & Culture (PARC) department has received $561,748 in grant funding from Pacific Economic Development Canada (PEDC) to complete additional upgrades to Centennial Park.
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