• CRD Initiates Dispute Resolution on the 2016 Regional Growth Strategy Bylaw

    Feb 22, 2017
    Media Release: The Capital Regional District (CRD) Board initiated dispute resolution on the 2016 Regional Growth Strategy (RGS) bylaw at its February 22, 2017 meeting.
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  • CRD Board Opposed to Privatization of Canadian Airports

    Feb 22, 2017
    Media Release: The Capital Regional District (CRD) Board passed a resolution requesting the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) to call on the Federal Government to not proceed with the potential privatization of Canadian airports in the upcoming federal budget.
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  • 2017 Arts Development Operating Grants Awarded to 29 Organizations

    Feb 20, 2017
    Media Release: The CRD Arts Commission has recently approved Arts Development operating grants for the 2017 funding year. A total of $2,153,060 will provide annual assistance to 29 arts organizations in the Capital Region
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  • CRD Board Approves Contract for E&N Rail Trail Construction

    Feb 08, 2017
    Media Release: The Capital Regional District (CRD) Board has awarded a contract to start the next segment of the E&N Rail Trail – Humpback Connector, to be constructed between Hallowell and Maplebank Roads.
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  • Royal Theatre to Receive Upgrades through Canadian Heritage Grant

    Jan 23, 2017
    Media Release: The Capital Regional District (CRD) Board has approved the Conditional Grant Agreement with the Government of Canada that will provide the CRD with a contribution of $400,000 for upgrades to the Royal Theatre.
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  • Blue-Green Algae Advisory Lifted at Elk/Beaver Lake Regional Park

    Jan 13, 2017
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  • CRD Adopts Growth Strategy Amendment Related to West Shore Land Swap

    Jan 11, 2017
    Media Release: The Capital Regional District (CRD) Board has approved amendment of the 2003 Regional Growth Strategy (RGS) bylaw to extend the Regional Urban Containment and Servicing Policy Area.
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  • CRD Board Holds Inaugural Meeting

    Jan 11, 2017
    The Capital Regional District (CRD) Board held its inaugural meeting today. CRD Board Chair Barbara Desjardins delivered her inaugural speech outlining the Board’s focus for the year ahead and appointments to standing committees.
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  • Geotechnical Work Scheduled for McLoughlin Point

    Jan 06, 2017
    Information Bulletin: The Core Area Wastewater Treatment Project will begin to gather additional information about the subsurface conditions at McLoughlin Point for the Wastewater Treatment Plant.
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  • CRD Board Approves 2017 Wholesale Water Supply Rate

    Dec 14, 2016
    The CRD Board has approved the 2017 wholesale water supply rate, which will remain the same as the 2016 rate at $0.6375 per cubic metre as recommended by the Regional Water Supply Commission.
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  • CRD Board Approves Regional Food and Agriculture Strategy

    Dec 14, 2016
    The Capital Regional District (CRD) Board has approved the Regional Food and Agriculture Strategy. The Strategy identifies the top issues facing the region‘s food and agriculture sector and provides recommendations for addressing challenges.
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  • Salt Spring Island Parks and Recreation Launches New Registration Software

    Dec 05, 2016
    Media Release: The Salt Spring Island Parks and Recreation Commission (PARC) will launch a new recreation software platform that will streamline services and provide more flexibility on December 7.
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  • Project Board Releases Request for Qualifications for Residuals Treatment Facility

    Dec 05, 2016
    Information Bulletin: Today the Core Area Wastewater Treatment Project Board (Project Board) released a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for the Residuals Treatment Facility at Hartland landfill, one of the major components of the Core Area Wastewater Treatment Project.
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  • CRD Board Approves Preliminary 2017 Financial Plan

    Nov 30, 2016
    Media Release: The Capital Regional District (CRD) Board has approved the preliminary 2017 Financial Plan. The plan focuses on investment in the future of the region, while slightly reducing operating costs and maintaining staff levels.
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  • SEAPARC Launches New Recreation Software System

    Nov 25, 2016
    Media Release: The Sooke and Electoral Area Park and Recreation Commission (SEAPARC) is set to launch a new recreation software platform that will streamline services and provide more flexibility.
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  • CRD Refers 2016 Regional Growth Strategy Bylaw for Municipal Acceptance

    Nov 25, 2016
    Information Bulletin: The Capital Regional District (CRD) Board referred the Regional Growth Strategy (RGS) bylaw for municipal acceptance at its November meeting.
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  • CRD Board Endorses Regional Trails Management Plan

    Nov 10, 2016
    Information Bulletin: CRD Board Endorses Regional Trails Management Plan
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  • CRD Board Commits to Borrowing Funds for E&N Rail Trail

    Nov 10, 2016
    Information Bulletin: The Capital Regional District (CRD) Board has agreed to borrow up to $6.1 million to complete two sections of the E&N Rail Trail – Humpback Connector for completion by 2019.
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  • Capital Regional District and Hospital District Announce 2017 Board Chairs

    Nov 09, 2016
    Robert Lapham, Capital Regional District (CRD) Chief Administrative Officer is pleased to announce the 2017 CRD Chair and Vice-Chair, the Capital Regional Hospital District (CRHD) Chair and Vice-Chair and the membership of the Boards.
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  • CRD Acquires Land for Sea To Sea Regional Park Reserve

    Nov 08, 2016
    Media Release: The Capital Regional District (CRD) Board is pleased to announce the acquisition of land for the Sea to Sea Regional Park Reserve.
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